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B&B Style Suite in Historic English Rowhouse * Park Ave & 62nd * Rear Library *

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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:0
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Studio
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Bed-and-Breakfast-style and quaintness in the heart of New York City

We have a 4-5 night minimum for most advance reservations. However there are many exceptions. Please email us if you want to stay fewer than 4-5 nights and we'll be happy to check!

Two flights above the lobby and away from the street sits the Rear Library, which exudes a kind of palatial serenity, owing to its spacious size, princess-worthy netting and cream bedding around the queen sleigh bed, and an entire wall of floor-to-ceiling books. The south-facing suite gets lots of light through its three lace-clad windows, which overlook a garden and terrace, and the daybed certainly makes one of the more enticing nap spots you will come across. The floors, of oak parquet, the imposing marble fireplace, and the 10' ceiling all also contribute to the expansive quality of the room. A large oriental rug, the inviting wrought iron and brass daybed, a bureau, and antique armoire, and a round dining table with three chairs complete the suite's furnishings. Please note Fireplace may not be used/ornamental only.

The Rear Library also includes a compact kitchen, with microwave oven, toaster oven and a regular oven/stove top, a coffeemaker, sink, and full-size refrigerator.

The Rear Library's en-suite bathroom has been wholly renovated and consists of a pedestal sink, toilet and recently-rebuilt tiled shower, .

The Library Suite (Front and Rear Library):
The Rear Library Suite has an unusual feature in that when booked simultaneously with our Front Library Suite - it provides the flexibility of being used as a 2 bedroom 2-bath suite with private central kitchen and interior connecting hallway or as two completely separate private entrance studios each with a private ensuite bathroom. Families or friends can book the two rooms together since there is an interior hallway that links the two bedrooms. Of the three full-floor suites at 1871 House, the Library Suite has the best set-up for two couples that are traveling together.

Central Park is only three short blocks from us, and the neighborhood has much, much else, to offer, from some of the finest boutiques and best restaurants in New York, to the fabulous Museum Mile, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Met Breuer Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Frick Collection, and the dream-row of all true shoppers, that stretch including Bloomingdale's, Barneys, Bendels and Bergdorf-Goodman.

Also within walking distance are 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.

Rates: The rates listed on VRBO are as close to actual rates as can be published with the limitations of the VRBO technology. Shorter stays, extended stays and last minute stays may be subject to lower or higher rates. We recommend contacting us prior to making a reservation to confirm the rate associated with your particular stay.

1871 House is a charming New York Bed & Breakfast consisting of seven generously sized apartment-style suites housed in a classic 19th-century brownstone on an inviting, tree-lined residential street near Central Park, shopping and museums. Our turn-of-the-century brownstone townhouse in the Lenox Hill neighborhood, brings bed-and-breakfast-style and quaintness to the busy city. Enjoy views of beautiful East 62nd Street or serene garden views from your own private terrace.

Uniquely, 1871 House offers both the intimacy of a Bed and Breakfast & the privacy of a traditional hotel, perfect for your extended stay on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. A stay at 1871 feels much like time spent in a personal Manhattan apartment. Suites in our New York City bed and breakfast include beautiful queen beds, kitchens, private bathrooms, hardwood floors and modern amenities such as wi-fi and flat-screen tv’s.

Our N.Y.C. getaway is steps from Central Park, Bloomingdales, Madison Avenue Shopping, excellent dining, cafes & specialty shops & is ideally located near Midtown Manhattan. We're convenient to several world renown Museums & galleries such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA and the Frick Museum.For more comprehensive information about our charming brownstone building please visit our website, www.1871house.com. A link to our website is provided toward the bottom of this page.

Calendar: Please note the VRBO calendar is NOT real time therefore recent reservations may not yet be reflected on our calendar.

Typical/Average rates for advance reservations generally within the range of $265-$345/night plus tax (double occupancy) excluding certain holidays and special events:

Jan/Feb/March: $245-$265/night
April/May/June: $265-295/night
July & August: $265/night
Sept & October: $295-$345/night
Nov & December: $325-$345/night

EXTENDED STAY REQUESTS (MINIMUM ONE MONTH) - please email us with your estimated budget. We can customize monthly rates. Maximum number of guests for monthly stays is limited to maximum 3 occupants.

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 by 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.

Our small Upper East Side Brownstone offers seven one-of-a-kind spacious suite apartments, studio apartments and guest rooms. All 1871 House rooms are accessed by our beautiful main staircase and are NOT serviced by an elevator.

Transportation is excellent with southbound buses on Lexington Avenue (62nd Street) and northbound buses on Madison and Third Avenue (63rd Street). No buses are allowed on Park Avenue. The area has two cross-town bus lines and subway stations are two blocks south at 60th Street on Lexington Avenue (Q,N,R,4,5,6) or one block north at 63rd Street (F train) on Lexington Avenue. Grand Central Station is one subway stop away (take the 4 or 5 one stop from 59th street to Grand Central Station.

We are:
12 Miles from LaGuardia Airport
16 Miles from JFK International Airport
23 Miles from Newark Liberty Airport
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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 2
  • 345 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Rear Library: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • *345 ft² (32 m²) 1 bedroom with 1 standard queen-size bed *optional: 1 standard twin daybed and or standard twin pop-up trundle bed: one-time $25 fee for set-up and use of daybed and/or trundle bed. Must be reserved at the time of room reservation or prior to arrival date. Note: Extra bed must be reserved at the time of room reservation or PRIOR to arrival date. *Ornamental fireplace *Large en suite bathroom with shower, pedestal sink & toilet *Semi-full kitchen with stove/oven, microwave oven, toaster oven, fridge, drip coffeemaker & French press (no dishwasher). The kitchen is small, but quite serviceable. We’ve equipped it with everything our guests need to make basic meals and snacks. *3 operable double pane windows with bamboo shades and lace panels *High ceilings and hardwood floors *Panasonic 26" 720p LCD HDTV with iPod Dock...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Pedestal Sink ...moreless

  • Bathtub/Shower & Pedestal Sink

Other Amenities

  • Not suitable for children younger than 10 due to open stairwell and NYC Window Guard Provision. Operable Windows, Steam Pipes and Steam Radiators. Rooms not child-proof. Rates applicable for our standard self-catering à la carte pricing. There is NO elevator at the 1871 House. All rooms are accessed via our beautiful central staircase. Guests are responsible for transporting their luggage. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in our central foyer area; Wi-Fi access in the individual guests’ rooms is $5/day. Breakfast is not included with room rates quoted; Breakfast Baskets are available for an additional fee and must be ordered in advance of arrival (approximately 1 week in advance). ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The neighborhood abounds with boutiques and restaurants. We are 2 blocks from Central Park. MoMa, The Frick & The Met museums are nearby. Shopping is plentiful including Bloomingdales & Barney's. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Ice Skating
  • Roller Blading

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Portable A/C installed in the beginning of June. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Non-working fireplaces only. Beautiful Marble Fireplace Mantels. ...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fitness gyms available in the neighborhood...moreless

  • Garage:

    Parking garages available in the neighborhood...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Furnace. Steam Radiators. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in our central foyer area; Wi-Fi access in the individual guests’ rooms is $5/day. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Weekly Linen Exchange...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking garages available in the neighborhood...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local Calls. Long distance Calls require phone card....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Weekly Towel Exchange...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Stove/oven, fridge, toaster oven, drip coffeemaker & French press. Microwave.The kitchen is small, but quite serviceable. We’ve equipped it with everything our guests need to make basic meals & snacks...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Garden Room includes private deck garden...moreless

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April
Apr 22 - Apr 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$265
May
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
June
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
July
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$265
August
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$245
September
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$325
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$345
November
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
December
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$345
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$245

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $48 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Daily Room Tax $6 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14.75%

Notes:

Stays under 180 days subject to 8.875% New York State & City sales plus 5.875% and $2/night/room hotel occupancy tax plus $1.50/night (total 14.75% plus $5.50 per night). A daily room fee of $5.50 will be added to all room quotes because there isn't a way to add a daily fee on the vrbo system. If you would like to use the small bed in the Rear Library, there is a $25 housekeeping charge which will be added.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
LaGuardia
0.05 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tavern 62 by David Burke
1.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Grand Central Station
0.74 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FDR Drive
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tavern 62 by David Burke

Car: Not Necessary

Both serene privacy and unmatched convenience will immediately endear you to 1871 House's lovely side block of townhouses and the Upper East Side neighborhood at large. East 62nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue is a quiet, tree-lined residential enclave for some of New York’s most prestigious addresses.

As mentioned, Central Park is only three short blocks from us, and the neighborhood has much, much else, to offer, from some of the finest boutiques and best restaurants in New York, to the fabulous Museum Mile, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The MET Breuer, and The Frick Collection, to the dream-row of all true shoppers, that stretch including Bloomingdale's, Barneys, Bendels and Bergdorf-Goodman. Further close attractions include Manhattan's exclusive Decoration & Design building (D&D building) and the Manhattan Art and Antiques Center, where architects, designers and collectors from around the world travel for the concentration of design and home furnishings showrooms and galleries.

For business-oriented guests, 1871 House is ideally located near Midtown Manhattan and is convenient to both Midtown East corporate offices and to those in Wall Street and the Financial District. Consequently, guests need not venture too far for meetings, seminars, functions and events.

Medical professionals, patients, families, and caregivers also appreciate our ideal location, minutes away from some of the country's best hospitals and medical facilities including Memorial Sloan Kettering (mskcc), 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.

Other quintessential New York attractions quickly and easily reached from 1871 House include: Grand Central Station, Times Square and the Theatre District, the United Nations Headquarters, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Lia has lived in New York her entire life. Lia spends the majority of her time overseeing the affairs and administration of the 1871 House. Extra-curricular interests include gardening and interior design. To that end Lia has done all the gardening and the interior design of the individual rooms at the 1871 House.

Why the Owner Chose Upper East Side, New York, NY, USA:
The best thing about Manhattan is being within walking distance of so many incredible sites! We chose the Upper East Side because it is leafy, romantic, and genteel, with peaceful streets and historic architecture. It couldn't be a better place to hang your hat! The location is also perfect for its proximity to Central Park, fantastic shopping and NY Culture. The House is within walking distance of Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, boutiques, museums & galleries, New York’s finest department stores, top restaurants and business districts. In addition, for everyday convenience, we have barbershops, supermarkets, gourmet stores, pharmacies, dry cleaning & shoe repair shops just around the corner. Access to seven subway lines are one or to blocks away. Museums within walking distance include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA, Frick Collection, and the Asia Society. Shopping Excellence: Lauren, Versace, Barneys, Chanel, Hermes, Prada, Burberrys, Bergdorf Goodman's and the like are all nearby.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Privacy, Exclusive; Central Location, Turn of the Century House with Spacious Rooms, High Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Fireplace Mantels, Antiques, two block walk to Central Park and 3 blocks to Midtown Manhattan.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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Photos

  • Rear Library

    Rear Library

  • View North (Front Bedrooms)

    View North (Front Bedrooms)

  • Park Avenue Church

    Park Avenue Church

  • 1871 House in the Snow Storm

    1871 House in the Snow Storm

  • 1871 House Facade

    1871 House Facade

  • Rear Library

    Rear Library

  • Entry Foyer

    Entry Foyer

  • View North (Front Bedrooms)

    View North (Front Bedrooms)

  • East 60s Townhomes

    East 60s Townhomes

  • View South from Park Avenue and 62nd Street

    View South from Park Avenue and 62nd Street

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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