About This Listing
Minimum 8-21 nights. Perfect: HUMC MED. INTERNS/Residencies, Grad.students, Embassy personnel.Patient visitors.Required for 1st name, surname, & FULL VERIFICATION, college major, interests, visit reason,current town,line of work. Prefer 1-6 mos.+.
Woman preferred but guy O.K. w. verified references. Near Hack.Univ.MED.Cntr.(HUMC).
Available short-term 5 - 6 nights Minimum. Prefer 1-3 mos. stay. Train /bus t NYC. Guest Room in Private Res., 2nd floor, Queen bd, table, shared bath, shower (remodeled), books to read while visiting in quiet home. Limited kitchen privileges. Use of Dining Room, toaster oven in a.m./p.m., stove, light cooking, fridge, (website hidden) 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.
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, dishwasher, fridge and 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 = 5 - 6 nights.)
Available May-August 2015. Min. Stay = 2 -4 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).
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.
For FIRE SAFETY, CLEAN OUT WASHER AFTER ea. USE & CLEAN OUT LINT TRAP of DRYER BEFORE & AFTER ea. USE. (HOUSE SAFETY RULE).
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 stop at 10 - 11 p.m. coming 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.
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 12:00 p.m. - 7 a.m. as it disturbs our dream time in the Dream. We value our beauty-renewal sleep time.
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.
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, UBER, or hire a limo from here.
Other Things to Note
Read all of the above & below to get the picture clear.
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 11:00 p.m. If you want a cup or two of tea, you can help yourself to any of our guest teas on hand. We have herbal and green tea available.
Be careful to check that Sstove is turned off completely if you leave the premises or at night before bedtime.
Turn off all lights before you leave the house to go to dinner out or to shop or go into New York City.
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, etc. juices..
.TV usually shut off at 11:30 p.m.
Wi- fi on during daytime till 11:30 p.m. to renew our iodine supply. (Very important.
Watch Health. It's paramount! )
Ask about anything else.
This is a health-conscious, natural place.
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About the Host, E Frances
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.
It is near our place for Medical Interns from other countries, for Doctors doing Residencies, and for the convenience of Bergen County close to Trains to NYC/ Boston/ Philadelphia.... Book it now.Prospect Avenue Hackensack NJ 07601