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Steps From Smith Street

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Parlor apartment, sleeps 4!

Welcome to our sunny one bedroom plus den, located near the infamous Gowanus canal. Only steps away from the trendy Smith Street, the F train is 3 blocks away and a 20 minute subway ride to midtown Manhattan. The apartment is on the parlor floor, with high ceilings, only one step! Perfect for 2 - 4 persons. Comfortable Queen bed and 2 singles. Enjoy the shared back yard, the Brooklyn way which means getting there down the fire escape ladder a few feet. The apartment is clean and uncluttered perfect for your stay.

More Details

Caroline Lee Skaife
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Caroline Lee Skaife

For another larger rental option in the neighborhood, and the heart of Carroll Gardens

Caroline Lee Skaife purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Caroline Lee Skaife chose Brooklyn

It's the best neighborhood. A beautiful walk to the subway, restaurants, Carroll Park, locally owned shops and speciality food stores.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Gowanus in New York City

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Shower and small tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Brand new high quality mattresses, all cotton linens.
  • Private Queen Bedroom 2 Single Beds in Den
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

Steps From Smith Street
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 35 reviews

Perfect Brooklyn Accomodations

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

My husband and I, and our son and daughter in law all had a pleasant stay here for 5 nights over the Christmas holiday. Our daughter and wife live just around the block, so it was a perfect location for us. Lee provided us with tons of information on the neighborhood and communication with her was easy. The space inside the flat is light and roomy, and there is a VERY comfortable queen bed in the bedroom. The twin beds in the den worked out so much better than a pullout type couch and it was one reason we chose this property. Lee provided some very simple but lovely touches to welcome us such as a lily bloom in the bedroom and 4 oranges on the table. The kitchen had plenty of dishes but we did not cook there as we had meals out or at our daughter's. The bathroom is small but we knew that ahead of time and it worked just fine for 4 adults. We all agreed that a longer shower curtain would help keep water inside the tub while showering, but the towels were huge and soft and wonderful! We had a fun time seeing iconic Christmas sights in Manhattan, but we thought the neighborhood decorations and lights were even more charming and true Brooklyn! There are SO many shops and restaurants and cafes in the area too. We are so happy we booked this home away from home and hope to use it again in the future. PS. one reviewer thought the church bells were a problem, but I found the carols were so pretty and nothing about it was loud. In fact the street was very quiet!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, NC

Great location, convenient, and comfortable housing

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We very much enjoyed our second stay at this Carroll Gardens Brooklyn apartment and are looking forward to returning for a third. The apartment is well maintained and generously outfitted. The neighborhood has enormous appeal and variety plus easy access to the subway. Many thanks to the owner.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, convenient, spacious.

  • 5 of 5
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This is the second year we have stayed at this place. It serves our purposes very well. Nice street and area in Brooklyn, and near where we need to be, so it is perfect for us. The apartment has everything you need, though it is sparse. The owners should replenish the coffee mugs!! Other than that, all is just right.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good one-bedroom in Brooklyn

  • 4 of 5
Verified Stay

We spent 2 nights in this apartment. It was great for two people. It was clean and functional. The location was very good for us.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, ON

Roomy, bright, the most comfortable beds and great location!

  • 4 of 5
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I would recommend this Brooklyn apartment (indeed, I have!) without hesitation. The bed was without a doubt one of the most comfortable I've slept on, and the lofty ceilings and clean lines made for a welcome return at the end of the day. The amenities were exactly as depicted in the listing, and the transaction and check-in instructions were simple. Two subway lines into Manhattan are a quick walk away, making it really easy to get to meetings downtown. Friendly bar staff at the Brooklyn Social bar on Spring St. just around the corner -- a former Italian social club maintaining an authentic look and feel. Great for a late-night panini.

I wish I could have stayed longer than two nights. And next time, I'd bring my son -- the two single beds in the adjoining room make the place perfect for families.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Spacious, Comfortable, Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5
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Spent Four Nights. Easily accessible as there is a lock box to obtain the key,

Lovely Old Brownstone in very residential neighborhood,on 1st floor, but also convenient to transportation.

As all Brownstone rentals, could use some updating.

Owner very friendly. Lives upstairs.

Wold return for next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Black Moutain Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Governor's Island
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
F Train at Carroll Street Stop
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Battersby / The Grocery / La Vara
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Coney Island

Infamous Brownstone Brooklyn. Family life at it's best.

Playgrounds, Farmer's Markets, Health food stores, Cothing boutiques, Top rated restaurants: Battersy, The Grocery, Dover, La Vara, Buttermilk Channel, Frankies, Prime Meats... Wedding spaces, The Gowanus Canal, Whole Food, Prospect Park, Manhattan only 6 stops on the train....


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Gowanus, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Mar 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £85
Pet Fee £42
Tax Rate 6.0%

Price is in Euros (by credit card) or US Dollars (check, paypal or cash)
Rate is based on 2 persons.
$25 per person thereafter up to 4 persons maximum
$100 Cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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