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Guest apartment in the heart of Carroll Gardens

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Carroll Gardens - 513 Henry

2 bedroom, 1 bath with a modern kitchen and beautiful natural light.

Guests enjoy a charming two bedroom apartment above Brooklyn Farmacy, our storefront soda fountain, in family-friendly Carroll Gardens.

Enjoy the neighborhood from the privacy of your corner room with a view, or pop downstairs to mingle with the regulars at the fountain counter. A favorite with locals and tourists alike, the Brooklyn Farmacy is a prohibition-era drug store restored as an ice cream parlor. Pete & Gia, sibling proprietors, live in the building and will be your hosts and neighbors.

The guest apartment is a lovely, sun-drenched, second floor suite, comfortably furnished and seductively simple. Two bedrooms offer full size brass beds, luxurious bedding, and plenty of closet or wardrobe space. Sleep two more on the living room sleeper sofa. The single bathroom is tastefully tiled and the water is plenty hot! The modern kitchen is stocked with cooking needs and complimentary coffee, tea and seltzer from the Farmacy.

Carroll Gardens is one of Brooklyn’s most desirable locations. You will be blocks away from the restaurants and boutiques of Court Street as well as the artisanal shops and bars of Smith Street. Take the kids to play at the fabulous Pier Six, take in a concert at Brooklyn Bridge Park or walk the Brooklyn Heights esplanade for great views of the Manhattan skyline. Spas, movie theaters, farmer’s markets, salons, banks and dry cleaners are abundant. A fifteen minute subway ride on the F train gets you to Manhattan and a slightly longer one takes you to Coney Island and the beach.

Enjoy the 21st century buzz of Brooklyn while stepping back into time. Send the kids down to the soda fountain to spin on the red twirling stools, play checkers, and sip egg creams at the end of the day. If you're visiting friends and family in the area, you'll have a great place to meet and greet.

TV/wifi access. Heating and AC.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Gia Giasullo
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Hebrew (available)
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 October, 2016
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About Gia Giasullo

Siblings Peter Freeman and Gia Giasullo are the proprietors of Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain and owners of 513 Henry Street. We are fortunate enough to live above the sweet soda fountain we opened in the Spring of 2010. We take pride in providing our guests with a charmed experience, from the ice cream we scoop, to the friendly atmosphere we provide. We are a family based, small business.

Gia Giasullo purchased this apartment in 2013


based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

Guest apartment in the heart of Carroll Gardens
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Love Carroll Gardens

  • 4 of 5

My family and I stayed here in October for 4 nights, and we absolutely loved it. The apartment in itself was big enough for us and I really liked the decor - it was super comfortable and made us feel at home. Gia was really helpful and made us feel welcome and gave us lots of ideas about things to do, eat and drink in the area. Of which there was much to choose from! I loved the area - very relaxed feel, the area was close to everything we wanted to do in Brooklyn and we didn't have to go far for a good meal! The laundromat opposite was very handy for us and we enjoyed out morning coffee in the Farmacia! We really enjoyed our stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I enjoyed 3 nights at Carroll Gardens. The location was excellent with easy access to laundry, grocery shop, liquor shop, restaurants and subway etc. The neighbourhood was friendly and bustling with the activity of families living in the area. We loved the quirky decor, comfortable beds, lovely fresh linens, fabulous kitchen and good wifi. Gia was very accommodating and very easy to communicate with. Arrival time was easy as Gia lives and works at the same address. We happily recommend this app to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great stay

  • 5 of 5

We spend 4 very enjoyable days with our son. Property is very clean, linen and pillows very comfortable. Good kitchen where you can really cook if wanting to (I did) close to many shops including Whole Food, Trader Joe's, and the many ethnic food stores on Atlantic. On the negative side, it is a bit noisy, it is a typical railroad apartment, have to go through one bedroom to reach the other. Should check that they have window AC units for the summer months.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than we expected

  • 5 of 5

Immaculately clean apartment. Kitchen is wonderful. Owner was so attentive and responded to a couple requests within minutes! I would stay there again when visiting Brooklyn!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Fantastic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Located in the wonderful neighborhood of Carroll Garden and above the nationally recognized Brooklyn Farmacy and Soda Fountain (a must go to !), this beautifully furnished apartment offers not only an entry to exploring the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and as well as the other boroughs, but also a most relaxing environment in which to get away. Gia, Erez ,and their family are terrific and most helpful hosts. I felt like I was part of the family ! I not only heartily recommend this place , I do plan to return! This apartment is an enchanting way for all to experience New York City!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Many positives: location - great, 3 blocks from subway, good restaurant and bars within easy walking distance, safe neighborhood and friendly residents, soda fountain with great deserts below, nice kitchen and bedrooms, excellent beds for comfort and cleanliness. Was also an owners representative living on site, who was helpful but not intrusive. Slight negative for us was the bedroom/ bathroom layout- had to go from one bedroom through the other to get to the bathroom - may be inconvenient for some. Some of our party felt the bathroom could use modernizing, but it was fully functional. Overall a very positive stay and we would use again.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Bar Bruno
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
Rolling Orange Bikes
Brooklyn Historical Society
Element Natural Healing Arts
New York Transit Museum
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Flea
Governors Island
Smith Street Stage
The Painted Pot
Body Elite Fitness
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Nearest Airport
11.8 Miles
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Pier 6
Nearest Train
MTA Subway Carrol Street at Smith Street
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
278 / Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
Nearest Beach
12.2 Miles
Brighton Beach
Car: not necessary

There are many local attractions close by, many of them in walking distance including: Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, The Brooklyn Historical Society, and NY Transit Museum. Enjoy day spas, hair salons, restaurants, fashion boutiques, bars, movie theaters, beaches, parks and more just blocks from the guest apartment.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in the Carroll Gardens, Manhattan

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £82

This guest apartment is located on the second floor of a building that houses a soda fountain, a family, and a single occupant. While we do our best to keep things quiet, if you are looking for solitude and silence, this may not be the perfect spot for you. If you have extreme allergies to animals, please note that we have a friendly dog on premise, as well as a cat.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Carroll Gardens in New York City

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Compact, clean bathroom features a full size tub. Thick hotel style towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Full sized beds, luxurious pillows and 100% cotton bedding. Lovely natural light.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • tennis
513 Henry Street guests receive a 10% discount on menu items ordered at Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain.

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