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LA MAISON DES SIRENES 1, 20mn away from city. Come and live like a New Yorker!"

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

sleeps 5, one bathroom ,one bedroom

On the third floor of a hundred years old brownstone, la Maison des Sirenes is perfect for anybody appreciating style and comfort. Affordable but not 'cheap', La Maison des Sirenes is well dressed!!! The apartment was decorated with taste and I meticulously picked every single of furnitures myself. This is the first apartment I ever rented as a vacation rental(August 2007).

It is located on one of the most coveted block of Bedstuy(tree lined). It features a master bedroom,an antique bathroom, fully equipped Tuscan style kitchen,dining room,living room and an amazing bamboo lined deck with table,umbrella and wrought iron daybed. Perfect for barbecue in summer,sun bathing brunches on weekends or simply relaxing.

Most importantly the apartment is a few statins away from Manhattan.

Check my other property La maison des Sirenes 2 (384590)

Bedstuy used to be known for its motto 'do or die' . Not anymore!!!! Now it is best known for its incredibly beautiful Brownstone. It was fearures recentlt in the Time Out magazine as ' one of the best neighbourhood ' of NYC.The strong community and abundant beautiful brownstone townhouses contribute to its growth and charm. New cafes,restaurants,bakeries ,boutique ,galleries nd wine bars are sprouting everywhere receiving much attention by Zagat, time out,NY magazines and blogs. A diverse mix of students,hipsters,artists,crative professionals,architects and attorneys of all races continue to move to the neighbourhood.

The area is serviced well by the A abd C train with commute times 15 mn to lowervManhattan and 30 mn to midtown.(times square).

Bedstuy was home to famous artists such as Notorious BIG,Lil Kim,Mos Def,Chris rock,,poet June Jordan and activist Hattie Carthan. Bedstuy streets are often represented in media : Spike lee movies, MIA music video.....

There is a strong sense of pride being part of Bedstuy and being its pioneers.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

Why Nathalie chose Bedford-Stuyvesant

I simply fell in love with all the stain glasses and beautiful intricate wood frames.

Guestbook comments from the owner

avons passe de bons et chaleureux moments dans cet apartement coquet a l'image de nathalie,notre charmante hote. Les petits dejeuners sur la terrasse ensoleillee avec le chant des oiseaus en prime,un privilege au coeur de la grosse pomme. Nous avons adore le quartier de Bedford/stuyvesant car les gens sont souriants et aimables. le gospel le dimanche au coin de marcus garvey est un moment inoubliable. Tres rapidement sur Manhattan avec le metro express,nous preferons sejourner dans les quartiers des blocks partys, des brooklyn boogies du "do the right thing"....un quartier authentique.,
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , antique clawfoot bathtub
  • Charming antique spacious bathroom. The bathroom features the original clawfoot tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Other - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , day bed turns into queen size bed in living room
    Sofa twin - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa turns into twin size bed. Pictures are coming!!!!
  • Beautiful large bedroom that offers fireplaces and view on the deck. Bali style daybed in living room turns into true queen size bed or into two twin size beds.Perfect for another couple or children....
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
NO SMOKING permitted inside the apartment. Smoking on deck only. No SHOES inside the apartment. Owner babysitter available on demand .Rate $15/hour


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LA MAISON DES SIRENES 1, 20mn away from city. Come and live like a New Yorker!
average rating of 4.7674417 based on 88 reviews

Charming apartment with stunning terrace in Brooklyn

  • 5 of 5

Nathalie was an excellent host, she made our stay very easy.

The apartment is perfect for 2 couples or a family. Located in the heart of Brooklyn there're lots of things to do around and it's very well linked to Manhattan and other neibourghoods.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was great having you here!
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Brooklyn brownstone, location was great, and the apartment was very clean. Nathalie was a gracious host, and had everything we needed!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the apartment and the area. Very unique and Nathalie was on standby all the time to help if needed. Wonderful stay and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect apartment for our stay in New York

  • 5 of 5

La Maison des Sirènes was a great place to stay for our five-night stay in New York. We are a group of four adults (mother and three grown children). I wasn't quite sure how the sleeping arrangement was going to work, but it was perfect for us. Nathalie already had everything set up when we arrived. She had three comfortable twin beds made up in the living area, and I had the queen bed. They were all comfortable with very nice bedding. The bathroom has an original claw foot tub. It doesn't have a proper shower, but does have a spray attachment, so it can be used to shower off. I personally loved the bathtub . The apartment was clean and everything met my expectations.

I want to stress how much we LOVE the neighborhood. The street where we stayed was charming and tree-lined with beautiful brownstones. The subway is a very nice walk (not far at all) and easy to find. It is about 20 minutes to Manhattan, but we didn't mind the commute at all and went into the city every day. We love the ambience of the Bed-Stuy area of Brooklyn. We had lovely dinners at the two restaurants recommended by Nathalie. We also found a nice Mexican restaurant, and there are delis on several corners. We loved exploring the area.

I would highly recommend staying La Maison Des Sirenes if you are looking for a very charming and comfortable apartment during your stay in New York.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and safe

  • 5 of 5

Charming and eccentric where you feel like at home. Nathalie will be quick at answering and helping during your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vintage and Boho and perfect

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I had an awesome weekend stay. We loved the proximity to the subway and the charm of the neighborhood stores and restaurants. Thanks for making this easy and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Park
Times Square
Empire State Building
Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)
Top of the Rock
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
The Cloisters
5th Avenue
Meatpacking District
Highline,shopping and restaurant
Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink
Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridien Hotel
THE LION KING at the Minskoff Theatre
Totto Ramen
Shake Shack Theater District
Museum Of Sex
Boom Boom Room @ The Standard Hotel
Shake Shack
Sarabeth's Central Park South
Luke's Lobster
Fleamarket Antiques & Collectibles
Peaches Hot House
The Juice Press
Cheeky Sandwiches
Beacon's Closet
MarieBelle Cacao Bar and Tea Salon
Converse - Soho Store
Century 21 Department Stores
Olivino Wines
Essex Street Market
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
High Line Park
American Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Modern Art
Shake Shack
Tickets - TKTS Theater Development Fund Broadway Ticket Booth
Spice Market -- CLOSED
ABC Kitchen
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Car: not necessary

This beautiful apartment is situated in the new upcoming neighbourhood in Brooklyn: Bedstuy. It is 15 mn away from Manhattan downtown and 30 mn away from Times Square. Bedstuy is the secret of New York and people are fighting right now to get a house here. A lot of artists, musicians, writer are moving in.

It is a couple of blocks from the main street Fulton where the subway can be found and all kind of stores(supermarket with organic products...) and restaurants (mainly west Indian).

Fortgreen with all its cafes and restaurants is within reach.

Everything that you need to spend a perfect vacation is here: subway (A and C), bus, restaurants on Tompkins, shops, beauty salons (manicure ,waxing....)

Other Activities: shopping


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Rates are subject to change before reservation is confirmed.

A cleaning fee of $85 is due upon arrival and is not included in the homeaway rental quote. For group of four and five persons the cleaning fee is $100.

Accomodation taxes: 5.875% of total +$2/night. Paid upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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