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Classic Brownstone Garden Apartment

People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 928 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom accommodates 6 people

Classic Brownstone Garden Apartment is on the garden level, entering into your own lobby area, with double doors heading directly into the living room, where, it has 2 queen size sofa beds which sleeps 4 people very comfortable.

Moving on you will find, the open plan kitchen with bar stools for entertaining, microwave, toaster, coffee maker dishwasher, fridge/freezer, along with pots/pans, utensils, and cutlery.

The bedroom looks onto the garden with Queen size bed ( English king) double closets with mirrors, side table, reading chair, and lamp. Extra linen and quilts for chilly nights.

The bathroom has a bath/shower, towels, blow-dryer.

Last but not least, the laundry room with full size washer, and full size dryer.

The garden is occupied by the owner, but you can certainly sit outside with your coffee whenever you choose.

The Neighbourhood: You will find lots to see and do, if you like the old, mixed in with the new.

The area has changed over the last 20 years, but if you look closely, some of our period homes have remained the same with stunning 1900 details, and charm.

Many of our locals have lived in the neighbourhood for most of their lives, and take a tremendous amount of pride.

Wonderful things are coming, from restaurants, Manny's, my favorite spot for breakfast/coffee/lunch, and dinner, nice and local, just a 5 minute walk. Popping up, even more quaint and wine bars, coffee shops, all within walking distance or a short trip on the A train...Yes the 'A' Train travelled by Duke Ellington, and not forgetting Lena Horn who would belt her tune in her local church community.

Transportation: With a 10 minute walk towards Fulton Street/ Utica Avenue you will find the local subway A or C train. Or just a short walk you have the J or Z train at Gates Ave heading into the city with the over ground view of the city. Which can be refreshing for those that want a glimpse of NY.

The 'A' train (Express) skips all local stations into Manhattan takes 12 minutes to Lower Manhattan - World Trade Center, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Staten Island Ferry.

If you stay on the train, you may head to Midtown - 34th street, 5th Avenue, 42nd Street. All this is another 10 minutes. on the same express A train.

Of course if you grab a map, you can discover much much more.

This is the city that never sleeps after all!!!

More Details

Owner
Judith
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Judith

I was born in London, and have lived in the US for over 25 years, its just an amazing place to live and visit.

Living in Brooklyn allows me to have the best of both worlds, Manhattan for the hussle and bustle, then the peace of tranquility of our diverse neighborhooods.

I love to entertain friends, and family you name it, but best of all bringing a touch of home comforts to my many travellers passing my way!

When it's my turn I love to head out of town to see family and friends, for some well deserved relaxation.

Judith purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Judith chose Bedford-Stuyvesant

I wanted to find a home that had a true neighborhood, and community feel and vibe.

Kids laughter in the summer sun, riding bikes, jumping ropes, while mums and dads sit on their stoops relaxing watching them play. Neighbors here are friendly, with a 'hello ' or a 'Good Morning'. while you hussle along your way to work, or school, or just stopping to have a chat.

Autumn brings a cool change, savoring the evening breeze before the winter sets in, all the while getting many 'how was your day' from our lovely seniors who make a tremendous difference to keeping our block a vibrant place to live.

What makes this apartment unique

A true Classic Brownstone, with old world charm and modern twists.

Our home provides that, from the 1910 iron bars on windows, to the front gates all orginal to the home, to wood detailing features, pocket doors crown mouldings on the palor floor.

A tree lined block where many homes are proudly showed off during summer/autumn house tours. Historic charm is what you will find on many blocks. Modern has it place too, which is what makes this neighborhood a charm.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 928 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Living room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Living room - Queen size sofa beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Queen Size Bed - English King Size
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
Notes:
No smoking. No pets. Be respectful to your neighbours when entering/leaving the apartment. No loud music or parties permitted. No unauthorised guest without prior knowledge/consent from the host. Avoid leaving lights on when leaving the apartment during the day and last thing at night. Make sure all windows/doors are closed securely. Dispose of any unwanted items in the garbage (Sun, Tue, Thursday). NYC recycles, so please dispose of glass, plastic, paper, etc., separate from regular garbage. We would appreciate it if no outside shoes are worn in the apartment, slippers/flip flops are expectable.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Classic Brownstone Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
Raleigh
5

Lovely Garden Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Don't pass this property up!

This garden apartment was super cozy. The property was clean, tidy and well maintained and in a cute community. Many restaurants, shops and bars just a short walk away. Everything that was needed was included. The owners of the property were very communicative and made the check in and out process a breeze.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Azure, It was such a pleasure to host you late last year. Thank you for all your candid comments on our home, and I truly hope you share with your friends and family. Don't take too long to visit our home again! Regards Judith
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5

Comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Judith is from the UK which was a pleasant surprise and made me feel more at home. The apartment is spacious and the absolute bonus is the huge washing machine and tumble dryer.

I was glad to find a tea towel for drying dishes and spare towels/sheets in the cupboard so I didn’t have to bother Judith for spares during my stay. Being used to little things at home, I did miss having a Pyrex jug to microwave my milk in for cocoa in the morning and I couldn’t find a cheese grater, although there may have been one. I also prefer to have a choice of different sized baking trays, as then you can cook a variety of things at once, maybe a pizza tray too. There was a glass lasagne style one and another large flat one. So an idea. I also like to have soap in the kitchen to wash my hands before and during preparing food for convenience and hygiene. Judith explained that she used the bathroom for this in her home. It would be a nice touch for the future if i am making recommendations. I enjoyed the food preparation space, often city apartments have tiny kitchens with hardly any work surface.

I am fussy with pillows so brought my own but my husband didn’t have a problem with them. The bed was comfortable, not hard, but it’s a difficult one to judge for other upcoming guests as there is nothing like your own bed of course.

The shower is powerful enough, large shower head and no problem with hot water.

I loved having the space of just my husband and I in this apartment but the front room is large, so those who don’t mind sharing their space, there is enough room for the guests using the sofa beds.

You can hear the family upstairs walking only but Judith explained this and personally I prefer to hear the walking noise than be the one making it!! There was no noise from music (or talking) which does bother me so it was really nice to have the quiet.

The neighbourhood is fairly quiet too, being in the city obviously odd sirens, but you expect that. The A train is two blocks down and then about six or so across, about 8-10 mins walk, but I walk quite fast. Key Foods is two blocks down and about four across.

If you want to feel relaxed then this place is ideal. Judith was really kind the day we left and told me just to relax and not stress myself with rushing. This is the type of host you need!! It was lovely to chat with Judith as though I had known her before my stay!! So 5 *+

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment, within 10 minutes walk of the subway into downtown and midtown Manhattan. Everything you need for a short stay in New York

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, it was a pleasure hosting you and your wife. I'm glad our home provided you will all the comforts you needed. Regards Judith
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4

Our Stay in Brooklyn

  • 4 of 5

We recently spent a week at this Classic Brownstone Property in Brooklyn. We met Judith and Family on the Street and right away they made us feel welcome. The Apartment was exactly as the Photos show. Good size rooms and very clean.

Although we landed at Newark Airport we commuted via Train with no problems the directions that were given were helpful. The apartment is a good 15 min walk from UTICA Station, which has an elevator for luggage. However we found that it was an easier walk from the Next Station Ralph Ave, although no Elevator for Luggage.

Judith was very friendly and excellent at responding to emails. She was happy to assist with what ever we needed.

Good location, convenient to transport.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

comfortable spacious apartment

  • 5 of 5

clean, tidy and well equipped.

neighbourhood is fine, with subway just 10-15 minute walk away.

very helpful host is readily available but respects your privacy.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rob, It was a pleasure to host you both in Brooklyn. Thank you for choosing our home, and I hope it met all your expectations. Thank you Judith
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5

fabulous place! great value for money!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is fabulous! Everything from the solid oak floors to the crisp white towels and the egypian cotton sheets on the king size bed. Judith and Ralph are very good hosts - giving helpful information to the surrounding tube, bus etc or even putting milk in the fridge for a much needed cup of tea. Brooklyn is fabulous and is the REAL New_York. This apartment is the jewel in the New-York crown with Judith being one of its precious gemstones. All four of us will be back it was palatial luxury and we loved it! From Elaine1 Glenis Elaine2 and of course Lady Helen! you are Brooklyns best kept secret XXXX

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
JFK International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Lewis Avenue/ Fulton St/Fort Green area
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Staten Island Ferry
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Utica Avenue, A or C train on Fulton Street
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Atlantic Avenue/Conduit
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Celestino, Saraghina, Peaches,& Fort Green
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Far Rockaway Beach
Car: not necessary

Welcome! where peace tranquillity eludes you.

The apartment is fully furnished with plush queen sofa beds, flat screen, Internet access TV, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, dishwasher fridge/freezer, utensil, cutlery, and cooking pots/pans. The bedroom with a queen size bed English king, double closet, extra linen, and quilts.

The bathroom tub/shower, towels, blow dryer, iron/iron board, laundry room. With use of the patio/garden. The apartment is self contained, and very comfortable.

Nestled on a beautiful tree lined block, amongst gorgeous period homes. Bedford Stuyvesant has much to offer the avid traveller, with many connections into Manhattan by the Subway, taxi.

Sneak a peek at some of our beautiful churches along the historic rows, and wonder among some of our many tasteful dinning hangouts such as , Mannys a stone throw away, a delight to grab your fresh tea or coffee, or Breakfast on your morning rush into the city. Our local wine store Manny's Wine on Halsey, Grand Champs, on Patchen Ave, Peaches, Saraghina and Bakery all an easy walk too. Check them out too! Not forgetting Peaches hot house, all in Bed Stuy.

The Barclay Arena home of the Brooklyn Nets, is closer than you think too!

Come and see it all! This city has so much to offer no matter what time of year you come.

Enjoy.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer Time
9 Jul 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£431
for 4 nights
From
£97
£743
£2,644
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£395
for 4 nights
From
£88
£657
£2,458
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £44.56
Refundable Damage Deposit £185.65

BOOKINGS MADE 1 DAY PRIOR TO ARRIVAL WILL BE REQURIED TO SHOW A VALID STATE ID, or VALID PASSPORT ON ARRIVAL ALONG WITH SIGNING THE RENTAL AGREEMENT **NO EXCEPTIONS**


Please read cancellation information clearly.

Thank you

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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