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Duplex Apartment With Old World Charm

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Garden Area With Southern and Northern Exposure.

105 West 118th Street New York NY 10026, Unit 1 -- Feel the energy, experience the culture, live the dream. Manhattan – there’s simply nowhere better. From its diverse blend of residents and distinct menu of unique neighborhoods to its unmatched mix of culture, architecture and vitality, the city has it all. Yet within this great mecca lies a space that’s all yours to experience – a place to retreat and relax in when the sun rises and after the days of touring or business is done, so picture this tree lined street with a row of Brownstones houses in Historic West Harlem, immaculately restored to their stately pride; but one is special, the one only a few steps to Mount Morris Park and Central Park. With a total of two floors, its parlor and garden floors is approx. 2,200 sq. ft. with high ceilings, on the parlor floor you'll find a large living room, dining room and a half bath, a fully equipped windowed kitchen, where you can cook your own meal if you choose to, there are food shopping stores along Lenox Avenue, complimentary coffees and teas are in house.

More Details

Yolanda Chang
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Yolanda Chang

Originally from Jamaica, Yolanda has always been intrigued by real estate from both a professional and an investor's standpoint. She entered the field in 1997, and has since capably worked with people of all kinds to achieve their individual real estate goals. Though a world traveler, she adores life in Manhattan, and was proud to raise her son here. No matter what your needs, Yolanda welcomes the opportunity to find the right home or deal for you.

Yolanda Chang purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Yolanda Chang chose Harlem

Yolanda's years in real estate began with a focus in Harlem thanks to her fascination with the distinctive architecture there, and to the vast opportunities presented by selling rehabs and handyman special brownstones and townhouses inherent in the area. Her ability to see potential and value in a space is uncanny, and she enthusiastically shares her vision with just the right potential buyers. Extremely knowledgeable of the entire Harlem marketplace, Yolanda helps those seeking houses as well as apartments understand the intricacies involved in pursuing property there, and effectively guides them through each step to assure the best outcome.

What makes this apartment unique

The original details throughout the building and old world charm of the space.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Harlem in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • 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
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Steam shower stall
  • Jacuzzi and steam shower stall.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Room is large space/ can add a second bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Large space/can add a second bed
  • The Garden Room is furnished with a king size bed, private bath en-suite, jacuzzi, bidet, shower stall and a private garden. The Guest Room is also furnished with a king size bed and a private steam shower stall bathroom beside the room.  Both bedrooms are located on the garden level of the uint.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Rock Climbing
  • tennis
This is Jazz and Gospel village, the Apollo Theater:, Studio Museum: and many more night life attractions.   We are located 8 blocks to Central Park North and two short blocks to the subway for a quick ride of 10-15 minutes to Times Square. 


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Duplex Apartment With Old World Charm
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Huge, immaculately clean, gorgeous brownstone on quiet street within minutes of everything!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed over Memorial Day weekend and could not possibly have loved it more. This is an absolutely beautiful property, from the period woodwork to the decorative fireplaces to the adorable garden courtyard. At 2200 square feet there’s a ridiculous amount of room to spread out. The street is quiet—traffic isn’t audible from inside at all. The rumble of the subway sounds distant. The station is just two blocks away, and from there it’s only four stops to Times Square. There are tons of restaurants and grocers within walking distance. Yolanda is a fantastic hostess. We can’t wait to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and spacious apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this beautifully maintained vintage jewel of an apartment which offered a generous amount of space in which we were able to unwind as a family after busy days in the city. We’ll have to come back when it’s a bit warmer to enjoy the lovely garden more. Comfortable beds, quiet, excellent location right off Lenox in the heart of Harlem, spacious, stunning architectural details, well equipped kitchen...I could go on and on! Stay here and you will not be disappointed. It exceeds all expectations!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

You are asking the host to write a review, somewhere along the line I think you got the wire cross, please remove this request, thank you.

Yolanda Chang

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! Close to great restaurants, coffee shops and the subway. Wonderful ambiance to the apartment, great linens. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in a great location. Big, spacious rooms. Very clean. You really feel you're at home.

  • 5 of 5

A grand home with fireplaces, brickwalls, high ceilings and lovely artwork. Location couldn't be better if you want to feel like a "real" new yorker and not just a tourist. The bedrooms are spacious and cozy, all at the same time. Big walk in closet helps keep the guests neat and tidy. Even though it was late november, we were able to use the private outdoor garden, which, in new york city, is a rare treat. You won't find this outdoor space in a big hotel in midtown.

The kitchen was well appointed and refrigerator was stocked with beer! There are grocery stores and drug stores nearby, so dont worry if yoy forgot somethibg at home. The subway is only two short blocks away. You can spend the day seeing the sights and return to a quiet neighborhood at night. Parking, like every neighborhood in new york, can be an issue.

If you're looking for an old style authentic charm for your stay in New York, then look no further. You found it here.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful week in NYC

  • 5 of 5

Yolanda was such a great host, everything worked very smooth, from the welcome mail with plenty of helpful links to all the provided amenities and the personal tips she gave us over the course of the stay. It's always the little things that make a big difference and Yolanda provided a lot of them which helped making our stay very lovely.

The house is beautiful, ideally located - literally around the corner from the subway station - and all rooms are clean and very well maintained.

Plenty of grocery stores in walking distance as well as all kind of different restaurants. All my recent stays were in one of the hotels in Manhattan and this was a very nice and positive change of spending time in New York. Way more relaxed. I will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ralf, It was a pleasure having you and the family at Home NYC and happy to know that your stay was a pleasant one. Thank you for your kind response and we would love to have Ralf family back in the future. Best to you all. Yolanda
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Central Park
Car: not necessary

We are located two short blocks to the subway for a quick ride of 10-15 minutes to Times Square & Mid-Town

This is the Jazz and Gospel village, the Apollo Theater:,

Studio Museum: and many more night life attractions.

Central Park: Eight blocks from the apartment, Walk, run or bike the winding trails of this 843-acre park, or check out the animal exhibits at the zoo.

Yankee Studium is just a few subway stops away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.37

We are located 8 blocks to Central Park North and two short blocks to the subway for a short ride of 10-15 minutes to Times Square. 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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