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Very spacious and elegant one bedroom apartment suite with old-style charm

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 large bedroom, with pull out full size bed, sleeps 4

Built in 1901, this four-story Victorian brownstone offers visitors a comfortable garden apartment suite conveniently located in Flatbush, Brooklyn and is part of a historical landmark called Lefferts Manor. The neighborhood is very diverse and rich with culture, and boasts exciting locales to suit all your needs and interests.

Right around the corner, we have the famous Prospect Park; an urban oasis, featuring meadows, lakes, forest, zoo, ice skating rink, carousel, tennis center, and even the first urban Audubon Center. Also nearby is the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, which houses breathtaking flora and fauna with different highlights and exhibits every month. Just minutes away is the Brooklyn Museum, the second-largest art museum in New York City. It houses more than one-and-a-half million objects from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art from all over the world. Grand Army Plaza, the city's own Arc de Triomphe and host to one of largest open air Green Markets in the City.


Owner
Fraulein and John Carella
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Tagalog
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were six days in Brooklyn. The area near the house is very much alive and vibrant. The connections to public transportation (subway and bus) are good.

The apartment is very nice. We were good in 4, although the two boys slept on the couch for not taking up too much space in the living room with two beds.

The kitchen is well equipped and we used it willingly. The garden outside is nice and it's nice to make us breakfast! Upon our arrival we found the fridge with everything needed for a hearty breakfast and more !! we appreciated, also because we arrived late at night. Mrs. Carella is very nice.

I highly recommend you to stay for a visit to NYC. I think that staying in Brooklyn to visit the city is better than staying in Manhattan.
Aug 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Historic District in Brooklyn

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please treat our home with the same love and respect you would your own home. No overnight guests without approval
  • See the entire list of rules attached to the Rental Agreement
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Full Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Relax in this tasteful yet comfortable bedroom. It features a traditional poster bed with luxurious pillow-top queen-size mattress, hypo-allergenic pillows and soft linens. This bedroom is very cozy and quiet, overlooking the garden which is now in full bloom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Children are welcome with proper parental supervision.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Very spacious and elegant one bedroom apartment suite with old-style charm
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 41 reviews
Corpus Christi, TX
5

Cozy apartment on a quiet street, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Nice ground level apartment with all the comforts of home. Host family provided fresh bagels, orange juice, eggs, and furnished kitchen was very handy for breakfast and dinner. Our family loved staying here, and we hope to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place, loved it

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in November. The apartment was clean and comfortable, and very quiet. Kitchen had some staples (coffee, tea) so we didn't have to run out early. It's a short walk to the subway, close to Prospect Park, and there are lots of options in the neighborhood for breakfasts, coffee, lunch, dinner, take-out, groceries, and drinks. We had a very enjoyable visit going into Manhattan, seeing a couple plays and a couple museums. We also explored Brooklyn's Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Fort Greene. We look forward to coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing 4-night stay at Fraulein and John's apartment. They were very friendly and hospitable. Extremely well equipped and you get that real home away from home feeling. It was great to get the real Brooklyn experience. Lots of shops and restaurants close by with a subway a few minutes away that goes straight into NYC. We can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Giselle and Tom, Thank you for the great review. Happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Looking forward to your next visit. All the best, Fraulein and John.
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5

Great apartment and lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is very well equipped and comfortable. We stayed for 15 nights and really loved it. Location is great, in a real neighbourhood and close the the subway. People in the neighbourhood were really friendly and it's really near the lovely prospect park too. There are a few restaurants close by so you won't be stuck if you want to eat out locally.

Fraulein was really welcoming and it was a real pleasure meeting and chatting with her (and John for a wee while too). she couldn't be more helpful and accommodating. Wonderful apartment and lovely host. Thank you for having us!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice, clean, and very close to the subway station at prospect park, probably 30 mins or so from mid town. Owners were very helpful and helped us arrange transportation to LGA on the way out.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jonathan and Monika, Thank you for the great review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Hope you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to your next visit. Enjoy the rest of the summer. Best regards, Fraulein and John
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the apartment was outstanding because of Fraulein's attention to details. The apartment was clean, fresh linens, toiletries available if needed, and a comfortable bed and living room furniture. A lovely patio with seating included a sweet cat that strolled through.The best treat were the food items for us to have snacks and breakfast during our stay. We walked to the Botanical Garden and Brooklyn Museum and used the subway to get into town.This apartment is exactly what we were looking for and we hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. It is always nice to be appreciated. Looking forward to your next visit. Have a great day!
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Location

Nearest Airport
11.7 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Cafe Exhale and Bar
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
South Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.1 Miles
Marine Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Prospect Park
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Brooklyn/Queens Express Way
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Midwood Flats
Nearest Ski
67 Miles
Mountain Creek Resort
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

SEE 'EXTRA PAGE' TAB FOR DIRECTIONS BY CAR OR SUBWAY FROM JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND LA GUARDIA AIRPORT.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Historic District, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£410
for 4 nights
From
£93
£690
£2,647
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £186.42
cleaning fees £37.28

Rates are basic on 4 people maximum occupancy. See Rules for Cancellation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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