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.
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.
I was visiting a first grandchild in the neighborhood, and staying at Deborah's was perfect. She was attentive and always easy to communicate with, the bedroom is comfortable, the house is well located and the gardens are beautiful. And chickens and bees!
This was the perfect place to stay for our trip to Brooklyn--plenty of space, clean, comfortable, private & a great location that's close to everything--restaurants, drug & grocery stores, subway, park. Deborah & her daughter Julia are helpful, thoughtful hosts. Enjoyed our stay in their lovely home.
dejligt stort værelset hvor Deborah fik os til at føle os varmt velkommen . Vi havde hele etagen for os selv og kunne komme og gå som det passede os . Meget sikkert kvarter hvor vi spiste mange af vores måltider på 5th gade . Tak fordi du gav os sådan en god oplevelse af NY og Brooklyn
We stayed at Deborah's for 8 nights. Overall we enjoyed the stay very much. The rooms were nice and spacious, and the house and yard were very charming! The area around the house was peaceful and quiet. The subway was close (approx. 5 min.) and it took little less than half an hour to reach Times Square.
Deborah was a great hostess, very friendly and helpful. And so was her dog (well, less helpful but just as friendly :) ).
We would warmly recommend staying at Deborah's.
I stayed at Deborah's beautiful house in Brooklyn for a week with my daughter. It was great to have so much space and privacy. I had the larger room and it was very comfortable. There was a selection of very helpful maps and other information in the room as well as some interesting books about the area. My daughter stayed in one of the other bedrooms and was also very comfortable. The light does come into the rooms early in the morning so if you are a light sleeper you might want to bring an eye mask. It was fine for us as we wanted to be up and about early anyway.
Deborah was very kind, thoughtful and helpful but also very unobtrusive. I would certainly reccommend this as a place to stay in Broooklyn, it is an easy walk to the subway, Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum and Botanic Gardens and there are lots of places to eat and shop nearby.
Ma fille et moi avons séjourné trois jours chez Deborah et nous avons adoré l'endroit. Très jolie maison de caractère, belle cour arrière. Le quartier est magnifique et tranquille. Plein de cafés et restos à proximité. Nous recommandons l'endroit sans hésiter.
My daughter and I stayed three days at Deborah and we adored the place. Very attractive house of character, beautiful backyard. The district is magnificent and quiet. Many cafes and restaurants nearby. We recommend the place without hesitating.
We stayed with Deborah for over 2 weeks, who was the perfect host. The room was exactly as described & very comfortable with everything you would need. Very convenient to shops & subway. A great area to explore. Loved our visits from Billie Jean (dog) & Moochy (cat). If we are ever back in New York we would definitely stay with Deborah again.
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.
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