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Pre-war 19th Century Loft Space within walking distance of 5 different subways

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio apartment on a beautiful 19th century block

This charming apartment is located on the 2nd floor of a late 19th century brownstone, on a classic, residential townhouse block in the historic Hamilton Heights neighborhood of West Harlem. The studio overlooks a beautiful, quiet, tree-lined street.

This is a private, self contained apartment - you are not sharing.

Lofty space combines modern touches with turn of the century details. Mid-century style furniture with a streamlined look provides style and comfort. Dining table seats 4 and the leather chaise lounge by the window is a perfect spot to nap or read. Full size comfy, tempur-pedic bed sleeps two. The high ceiling (11') and 2 large windows provide great light and a spacious feel. 2 dressers and a large closet provide plenty of space for all of your clothes and belongings. Bed linens and towels are provided for your stay.

Basic kitchen is equipped with all the essentials: french press coffee maker, microwave, toaster, blender, full set of pots and pans. If you find that you are missing something, please ask and i will try to accommodate your request.

Wifi and all utilities (heat, hot water, electricity) are included in the price. There is no television.

Please note that while this apartment is fully functional and kept very clean, it is not renovated (hence the lower price). If you require a newly renovated apartment please see my other listings.

Hamilton Heights is a vibrant, landmarked, residential neighborhood in west Harlem. (website hidden)_HEIGHTS-SUGAR_HILL_HISTORIC_DISTRICT_EXTENSION.pdf

This area was the former country estate of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States. It also contains the famous neighborhood known as Sugar Hill.

There are many historical and cultural attractions and sights in the area. Including Hamilton Grange, the Morris-Jumel mansion and blocks filled with beautifully preserved, late 19th century architecture.

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Nearby parks include St Nicholas Park, Riverside Park (1 block away), and RIverbank State Park, which has its own gym, olympic size pool and track. (website hidden)

There is a conveniently located grocery store 1 block away on Broadway/150th. And the much loved NYC supermarket, the Fairway, is on 133rd/12th ave, about a 15 minute walk from the apartment. Here you will find a huge selection of all types of food including imported, specialty and organic.

Harlem Public, a neighborhood favorite for great pub food and atmosphere is just around the corner.

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The Chipped Cup Cafe (coffee/pastries) is also less than one block away and has a lovely NYC style garden in the back.

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Also nearby in the neighborhood are:

The Grange, on Amsterdam/141st

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and Coccola, on Amsterdam/139th

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Columbia University is 5 min away by subway or a 25 min walk.

Located at 155th and Broadway are:

The Hispanic Society

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The American Academy of Arts and Letters

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Public transportation is plentiful with the 1/A/B/C/D subway lines at 145th street (the A/D are express trains) and buses on both Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. The nearest A,B,C,D train entrance is on St. Nicholas Avenue between 148th and 147th streets. It is just 2 express (A,D) stops away to get to Columbus Circle/lower Central Park (12-15 min), 3 stops to Times Square (15-18 min) and 5 stops to Chelsea/Greenwich Village (20-22 min).

Getting around

Public transportation is plentiful with the 1/A/B/C/D subway lines at 145th street (the A/D are express trains) and buses on both Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. The nearest A,B,C,D train entrance is on St. Nicholas Avenue between 148th and 147th streets. It is just 2 express (A,D) stops away to get to Columbus Circle/lower Central Park (12-15 min), 3 stops to Times Square (15-18 min) and 5 stops to Chelsea/Greenwich Village (20-22 min).

More Details

Property Manager
Glenn
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Glenn

I moved to NYC in 1991 to attend Columbia University and never left. It's my pleasure to share all of the things I love about this city with you.

Glenn purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Glenn chose Manhattan

This property is located in a historic neighborhood and in a historic building on a quiet residential street. Easy access to 5 subway lines makes getting anywhere fast and easy.

What makes this apartment unique

A quiet building with lots of charm.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Harlem in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Tub and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Full size bed

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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5

Lovely Springtime Residence

  • 5 of 5

I spent three months living here this spring and loved it. I actually ended up staying in apartment #4, in the rear of the house, which faces south (sunshine!) and looks out over the lovely backyards of all of the houses and buildings on this and the neighboring streets.

This studio apartment has everything you need except air conditioning: kitchen equipment and tools, a tiny (everything is tiny in NYC) but immaculate tiled bathroom with a large shower, dresser drawers and a rack to hang clothes, lots of shelving, a dining room table with 4 chairs, and a comfortable living room area. The walls seems recently painted a lovely deep grey with white historic brownstone trim. The floors seem original - beautiful old-fashioned plank parque. Since NYC is well-known for rats and roaches, I have to comment that I saw not one pest inside the house the entire three months I was there.

Glenn, the owner, was super responsive to the small issues that came up, i.e. my short-lived trouble with wi-fi, and a sudden change in procedures around the disposal of garbage.

The neighborhood is delightful. It seems every other person has a dog. There are pubs, restaurants, and hipster coffee shops just around the corner on Broadway, along with multiple supermarkets and drop-off laundry establishments. A couple of doors down there is a community garden, Maggie's garden, tended to by volunteers with posted open hours. The Hudson River is a block and a half away and it's a short walk to Riverbank Park, an amazing recreational facility, well-utilized on the weekends.

The residents of the neighborhood seem very friendly and the pace in Harlem, in general, is much slower than the mid-town/downtown rush that proliferates in most of Manhattan.

Hamilton Heights is also home to many immigrants - many from the Domincan Republic, others from Africa. As a result, your choices for food cover a broad spectrum.

Overall, a great experience. I'd rent from Glenn again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Space and location are ok

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in the place for 8 nights. We know the neighborhood so we were happy to stay close to Harlem Public and all the new bars & restaurants that recently opened up on Broadway (btw, you need to check out Hamilton's Bakery for breakfast!)

We found our stay adequate although there are definitely improvements to be made as far as customer service.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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A+++ Place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Glenn was an excellent host. Helped out when i could not locate my keys. Was always a message or phone call away. The apartment is small but all the essentials are there. Great location. Safe neighbourhood. A short walk to express trains. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Great studio apartment near an express subway stop

  • 5 of 5

Glenn was great and accommodated all our needs. The apartment was quite spacious and near Harlem Public which has excellent burgers and drinks. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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The perfect place to stay in NY

  • 5 of 5

we arrive here for a week of vacation. Glenn was perfect in everything we need! the apartment is well located, well maintained, it was very confortable, and close of the subways, the closest is the 1 train, and this will leave you near everything!..

It was a perfect place to stay in NYC.. i totally recommend it to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is perfect for a trip in New York, very intimate and clean. The owner is very nice and it's close to Subways. I will stay again

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Harlem, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£385
for 3 nights
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£103
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£118
Fri,Sat
£591
£1,563
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £76.24
Refundable Damage Deposit £381.2

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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