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A comfortable studio for 4. Gay friendly/Straight friendly. All are welcome

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
studio
People
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this holiday studio in Bedford-Stuyvesant - A Brooklyn Studio In Bed-Stuy

600 ft sq apt with separate kitchen & bath. King and full beds. Sleeps 4

Our home is located on DeKalb Ave in Brooklyn. The private apartment is on the 3rd floor with a separate entrance from the street level steps. It has been newly renovated with wood floors and a renovated kitchen. Each room has 3 windows making the spaces bright and welcoming.There is a king size bed in the spacious studio, lamps on 2 nightstands an either side and a clock radio. A leather love seat is provided for relaxation. Across from the bed is an eight drawer dresser, and a 46' Samsung TV. We offer local TV and Roku 3 with Netflix and games. Next to the dresser is a desk with a lamp and a swivel chair. Wireless internet is available. A double closet with wooden hangers, an iron and padded ironing board. We also included a sofa that converts to a double bed. Linens are supplied for both beds. Cotton sheets, cotton blankets and down comforters. There are 4 standard pillows and 2 king pillows. There is a linen closet with additional towels and sheets/blankets. Remote control AC in the bedroom.The bathroom has a tub for bath or shower, Shelves for extra towels, wash cloths and a hair dryer. Soap, shampoo, conditioner and toothpaste are complementary. The kitchen is a separate space, with a refrigerator, and a 4 burner stove with oven. Also provided, a microwave, toaster, tea kettle, keurig coffee maker, blender, knife set, cutting boards stainless steel pots and pans, cooking utensils, dishes, drinking glasses, utensils, bowls, baking dishes, and a measuring cup. Paper plates, napkins, paper towels, hot cups, coffee and tea with creamer and sweeteners are complementary. On the other side of the room is a table with place mats and 4 chairs. There are child proof gates on all the windows, a security gate going to the fire escape and an air conditioner in the kitchen. Ample heat is supplied in the colder months. On the entry table you will find menus, maps and information on events around town. We offer complimentary welcome snacks, water & soda, and fruit to start out your great visit to New York!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Carole Musaracchia & Beverly Balbirsingh
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016
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About Carole Musaracchia & Beverly Balbirsingh

Hi! We are Beverly and Carole, who are the owners at 823. We live on the first and second floors of our home. We welcome you to a comfortable stay in our studio apartment

Carole Musaracchia & Beverly Balbirsingh purchased this studio in 2005

Why Carole Musaracchia & Beverly Balbirsingh chose Brooklyn

Our home is situated in an up and coming section of Bed Sty. It is a 10 minute car drive to both the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. We enjoy the conveniences to activities in and around Brooklyn and Manhattan. We like the vibe of the neighborhood and the diverse population.

What makes this studio unique

We fell in love with this house because of the backyard space. We created a private space in our back yard to enjoy when we need to unwind. It makes us feel like we are in the country in the city. We like to entertain and having friends and family over to enjoy the space with us.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(87 traveller reviews)

A comfortable studio for 4. Gay friendly/Straight friendly. All are welcome
average rating of 4.988506 based on 87 reviews
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time at Carole and Beverley's apartment in Brooklyn. Easily accommodating our late check in and check out (which was hugely useful due to a late flight!) plus much needed snacks on arrival - we felt comfortable immediately and every bit at home in the apartment throughout the week. The location is great, cool restaurants and only

30 mins to Williamsburg and about 40 mins Manhattan. We split our time between Brooklyn and the city which was perfect and Carole kindly explained the bus system which was invaluable for our stay. The amenities are great, the apartment spotless and the bed is so comfortable!! We would recommend the place to anyone and will be back next time we visit. Thanks again, Gemma and Nick x

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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5

Perfect place in a great neighborhood close to everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The home was great, had everything we needed. Our hosts were great as well. 0 complaints. All major subways are a short bus ride away and you can be just about anywhere in the city in less than an hour, many place in less than 45 minutes. Great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Fife,Scotland
5

1st Class Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this Brooklyn apartment.

From the moment we arrived Carole made us feel very welcome and even laid on some much appreciated extras such as sodas and snacks,a very thoughtful touch.

The apartment was bright,fresh,secure and spacious enough for four of us(with kids aged 15 & 11) to be very comfortable.

The bus stop is right on your doorstep and the B38 bus takes 20 mins to drop you within steps of several metro stations and the rest of the Big Apple is at your fingertips.

We actually enjoyed our daily bus commutes as it allowed a wee look into everyday Brooklyn livestyles.Also never felt unsafe even when travelling in the early hours of the morning,although you will encounter a few interesting characters.

Overall we loved it here,so another big thank you to Carole and Beverley for allowing us to use their great apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic visit! Wunderbarer Besuch!

  • 5 of 5

Carole and Beverly were so friendly, helpful and responsive whenever called upon and made us feel completely at home. They helped us understand how the bus and subway system works, as well as helping with booking the transportation to and from the local airports.

The apartment is beautifully stocked and tastefully decorated. We wanted for nothing – all amenities were already provided. The location provides a wonderfully eclectic immersion into Brooklyn, easy access to public transportation to downtown Brooklyn as well as several options to get into Manhattan. It takes approximately 40-55 minutes to get into Manhattan – this is the only drawback, if Manhattan is your only goal, which would be sad as Brooklyn is also worth experiencing. There are places to eat and food shopping within a five minutes’ walk.

I cannot recommend this vacation rental higher.

Bei Carole und Beverly könnte es nicht besser sein. Beide sind superhilfsbereit, wir bekamen viel Unterstützung bei An – und Abreise (Organisation eines Fahrdienstes) auf der Suche nach Restaurants etc. Supermarkt ist um die Ecke und viele nette Restaurants. Das Apartment ist sehr sauber, geschmackvoll eingerichtet und lässt keine Wünsche offen. Absolut empfehlenswert, wenn die weite Anreise nach Manhattan nichts ausmacht.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect place and location, it was very clean and up to date. Also the water pressure is great, if you care about that. The apartment is fully stocked with the pots, pans, plates, etc., in case you want to stay in and cook, they even have personal items such has shampoo, cond, etc. The bus stop is just about at the bottom of the steps and can get you anywhere you want to go. The owners Carole and Beverly were absolutely wonderful and even provided us with a few snacks, water, and soda when we arrived. They even allowed us to check in early since our flight had arrived in at noon. Would highly recommend and would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice to host you both! I hope you had a great visit to New York and it lived up to your expectations. Thank you for leaving the place so nice and clean!! Thank you also for letting our future guests know how close we are and how easy it is to get around by transportation.Please return to us any time you are coming back up North. All the best and happy anniversary!
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Buenos Aires
5

Altamente recomendable

  • 5 of 5

Carole es una anfitriona encantadora,nos ayudo en todas nuestras demandas.Nos consiguio tarjetas metrocard para el primer dia y el remise de regreso al aeropuerto.Nos recomendo lugares para comer por el barrio.El departamento es amplio,comodo,nuevo e impecable.Eramos tres y sobraba espacio.Lo tiene equipado con todo lo necesario,incluso articulos de cosmetica en el baño y bebidas y snacks en la heladera cuando llegamos.Es aun mas lindo que lo que se ve en las fotos.En la puerta esta la parada del bus que te acerca a todas partes.

La única dificultad fue con el wifi que era muy debil pero ante una recomendacion de mi esposo inmediatamente se puso en marcha para resolverlo.

Volvera a hospedarme alli sin dudas y lo recomiendo plenamente.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to my guests from Buenos Aires and to my future guests from Argentina! Yes, I bought the extender for the wifi. Thank you for the suggestion. It was a pleasure to host you. We were happy we could accommodate to hold your luggage in our apartment a week before your stay. It looks like you were able to fill them up before you left New York. LOL!!! We have a lot of nice stores here in Brooklyn and New York, lots of sales and good bargains if you are a smart shopper. Thanks again for staying with us and we hope you return. Good wishes to your daughter in her studies.
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Location

Nearest Airport
10.79 Miles
John F Kennedy International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
Speedy Romeo
Nearest Ferry
4.6 Miles
Staten Island Ferry from lower Manhattan
Nearest Golf
5.25 Miles
Chelsea Piers
Nearest Train
2.59 Miles
B38 bus on corner approx. 30 ft. to D,B,Q,N & R
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Brooklyn Queens Expessway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Barons
Nearest Beach
9.4 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

We are located in the up and coming section of Brooklyn in historic Bedford Stuyvesant. Our home is right on DeKalb Avenue just steps away from the B38 bus to Downtown Brooklyn. It's a ten minute bus ride to a strip of fantastic restaurants, Fort Greene Park, the Barclay Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets and the venue for concerts and BAM. Take a stroll through Pratt Institute's Sculpture Garden which is only 7 minutes away by bus. Have a slice of Juniors famous cheesecake only 15 minutes away by bus, before you connect to the B,Q, N or R train to New York City right on the corner of Juniors. Stroll through the mall near Barclay Center where you will find stores such as Target, Marshalls, Uniqlo and DSW. Or explore the newly reorganized and rapidly changing Fulton Mall near Juniors in which you will find Macys, Aeropostale, Aldo, American Apparel, Armani Exchange, Banana Republic,Brooklyn Industries to name a few. We are very close to the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park where you will find the most spectacular views of NYC between 2 bridges. Brooklyn Bridge Park offers free outdoor movies in the summer with the NYC skyline as a backdrop, Beach Volleyball courts, Kayacking,

and the famous Janes Carousel where, for 2 dollars, young or old, you will enjoy this. There are fun parks within the park for children and a scenic bike path. Food festivals are a regular attraction at this park. Citibikes are available a few blocks from us, where you can rent a bike and use the bike lanes made available, we will supply maps. Prospect Park is also nearby Grand Army Plaza and the Brooklyn Public Library and the Brooklyn Museum and the Zoo. A large green market takes place during the summer at the edge of Prospect Park and also every Saturday at Fort Greene Park. Many farmers from upstate New York attend these markets as well as every Wednesday near Union Square Manhattan, a short ride on the D train.

There are a number of public parks and a public pool (Kosciuszko Pool) which is 3 blocks from our house. There is so much to do in Brooklyn, so many restaurants and bars near our home and in the nearby Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. We are centrally located and a very easy commute to all attractions.

You will have a great time and we will help you navigate your way around town. We are gay friendly and straight friendly. Family with children welcome!

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Prices & Availability

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

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3 night minimum stay
£286
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York City

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Tiled shower with tub. All towels and linens provided.
  • Relax in a warm bath or shower before you start your day or when you come back from a busy day. All linens are provided. Full size mirror. Sample size toiletries are provided. Hairdryer, too!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa opens to a full bed, all linens provided
  • Studio is very comfortable, all new furnishings, hardwood floors, king bed, sofa pulls out to a full bed. Leather loveseat. Remote AC. All linens are provided. Wireless internet, 46' flat screen TV with local stations, Netflix and Roku 3. Game center, desk and double closet. Relax and enjoy the apartment or explore Brooklyn.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Brooklyn is the home of Hip Hop and everything that is cool and happening. Bed Stuy is becoming the mecca for up and coming musicians and artists. Nearby Bushwick and Williamsburg offer many art galleries to explore. While BAM, Brooklyn's own theater has live events and shows as well as BAM Rose cinema that shows great art house, foreign and current films. You will never be bored in Brooklyn.

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