4 Bedrms/3 Bathrms - great for family reunions or 2 families traveling together
About Owner/Property Manager
My husband, three children and I love this city. I went to college here and my husband and I built this home for our family before my husband's work took us out of state. 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.
Owner/Property Manager purchased this Townhome in 1998
Why Owner/Property Manager chose Manhattan
Harlem is a bustling center. Here in this diverse community we have a large and 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 and yours. The city has endless sights to see and experience and it's all so accessible in this location in the city.
What makes this Townhome unique
Unusually large space for Manhattan! This is a house not an apartment. The south facing garden is like a little piece of zen in the city that never sleeps. NYC is full of great museums and adventures and Harlem is always on the cutting edge in terms of music, fashion, food and art. We know it is expensive to travel and stay in the city so when my husband isn't here for work we have priced this to make it available for families in particular. Do the research - we sleep up to 11 and you'll send more on two average hotel rooms. This is a wonderful option.
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Space for everyone
Overall the house was just what we needed to make our stay in New York comfortable. The house was large and the rooms contained all necessary items to make our stay homey. I was surprised to find there was only soap available in one of the three bathrooms. Neither of the showers included shampoos, soap or lotion. Also, the kitchen sink had no dish soap. I purchased these items because we needed them quickly after getting to the house. The owner did offer to purchase or reimburse me but I did not request repayment. It would be best if these items are available. Also, there was at least one light out in every space from the living room to the kitchen, making evening time very dim. She did offer to come and replace bulbs but I would prefer to not be the person to update the owner on the status of their home. It seems pretty basic to come by after someone stays and ensure that all items are up to date and ready to go for the next paying customer. The owner was very agreeable and readily available, so check before your arrival to be sure all basics are in place for your arrival. Be aware, there are steep stairs when getting to the front door and all bedrooms are on the second and third level. The area was well suited for need to be near Columbia and there are many great amenities within walking distance of the house. I would stay in this home again.
We travelled to The Big Apple to celebrate my Mother’s 60th Birthday! We had a group of five and stayed for three days. The location was perfect! Near to food, public transit, and entertainment, and quite spacious.
Overall, we enjoyed our time in NYC and Tina’s home. Tina was very responsive to our concerns. However, there were a couple of issues that would make me hesitant to book the property for a future stay (unless resolved):
1. The shower on the 3rd floor had draining issues. Guest who showered on the 3rd floor stood in 1 ft. of water as they showered. Also, there was a bar of soap left from the previous guest with strings of hair on it. Yuck!
2. The sauna did not work. Bummer! We were looking forward to relaxing in the sauna after our days of NYC walking. Tina stated she recently had the sauna repaired, but clearly it had stopped working again. She offered a $50 gift card for the inconvenience. Please check with Tina prior to your travel to see if the sauna has been repaired if this is a feature your group is looking forward to.
Resolved! I always strive to provide a clean and comfortable space for guests and I am happy I have a proven track record to that end. For the cost of one hotel room I provide the equivalent of four suites, a full sized kitchen and back garden. The sauna was a nice bonus. The bathtub drain has been repaired and I have taken the sauna off my listing until I am able to make the comittment to replace it. Dirty soap was an unfortunate oversight, not a regular event and I apologize.
Great for family
This house gave my large family a comfortable place to gather at the beginning and end of each day, and I would love to stay again!
Great place to sat for a large group - plenty of space and location is great and the value for money. Tina was lovely to deal with and always avaialble if required, very quick responses to our queries
Great Location and Responsive/Pleasant Owner!
This brownstone house was exactly what we were looking for. We had 6 people and it was plenty of room. I think the best part of the home was the size and the location. 6 women felt very comfortable walking the neighborhood shopping and for dinner. The owner Tina responded immediately to all questions and was extremely helpful with minor issues and information on the area. I left off the last star because we didn't realize the number of stairs we would be climbing regularly but really should have because it is a three story brownstone, not that we didn't need the exercise! Also there was some water damage but Tina was very responsive and apologetic. Kitchen was very well stocked and we enjoyed cooking there.
Thank you Tina for a wonderful stay!
Lovely home with lots of space for our extended family aged 2 to 69.
Great property with plenty of everything (beds, towels, plates etc, food in the cupboard...). Interesting neighborhood with good transport links, super market, and places to eat out. Great host, responsive to all our queries.
Sarah I'm delighted to hear it worked out so well for all of you. It was a pleasure having you stay. Please book with us next time you come to NY.
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