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Luxuriously Renovated Historic New York Brownstone - Stunning Penthouse Duplex, 3 Terraces With Old New York View

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Description

Stunning Penthouse Duplex, 3 Terraces With Old New York View

Old world meets new in this stunning 1500 SF, fully renovated in 2011, 2 BR/2 BA Penthouse Duplex with Garden Terrace and 2 Balconies in a 1903 townhouse located in the heart of historic Harlem. Meticulously restored original details coincide with stainless steel Bosch kitchen appliances and quartz counter top in this amazing home. Each bedroom exiting to a private balcony and cozy private 180 SF garden terrace with natural stone pavers and a table for morning coffee completes the picture of ideal vacation property.This amazing apartment is located in a splendidly cool neighbourhood. You will immediately feel that unique old New York vibe in an area that is safe, and getting more and more internationally diverse. Selecting this apartment will allow you to feel New York with all its history. The Duplex can sleep up to 6 people total. Available for short (4+ nights) or medium (several weeks) stay.

Available for short (3+ nights) or medium (several weeks) stay.

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About the property

Historic New York Brownstone

Old world meets new in this stunning 1500 SF, fully renovated in 2011, 2 BR/2 BA Penthouse Duplex with Garden Terrace and 2 Balconies in a 1903 townhouse located in the heart of historic Harlem. Meticulously restored original details coincide with stainless steel Bosch kitchen appliances and quartz counter top in this amazing home. Each bedroom exiting to a private balcony and cozy private 180 SF garden terrace with natural stone pavers and a table for morning coffee completes the picture of ideal vacation property.

This amazing apartment is located in a splendidly cool neighbourhood. You will immediately feel that unique old New York vibe in an area that is safe, and getting more and more internationally diverse. It is simply loved by the Europeans! Selecting this apartment will allow you to feel New York with all its history. A great convenient location will let you enjoying a very unique and quiet neighbourhood feel in the middle of New York city, while being 15 minutes train ride from the Midtown.

Surrounding Area.

This is a special opportunity to live on a beautiful landmarked residential block steps to 2/3 train, 2 parks (Central Park and Marcus Garvey Park), and the new celebrity chiefs’ Red Rooster restaurant. Much loved by the locals Settepani and Barawine restaurants and Caffe Latte coffee shop are located on the corner of the block.

The whole area around Marcus Garvey Park captures the authentic energy that is exclusive to Harlem. Featuring free open-air jazz concerts in the summer, it truly represents the spirit of this part of the city. There are many places featuring all kinds of music and art in the area, the legendary Lenox Lounge (now under the new ownership of, as rumor has it, Robert De Niro) just being 3 short blocks away. Not to mention that the house itself literally is being adjacent to the former house of Hammerstein, the famous Broadway composer.

Interior features.

- 2 bedroom/ 2 baths

- Spacious loft for dining and living areas

- Exposed brick

- Hardwood floors

- Decorative Marble Fireplace

- Custom lighting

- Generous storage space

- Top-of-the-line kitchen and baths

- bathrooms with marble tiling

- Central air conditioning and heat, zoned to individual rooms

- Complete set of linens, towels, kitchen and bath equipment

- Amazing antique furniture

- Cable TV, Wi-Fi

The two bedrooms contains queen-size beds, spacious closets,private TVs. Both have private balconies with amazing view of old New York!

The Duplex can sleep up to 6 people total. Available for short (4+ nights) or medium (several weeks) stay.

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Owner
Julie K
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About Julie K

Just an ordinary New York host hoping to do create the best New York City experience for our guests.

I truly love New York.

Julie K purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Julie K chose Manhattan

We have been renovating our historic Harlem brownstone for nearly 4 years!

We really tried to keep the beauty of each and every old architectural element we could save during the renovation and carefully mix it with the state-of-the-art modern additions, like Daikin AC/heating system with individual temperature controls in each room or Bosch kitchen amenities.

hope you enjoy the results!

What makes this apartment unique

Not every home in Manhattan can offer three terraces to have a morning coffee :)

all our guests say that it is a unique treat - to relax in a quiet authentic place after a tiresome, thrill-filled and hectic day of wondering through the New York wilderness!

please read our multiple reviews on other booking sites.

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
JFK
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Barawine
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Subway, '116 street', express lines 2 and 3
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Barawine, Settepani, Caffee Latte (Red Rooster)
Car: not necessary

Available Rentals

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Notes

Please note that we charge a one time cleaning fee $125, payable upon arrival.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Harlem in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen-size real bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Notes:
Please note that we require a cleaning fee of $125 , which is paid in cash upon arrival.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Stunning Penthouse Duplex, 3 Terraces With Old New York View
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews
5

Wonderful place to stay in a great neighbourhood

  • 5 of 5

The property is stylish, spacious and very comfortable. We loved this part of Harlem, we looked forward to coming back after a day exploring other parts of Manhattan. Communication with the owner was excellent too.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't deceive; This place is amazing. It is fairly close to the metro & grocery markets(5min walk). It was nice to have a comfortable, nice, safe place to come home to after seeing the sights. There's plenty of closet space and served as a great home base for us. Julie was very good to work with. We would definitely stay here again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harlem delight

  • 4 of 5

What can be said that hasn't already been said. Lovely apartment in a really lovely part of Harlem. Short 5 minute walk to the subway into Manhatten and with a weekly pass costing $33 definitely the Best Buy we had. Lots of shops nearby although we didn't cook so just basics. Do bear in mind though that there are stairs upto the apartment, 3 sets so if you have any ability issues maybe you should request ground floor rooms. Yes we would return when next in NYC.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great Accommodations in a Diverse, Friendly Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Initially, it is important to note that this apartment provided significant room for the 6 people in our party. It is really a big apartment (VRBO photos are accurate)with a well appointed kitchen if you wish to prepare a meal or two. It was very clean and the bathrooms looked as if they were recently renovated. The spacious back patio was a great place for us to gather in the morning and evening. The neighborhood is very diverse with many little restaurants offering great food and warm hospitality. The short walk to the subway station makes for easy transportation to Times Square. I highly recommend this apartment and Julie was very responsive to our inquiries. We had a great time!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment. Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

We were in NYC for 2 days. Wish we could have stayed longer in the apartment. Great location to the subway with a short ride to Times Square. We enjoyed a couple of restaurants in the neighborhood . You won't be disappointed staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with this apartment. It was very spacious and was generally well equipped. The location was excellent and, like other visitors, we found the local people friendly and happy to pass the time of day with you. We stayed in apartment 4 which meant that we had quite a few stairs to climb which was a bit of a challenge when carrying heavy suitcases. Local restaurants / diners offered good quality food at a very reasonable price.

We happened to arrive on a holiday weekend (Memorial Day) which meant that subway travel was disrupted, however, local New Yorkers were more than happy to offer helpful advice.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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