Tigre-Maple 40s dresser with round beveled mirror and faux Tiffany lampArea floral rugs - ambiance in sunny room
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Minimum 14 -21 eves. RETRO 40s - 60s for HUMC/BergReg MED INTERNS/Residencies, Grad students, Embassy personnel. Required 1st name & surname, & FULL VERIFICATION, college major, interests, visit reason, current town. Polo Vegetarian. Stay 1 - 6 mos.

Tigre-Maple 40s dresser with round beveled mirror and faux Tiffany lamp

Tigre-Maple 40s dresser with round beveled mirror and faux Tiffany lamp

The Space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 5PM
Check Out: 6PM
Room type: Private room


Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $950
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Person/Intern welcomed with Verified references. Near Hack.Univ. MED.Cntr.(HUMC) & Bergen Regional (Psychiatry Interns), etc.
Available short-term 2-weeks - 6 mos. Minimum. Prefer 1 - 3 mos. stay. Train /bus t NYC. Guest Room in Private Res., 2nd floor, Queen bed, table, shared bath, shower (remodeled), books to read while visiting in quiet home. Limited kitchen privileges, {For Health reason, No Microwave Oven on premises}. Use of Dining Room, toaster oven in a.m./p.m., stove, light cooking, coffee maker, fridge, etc. TV in Living Room, Laundry machines in Bsmt. (Back yard garden in spring & summer. ) Trees.
Close to 3 - Malls, fine, international dining, etc. AMX Theatres, Paramus....near an FDU campus, & Bergen Community College, Hackensack Med. University Hospital (HMUC). Bergen Regional Med Cntr.(Paramus), Valley Hospital (Ridgewood), St. Joe's (Paterson): Residential, wooded neighborhood with school 7 - blocks away.

Transportation: Train/Cab/Rental cars. Walk to Fairmount/Anderson St. Train Stations/ Bus #165 - Sears, Main St.- Port Authority, N Y C: Near HMUC, 3-Shopping Malls/Food Stores - Maywood Market, Starbucks, Whole Fds.-Paramus, Trader Joe's (Rt. 17 -N), Century 21, Chico's Outlet, etc.,Woodbury Commons Outlets, Rt. 17 N NY State. ( no tolls., Exit before the first one...)
House Rules: No smoking/pets/microwaves on premises for health reasons. (Did you know that microwaves turn foods into Zeno plastics & frazzle the food especially meats causing it to 'carcinogize'?)
Use of toaster oven, stove for light cooking, coffee-maker, dishwasher, fridge & Laundry (basement)=OK. MUST keep DRYER LINT TRAP & WASHING MACHINE INTERIORS CLEAN before & after using = House SAFETY RULES); Clear out upstairs Shower Drains(2) after each usage.

Book "Cozy Room" for 2015 Summer Interludes / other visit now! Check details. Minimum Stay = 14 - 28 nights.)

Available May-August 2016. Min. Stay = 10-14 nights. Quiet location in city-suburb in NE. NJ. Walk to Trains/Bus into New York City/other cities. On-street parking.
Bed Room, their shared Bath, Dining Rm., Living room for TV, Wi-fi (turned off at 11:15 p.m. till 7 a.m. for healthy immune system rebuild - Wi-fi causes Iodine depletion leading to Thyroid complications )

Light cooking in Kitchen provided you clean up. Check stove. Safety. (WE clean enamel stove burners.) Clean off dishes & rinse well before putting into dishwasher. (No garbage disposal in kitchen sink. Use trash can. Extra fee $200. - $700. . charged for damage or repairman service - pipes, plumbing, plastering, carpentry, re-painting, etc.)

We are there when they have arrived in the afternoon & if they need something or directions, etc . If you need something, please write E-mail to us once your reservation is confirmed & ask us before arriving. We will assist with special details.

Wi-fi available to your portable electronics 7 a.m - 12 p.m. usually. Laundry in basement may be used ONLY IF you clean up both machines afterwards.


It is a quiet house. We have a big yard out back with trees. We keep a garden also. Nice in Spring & Summers. We are close to the Hackensack Univ. Medical Center. Location is perfect for Medical Doctors/ Interns or those doing 5 - 8 wk. Residencies / longer - also proximate to many shopping areas, groceries, 3 - Malls, all kinds of restaurants at Riverside Mall, Hackensack, Teaneck, NJ by Rt. 4, &also a short drive to St. Joe's (Paterson)/ Valley ( Ridgewood ) / Holy Name ( Teaneck ) Hospitals.
After you come back from NYC and your busy day, you want some peace & quiet & a good night's rest here. Many wild birds. And "Gerry" the groundhog comes out for food treats. Ha ha. (Don't worry. He's shy & runs back into his burrow.)

Transportation Details (Re-read above) In warmer weather months, May - September - Walk down street from our house to Main Street. Wait on the corner across from Sears for the NY City Bus # 165= takes 1-HR.) , or take convenient N J Transit Trains at nearby Main St. or Anderson St. Stations into Secaucus with a change to train for Manhattan. Buy ticket at Station vending machine.

Buses run very routinely about every 20 - 30 min.( M-F). On Weekends they run, but from Port Authority, NYC Terminal, they (EMAIL HIDDEN)ing back to NJ. So on Sat. & Sun, you need to be at Port Authority Bus Terminal by Times Square earlier to return to New Jersey. You can get buses to lots of places. Taxis can be arranged beforehand. Let us know.

If you rented a car from Airport, park it on the street. You must move the car on Thursday nights to the Opposite side of the street for the street cleaner who comes at 6 a.m. on Friday while you may still be dreaming. After you have made your arrangements, Best airport to fly into is (EWI )Newark, NJ across from Big Apple.

Guest Access

Please see descriptions elsewhere in listing. You are very close to all points as Bergen County Hospitals, (also by taxi/rental car to St. Joe's Hospital in Paterson), Paramus Shopping Centers & Whole Fds. Trader Joe's, Maywood Market, Fresh Market =Woodcliff Lakes/Montvale area, AMC Movie Theatres & several others, by rail / bus /taxi/limo - your choice. You would do better if you rent or bring a car with you to get around.

Interaction with Guests

In a personable way and in a friendly manner. We treat others as we were treated in Europe when we stayed in airbnb locations in Italia. We seek to have happy arrangements & good communications with anyone interested. We also have a sense of humor. We appreciate thoughtful conversations. And quiet evenings. Please do not talk loudly on your cell phones in our house after 11:00 p.m. - 7 a.m. as it disturbs our dream time in the Dream. We value our beauty-renewal sleep time.

The Neighborhood

We enjoy the trees & greenery and closeness to the woods in the midst of a suburban-city area with Shopping Malls, doctors, & hospitals proximate and our big back yard & garden.
It's not far to go to pick up groceries or anything from our house. At night, the neighborhood can get very quiet especially in winter season.

Getting Around

We already listed it. Do read the above. You have NJ Transit trains going into Hoboken, NYC, Ridgewood, Allendale & all over nearby our house you can get the trains. Or the buses down the street from here. The trains are by far most convenient to getting into NYC. Or call a cab with an APP , UBER, or hire a limo from here.

Other Things to Note

Read all of the above & below to get the picture clear.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is after 5PM

WE updated these on February 17. (2016) We hope the changes were saved.
We want our Guest to be aware that we don't have any wild parties & not a lot of noise. Peaceful, quiet place. The kitchen closes at 10:30 p.m. If you want a cup or two of tea, you can help yourself to any of our Guest teas in Kitchen cabinet above our toaster oven. We have herbal & green tea available.
We also have a new little coffee maker.If you want coffee anytime, help self to cooler purified Diamond Rock water and brew up a decent cup or two of our fresh Green Mountain or Moon Doggie coffee as you like. Just be careful to shut off the coffeemaker and please unplug the cord from the outlet later. WE recycle the used coffee ground to our garden to help the topsoil and the new veggie seedling that will go in on May 15th. Thank you.
Absolutely no eating of store-bought foods/ ordered-out delivery food, or any other foods in the upstairs Guest Bedroom. You are welcome to eat in our larger dining room anytime. Sometimes we may have visiting family for a summer dinner in there. ( A member of our family will graduate H.S. this June '16, so we may have a party for her then. ) You may use our glasses and plates, coup bowls and whatever. Please rinse them when finished and put in our automatic dishwasher. (We run it if its full usually around 9 p.m. )

Be careful to check that the kitchen Stove is turned off completely if you leave the premises or at night during bedtime hours for the rest of the family. Be careful if you do any light cooking.

N.B.If you smoke, please put cigarette butts not on/in our yard but in a tin receptical just for them: Ask us where it is & we'll show you.

Please Turn off all lights before you leave the house to go to dinner, out to your Medial Rotation Shift, shopping, or for any other area travel.

No smoking/ microwaves/ pets/ noise on inside / outside dwelling.

Breakfast: As you like. Tell us what to have for you in way of cereals, waffles, gluten-free bagels, cream cheeses, organic jams, & muffins.
Nice to eat with your freshly made coffee. O.K. to bring a beverage upstairs to our Guest Room, but be very careful not to leave coffee rings/stains on our antique furniture - our resin table is O.K. We can wash the tea/coffee mug/cup stains right off the resin-topped study table.

Thanks for being careful of our things.

TV is usually shut off at 11:00 p.m. if anyone wanted to watch something - In May '16, we now have an HBO connection on the TV if you care to watch a show or earlier before 11:00 p.m. when we unplug the wi-fi.
Wi- fi on during daytime till 11:00 p.m/ or earlier if Guest not using it/ sleeping - to renew our Iodine -(Thyroid) supply.
Watch Thyroid Health. It's important ! )

Clean out shower double drains before & after using.
(Gloves & cleaning tools provided in blue Guest shared Bathroom.)
***Please direct the flow of the shower water away from the tile grout verticals on the walls as they wear down the tile grouts & a flood could happen into the ceiling of Living Room down under it. ( We just had the tile grouts renewed about 4 - mos. ago in 2016. But we don't want a repeat of anything like that.

Recycle after rinsing any/all tyoes of (R) plastics, metal cans, soda cans, glass bottles, etc., to large bright blue recycling can outside or on porch. Collected by our town on Friday 6 a.m. (Son puts cans out on Thursday eves.)
Strict policy of Recycling. Rinse in sink if you have to BEFORE you put plastics of all shapes/ sizes/ colors into the big blue Recycling can. (Your assistance with this is appreciated by Mother Earth too.)

Ask about anything else. Wi-fi password provided once you arrive in Guest Room Folder.
This is a health-conscious, natural place. We take off shoes when we come in & wear house slippers, etc. Thank you .

Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

14 nights minimum stay

Area floral rugs - ambiance in sunny room

Area floral rugs - ambiance in sunny room

Your Host

E Frances

E Frances

Hackensack, New Jersey, United States · Member since July 2012

Watercolor Artist, Teacher-Tutor, ESL Teacher, Mom and Gardner (loves botanicals), Amateur Photographer, Traveler to La Brea, Hotel Del Coronado, Italia Hills and Capri, Milano, Firenze, and Roma, etc.

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