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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday townhome in Arverne - ARVERNE INN MEDITERRANEAN ROOM

The Best of Both Worlds In New York City!

The best of both worlds in New York City!

Whether you are planning a nature-lovers escape, an exploration of cultural treasures, a family weekend, or craving the exciting vibe of the Big Apple, this is a perfect place for you! Surrounded by magnificent beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and Jamaica Bay, Rockaways is located on the southern edge of Queens Borough of New York City. It is within two subway stops from JFK International Airport and a short ride to world class attractions of Manhattan, historic neighborhoods of Brooklyn, and Gold Coast Estates of Long Island.

Arverne By The Sea is an award winning master planned community and is a true masterpiece in the revitalization of the Rockaways. Built to the highest standards of modern comfort, it is a throwback to gentler life in a quaint coastal village. Gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean, lush landscaping, beautiful vistas throughout the neighborhood, immediately transport visitors to a relaxing and peaceful place. Within walking distance you will find a major StopNShop supermarket for your gourmet shopping, state of the art YMCA fitness center, express subway train to Manhattan (Train A), and a choice of fine restaurants and cafes.

Rockaway Beach stretches for miles and is famous for its fine sand, cooling breeze and abundant wildlife. New state-of-the-art boardwalk is the finest piece of coastal engineering in the nation - richly planted dunes, broad and comfortable entry points to the beach, several unique catering outlets with live music and outdoor seating, children's playgrounds, and beautiful mood lighting at night. You can walk, jog, bike, and simply enjoy the ocean views off of the boardwalk. On the beach there are several water sports available - surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing and fishing. Swimmers are protected by lifeguards.

ARVERNE INN is a three-floor home with open plan design, four guest rooms and two bathrooms, accommodating a maximum of eight guests at a time. Homeowners live on premises. The house is furnished with upscale furniture and furnishings to enhance the ambiance. There are several seating areas to allow different activities at the same time. Large 10' X 10' L-shaped sectional couch faces a beautiful entertainment unit with 65" Ultra HDTV streaming over 500 news and entertainment channels. Dining area with upholstered chairs offers an easy spot to take your meals. A fireplace at the entrance is a lovely focal point in the winter.

The kitchen is furnished with stainless steel appliances and stone counters. Smaller appliances include coffee maker and grinder, 4-slot toaster, blender, mixer and juicer. Farm style kitchen table provides additional seating. An outdoor patio off the kitchen is furnished with a picnic table covered with an offset umbrella to provide shade any time of day.

This MEDITERRANEAN ROOM is located on the top floor of the house and is adjacent to a sunny terrace with panoramic views of our seaside neighborhood. The room includes queen size bed, media chest with HDTV, table for two, small reading nook and clothes storage. On the terrace you will find two comfy chaise loungers to relax and take the Rockaways' air in. The room and terrace is located on the top floor of the house tucked away from public areas, so it feels very private and peaceful, ideal summer retreat. Relax and enjoy.

Secure Wi-Fi network is available throughout the house free of charge. You will find password on the media chest in your room.

Air conditioning and heating system are integrated and are automatically adjusted to comfortable temperatures day and night.

Laundry room is also available free of charge for guests' use on longer stays.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Natalia Assa
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Russian, Bulgarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016

About Natalia Assa

I am a part-time college instructor teaching European and Russian History at Pace University in Downtown Manhattan. My husband Jak is a NYC high school teacher and teaches Math and Social Studies. We started hosting guests in Summer 2014 and had the most positive experience. We met many talented young people and helped them get jobs, school admissions, and business contacts. Our guests report 100% satisfaction with our hospitality. Please come and enjoy the magnificent Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk. This is a great alternative way to see New York City.

Natalia Assa purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Natalia Assa chose Queens

Our home is located in an award winning master planned community Arverne By The Sea, designed as part of the revitalization of Rockaway Peninsula. It is built with all modern conveniences but with an old fashioned charm of a coastal village. The truly amazing thing about Arverne By The Sea is that it is a walking distance from the subway taking you into the heart of Manhattan, and at the same time it is right on the beach, in magnificent Rockaways. It is also convenient for long distance travelers arriving to JFK International Airport, two subway stops from our development.

What makes this townhome unique

We love the openness and comfort of our home. The home opens straight into the living room/ dining room combination. Large windows amplify its spaciousness. In the summer Rockaway breeze add a lovely salty air to our living room. All the modern conveniences are here, too - two bathrooms, laundry room, Wi-Fi and of course over 500 HD TV channels for your entertainment.


based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

clean and convienent

  • 5 of 5

clean house, easy to find and close to a lot of places in the city and western long island. very comfortable and private. veranda was beautiful to drink coffee on and watch the sunrise. price was wayyyyy better than a hotel, and the bathroom/common area of the house was very neat/clean. definitely worth every penny.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our trip to New York

  • 4 of 5

We met a very nice family,who helped us a lot with planning our tours threw New York.

It is an amazing City,which showed us a lot of historie.

There are only two things which I want to say about the rooms,which we rent...

1. in one of the rooms is no window (used to be the garage),but Natasha made it very comfortable and my children had no problem with it...

2.there is a cat living in the house,which is very important for people with Allergy.You should know,that the cat is allways around and everywhere.

The house is only a few minutes from the beach,which was a wonderfull renew place(after Hurricane Sandy they renew the hole area)

We had a very great time ,even the weather was ok for our trip!!

Thank you for everything Natasha and best wishes to your family

Angelika from Cologne

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Angelina, for a great review. It is true one of the rooms is a converted garage, so we welcome inquiries about it. The cat is 14 years old with a gentle character, easy to deal with. We clean all the time to keep allergens under control, so unless guests pet the cat they won't get allergy. You are welcome anytime and best regards to your lovely family. Natasha and Jak.
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Our stay at the Rock

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our accommodations and stay in a family setting in Rockaway. We shared a home with lovely people and thoroughly enjoyed our short stay with them.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Pat! We were very happy to help you out through the time of need. I hope your place is going to be restored soon. If you need us again, please call, we will be happy to assist you. Thank you so much! Natasha and Jak.
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Far Rockaways Get Away

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I wanted to get out of the city and see the Rockaways so chose to stay with Natasha and Jak. The townhouse is shared, so you will share the bathroom, kitchen and common spaces. The bedroom is on the top floor and has a very nice terrace. The bed was comfortable. Everything is clean and the owners super friendly. There is no door leading to the top floor so be aware of that and there is a cat, in case you are allergic. But for those who don't mind sharing, this is a great way to explore the Rockaways in a clean, safe and friendly environment. It was less than a 10 minute walk to the beach and it is very close to the subway.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I was incredibly happy to stay at this property near the beach. It was lovely waking up to gentle sunlight and at night, feeling the ocean breeze. My room was private and comfortable, which was just what I needed to relax and unwind. There is a nearby YMCA and supermarket within walking distance. The YMCA offers a free day pass downloaded from online. I most enjoyed sitting on my terrace and having fun at the beach.

The owners were very welcoming and hospitable. Thank you so much for opening your beautiful home to me.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dana, thank you so much for your generous review! We welcome our guests to our home and community hoping to share with them this wonderful gem of New York City - Rockaway Beach. Unlike other beaches it still retains natural charm, with rugged dunes and abundant wildlife. The development us built as a charming throwback to gentler life in a coastal village, with lush landscaping and gorgeous vistas, yet has all modern amenities. The house is not palatial, but spacious enough to afford guests maximum privacy and comfort. What we cannot give in square feet we give in "square miles" of the heart. Please, stay in touch and come back any time.
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Great! Great! Great! Next time again!

  • 5 of 5

Art First in German:

Wir waren 5 Tage (4 Nächte) in dieser Ferienwohnung und es war ein Erlebnis! Anfänglich hatten wir Bedenken, da sie etwas außerhalb liegt. Die Anbindung zur Meteo ist aber sehr sehr gut und auch abends kann man ohne Bedenken damit fahren!

Am ersten Tag haben wir eine kleine Führung im Haus und auch in der Umgebung bekommen. Was für ein toller Empfang!

Das Haus war super gepflegt, was wahrscheinlich daran liegt, dass die Vermieter mit im haus wohnen. Zu keiner Zeit hat es an irgendwas gefehlt! Angemerkt werden muss aber, dass der Flughafen nicht all zu weit entfernt ist. Wir waren Abends jedoch meist so k.o. waren, dass es uns nicht wirklich doll gestört hat.

Wenn wir wieder nach NYC kommen, wird dies unsere erste Wahl sein!

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The stay was really great!!! As we arrived we got a really nice tour trought the house and the nearer neighborhood. The family is really polite and super nice!

The connection to the public transportation is really good, easy to use and secure.

If we travel to NYC again, we would choose this accommodation again! Thanks a lot!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
JFK Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
MTA subway train A
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Boardwalk Pizzeria
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Rockaway Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Arverne, Long Island

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Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £82
Cleaning fee £25

Our development is a master planned community and requires parking permit. So please ask us to provide you one as soon as you park. Parking is free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Arverne in New York City

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom is shared with homeowners. It includes combination bathtub and shower, large vanity and sink, and toilet dish. It is very clean, spacious and nicely decorated. We provide soap, shampoo, towels, toilet paper and storage area for your toiletries.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • This beautifully appointed bedroom & terrace is part of a brand new home in an oceanside community Arverne By The Sea, in Rockaway Beach, New York. The room is adjacent to an outdoor terrace with expansive views of our seaside neighborhood. Inside the room you will find a queen size bed, TV, sitting area and a reading nook with a small library. It is a perfect summer getaway tot he beach, or a year round rental, if you are working/studying/living in New York City.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
During high season June through October check in time is 4:00 pm EST and check out time is 11:00 am EST. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, but assure you that it is worth it. Off season, starting in November through May, we can be flexible. Unannounced guests, adults or children, will be turned away and reservation cancelled. So please declare correct number of guests in your booking. Absolutely no food can be stored or consumed in your room. There is plenty of space in the kitchen and refrigerator. If you brought food with you, please ask us for personal storage space immediately upon arrival. Exception applies only to bottled water.

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