About this listing
This is a bright and spacious room on the top floor of a beautiful brownstone on a tree-lined residential block in Park Slope. It is in the heart of Brooklyn's cultural center and yet only a short subway ride to Manhattan. The best of both worlds.
This is a quiet room with private bath that overlooks a huge backyard. Windows on two sides make it especially light and airy. The room is large (13'x16') and has a full bed, ample work space, a comfortable upholstered chair and lots of closet space. It has a mini-fridge, teapot,coffeemaker and microwave. The room is listed for double occupancy, but it is adjacent to another, smaller room that can accommodate another guest for an additional $35/night. (See Room #2.) Ideal for a small family or close friends. (Altogether, there are four bedrooms on this unoccupied floor. Use of the other rooms may be negotiated for a larger group or family.) We book only one guest or group at a time, so you will have the entire floor and private bath to yourselves.
The top floor is the guest floor. It is very private and roomy. Once you're upstairs, no one else passes through. And to get there, you don't have to pass through anyone else's living space. (The top floor is two flights up, not too bad, but it may not be ideal for people with knee problems.)
Interaction with Guests
I live in the house (on the 2nd and 3rd floor)
and will be available with help or suggestions if needed.
Park Slope is a low-key, easy-walking, bike-friendly neighborhood, one of New York's famous "most livable." It's a short 5-10 minute walk to some of Brooklyn's greatest attractions, among them: Prospect Park, The Brooklyn Museum, The Botanic Gardens, The Barclay Center and The Brooklyn Academy of Music. It's got great shopping, bars, restaurants and music and comedy venues. And trees!
The Q, B, N, R, 2/3 and 4/5 trains are all within a 5 minute walk. There's street parking if you have a car and bike rentals within a few blocks.
Sorry, there's no smoking in or on the property. And since we've got some pets of our own, we can't take on any more.
If you're planning on having a guest, please let me know.
Deborah and Billy Jean (the cutest dog ever) were really warm welcoming to me and my family. The house is absolutely beautiful, full of light and decorated very in a very eclectic and tasteful style. We had the whole upper floor to ourselves and it was impeccable. There were all sorts of amenities available to us, including tea and coffee as well as a hairdryer, shampoo and other assorted toiletries if we needed them. Beds were super comfy and main room included a big desk and numerous excellent books on the history, sights and architecture of Brooklyn. Location couldn't be better, seconds away from Park Slope eateries and shops. The best! -would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Deborah and her Brooklyn brownstone are nothing short of fabulous. Just wonderful! Deborah's authentic hospitality and the lovely comfort of her home are an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of NYC. We will definitely return. Thank you Deborah!
It was our first experience with AIRBNB and it was a great one. The house is lovely and feels like a home away from home.
Our host Deborah was very friendly and gave great tips about the neighborhood restaurants, transportation and shops.
We had a great stay.
A great stay at Deborah's: very nice and very charming house, cozy and very clean room with view over the beautiful garden, very nice area close both to center and parks, and last but not least Deborah's friendly attitude and sense for all the small details makes your stay a pure pleasure. Also ideal spot for exploring Brooklyn!
Deborah war eine sehr gute und sehr nette Gastgeberin. Die Zimmer und das Bad waren sehr sauber.
Wir haben uns gleich willkommen und wohl gefühlt. Es waren wirklich tolle Tage!
Kerry & Susan from Australia had the best time ever with our host, Deborah. She made us feel most welcome as did her extremely well-trained dog Billie Jean who never intruded. Everything was clean,comfortable and as described.Two lovely spacious rooms, larger & smaller bedrooms, shared bathroom & kitchenette. Our requests were swiftly & graciously met. Deborah's fabulous taste in décor was so colourful with pieces, fabrics & art works put together with creative flair. Local travel(subway),Brooklyn maps, shopping, eaterie advice had only to be requested. Such a delight _ Deborah's wonderful garden,small trees shrubs flowers&vegetables. Plus a chicken coop for3 hens & 2 beehives.This Brownstone requires a sufficient level of fitness to climb 3 flights of steps - Deborah had whisked my medium older heavier case up those stairs before I knew. We stayed 9 nights. Recommend you stay as long as time permits.
About the Host, Deborah
I have lived in Brooklyn, NY for 30 years and have three grown children. I am a retired public gardener and an avid urban farmer. (We have a beehive, vegetable beds, fruit trees and three chickens!) I teach adult literacy at the Brooklyn Central Library. I love to travel -- most recently to SE Asia and Oaxaca, Mexico -- but am always happy to come home to New York's best borough -- Brooklyn.