|Minimum Stay||3 - 4 nights|
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This is a beautiful brownstone home in the city. We lovingly rebuilt it as a family home. It is MUCH larger than most NY homes in the city.
We do have a strict no smoking policy and require quiet evening activities. This is a spacious, comfortable home in which to relax and enjoy all that NY has to offer. Incomparable space and comfort and priced for affordability.
The first floor has a gleaming, fully equipped kitchen w/washer and dryer, an expansive living room with large flat-screen television and a dining room with a wide table that seats 8 plus diners. There are four large and comfortable bedrooms. On the third floor one bedroom has a king sized bed, one has a full/double bed and one has two full/double beds with Japanese style frames. The Master bedroom on the second floor has a queen bed and large en suite bathroom - soaking tub, heat lamp and separate toilet. There are 2 full bathrooms and one half bathroom, one on each floor. The office has a large desk and two couches that fold out to full/double beds for more options. There is also a comfortable reading nook on the second floor with a single foldout. All linens provided.
There is a lovely shared, south facing perennial garden. Perfect for coffee in the am, an outdoor play space for children, or dinner at twilight.
Please, no smoking indoors and no loud parties. This is not a hotel but a private residence in a neighborhood with families.
It is easy to get everywhere. MTA/Subway - two blocks from the 2/3, five blocks from the A/B/C/D, three stops from mid-town - 18min - and UBER anywhere.
Metro-North Commuter train - 125th Street station is five blocks away, 45 min to Connecticut.
Local Dining has boomed in the last few years with some real standouts - Red Rooster, Barawine, Settepani, BVLD, Corner Social, Chocolat, Cheri, Amy Ruth's, The Cecil, Lido, Il Cafe, Streetbird, Shrine, Moca, Serengeti Tea Shop and many more, all fantastic and just steps away!
We are close to Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College and City College. There are many local attractions like Hamilton Grange, Metropolitan Museum of Art -83rd & 5th, Guggenheim -5th Ave & 89th, The Frick -1 East 70th, Studio Museum in Harlem 144 West 125th, Whitney Museum of Art- 75th & Madison, The Albert Maysles Cinema on Lenox and 127th, The Jewish Museum – 92nd & 5th, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st St, The Cloisters -upper Manhattan, Natural History Museum & Rose Center of Earth and Space (Hayden Planetarium)- 81st & Central Park West, American Museum of Folk Art -Columbus Ave & 66th, Museum of Modern Art- 53rd & 5th, 911 Memorial and Liberty Park, The Tenement Museum-Orchard and Delancey and many other sights to see.
Central Park Zoo- 5th Ave and 64th, Bronx Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Fort Tryon Park, Marcus Garvey Park, Mount Morris Park, Cathedral of St John the Divine, Morningside Park, and on and on.
You can walk to Central Park. There you'll find The Meer, Charles Dana Discovery Center, Lasker Pool and Ice Rink, Wollman Ice Rink, The Block House, Untemyer Fountain, Vanderbilt Gate, The Carousel, Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle, Seneca village, Balto, Shakespeare Garden, Conservatory water (sailboat pond), the list goes on! See what you can find http://www.centralparknyc.org/.
Many trending boutiques have found their way to Harlem as well as chains - from H&M, Trunk Show Designer, Harlem Haberdashery, Carols Daughter to Columbia U Consignment - all in the neighborhood.
If you plan to eat in, you're in luck. We have a real kitchen and there are a number of food shopping options. Fairway Grocers - 12th Ave & 127th street(best selection), Fine Fare-Lenox Ave. & 116th street(closest), Bravo Supermarket - 2395 Frederick Douglas BVLD & 128th street, CTown Market-116th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Bvld, Best Market-Frederick Douglas & 119th St. Many corner convenience stores with staples.
On street parking or commercial parking is available https://www.parkwhiz.com/p/new-york-parking/160-w-124th-st.
No smoking. No loud parties. So sorry, no pets.
My husband, three children and I love this city. I went to college here, my husband and I lived here before and after we had children. We built this home for our family before my husband's work took us out of state but we make it back as often as we can. It is larger than most homes in the city and has a rare piece of outdoor space that is great for kids. We know it is expensive to travel and stay in the city and have priced this to make it available for families in particular. NYC is full of great museums and adventures.
Owner/Property Manager purchased this townhome in 1998
Harlem is a bustling center. Here in this diverse community we have a large beautiful home- from high ceilings to a tranquil garden, and on the train everything is close. Just what we wanted - couldn't resist. Perfect for our family.
Amazing amount of space for Manhattan and the garden is like a little piece of zen in the city that never sleeps.
Do you have a large group trip planned for NYC?
If you do, stop looking around and book this place if it's available! First of all, by normal US standards, this place is big. By NYC standards, it's a mansion!
The Space: What you get here is three floors of space to spread out, 2.5 baths, 5 separate bedrooms and enough room to sleep a small army of people (my group had 5, but you can easily fit many more). Add to that a full kitchen, dining area (which we coined the Executive Conference Room), and living room. I'd say you can 'live like the locals', but in reality most of the locals are in tiny cramped apartments... this place is a gem.
The Neighborhood: When I told my friend that we were staying in Harlem, they asked me if I was crazy. Rest assured, if you've never been in Harlem, or haven't been in the past 10 years, don't believe what you're probably thinking when it comes to this place. The neighborhood is fantastic, safe, and full of energy. Up and down this street the neighbors were outside having a good time, talking with each other and playing card games. When is the last time you walked down a street that neighbors were being 'neighborly', and not just huddled up in their houses staring at the television? The subway is less than 5 minutes away and will get you anywhere you want to. There are restaurants and grocery stores all over the area as well - I recommend stopping in the Corner Social as few block uptown at 126th for dinner and a few drinks...my group had a great time there.
The Host: Tina was great and quickly answered my questions via email during our stay. She provided phone numbers to reach her at in case of emergency, and the downstairs apartment tenants were nice and available for anything as well.
This place has everything you could need. Why stay at a cramped hotel room when this can be your home away from home? Book this spot now if it's available, I certainly know I will for my next trip to the Big Apple!
It could not have been better! Comfortable and lots of beds. Some of the beds are what I would consider adventure sleeping, but for the money worth it! Loved being so close to the subway lines and convenient markets to make. Real fast at home. The area is safe and the people great. If we travel en mass again to the NC apple this will be our place!
Book this property, right now! Don't hesitate. Here is why:
-SO. MUCH. SPACE. Sleeping space, bathing space (there is a sauna!), eating space, living space, outdoor space! This one has it all.
-Location, location, location. Right off of Malcolm X Blvd and just a few blocks from the 125th Street subway station. You can be Downtown and Uptown quickly. A perfect home base for exploring the city.
-Friendly neighbors, lots of options. The folks on the block were out and about and friendly. There were multiple corner groceries, pharmacies, and places to grab a bite. A Whole Foods is opening up just a few blocks away in 2017.
-Responsive owners/caretakers. Tina was communicative - and the caretakers who live in the basement apartment were friendly and available.
We had a group of 11 people - 10 of whom had never been to NYC. We couldn't have asked for a better lodging arrangement.
We stayed 3 nights at this home, it is centrally located, close to the subway and to Yankees stadium, we had a good experience and for the money and room it was a great deal.
This property was everything I expected and hoped for!!! The subways were very easy to get to and dealing with Tina was a great pleasure. She was always so helpful and quick to respond to my many, many, many questions! It's difficult to rent a home when you are in a different state, but Tina really made the process quite easy. The house was clean and very homey. Coming home after a full day's activities was comforting. We had a group of 10 and there was more than enough room for us all. If I ever make my way back to New York again, I would definitely stay at Tina's again!!!
Our family stayed at this property for 11 nights. There ended up being 8 of us and the house was ideal. It was exactly as described in the advertisement and exactly what you see in the pictures. The pantry was well stocked and the communication from the owner was excellent.
The house is clean and comfortable, close to the Subway and in a relatively safe location. Neighbours were friendly and there were a number of convenience stores close by as well as the main shopping area of Harlem only being two streets over. Harlem Shake and Sylvias are a must visit as well as Planet Fitness just around the corner.
Highly recommend this as a holiday let. Thanks Tina for being a great host.
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http://www.harlemheritage.com/ Phone:(212) 280-7888
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
deep winter lift
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$99|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.