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Luxury Serviced Suite w/TERRACE | Owner & Staff Onsite | b/w Carlyle & CntrlPark

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,087 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

Suite with Terrace, Sitting Room + 1 Bedroom + Kitchen/Lavatory/Bath (Sleeps 5)

★ Daily Maid Service ★ Elevator Lift ★ High Speed WiFi ★ Quiet Setting ★

☺► CONTACT US DIRECTLY to discuss flexibility with booking options, to select the exact number of days you would like to stay, or specific dates (at times the calendar function does not work properly). Write to me using the white "Enquire Now" button in the "Property Manager" Section, if you are using the European website. If you are using the US website, write to me using the white “Contact Manager” button/link in the “Property Manager” Section.

☺► PLEASE NOTE - we have five separate units in our Mansion, all listed with HomeAway. Use the "Search Function" to find the Grande White Loft (№ 808231), Deluxe European Suite (№ 952457), Petit & Charmant Flat (№ 808231), and Artist's Studio (№ 808231).

☺► OUR RESPONSE TIME - We take every inquiry seriously, and we make a point of responding to everyone in a timely manner… sometimes immediately, but usually within the hour… and, if after a 2-hour period, you still have not heard from us, please resubmit your inquiry, as you can be certain that we have not received it.

☺► IN YOUR CONTACT INQUIRY, be sure to include YOUR PHONE NUMBER, and your email address so that we can contact you.

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★★★★★ 5-Star (282 reviews)

We have 5 listings on HomeAway with an aggregate of 280+ traveler reviews… of which, 251 are 5-star reviews, and 31 are 4-star reviews.

Since 2005, we have been luxuriously hosting guests from around the world in a warm and splendid environment.

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♥ Luxury-Safety-Serenity ♥ Couples-Families-Friends ♥ Children+Pets OK ♥

Your own private hideaway. A quiet dreamy oasis for your busy New York trip. Enjoy life in an elegant 1904 Mansion in one of the city's most charming historic neighbourhoods.

If you are a regular guest of The Carlyle, The Mark, or The Surrey, but are looking for more space, privacy, bespoke personalized service... or merely more calm and quiet (here you can hide from the paparazzi)... or if you are a couple celebrating a special occasion... or if you are simply looking for an unforgettable stay... this classically furnished, most luxurious guest suite is distinctly for you.

This elegant Aristocratic Beaux-Art style Landmark Mansion was built in 1904 from Indiana limestone and Italian marble. My family was fortunate to have acquired it in 1988, and it has been our family's leading residence since 1994.

At over 13,000+ sqft, (1.200+ sqm), our NYC Mansion is much too spacious for us. So we decided to live on the upper 3 floors, and to convert the lower 4 floors into completely separate & very private guest apartments (all with independent entry) available year-round for brief stays and mid-term let.

Since 2005, we have been luxuriously hosting guests from around the world in a warm and splendid environment.

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The Deluxe Terraced Suite is decorated with old-world antiques, 17th century Florentine prints, very high, 16ft ceilings.

Original, parquet floors, meticulously laid at the turn of the 19th century.

The suite includes a private and well-furnished Terrace overlooking a very green and very calming courtyard... perfect for evening drinks or a candlelight dinner.

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Though this suite is the largest of the 5 guest apartments of our house, we do prefer to host only 2-3 guests in it. The Terraced Suite is about luxury, and not about the efficient use of space.

♦ Size and Setting

Located on 2nd US floor (1st floor European) 70sqm | 753sqft - take elevator lift, or walk up lovely marble staircase.

Not included in the size calculations are :

- private Balcony accessible from the living room (2,64 x 0,72 meters | 8.7 x 2.4 ft)

- well furnished elevated Terrace with quiet garden view, accessible from the bedroom (4,26 x x3,66 meters |14 x 12 ft)

♦ Brief description

- Very high ceilings (4,9 meter | 16 ft), practically non-existent in NY hotel rooms

- Southern and Eastern exposures, very tall and wide windows, lots of sunlight

- 2 very large rooms are separated by a hallway and a bathroom

- Bedroom has a heavy wooden door

- Beautiful marble bathroom with medium size bathtub+shower

- Bathroom is located in the hallway, between the bedroom and living room and is equally accessible to all guests of the suite

- Full well-equipped kitchen

♦ Sleeping solutions

- US king/UK Super-king bed in main bedroom (Tempur mattress 193cm x 203cm)

- US Queen Sofa-Bed for 2 persons (comfortable memory foam mattress, 153cm x 203cm)

- And… only if needed… surprisingly comfortable adult size cot, with proper mattress, that can be placed either in the main bedroom or living room

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♦ Owners & Staff

Julia+Claudio, the owners live in the Mansion full-time. Housekeeping staff and Maintenance personnel are on premises 12 hours per day.

Your time of arrival can be anytime of day or night, and we shall be welcoming you with a smile.

Daily Maid & Housekeeping services are included in the price of every reservation. This is not optional, as we insist on daily maintenance. However, we shall never be interfering with your stay. Housekeeping occurs at your convenience, usually when you are out and enjoying the city.

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♦ Additional Information

360° VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR + 5 separate videos = contact us directly to view this unbelievable Virtual Reality Tour in HD… all viewable on your smartphone

Contact us directly for more information, especially if you are not able to select the exact calendar the days you would like to stay. More days are open than what shows on the calendar and there is flexibility with booking options. [the Calendar function does not seem to always work correctly.]

Write to me using the white "Enquire Now" button in the "Property Manager" Section, if you are using the European website. If you are using the US website, write to me using the white “Contact Manager” button/link in the “Property Manager” Section.

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♦ How to INQUIRE/ENQUIRE and what we would like to know about you

We shall be hosting you in our home. Our family lives there full-time.

We get over 30 inquiries per day, and we are very particular about whom we allow to visit with us. We have to be, as our family lives in the same premises.

Please tell us who you are, who the travelers are and their relationship to each other, where you are coming from, your approximate age (certain suites are easier for the elderly or infirm), and the reason for this trip. In general, the more information you provide (occupation, familiarity with our neighborhood, etc) the better. We care about whom we host in our home, and we do not wish to have any doubts about whom will be visiting with us. This will allow us to prepare your suite in a bespoke manner and to be as welcoming as possible with you.

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♦ Parties & Gatherings

Finally, while we are all for celebrating important milestones, please understand, that other guests and their families will be staying in the house with you, thus we would not welcome a party that might disturb others. If you are thinking about having a party or gathering at the premises, please discuss it with us in detail PRIOR to making a reservation. Any gathering without our prior specific approval will be dissolved by the appropriate authorities.

NOT ALLOWED are large cocktail parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, or any gathering that would more than double the size of the group of actual guests.

♦ SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED ANYWHERE IN A RESIDENTIAL PREMISES IN NEW YORK CITY, NOR ANYWHERE WITHIN 10 FEET (3 METERS) OF ANY RESIDENTIAL DOOR

This is the law in New York City, and it will be strictly enforced at our premises… if not, we stand the chance of being heavily fined by the authorities. Apologies in advance for being so firm about smoking, but we have to be mindful of the health of our other guests and of our neighbours… and also we do not wish to be fined by the City.

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♦ Larger groups – up to 22 guest at a time…!

We love entertaining larger groups, and we can comfortably host up to 22 guests at our Mansion at any particular time. We have a total of 5 listed suites with HomeAway, all furnished to a very high standard.

Contact us for Wedding or Marriage Parties or other special arrangements, as we will do all we can to make you happy.

☺► Have a bigger group or want other options? Use the "Search Function" to find the the Grande White Loft (no. 808231), Deluxe European Suite (no. 952457), Petit & Charmant Flat (no. 808231), and Artist's Studio (no. 808231).

More Details

Property Manager
Julia & Claudio, the OWNERS, live full-time in the same Mansion
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Rhaeto-Romansch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Julia & Claudio, the OWNERS, live full-time in the same Mansion

Since 1994, our Fifth Avenue Mansion has been an oasis for weary travellers visiting bustling and energetic New York City. Owned and operated by an old European family who has chosen to make New York City their home, the premises has not forgotten the Old World refinements of England and France. Located in the mid-70's and Fifth Avenue, The Fifth Avenue Mansion has often been a home-away-from-home to notable members of several Royal Families from a number of European countries.

This property is listed by its Owners, a married couple, who live in the premises with their family.

Housekeepers and Maintenance Staff also live on premises and are available 12-hours per day, every day.

Most matters get attended to within a few minutes.

Julia & Claudio do everything to make their guests' overall stay in NY as comfortable and easy as possible.

You will find that everyone is very friendly, and very easy to deal with.

☺► CONTACT US DIRECTLY to discuss flexibility with booking options, to select the exact number of days you would like to stay, or specific dates (at times the calendar function does not work properly). Write to me using the white "Enquire Now" button in the "Property Manager" Section, if you are using the European website. If you are using the US website, write to me using the white “Contact Manager” button/link in the “Property Manager” Section.

☺► IN YOUR RESERVATION INQUIRY, be sure to include YOUR PHONE NUMBER, and your email address so that we can contact you.

Location

Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Sant Ambroeus, Cafe Boulud, Carlyle, Via Quadronno
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Daniel Boulud Restaurant
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Hunter Mountain
Car: not necessary

Next to 5th Avenue, our Landmark Mansion is 30 steps from Central Park.

Our street is one of the most sought-after areas to stay in Manhattan's elegant Upper East Side.

Three exclusive 5-star hotels are only steps away - The Carlyle, The Surrey, and The Mark - ensuring heightened security 24-hours per day.

The Carlyle Hotel regularly hosts members of the English Royal Family, US Presidents, as well as Presidents & Prime Ministers of many Western European and Asian countries.

The Mark Hotel and The Surrey Hotel are the hotels of choice for both European and American artists and celebrities.

Museums within 2-10 minute walk: Metropolitan, Whitney, Frick, Guggenheim & many others.

Immediately on Madison Avenue's exclusive Boutique Shopping mile.

Walking access to world's best critical-care hospitals: Sloan-Kettering, Columbia-Presbyterian, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery.

• Central Park entrance at 30 meters

• 5th avenue Bus stops at 35 meters, every 3 mins (runs north-south)

• cross-town Bus stops 3 blocks away, every 5 mins (runs east-west)

• metro/underground is 3 blocks away, at Lexington & 77th (4,5,6 lines run north-south)

Other Activities: museums, music, great restaurants, shopping, urban culture.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Upper East Side in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1087 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28 ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , High quality fixtures, endless hot water, steam heating.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Tempurpedic/memory mattress. 100% Pima Cotton/down bedding.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Comfy sofa bed for 2 (+ optnl cot). Memory foam mattresses.
  • 2 very large rooms are separated by a hallway and a bathroom. Bedroom has a heavy wooden door. Bathroom is located in the hallway between the bedroom and living room and is equally accessible to all guests of the suite.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
Notes:
Super-fast, broadband internet / WI-FI great signal + dedicated IP address available · maid/housekeeping service · heating or air conditioning: abundant, level of temperature regulated by you · over 1000 cable channels · hotel-type digital Safe-Box · high ceilings (4+ meters)

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
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5

Unbeatable location! Great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Julia was such a wonderful host for me and my husband, as well as my mother. We had a wonderful time in NYC - thanks to having a wonderful apartment to stay in, literally steps from Central Park. The apartment was meticulously maintained and cleaned daily. Julia and her staff have been very responsive to our needs. We stayed at the Deluxe Terraced Suite and the Deluxe European Suite. Despite of giving Julia short notice, she arranged for our pick up from the airport and had a very stress-free check in. I gave up our reservation for Ritz Carlton in favor of our stay with Julia and I don't regret it. Will stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as our first family trip to New York . We usually stay in a hotel but this time we bought along our 3 boys aged 14, 10 and 2. So we needed the space.

Location was amazing we were literally minutes from Central Park , also I like uptown it's that little bit quieter .

When we arrived we were met by Rick and Ana the housekeeper, they ensured everything we needed was available .

The apartment itself was very traditional in regards to decor and it was equipped with everything we needed.

We're quite self sufficient , but anything we did ask for was catered for immediately.

Housekeeping was done daily , even down to our laundry !

I would highly recommend this apartment , We'll certainly be back .

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Brilliant charismatic property- highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant, charismatic property conveniently situated in a quiet, smart area of Manhattan, with a host and staff who are polite, friendly and very helpful. Very highly recommended.

This is my second stay in this spectacular Mansion. Last spring, we stayed one floor higher, in the Deluxe European Suite.

This springtime, we stayed in the Deluxe Terraced Suite, where we spent a 5 week period in New York City that passed all too quickly.

We are a retired couple in our mid-50’s, and have extensively travelled worldwide, purposefully not staying in hotels, but especially seeking-out unique, memorable, and well serviced properties as our lodging.

Lots of sunlight is very important to us... and the private, outdoor terrace was delightful.

With Julia’s family wonderful Deluxe Terraced Suite, we were thrilled with the accommodations. Julia warmly met us in the Entry Hall, which was really the perfect start to our stay. Julia is the most gracious, hospitable, and generous hostess we have ever experienced with any of our American rentals. The suite far exceeded our expectations. Large windows everywhere, some of which overlooked a beautiful garden. The home is gorgeous and rich with decor, much of which are beloved family antiques and heirlooms; even more elegant than the pictures could ever express.

We made our own breakfast most every day of our stay, plus we had everything we needed for successful dinner-cooking and meal-preparation. Also, the transportation services couldn't have been better: prompt, polite and very accommodating. Thank you for a beautiful month, Julia. We would absolutely recommend this property to any of our friends who frequently travel to New York City.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location and beautiful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed at the Deluxe Terraced Suite during October 2016 and can’t say enough how much we enjoyed our time in NYC because of this location. We ended up having a hard time leaving the area. The townhouse is located right near Surrey’s. Central Park is just a block away with a park entrance right on 76ths street and Fifth Ave. You walk down the street, and you are in one of the most beautiful areas of the Central Park, surrounded by the great museums and the art galleries of the Upper East side. Julia gave us great tips for places to see, like the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum which was a hit with our early-teen kids. The apartment itself looks exactly like in the pictures, spacious, very classy and most of all extremely clean. There’s not one speck of dust anywhere in the apartment. The linens smell fresh and clean and the bed mattress is very comfortable. The kids slept in the living room sofas which were very comfortable as well. Besides cleaning the apartment (and doing an exceptional job at that), Anna, the housekeeper did the laundry for us. I still can’t get over her smiling face bringing our carefully folded laundry every day. We really appreciated that.

We also had family and friends visit us for a few hours at a time in the apartment which turned out to be really enjoyable as we felt like they were visiting us at our home rather than at a hotel. Julia runs the place and she is an exceptional host. She’s direct and she’s approachable. Like other reviewers have mentioned, she will want to talk to you before the arrangements are finalized and at first this was a bit out of the ordinary, but by the time I met Julia, it was like she was an old friend. She will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable and welcomed at her place. I highly recommend the Fifth Avenue Apartments and would love to return!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Refined apartment living in an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

As an executive assistant to an entertainment industry producer, I had the pleasure to interact with Julia regarding the Deluxe Terraced Suite at her townhouse.

My boss was a guest there for eight nights. The decor and location were exceptional and as described online. Julia and her staff were very responsive and always available to answer requests, accept deliveries and be of service to my boss. Their services, including daily housekeeping, were as impeccable as any top rated NYC hotel.

5 Stars for a very comfortable and extremely quiet stay at a location that can't be beat!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location to enjoy Central Park & U.E.S.

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 (+ dog) stayed here recently for a long weekend. Very convenient to C.P. and the Met/Guggenheim, as well as all Upper East Side environs. Plenty of good dinning/food choices nearby. The building owners (who reside on the upper floors of the building) rent several apts in the building, all of very good quality (we got a peek at some of the others). The owner (Julia) was always available for assistance, and was quick to respond. The building had the usual "old school NYC" characteristics; nice lobby, high ceilings, and good working elevator. We stayed in the "Grand White Loft", a 1 bedroom apt with 4 add'l beds/fotons nicely distributed in the living space. Though we spent most of our time out & about, the place had plenty of space and was more than comfortable enough. It all worked very well, and we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Upper East Side, New York City

Rental Basis:
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£577
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £99 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £41.28
Booking £138.84 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.8%

Depending on the season and the particular flat, the daily rates range from $250 for the gap nights in the Petit flat to above the starting rate of $750 for Large apartments.
Please note that the lowest rate listed is offered only for those specific dates which will allow us to close the gaps left in our schedule between periods of longer occupancy.
Sunday departures will be assessed a $100 fee.
Please ring or email us for accurate quote.

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