About this listing
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE LISTING BEFORE REQUESTING TO BOOK.
Great for the solo traveler, couple or small family who want to explore New York City but can do without the noise, bustle, and cost of staying in Manhattan. This delightful home is just 20 minutes from downtown Manhattan and yet a world away.
Enjoy the dual benefits of peace and quiet in a lovely serene Brooklyn neighborhood, along with the proximity to the hustle and bustle of the world's most fascinating city. You will love this spacious but cozy home away from home near the heart of Brooklyn. The room is beautiful bedroom with original wood floors in an original 100 year old brownstone. Wake-up to the sunlight streaming in a very quiet bedroom that faces the tree lined street. You will enjoy returning to this home after a day of sight seeing or an evening out on the town in New York. Visit Manhattan or stay in Brooklyn and enjoy the beauty, the history and the culture.
** To get the most out of your stay with us please be sure to read the ENTIRE listing before requesting to book**
Furnished Bedroom in a beautiful Historic Brownstone.
Private One large bedroom
Master Bedroom with Queen sized bed (sleeps 2), 2 bedside tables, a large dressers with a mirror, breakfast table.
Small additional bedroom with Full sized bed, sleeps 2.
Mini refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker.
TV, DVD player & Roku box. Access to a library of the latest edition on NYC guidebooks, inc. Zagat's, Frommer's & Fodor's.
Semi Private Large Tiled Bathroom with tub
Hardwood Floors & well heated in the Winter & air-conditioned in the Summer
Clean Bed Linens & towels, Ironing Board & Iron
Central A/C and Heat
Pets no larger than 20 lbs are welcome. Must be fully housebroken, licensed and fully up to date on immunizations. Additional Security deposit is applicable.
*PORTABLE CRIB AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST*
Interaction with guests
We prefer to have minimal interaction with the guests to allow them to enjoy their vacations fully.
We will always try our best to be here to greet you. When we are not, we will provide you will detailed instructions to enter the house and a list of great tips to make your stay the best it can be. We are always available by phone or email.
We live in a separate unit in the brownstone so you may hardly see us during your stay.
We have small children and a dog so we prefer if you use the airbnb app/website to communicate because knocking agitates our dog or may wake our babies if napping. It also keeps all of the messages organized and is great way to have a record if there needs to be intervention from airbnb.
We love to meet our guests and chatting but we try very hard to respect their privacy as well as leading very busy lives. For this reason, you may not interact with us as much as other hosts, but please be assured you can contact us anytime for any reason and we will respond and do our best to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Located conveniently near the "2" & "3" trains & Plenty of buses converging
Subways & buses run 24 hours a day, but slow down between 12:00am and 6:00am.
Download UBER & Lyft for easily accessed rides around the city.
Green Taxis can be hailed on the streets in Brooklyn and will take you anywhere in the city.
Yellow Taxis can be hailed on the streets in Manhattan and will take you anywhere in the city.
LOCAL SITES AND ATTRACTIONS:
*The Barclays Center
*Prospect Park/ ParkSlope
*The Brooklyn Children's Museum
*The Brooklyn Museum of Art
* The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
* The Brooklyn Public Library
Pick & Drop Off Laundry Service available
Grocery Delivery Available
Post Office, Laundromat, Supermarket & Subway all in walking distance
Conveniently Located Near Major Shopping Centers,
Fitness Centers, Museums, Great Restaurants ( a ton of which deliver!),
Entertainment & Banks
A lot of people ask if the neighborhood is safe. I would say the neighborhood is very safe, but like anyplace it's best to use precaution and be aware of your surroundings. We don't advise riding the subway late at night alone. In the 10 years we've done short term rentals we've never had a guest with an issue.
Located conveniently near the "2" & "3" trains & Plenty of buses converging
TRAVEL TIMES FOR POPULAR LOCATIONS:
JFK & LaGuardia Airports: 35 minutes by car (average price: $ 45 each way) / 1 hour 15 minutes by train
(we do not recommend traveling by train with luggage as there can be as many as 3 transfers)
Newark Airport: 1 hour 40 minutes by train/ 1 hour 20 minutes by car ( average taxi price: $75)
Times Square: 40 minutes by car/ 45 minutes by train
The Statue of Liberty: 25 minutes by car/ 35 minutes by train
Coney Island/Boardwalk: 35 minutes by car/ 1 hour by train
The Barclay's Center: 10 minutes by car/ 20 minutes by train
The Apollo Theater/ Harlem: 45 minutes by car/ 1 hour by train
The Empire State Building/ Madison Square Garden: 35 minutes by car/ 50 minutes by train
US Open, Queens: 35 minutes by car/ 90 minutes by train
Yankee Stadium: 45 minutes by car/ 45 minutes by train
Brooklyn Museum of Art/ Brooklyn Botanic Gardens/ Brooklyn Library/ Prospect Park: 6 minutes by car/ 15 minutes by train/ 25 minutes by foot
American Museum of Natural History/ Central Park: 45 minutes by car/ 1 hour by train
Other things to note
There is NO kitchen. This unit only contains a Mini refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker.
There is NO washing machine or dryer on premises. There is a service that will pick up and deliver laundry or there are 2 laundromats in short walking distance.
In order to optimize your guest experience we only accept guests who have read the listing in it's entirety. Please type the phrase: "Plenty of Pretty Pictures" at the top of your request to let us know you've read the entire listing and for a 5% discount. Thanks!!
(only valid before your booking request is accepted)
The bathroom is SHARED with one other guest room. It is impossible to predict whether or not the other room will be occupied during your stay.
There is NO live/cable tv. We have internet television which can be used to watch pre recorded tv shows and movies.
NO pets will be admitted without proof of current immunizations. There is an animal hospital within walking distance. NO EXCEPTIONS.
CHECK-IN TIME IS AFTER 3 P.M. EST AND CHECK-OUT IS 12:00 P.M. EST. NO Early Check-ins or Late Check Outs permitted.
If you have an early arrival or late departure you may leave your luggage by the front door until your check in or departure time.
Otherwise you must pay for an additional night.
This is a NON SMOKING unit. There is NO SMOKING anywhere inside the brownstone. There is a designated SMOKING BENCH outside the front door. We provide coats, blankets & umbrellas to make you more comfortable while smoking.
THERE IS NO SMOKING ON THE FRONT STEPS. PLEASE CONFINE SMOKING TO THE DESIGNATED SMOKING SECTION.
Pets are not permitted in apartment without prior arrangements. Pets must be under 20 lbs. and NO pets will be admitted without proof of current immunizations. There is an animal hospital within walking distance. NO EXCEPTIONS.
We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under twenty- one (21) years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY- The maximum number of guests in the apartment is Limited to four (4) persons without prior arrangement. An additional charge or $20 per person per night for guests in addition to four (4) will be assessed.
THIS PROPERTY REQUIRES A THREE (3) NIGHT MINIMUM STAY.
INCLUSIVE FEES - Amenity fees are included in the rental rate.
NO DAILY MAID SERVICE - daily maid service is not included in the rental rate however is available at an additional rate.
LINENS & TOWELS- Clean linens, towels, cleaning supplies, toiletries, garbage bags are found in the linen closet on the 2nd floor. If these items are not found please contact us before attempting to purchase them. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the apartment. WE DO NOT PROVIDE PAPER TOWELS. Please use the cloth dish towels/ cleaning cloths located in the closet.
FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS - Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.
WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS - Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.
PARKING – while there is street parking available. The renter parks his/her car at their own risk. The owner will not be held responsible for any damage, tickets, theft or any thing else that might occur during the renter's stay. Any illegally parked cars are subject to towing; applicable fines/towing fees and is the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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