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Historic Brooklyn Retreat at Suite Visions

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Experience authentic Brooklyn living in this historic brownstone built in 1890. Suite Visions is in a family home and will give you that home feeling in the middle of the big city. Kids welcome! The homeowner has his Ophthalmology practice on the ground floor making this brownstone cherished by the neighborhood.

The vacation suite is the entire top floor of the brownstone. A large 1.5 bedroom apartment that sleeps 4-6 people comfortably. Beds: 1 Full in the bedroom, two Twin beds (trundle bed) in smaller bedroom, and fold-out Queen size Futon bed in living room. Fully equipped kitchen (complimentary coffee, tea, bottled water), bathroom, air-conditioning, high ceilings, free WiFi, and cable TV.

Convenient location: Suite Visions is in the historic Stuyvesant Heights section of the diverse neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The brownstone sits around the corner from the subway, something New Yorkers pay premium for. It is a quick 14 minute ride to Manhattan, 6 minutes to Barclay Center, and 6 minutes to BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Also easily accessible by subway to the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park, and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. A 10 minute walk to the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

Brooklyn is the foodie mecca of New York City. Suite Visions is close to hip, trendy restaurants including Brunswick (Aussie style cafe), Saraghina (Italian) and Peaches (American Southern/BBQ). It is also around the corner from a grocery store. Street parking always available.

Come enjoy your Brooklyn getaway with us.

More Details

Cora Daniels-Evans
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Cora Daniels-Evans

Our family loves Brooklyn. I'm a life long New Yorker who loves to travel and also loves to come home because I don't take the city for granted.

Cora Daniels-Evans purchased this townhome in 2002

Why Cora Daniels-Evans chose Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brownstones are the heart and sole of Brooklyn. My husband and I appreciate the historic details of brownstones and the stories that these old buildings tell. I love opening my door and being engulfed by something that has survived so long but is not too fragile to enjoy. We feel lucky to live here.


Bedford-Stuyvesant Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 1 bedroom full bed (sleeps a couple). Connecting 1/2 bedroom trundle bed contains 2 twin beds (1 adult or 2 kids). King sized futon in living area (sleeps a couple). The rental sleeps 5 people comfortable. There is a possible bed for a 6th person if the group includes children.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat


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(28 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.321429 based on 28 reviews

Apartment full of character and charm. Well equipped.

  • 3 of 5

Found all the necessary elements for breakfast: a nice attention for the first day. It was nice also to find plenty of books in the apartment. The proprietor, Cora, is very helpful and ready to answer all questions although She was away during our stay. Only drawback: if you are there to visit Manhattan, it is a little far away: just count the subway stations! But you can balance that with the price which is quite reasonable for the quality and charm of the place and the helpfulness of the hostess.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm home

  • 4 of 5

We feel at home in Historic Brooklyn Retreat

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 3 of 5

The location is spot on; one city block away from the rental with easy access to Manhattan. The apartment is need of an upgrade and attention to details were missed when the apartment was cleaned. Overall, it was good for me, as I wanted to relive living in the city and wanted my husband to experience it. Mission accomplished! Cora was very fast to respond to any questions I had regarding the rental. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We spent several days at this rental and had a great time.

Less than three minutes from the subway, local shops and cafes.

Cora and her husband were very helpful they setup the air conditioning after the weather warmed up and also arranged a taxi to the airport.

The apartment is self contained with high ceilings and large rooms we felt very comfortable, the kitchen was very useful too.

This apartment is perfect for the real Brooklyn/ New York experience.

Thanks to Cora

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Best decision to rent a apartment and cora's apartment is really comfortable with nice decoration (we love books and pictures). Nice neighborhood, quiet, and good restaurants and shops around. 5' walk from subway and 20' with subway to manhattan. We had some problems to get tickets for a concert at beacon theatre an she helped us in a very unexpected way!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mixed Review

  • 2 of 5

This property is located at the top floor of a lovely brownstone and was an affordable way to visit NYC during the Christmas season. Cora was easy to correspond with and responded to my e-mails/questions within a few hours. This home is around the corner from the subway, which made getting to/from Manhattan relatively easy. (once you figure out the subway system!!)

That said, there were a few drawbacks. The bathroom was not very clean, and you could visibly see dust on the picture frames, lamps, etc. I'm not a neat freak, but clean surroundings go a long way with me. The towels also seemed worn. As mentioned before, you're staying on the top floor of a family home and share an entrance. At first, I felt awkward walking by family rooms to reach the top floor, but that didn't last long. The neighborhood is typical of NYC and is somewhat noisy at night.

Tip: the closest subway stop is accessible via a LOCAL train. (black dot on map) I've navigated the subway system before but forgot about this tiny, but important detail!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry to hear that one of our guests did not have an enjoyable stay. We haven't gotten any complaints like this before but even just one is unacceptable. Because of the complaint we have changed cleaning services. The towel set was less than a month old but another set is being bought. The house is indeed around the corner from a local stop on the subway which suits most guests needs fine because of its closeness but the house is also walking distance (4 blocks) from an express stop if needed. We will add that information about the express stop to the welcome letter that we provide. We enjoy hosting travelers and are hoping these changes make for a better stay for our next guests. Thanks for letting us know. Cora and Rondai
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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