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Huge, sunny loft. Entire top floor loft in Landmarked Townhouse w/private bath

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

this is the top floor of a 2 family owner occupied home on historic Strivers Row

Huge,1250 sq ft, sunny loft on a quiet tree lined street.

Sleeps up to 4...double bed, queen sleep sofa...but works as a totally a cozy romantic setting for 2.

Beautifully decorated with art & antiques.

42' flat screen with premium cable with HBO, Showtime & Cinemax. Wifi

Top of the line exercise equipment...stationary bike, rowing machine, free weights and a ping pong table.

Not a real kitchen...But everything you need to cook a meal...Mini fridge, microwave, toaster oven, induction cook top and coffee pot

Pots, pans, dishes & silverware provided

Sheets, towels, hairdryer & iron supplied. All you need is your toothbrush and we can even supply one if you forgot yours

Laundromat and markets nearby

Close to transportation, 1 block from B, C, 2 & 3 trains. Bus stop on the corner. 20 minutes to midtown by train.

Close to all Harlem attractions...down the block from the Abyssinian Baptist Church, near The Apollo Theater, Studio Museum, Red Rooster restaurant, Shrine music venue and much, much more.

Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Please note that you walk thru our foyer and staircase then up 2 flights to get to the top floor, which is very private & all yours, but does not have a door. It is not a separate apartment but rather the entire top floor of our house.

We have 3 dogs & a cat, all friendly, who are not allowed on your floor but you may pass them in the foyer or on the stairs

More Details

Sandy Wagner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Sandy Wagner

My partner Marsha and I are both native New Yorkers who spent many years travelling the world. Marsha is an attorney and I am a part time mortgage banker and entrepreneur.

Sandy Wagner purchased this townhome in 2000

Why Sandy Wagner chose Harlem

We moved to this house because it is a spectacular, gracious home. Most New Yorkers do not have the luxury of having the space we do. We feel very lucky to be living here


Harlem Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Huge bathroom with huge jacuzzi tub European stye handheld shower Bright and sunny with a skylight
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • antique brass double bed in sleeping alcove, queen sleep sofa in main sitting area
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Huge, sunny loft. Entire top floor loft in Landmarked Townhouse w/private bath
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews

Loved, Loved, Loved this Loft!

  • 5 of 5

We (a mom and two teenage girls) stayed in this charming, sunny loft for 6 nights. We loved it! It has great character, is very comfortable and also fun with all the extras (ping pong table, workout equipment, books, games). It's location is ideal, with two different options for subway travel (5-10 minute walk). The neighborhood was lovely, quiet and safe. Sandy and Marsha are two special ladies, sharing their home, as well as yummy treats everyday. We enjoyed breakfast every morning with the items left for us. Loved, Loved, Loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. We loved having you stay with us and hope that you come back
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Adorable loft! Lots of fun features!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect stay for a first visit to NYC! Sandy and Marsha are very hospitable and make sure you feel right at home in their home! The baked goodies and fruit each day were such a sweet gesture! Would highly recommend this location to anyone!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond the imagination

  • 5 of 5

Sondra and Marsha have curated one of the most unique and spacious accommodation experiences in North America. There were mornings when all of NYC could not compete with the desire to just hang out at home in Harlem. And Harlem delivered great surprises and for two travellers who have been to NYC lots, this HomeWay offering allowed us to experience the history and culture in a part of the city we'd never known. The subway just two blocks from the house connected us to any part of the city we wanted or needed to get to; getting to and from La Guardia--just 21 minutes away was a cinch. We were shocked to go from porch through airport security in 30 minutes. But more about our stay: our hosts had stocked the loft with snacks, fresh OJ, a fresh loaf of artisan bread and a half dozen hard boiled eggs. Fresh baking was left for us every morning and the gals made sure we had everything we needed and even some items we didn't know we'd need. Far and away the best HomeAway experience we have had! Thank you Sondra and Marsha! You are a gift to seasoned travellers!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a great review. We loved having you and hope that you come back and stay with us again.
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Totally New York!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay when you visit New York City! It is spacious, clean, and convenient to everything, including downtown. The local and express trains run regularly. We felt totally safe in the trendy neighborhood that is full of character. The bonus...Sandy and Marsha. They were extremely accommodating, friendly and helpful. I had special dietary needs and they went out of their way to bring treats that worked for me. I have rented a lot of places through VRBO but this actually feels more like a charming bed and breakfast. It's a gem.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming New York Loft

  • 5 of 5

We had the privilege of staying in this charming New York loft.

We arrived late in the evening to a warm reception and a brief overview of the neighborhood. Sondra and Marsha were so helpful, when we needed to navigate the city.

To make things better; we were only a few blocks away from the subway!!

We were visiting NY for business and after the hustle and bustle of a busy day, we welcomed the tranquility of this spacious loft. It was so easy to feel at home with Sandy and Marsha; that we often forgot that we were away from home.

The neighborhood was so charming and the bathroom was incredible. We recommend that your visit includes a stay here. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great upper Manhattan locale

  • 5 of 5

Sandy and Marcia very attentive -- absolutely loved the "welcome" plate in the fridge and the morning goodies. Appreciated the clear detailed instructions for appliances. Delightful hosts, wonderful space, convient location.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning $50

No smoking,
No Overnight Guests
Ask about pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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