Park Slope Tree Top Quiet Apartment

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Prospect Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217, United States

The Space

This is our newest listing!
One bedroom apartment on 3rd floor of an historic Brooklyn Brownstone home.

*Please see our other 170 positive reviews for the same property.

At this time we cannot accommodate children under the age of 12 or pets.

Two flights of stairs up from the front door. There is no elevator.

Apartment includes a bedroom with Queen sized bed which has a memory foam mattress and air conditioner, bathroom with tub/shower, toilet, sink, full kitchen with toaster, coffee maker, cook stove, refrigerator, living room with ceiling fan and wood rafted ceiling, open faced brick wall.

Living room is a large, comfortable and spacious room with bright sunlight in the afternoon.

Cozy bedroom is in the back of the house overlooking the garden tree tops and lots of birds.

Living room has a new fold out couch which converts into a comfortable twin size bed.
Inflatable beds of all sizes are also available should you have more than 3 people in your party.

Apartment decor is a mix of New England antiques and modern...the emphasis is on comfort and relaxation.

Park Slope is a thriving, friendly neighborhood which boasts many cafes, restaurants, boutiques and bars steps from the house.
Other points of interest include the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and Prospect Park.

This apartment is well suited for a single traveler, a couple, corporate weekly, monthly, relocation, responsible students including medical residencies and internships.

At this time we are unable to accommodate children under the age of 12 years.

Please note: there is no smoking on the property which includes the front stoop and sidewalk. To accommodate our comfort and the comfort of other guests and maintain a respectful relationship with our next door neighbors we have to insist that there is no smoking on the property which includes the front of the house and sidewalk.
You are most welcome if you are a smoker, just no smoking on the property.

Close distance into Manhattan in 15 minutes by subway (2/3, Q B, 4/5, N, R, D).

We are 3 blocks away from 8 different subway lines servicing all areas of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

We are a 25 minute taxi ride from JFK airport.

Street parking is available and free, no special requirement to park on our street. It is not difficult to find a parking spot on our street.

Queen size real bed, soft cotton sheets, down duvet.
This bedroom comes with an air conditioner and a closet.
The bedroom is a large room about 15' x 12'.

We are steps from the main commercial street which is full of cafes, boutiques, grocery stores which is about 30 blocks in length.

Park Slope is a pretty, vibrant and friendly neighborhood.

Near to us walking distance:
*The Brooklyn Heights Promenade - 20 minute walk or subway. Featured in many Hollywood movies...overlooking downtown Manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge...quite a site at night!
*The Brooklyn Flea Market - 10 minute walk (every weekend; vintage, craft, great food, cool and trendy!)
*Prospect Park - 6 blocks away - 5 k around with pathways within
*Brooklyn Botanic Gardens - 15 minute walk
*Brooklyn Museum - recently renovated - next to Botanic Garden 15 minute walk
*Gorilla Cafe - one block away with wifi and great espresso coffee.
*Brooklyn Academy of Music - 10 minutes (films, opera, theatre, Jazz)
*Cobble Hill - 15 minute walk - lots of cafes, boutiques, bars and stores.
*Brooklyn Heights - 20 minute walk where the famous view of Manhattan from the walking promenade seen in many movies.
*DUMBO - Many art galleries and artist studios located right between the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge, with a beautiful waterfront park
*Gowanus - 5 minutes, artist studios, industrial light manufacturing
*Bar Tabac - Frech Bistro
*Al Di La - Italian Resto
*Brooklyn Fish Camp - Seafood resto
*Barbes gig venue
*The Bell House gig venue and bar
*Union Hall gig venue, resto, bar, indoor bocce ball
*Multiple yoga studios nearby
*Bike rentals one block away

And if all the above was not enough, we have several well known celebrities that have taken up residence as close as a block away so, don't be surprised to find yourself standing next to one of them at the cafe...even famous people prefer to get their coffee at the local café!

Come relax in Brooklyn and go into Manhattan in 15 minutes by subway (2/3, Q B, 4/5, N, R, D).
In case you are not aware, the NYC MTA subway/buses runs all night long so, you won't ever get stuck in the city or in Brooklyn!

The room can be rented for minimum 5 days or up to 30 days.

Go explore New York City, come home for a nap, come and go as you wish anytime, no need to be concerned with returning late at night.


* International Plug Converters
* Kitchen with all appliances
* Washer/Dryer one block away (or have them do your laundry - 65 cents per pound of clothing)
* WiFi
* Shampoo, conditioner, soap
* Towels
* Ironing Board and iron
* Hair dryer
* Market bag

I am able to provide lots of information about touristic things to do In NYC and also the more underground arty events in Brooklyn and Manhattan including many FREE nights to museums, outdoor productions and very inexpensive underground shows. I can show you how to get cheaper tickets for Broadway shows and Lincoln Center tickets...there are other options for ticket buying than the theater box office or online.

Also available are scenic Brooklyn/Manhattan waterfront bike ride suggestions, the side of NYC most visitors do not get to see. We have many bike lanes in Brooklyn and Manhattan and it is a great way to see sights where the subways do not go.
We have two bicycles available for guests.
This part of Brooklyn is very calm. We have tree lined one way streets which makes for pleasant walks.

We have a big beautiful park 5 blocks away which is 5k around on the bike path if you are up for a little exercise. Prospect Park is designed by the same landscape architects that built Central Park; Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead.
We usually have 2 of our bicycles available for use but, if they are out and about there are bike rentals one block away.

Multiple subway choices direct to Manhattan Q, 2/3, 4,5 N, R, B about 15 mins to lower Manhattan and 30 mins to Uptown Manhattan.

Pretty tree lined Brownstone street.

Private room is 15 feet x 12 feet.

Extra things we have for you in case you need it:
Yoga mat
Sun Hat
Winter Hat
Large Market Bag
Dental Floss
Sewing Kit
Laundry Soap
Bicycle rentals one block away

We look forward to meeting you!

Interaction with Guests

We consider our guests as "friends-of-friends" that were sent to us.
We give you all the privacy you would like, at the same time, I am always available to give you tips and better insight on Brooklyn/Manhattan to answer your questions or just have a coffee and a chat!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $40 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $1500 /week
Monthly Price: $5000 /month
Cleaning Fee: $50
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Really nice place, great location (especially when you visit an event at the Barclays Center) and super-friendly and accommodating host. Foodies should not miss the small but fantastic Italian "Convivium Osteria" around the corner.

    April 2014
  • Absolutely loved this apartment. The location couldn't have been better. Very close to a ton of train lines. The apartment was clean and spacious with a beautiful backyard Brooklyn view. Liz was a wonderful host and happy to answer any questions. I would stay with Liz again at any chance.

    November 2013
  • My husband and I stayed in Elizabeth's apartment for two weeks. The apartment itself was very well appointed, spacious and comfortable, very adequate for our needs. The neighborhood is lovely: Elizabeth's street is very quiet, (and the bedroom on the garden side of the building is ultra-quiet!); however, just one block away there are wonderful cafés and restaurants, as well as trendy shops. Public transportation facilities are outstanding and just a few blocks away.

    Elizabeth is very friendly, yet discreet, and went out of her way to leave information about New York, including her favorite, little-known but interesting, places to visit. There were all sorts of thoughtful touches, including tea, coffee, and even wine and snacks to comfort the traveling soul!

    All in all a wonderful experience which I highly recommend!

    November 2013
  • A lovely apartment in the heart of Brooklyn's northern Park Slope Neighborhood; location could not be beat and Liz is really helpful in all ways. The top apartment is decorated wonderfully - elegant and yet comfortable. She presented wine and pretzels upon arrival, what could be better; kitchen is outfitted well, and Liz is quick to fill in if anything's needed.

    October 2013
  • Elizabeth was so helpful especially when we had to add an extra night last minute. Everything was sorted super quickly and with no fuss. Would definitely recommend her apartment and will come back again if ever in NY.

    October 2013
  • Elizabeth was a great host - she had lots of recommendations for places to go in the neighborhood and was very responsive throughout our stay.

    The apartment itself is quite spacious, beautifully decorated, and in a great location. The "tree top" title is true - the bedroom windows look out to all green. It's very peaceful.

    Took off 1 star for spotty wifi, but otherwise a pleasant stay.

    October 2013
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Born and raised 4th generation New Yorker, artist, teacher, antique appraiser, vegetable grower, vintage bike rider. Lived in Northern California for a while then came back to NYC where I belong. I have traveled extensively throughout Europe many times with a special interest in France and French culture, I also spent a year in Africa building houses for Habitat for Humanity. I am currently studying to become an appraiser of fine and decorative arts and antiques. I know what it means to have a place to call home while you are away from yours!
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