Located on East 62nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue, the Lexington Suite sits on the top floor of the 5-story 19th century Upper East Side Townhouse. The fully furnished 4-room NYC home spans almost 1000 SF and is loaded with turn-of-the-century charm charm. With it’s location 4 flights above the house’s main ground floor entry hall, the apartment will reward you with two high-perched but radically diverging views, from the front and the back of this full-floor suite.
This two/flexible three-bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the Upscale Upper East Side neighborhood in Manhattan, at East 62nd Street between Lexington & Park Avenues. On the fifth (fourth for Europeans) and top floor of a walk-up townhouse, this apartment has both northern and southern exposure.
Beautiful antique furnishings give this apartment its unique character.
Touches like the crown molding, decorative fireplaces, and high ceilings add to the feeling of luxury!
Off the first bedroom, you’ll find a cozy sitting area; perfect for enjoying a movie or a meal together!
There is a fully enclosed sleeping alcove/third bedroom which gives you flexibility to sleep a third person with full privacy in this apartment. The sleeping alcove includes a door for privacy, a window, a bureau and closet.
For an elegant night in, take advantage of the full kitchen.
When you step out of your apartment, you’ll find all the modern charms of New York waiting for you!
Bloomingdale’s, the classic New York department store, is just two blocks away (320 m), so you can shop until you drop!
In the morning, walk around the corner (80 m) to Birch Coffee for one of their house roasts.
For classic French cuisine in an elegant dining room, go to Vaucluse (1 block/150 m).
Head to Philippe (4 blocks/ 320 m), an upscale Chinese restaurant known for its Peking duck.
Pay homage to Andy Warhol (among other 70’s notables) at his favorite hangout, The Halston House (1 block/160 m).
Work up a sweat and get inspired at SoulCycle E63 (1 block/ 160 m)
Pick up your pantry essentials at Morton Williams (3 blocks/320 m)
The nearest subway stations are Lexington Avenue/59 Street (4/5/6 lines, 2 blocks/160 m) and Lexington Avenue/63 Street (F/Q/R lines, 1 block/160 m), so you can easily access the rest of New York City!
All beds are U.S. Standard size beds. One full bathroom, comprising a tub/shower, WC, and sink. Galley kitchen equipped with everything you could need to cook simple meals: an oven, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster oven and dishwasher.
Please note the following:
-Two decorative fireplaces.
-Pets Not Allowed
-Smoking Not permitted
-The apartment includes 1 flat screen TV.
-Extras included such as hair dryer, iron and ironing board. 100% cotton linens, towels, quilts, down blankets and down pillows provided.
-Housekeeping is an additional $85 per week (housekeeping 1x per week) and includes change of linens and towels.
-WiFi is free
-Utilities are an additional $275/month (includes electric, heat, hot water, cable (basic).
-Summer Supplemental Utility Fee for a/c: $125 per month. There is 1 portable a/c unit. The a/c can be installed in the months of June, July, August and September. The a/c is not optional in the months of July & August.
-If you are staying more than 1 month, the utility fees and the housekeeping fee will be prorated accordingly.
-We have a minimum 30-day stay. In many cases our monthly rate is cheaper than a 2-3 week stay in a luxury hotel. We encourage you to compare!
PAYMENT FOR MONTHLY STAYS IS VIA E-CHECK OR WIRE TRANSFER ONLY. WE DON'T ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS FOR EXTENDED STAYS.
The Brownstone is situated in the much sought after LENOX HILL neighborhood of the Historic Upper East side section of Manhattan and a 5 minute walk (0.2 mi) to CENTRAL PARK and some of New York's finest shopping districts. The houses' location, a quiet residential enclave for some of New York's most prestigious addresses, enjoys the best of both worlds – serene privacy and un-matched convenience. The neighborhood abounds with tasteful, exclusive boutiques and charming, international restaurants. Yet, the house is only three blocks from bustling Midtown and some of the City's fabulous and world renown Museums & galleries including the Frick, The Metropolitan and MoMa.
The beautiful brownstone building is conveniently located within walking distance to the Met, Carnegie Hall, the Frick Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Central Park Zoo & Ice Skating Rink & Rockefeller Center. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a quick 12-minute Uber ride just across the Park or to TIMES SQUARE by Taxi or subway. We are in a perfect location for NYC Marathon Runners - as we are very close to the finish line! The East River Esplanade is approximately a 25 minute walk.
Shopping is plentiful including Bloomingdales, Barney's, Bendel's and Bergdorf-Goodman. We are one avenue away from Madison Avenue's most select and high end boutiques. Urban conveniences make living here a breeze, and there are basic living facilities and shops within walking distance, including Whole Foods Market, Duane Reade Pharmacy, a shoe repair, dry cleaners, nail salons, hair salons, Starbucks and much more.
Public transportation around NYC is made easy from this location. Consider using the subway station at 60th Street / Lexington Avenue, which serves the 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R trains and F train on 63rd Street (all servicing up and downtown) (express and local). Bus located around the corner. The subway will take you to the Southern tip of the city (Freedom Towers - 9/11 Memorial) within 20 minutes.
The house is a five minute walk to Central Park and Fifth Avenue, 12 minutes to Times Square by Taxi and 11-14 minutes by subway; Grand Central Station is one subway stop away (take the 4 or 5 one stop from 59th street to Grand Central Station); walking distance to Fifth Avenue and Midtown East with its ubiquitous Corporate Offices as well as midtown Manhattan's exclusive Decoration & Design building (D&D building) and Manhattan Art and Antiques Center. Architects, Designers and Collectors from around the world travel to this area for its concentration of design and home furnishings showrooms and galleries.
The country's best hospitals and medical facilities including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Weill Cornell Medical College, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York-Presbyterian hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery and Mount Sinai Hospital are ideally located minutes away from the house.
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT = 10 YEARS: 1871 House is a converted 146 year old Brownstone. In that it is an historic building constructed in the year 1871 there is no elevator and all suites are accessed via our central open staircase. Regretfully, this feature (the house's unenclosed staircase) makes it unsafe for young children under 10 years of age to stay in the house.
Sales Tax Details
Sales Tax is due as follows: For the first 90 days of occupancy 8.875% (NYS 4.375%+ NYC 4.5%) + plus 5.875% (total 14.75%) + 1.50 per day + $2/night/room occupancy tax (total $9.50 per night).
Once the 90th day is met you can request a refund from the state for the ‘state’ level of taxes (4.375%) plus the $1.50 per night fee. The city 4.5% tax is still applicable.
For the 91st to 180th day of occupancy 4.50% + 5.875% + $2/room/night.
For any period after 181 days, no tax is due. When the 90/180 days are met a refund claim can be filed.
Our suites are listed on VRBO as follows:
https://www.vrbo.com/666673: Library Suite (2 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms/efficiency kitchen);
https://www.vrbo.com/789509: Parlor (Studio w/efficiency kitchen);
https://www.vrbo.com/64437 Lexington Suite: (4-room Suite w/2 queen beds and 1 twin bed)
https://www.vrbo.com/870742 Madison Suite: (4-room Suite w/2 queen beds and 1 twin bed)