Modern, Chic Brooklyn Duplex

Apartment - Private room · Lexington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221, United States
Sharon
Your host, Sharon
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The Space

Apartment is LOCATED in CLINTON HILL, BROOKLYN

Please be sure to read description and check calendar for availability BEFORE asking questions. Many questions you may have are already answered below. And since my calendar is updated regularly, if dates are shown as being available in the calendar, they are still available and you can go ahead and book them before asking me.

I am Very excited to have you visit my home, located in the trendy Clinton Hill, one of Brooklyn's Fav neighborhoods . As you walk through the doors, be prepared to have the ultimate Brooklyn Zen experience, in this brand new luxury style, 1.5 bath, 2 floor DUPLEX. Expect to find contemporary eclectic furniture, cultural décor, artsy vibes, super-modern fully functioning kitchen (all stainless steel appliances), and brand-new modern bathrooms. Secure new development, tranquil brown-stone, tree lined block. Located on 2nd floor of walk-up building.

What you expect to find INSIDE your vacay home:
~clean, cozy duplex apartment
~Lots of natural sunlight- ginormous 5 X 8 foot windows upstairs
~ central AC and heating unit located in each room in apartment, including your bedroom suite.
~Entire bottom floor to yourself: includes your own bedroom- queen size bed, optional extra blow up mattress (for the 3rd guest), office desk (office supplies provided free of charge), lounging space, AND your own private 1/2 bath. Nothing on this bottom floor is shared....it is entirely for YOU!! Full bathroom (with full soak tub/shower) located on upstairs floor of duplex.
~Access to fully functioning high-end kitchen (marble counter tops, ALL stainless steel new, brand name appliances- includes microwave, toaster oven, gas range stove, blender AND dishwasher, for super easy cleanup).
~High speed WIFI throughout entire apartment
~Living room with 50 inch flat screen (cable TV included), blu-ray/DVD player with Netflix and cozy leather sofa
~Bookshelves with tons of great reads...who says you can't educate yourself while having fun on vaca?! ;-P
~Clean linens, pillows, and towels provided free of charge
- hair blow dryer provided
- soon to come ROOFTOP deck- under construction

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What you expect to find OUTSIDE your vacay home:

CULTURAL EXPERIENCE/ PLENTY OF FUN & ACTIVITIES:
~Trendy hipster vibes throughout neighborhood
~Very diverse population
~Outdoor street festivals (where you can find unique 1 of a kind items)
~famous Brooklyn flea market (15 min walk or short train ride away)
~Fort Greene's Farmer's Market (2 train stops away)
~walk out the door: vintage, thrift shops, beer gardens, various wine shops (closest right around the corner), wine bars (2 blocks away), juice bars, organic shops, bakeries, pastry shops, yoga and dance studios
~close by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)-host to the famous African Bazaar, Barclay's Center (tons of concerts/sports games), Brooklyn's Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Museum, all ~10 min car, 20 min train ride away.
~Famous DOUGH donut shop (rated best donuts in NYC)-just 2 blocks away
~Habana Outpost (fav trendy hangout amongst the Clinton hill and fort greene locals)- 6 min car, 20 min train ride away
~Prospect Park (home to CELEBRATE BROOKLYN- free, outdoor performing arts festivals, other activities-pedal boats, fishing, cycling, ice skating)- 10 min car, 35 min train ride away
~CITI bike rentals- conveniently located right on our block- ride all around to discover NYC!
~find the artistic PRATT institute as well as a slue of yummy restaurants (countless options of cuisines) on myrtle, dekalb, and fulton street- all within short distance
~Surrounding neighborhoods- fort greene, bed-stuy, Williamsburg, DUMBO, Brooklyn heights, prospect heights

TRANSPORTATION and other BONUSES:
~4 min walk from G train (connects to A, C, L, F, R, etc)
~9 min walk from C train and shuttle train
~B52 bus around the corner
~15 min train ride to lower manhattan
~Laundromat across the street
~delis located around the corner
~convenience store (where you can find all your toiletries or forgotten items) located 1.5 blocks away
~Parking is a breeze-almost always find park on same block or around corner

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $25 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $494 /week
Monthly Price: $1800 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $15
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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  • We enjoyed our stay with Sharon... It made our trip to NY much more easier to manage being first time AirBnB users.
    Her apartment is well located near public transport with easy access to Manhattan.
    The neighborhood was okay with 2min walk to laundromat / grocery store and take out stores (pizza / chinese etc.. ).

    The apartment itself was well furnished and had everything you needed for a comfortable stay.

    We would recommend Sharon to anyone travelling to NY who does not want the noise and chaos Manhattan provides. We loved our stay.

    Thanks Sharon :)

    July 2014
  • Great stay at Sharon's! Her mom was really helpful with coordinating keys and Sharon is very friendly. The place is conveniently located and really very spacious for NYC. Since it's a basement there's no outside light, which makes it really easy to sleep at night, you don't hear any street noise or anything.

    June 2014
  • My wife and I really appreciated staying at Sharon's place. Her place was very clean and safe, and she was a great hostess. Very friendly and excellent communication. We would highly recommend staying with her.

    June 2014
  • Very cosy and practical room, everything is clean and as per the description, and moreover Sharon is very welcoming — Had a very nice stay, thanks Sharon !

    June 2014
  • sharon was helpful and friendly, lovely room and neibourhood, would stay again.

    June 2014
  • My best friend and I stayed with Sharon for one month. This was my first AirBnb experience and I was very sceptical of the entire process. However, Sharon made it easy from the moment I enquired with a list of questions all the way through to our stay.

    Sharron was a fantastic host. She had a beautiful room set out downstairs with a double bed and separate toilet. This room was incredibly spacious with a double robe and plenty of hanging space. Just a quick note, there is no window so you won't have any natural light or air however there was an air purifier and air conditioner installed. This wasn't such a bother, only that we at times would slept late as there was no natural light to wake us up - this could be a personal thing but worth a quick mention.

    Sharon was very warm and welcoming from the moment we arrived. Her mum is an angel and was also a frequent visitor during our stay - She would often wash our sheets/towels and redo the room while we were out which was a pleasant surprise to come home to after a big day in be city.

    I must admit of first arriving I was very sceptical of the area and a little taken a back. However, after only a few days I was settled in and was comfortable enough to venture a few blocks around the neighbourhood. The location is in Bed Sty and about a five minute walk to the closest subway. You will need to take two subways if you want to travel into Manhattan and takes around 40mins depending on the train schedule - this isn't a complicated trip though same platform for both trains.

    Sharon was very clean and her apartment was well kept. She often worked late so sometimes we missed her during the day but she was still so helpful and always contactable by mobile phone. She was very accommodating of our needs and even had a blow up single bed for a third guest for one week.

    If you are looking for a room with space and a home feeling this is your place. Having full use of the kitchen, bathroom and Netflix was a cherry on top. Thankyou to Sharon and her mum for looking after us and making our month stay easy and comfortable. I would highly recommend Sharon to any AirBnb guests.

    June 2014
    Sharon
    Response from Sharon:

    You're very welcome Chelsea! You and Danni were both super special to me because you stayed the longest any other of my airbnb guests have, which was nice because we got the chance to bond a bit. I wish you girls safe journeys and hopefully a quick return to NY :-)

    June 2014
  • This is a fantastic room and looks exactly like the picture. It is also great to have a private half bathroom. Of course there is full access to full bathroom and kitchen (shared with host Sharon). Everything is sparkling clean. Sharon is just a great, fun, vibrant and a wonderful host. She is very easy to communicate with and always answers any questions you may have. Her mom is equally nice and sometimes checks guests in when Sharon is not available. If you have trouble with knees or hips or walking related it is good to realize that there is 1 flight of stairs up to the apartment and two flights of stairs down to the room. It was an overall great experience.

    May 2014
  • Estuvimos una semana en lo de Sharon y fue todo positivo! Era nuestra primera experiencia alquilando departamentos y fue grandiosa! Sharon es muy agradable, hizo todo lo posible por hacernos sentir como en casa. El departamento es aun mas espacioso que lo que se ve en las fotos, la limpieza y el confort excelentes. El vecindario es tranquilo y seguro incluso para volver de noche. En la esquina hay una lavandería y un lugar de comida china rico y económico para cenar en casa. Es el lugar ideal para vivir como un newyorquino. El subte esta a unas cuadras, y en 20 minutos llegas a Manhattan. Y si optas por pasear por Brooklyn, está a solo 10 minutos del puente.Definitivamente, fue una gran elección alquilar en lo de Sharon, de volver a NYC sin duda volvería a su casa!

    April 2014
  • My two daughters and I had a wonderful 6-day stay with Sharon Oliver in her Chic Brooklyn Duplex. Sharon's kind hospitality, prompt replies in our communication and attention to our needs welcomed us and left us feeling as if we were staying with a kind friend. The room provided for us was clean, beautiful, roomy, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Sharon was professional and attentive. We truly enjoyed and appreciated our accommodations that Sharon provided for us through airbnb!

    April 2014
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    April 2014
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Universidad de La Habana, Stony Brook University
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New York Presbyterian Hospital
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Hey there Air BnB fam. So excited to meet you and hear all about what brings you to NYC. My goal is to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and show you why you should love NYC as much as I do! As for me, so we don't feel like total strangers upon 1st meet, here's a little of my world: I work as a registered nurse at one if NYC's top rated hospitals. For fun, I explore the different arenas of dance, SALSA being my #1 addiction at the moment. I have performed at different showcases, and traveled abroad to Cuba to study Afro-cuban styles. I love cultural exchanges, anything have to do with the arts, freedom of expression, free thinking, and women empowerment. Avid traveler- have traveled to Spain, Israel, Ghana, Peru,PR, DR twice, Cuba twice (1st time for college, 2nd dance program)....much more to hit on the buckletlist (Brazil and thailand #1). 5 things I can't live without are seafood, dance, knowledge/books, my mom (more of a bestie than a parent) and friends. 2 life mottos I live by: ~ Your growth is limitless, forever seek knowledge never stop learning! ~Love without depending, Speak without offending, Listen without defending, Live without pretending.
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