Newly renovated apartment at the heart of Rutherford with a separate entrance, that's only a few steps away from NYC buses or the train, with off street parking.
Apartment was recently furnished with brand new floors, refrigerator, cook top, and TV.
Also included is free internet connection along with hulu and NetFlix where you can lay back and relax while watching your favorite movies.
The separate private entrance to the apartment is floor level from the driveway. No steps to worry about.
There is one king size bed that can comfortably sleep 2, along with a sleeper sofa, 32 inch LED SmartTV (with hulu and Netflix! ) and XBox 360 and/or XBox One. Guests are free to choose the one they wish to use to play games on. Have a favorite game - just bring it over and play, or enjoy the free high speed internet connection on your favorite personal device.
The kitchen includes an new Gaggenau electric cooktop, a water kettle for brewing a hot tea on cold winter days, new sink and faucet along with new dishware and a few pots and pans. The dishwasher will be installed in the near future however is currently unavailable. The kitchen also includes a two door refrigerator with a cold water / ice dispenser.
Unit has a closet that can be used to store small, luggage, and clothes, along with another small cabinet to store shoes.
Heating and cooling is supplied by forced air, and air vents are adjustable within the apartment.
Guests are free to use the driveway for one vehicle, as long as they park appropriately to allow a second vehicle to also park next to it.
The apartment itself is pretty much self contained, so the guests should not be needing to access any other parts of the house.
The apartment has a door that opens to the main section of the property where the host lives, however this door will be kept locked during the stay of the guests.
Please note that we do not use drugs or smoke and expect the same from our guests when within the property. Smoking, vaping, candles and other source of open flames are strictly prohibited.
We are professional, respectful and kind to our guests, and expect the same in return. Please treat the property, neighbors and belongings like you would your own.
Have kids or babies that end up crying at night? - not a problem - we're all human - however listening to very loud music that keeps other household members and neighbors awake very late at night sure might be an issue.
Rutherford - also called the "Borough of Trees" - is a borough in Bergen Country in North NJ with a population of about 18,000 people. It is about 8 miles away from Midtown NYC.
It is a dry town, which means restaurants can not sell beer or liquor, and you would have to bring your own (and they don't charge a cork fee - yeeay!).
The town is minutes away from major highways such as Rt 3,Rt 17, Rt 21, NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Using these highways, guests can access a majority of different malls and shopping locations or drive into Manhattan or Newark Airport very easily.
Rutherford holds an annual street fair on Labor Day which is the longest running street fair in New Jersey and usually attracts 20,000 people.
Lastly, here are some statistics that you might find interesting:
According to the 2010 Census:
- Racial makeup is about 77.57% White, 14.08% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% African American.
- 30% of the households in town have children under 18 living with them.
- Median age is 40.3 years
Guests can use their own car to access different malls around the area such as:
- The Plaza at Harmon Meadow (Secaucus via Rt3 - 5.5miles)
- Clifton Commons (Clifton via Rt 3 - 2.3miles)
- Westfield Garden State Plaza (Paramus via Rt17 - 9miles)
- Hudson Mall (Jersey City via Rt3 - 11miles)
- Jersey Gardens Mall ( Elizabeth via NJ Turnpike - 15miles)
- Willowbrook Mall (Wayne via NJ 3 + NJ 46 - 11 miles)
- Short Hills Mall ( Short Hills via Garden State Pkwy - 23 miles)
Want to explore NYC instead? Rutherford has direct bus service to 42nd street bus terminal (Port Authority Bus Terminal) in mid-town Manhattan. Buses are about every 5 to 10 minutes during rush hour. Driving into the city takes about 20 to 60 minutes depending on the traffic. Rush hour return commute takes about 30 minutes via the #190 Bus.
Bus service to and from the city requires a zone 3 bus ticket that cost $4.50.
The property is about a 2 minute walking distance from and to the bus stop.
The town also has a historic train station (about a 8 minute walk) that guests can use to take the train into the city.