Lovely Brownstone Studio!

House - Entire home/apt · Chauncey Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233, United States

The Space

This cozy space is a fully renovated studio nestled in the heart of land marked Stuyvesant Heights, and an enclave of Bedford Stuyvesant.

The space on the parlor (2nd) floor of a brownstone and is located directly across the street from the A train and only four short stops to Manhattan (lower).

The unit is fully furnished with lots of natural light and designed with you as the guest in mind. From crisp, white, high thread count sheets to a wall mounted flat screen TV, free WiFi, this unit offers plenty of amenities.

A fully functional kitchen awaits you where you’ll find dishes and cookware for all your culinary desires.

This space also boasts a renovated bathroom with marble floor tile, a modern vessel sink and spa like amenities. Plush towels, linens and Spa-like toiletries are included.

There are a plethora of culturally diverse restaurants, cafés and bars all a short distance away including Peaches, Beso and Saraghina.

There is a park across the street where you can take in the sights or simply read a book and enjoy some quiet time after a long day of sight seeing in NYC.

Other Particulars:

The space is cozy and is most suitable for 2 guests. It contains a full size bed.

Check-in is at 3pm and check-out is at noon. Early check-in and check-outs may be requested in advance for a small fee of $20.

My floral design office/studio is right next door which means you'll likely have fresh flowers in the space :)

There is an iron and ironing board in the apartment

Cable TV is provided with Showtime, Starz & Encore.

Interaction with Guests

I live on the property and will like be the one to greet you and to check you in.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $875 /week
Monthly Price: $2525 /month
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $60
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • This was my first Airbnb experience and was absolutely great. Makini is a great host, very flexible with my late check in and check out, quick to respond to any email and any kind of request I had. The studio is exactly as pictured, very comfortable and clean with subway just few steps away. Area is very quiet I never felt uncomfortable. I used taxis late in the night from Manhattan little bit expensive but worth coming back in such a quiet place. I will recommend for sure.

    April 2014
  • She is awesome and the place is great :)

    April 2014
  • This was my first stay using airbnb and it was fantastic. The apartment was exactly as pictured - very clean, well decorated, and just steps away from the subway. My 7 year old daughter and I stayed and she absolutely loved the decor. She said, "Mom. Look at all the details"! I would highly recommend staying here. Makini was a wonderful host. Very gracious, welcoming, and quick to respond to any question I had.

    March 2014
  • Thanks for a wonderful stay in this apartment! The place is quiet, secluded-feeling, and very restful -- a great place to return to after a day in Manhattan. The bed is wonderful! Even though Makini had to leave town unexpectedly before we arrived, we were still able to pick up the keys with no problems at all from her friend and everything went perfectly smoothly. This part of Bed-Stuy was unfamiliar for us and we enjoyed exploring the area a little bit, especially our dinner at Peaches, a great southern-comfort-food restaurant. The A-train is not only across from the apartment but has very frequent express trains into Manhattan, so it was also a convenient location, fun to be so near the Lower East Side.

    March 2014
  • I recently stayed in Makini's place and it looks exactly as the picture. It was very pretty. Before I arrived Makini had contacted me telling me she had to leave on an emergency trip and left someone in charge. When I got to the apartment it wasn't as clean as Makini mentioned. One of the things that had made me stay in Makini's was how much she emphasized in this matter. Since she was out of the country wrote an e-mail to her notifying the situation. Makini immediately contacted me apologizing for everything and coordinated a cleaning crew to go to the placed. Makini tried everything possible to make up for the situation which at the end made me feel special, and really showed me that she cared about having a clean and pretty place. I would totally recommend this place. Makini, is super nice and responsible, the apt is very cute and the metro station is very close. This place has it all.

    March 2014
  • We had a great four-nights-stay at Makinis Studio in Brooklyn. Makini could not be there when we arrived, but her aunt Joyce waited for us at the Studio and gave us all useful information. She had been wonderful to us and even picked us up at the subway station, when we got lost on our way to the studio. This although we arrived there lately! Lots of thanks to her! In the studio we had everything we needed and were happy to come back to the silent studio after Sightseeing in Manhattan. Makini even left us some fruits!

    To the location of the studio: It is just a few minutes away from a subway station and it takes you about 30 Minutes to Manhattan. We often came back to the studio very lately (around Midnight) and this has never been a problem. Many people got off the subway at this station, so that we felt safe.

    We really recommend Makinis Studio!

    Lots of greets from Isabell & Laura from Germany :)

    March 2014
  • Makini was a great host. She was flexible with our arrival and check out times, and was very helpful and also available to answer questions. We loved the room and the private bathroom had a great tub. Lots of space, and we were able to cook our own meals. It was also great because the subway was just a few feet away and we could easily get to all of our activities. We would definitely stay here again!

    February 2014
  • This is a gorgeous studio - really beautifully designed and very comfortable - and Makini couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended!

    January 2014
  • Makini's apartment was perfect! She went above and beyond to make sure my stay was wonderful. I will definitely stay here again.

    January 2014
  • A great little studio flat within 2 mins of a metro station taking you straight into Manhattan. Very clean, cosy and comfortable. Makini is a very friendly and accommodating host. Would definitely stay there again!

    December 2013
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Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Columbia University
Makini Regal Designs
Born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Brooklyn, New York, I am a proud Trinidadian/Brooklynite. I own a boutique floral and event design company that specializes primarily in weddings. I am so elated to be offering my studio apartment on Airbnb! It was my childhood dream to own a brownstone and seven years ago, I made that dream a reality when I purchased this home is historic Stuyvesant Heights/BedStuy. Although I am still new to Airbnb, I have put a lot of thought into creating a comfortable and well designed space that I am really proud of. I look forward to hosting you!!!
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