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Luxurious, Modern One Bedroom Garden Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Modern Brownstone Garden Apt, One Bedroom + Sleeper Sofa Bed, 1 Bath, Sleeps 1-4

Enjoy this really large, super convenient, beautifully furnished, well-priced, renovated garden apartment in a modern brownstone on a great, quiet, safe block in vibrant West Harlem, ONLY 15 minutes FROM MIDTOWN. 3-minute walk to the 1, A, B, C, D subway trains to all tourist destinations. Apartment is easily accessible from all airports, via subway, bus or cab. Our spacious modern apartment was completely renovated from floor to ceiling, ultra clean and restored with a modern flair, with brand new hardwood floors and tile kitchen and bath. Our apartment is tastefully furnished with all the amenities of home and a fully equipped kitchen for cooking, bathroom, bed-linens, towels, everything you need to make you feel right at home. The apartment has individual heating and cooling zones to regulate the heat or cold, if you are in different rooms,. Flat screen cable HDTV, high speed WiFi super fast, AND a private outdoor Patio in back, for relaxation. Lively street nearby (Broadway) means safe walks to and from subway day or night.

Relax in this luxurious, modern, spacious getaway, generous for a couple, a perfect share for 2 couples, or easily sleeps family of 4 or less. There is an over sized bedroom and a large living room, open concept. The room in the rear is a large bedroom with a queen bed that leads to a beautiful outdoor patio and the front room can be used as the living room OR as an extra bedroom with full sized queen sleeper sofa, perfect for 2 and comfortable.

The kitchen features stainless steel appliances: full size refrigerator with automatic ice maker, dishwasher, four burner gas range with oven and a built-in microwave/fan. Also provided are a blender, toaster, waffle maker, coffee maker, Nespresso machine, dishes and flatware, glassware and mugs, cooking pots and pans baking pans and utensils. There are plenty of cabinets for storage. Dish washing liquid, laundry detergent, dryer sheets and fabric softener is provided. The washer and dryer is next to the Kitchen in a separate area for your convenience.

The Hamilton Heights area has great cafes, bars and restaurants nearby to choose from,

like Maison Harlem, The Grange, Farafina, Mama Sushii, Bono Trattoria, Oso, ROKC, The Honeywell. We are minutes from City College, Columbia University, St. John the Divine and Grant's Tomb. Go uptown and see the magnificent Cloisters, The Hispanic Society (within walking distance) of America Museum, Jumel Mansion, and Fort Tryon Park, one of NYC's most beautiful spots, overlooking the river.

Harlem is a beautiful, historic, and scenic place so convenient to the rest of Manhattan yet with a history and a feel all its own. There are excellent restaurants in walking distance. We are close to several landmark sections such as Hamilton Heights landmark district and Striver's Row. There are also many major teaching institutions such as City College, Teacher's College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Manhattan School of Music, and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

NO smoking is allowed in the apartment or on the patio of the apartment in the rear.

NO PETS allowed! NO SMOKING allowed!

The neighborhood is a diverse, lively, and vibrant area with plenty of history and charm, so come and stay with us and make yourselves at home, you will not be disappointed and will want to come back again and again!

More Details

Golda and Michael Matthews
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Golda and Michael Matthews

We are a family of 5 and we love our newly renovated home and know you will too. We have lived in Harlem the past 17 years and love everything it has to offer also the many great changes taking place, like new stores. restaurants, bars, cafes and live entertainment.

Golda and Michael Matthews purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Golda and Michael Matthews chose Manhattan

We were raised in the neighborhood, and had been looking to purchase a brownstone in the area for a few years, and we finally settled on this property, we were excited and happy at the opportunity to purchase and renovate it. It took almost 2 years, and it is finally complete for us and you to enjoy and call home. We hope you, our guest love it as much as we do, when they come to visit.

What makes this townhome unique

A Private Apartment, Private Entrance, Secure, Modern, Quiet Neighborhood, Safe Oasis, Luxurious, Private Patio, relaxing home away from home for your enjoyment in a vibrant, exciting, multi-culture neighborhood.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Upper Manhattan in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • A large bathroom. A 6 foot bathtub to stretch out and relax in. Bath Shower combo, large sink, comfort height toilet (not like you are sitting on the floor). Towels, rags, soap.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 large bedroom with queen bed and double closets The pullout sleeper sofa is a queen size bed, in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(54 traveller reviews)

Luxurious, Modern One Bedroom Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 54 reviews
Mapleton, UT

Great and Clean!

  • 5 of 5

For this being our first time in New York, we found this to be an overall great place to stay. Owners were very accommodating and friendly. Good location, close to the Subway and bus lines. We felt very safe. Cleanliness is important to us and this place was very clean. Big big bonus was the washer and dryer. This is not commonly found in New York, even among residents. I would recommend this location to all my friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Friendly" Apartment

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful experience for me and my family to stay at Golda and Michael´s property in Harlem, not only for being a very nice, clean and well situated apartment, but for the kindness and support of its owners.

For sure, on my next trip to NY , I will contact them again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location! If I could have moved in I would have! Michael and his family couldn't be any more welcoming. The apartment was very clean and such a positive warm vibe. The neighborhood was great! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karin and Family, Happy holidays!! Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. It's great to open the review notice and get an amazing as a response for a review. It means we did what we were suppose to do. Thank you for selecting our home as a place to spend your vacation. We're happy that you and your family weren't disappointed with your stay. We hope to see you all again. Thanks. Michael & Golda
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Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

THIS is how an apartment rental is done!! Clean, comfortable, stylish - this place has it all. One of my pet peeves with VRBO and Airbnb rentals is that the owner doesn't give you sufficient information to navigate your stay (wifi codes, how to adjust heat/air, where to place garbage, etc...) Michael and Golda were very helpful and had an organized packet of specific details which helped with every aspect of staying there. They even provided a plethora of maps and tourist books to make the NYC stay even better. Plenty of local options for groceries and food - lots of places delivered, even grocery delivery was an option. The kitchen was well equipped, and they had a washer and dryer inside the unit, which can be rare for a NYC rental. Bedding was top notch - even the sleeper sofa was comfy! Subway access was about 5 blocks away - bus lines were close as well. Often, Harlem rentals require walking up and down steep hills - this location was located in a relatively flat area - a definite plus in my opinion. If I could give it more than 5 stars, I would - I cannot think of a single thing that I would change about this place. We absolutely loved our stay here and hope to come back again. I highly recommend without any reservation at all - you will not be sorry for choosing this one!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carol, Happy holidays. What an awesome review!! How is everyone doing. I know your stay with us was filled with lots of work ,but we see from your review that you were at ease in our home. We wish you lots of good tidings in the coming year. Thanks for your review and we hope to see you all again. Thank you all for staying with us. Michael & Golda.
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Very comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We have realy enjoyed our stay.

New York is a wonderful city.

Every day was a new surprise.

We walked more than 150 miles, just for fun.

And the apartment is perfect: very comfortable, very well located for subway and shops.

We loved it..

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robert Happy Holidays! Thank you for your review. The fact that you submit a response tells us that you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed having you both in our home. thank you for the review. We hope to see you both again.. Michael & Golda
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Excellent Manhattan Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of spending nine nights at Golda and Michael's apartment while we explored New York city for the first time. The apartment was clean, comfortable, spacious, safe and quiet. It felt great to be able to come "home" after a long day of touring. The bed and linens were top notch. Even the pullout bed in the living room couch was very comfortable on those nights when I retreated from my husband's snoring:) While we did not cook while we were there, the kitchen was well stocked with dishes and utensils. It even has an espresso machine if you are so inclined. The subway is a very reasonable 7-block walk and there are many bus lines which are as close as the end of the block. Golda and Michael are warm and wonderful hosts. They met us when we arrived and showed us around the apartment and explained the subway (very helpful!) and suggested places to eat and visit. They made us very very welcomed and appreciated throughout our stay. We highly recommend their lovely apartment!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kathy, Thank you for your review. it was a pleasure having you and your family stay at our home. we're happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. I love to hear details about what our visitors enjoyed while staying in our home. The sheets are important to us because we believe that everyone should have great sheets to sleep on. Enjoy the holidays and we hope to have you all stay with us again.. Michael & Golda.
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Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
LaGuardia Airport, JFK Airport, Newark Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Harlem Public - The Wallace - Uptown Bourbon
Nearest Ferry
10.5 Miles
Staten Island Ferry & New Jersey Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Chelsea Piers
Nearest Train
0.11 Miles
A,B,C,D, 1 Train - D&A Express 2 stops midtown
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Interstate 95, Westside Highway 9A, Interstate 87
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Farafina, Bono Trattoria, The Honeywell - 2 blocks
Nearest Beach
5.2 Miles
Orchard Beach
Car: not necessary

Riverbank State Park - Has a full size track for running, or jogging, Skating Rink for ice skating in the winter, or just walk in the park and enjoy the scenery of the Hudson and the New Jersey shoreline. The park has a restaurant, where they serve a fantastic brunch.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Upper Manhattan, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.9
Refundable Damage Deposit £233.71

• Rates are higher during the Holiday Season: The month of December until New Years. Inquiry for exact rates.

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.
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