Bright Modern Charming Housebarge

Boat - Entire home/apt · Knapp St, Brooklyn, NY 11235, United States
Angus And Lisa
Your host, Angus And Lisa
72 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Fully insulated and heated for winter! A/C for summer.

Unique houseboat with all the ammenities...

Wireless internet/TV with large screen TV in bedroom.

Safe environment. There are lots of neighbors and the owner also stays on the dock in another houseboat.

There is one full size bed in main cabin for guests who are comfortable bunking together. The furnishing of the front cabin is setup to suit the average guest mixture. In summer its a family with 2 small children, or, two adults who want more bed space each, or, two couples. To accommodate this mix we furnish with a four seater breakfast nook that folds down to a "Standard" width bed plus a round table that has seating for 4. For long staying single guests or a couple who on occasion my have a sleep over guest, we furnish with a small square table and 2 chairs and a futon type bunk (As shown in the photos)

This is a great neighborhood to relax in after the hubbub of the city!

Its relatively quiet (compared to other neighborhoods) with great ethnic food and shops nearby.

Get a great nights sleep then you're ready for the city again!

Close to Coney Island/Brighton Beach/Sheepshead Bay

Check out the guidebook on this airbnb page for my favorite restaurants and places of interest in the neighborhood!

We have another boat on airbnb so try our other listing if this listing has no space. Check out the link on the side under "my other listings" ! or if you can't see copy and paste

I also have a Pinterest page whose address Ill send you.

We have sheet and towels so no need to bring any.

There is no engine on the (email hidden)'s just for living.

Standard boat sized bathroom with fully functional shower (see picture)

Approximately 35 mins from downtown Manhattan:

We offer a free car service to and from the Sheepshead Bay subway station between 8am -11 pm

Travel Details:
For travel to midtown Manhattan, catch B (express) or Q (local) subway train at Sheepshead Bay Station, either 15 min by foot or B4 bus during rush hour..

For city's east or west side catch the 2, 4 and 5 lines
accessible via the B44 bus outside the door

If you have a car there is ample free parking.

There is a movie complex including Imax theatre, Dunkin Donuts, Subway, Pizzaria, Cold Stone, Jordan's Lobster, TGI Friday's and 24 hour deli on the corner with prepared foods.

Access to the marina property is only via a locked security gate and a security guard stays in the marina.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $535 /week
Monthly Price: $2330 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $21
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • It was wonderful, far exceeding my expectations.

    June 2014
  • Lisa and Angus were amazing hosts . They made my time on the boat a pleasure. .Angus is very helpful and has a great knowledge of the area. Picked me up from the station when I could not find my way. Lisa was a star she made booking very easy and stress free and on top of that kindly took my uncle and myself on a day out to remember we had a great time lisa we thankyou.. the area and boat were very nice in a great neighbourhood..cinemas and great lobster restaurants a 2 min walk from the boat ..also the small community on the marina were so welcoming we drank we ate and shot the short if you want a place too stay and people to remember you can't go wrong booking the barge...This one is a must and you will want to go back for sure

    June 2014
  • Жильё оказалось примерно таким, как и ожидалось, может только немного тесновато для семьи из 4х человек, но в целом нас всё устроило. Кровати удобные. Лиза и Ангус предоставили всё необходимое! Они были очень приветливы и внимательны. Мы почти не говорим на английском, но с хозяевами лодки-дома легко находили общий язык. До пляжа 5мин пешком! Богатый животный мир: утки, лебеди, цапли! Особенно понравились меченосцы. Возможна рыбалка. Много кафешек рядом на любой вкус- нам очень понравились лобстеры! Уголок спокойствия, уюта и экзотики в 20км от Манхеттена. Уезжать не хотелось. Спасибо Лиза и Ангус! Будем советовать пребывание у вас всем нашим друзьям и знакомым!

    June 2014
  • Very good and interesting experience.Angus is wonderful! I recommend this listing highly.I will stay there again.

    May 2014
  • Hi, very nice and welcoming hosts ! Great stay !

    May 2014
  • We really enjoyed our stay at the Boathouse. We had the cabin set-up with three beds and found that we really had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. The patio on the roof is quite enjoyable. Angus was a great host: pleasant, available and helpful. Would recommend this place for a short stay in Brooklyn.

    May 2014
  • My wife and I stayed on this houseboat for three nights on a road trip from Chicago. It is well appointed and perfect for a couple's getaway and a good base for New York. The houseboat has the essentials like linens, towels, dishes and silverware, as well as some staples such as salt, pepper, sugar, coffee, tea and whatever is left by the travelers before you that might be of use. With a back and front deck as well as a top deck it is a unique experience to sit out there unlike any hotel in the city. We saw jellyfish out the back and just found it so interesting to stay there. We found plenty to do in Brooklyn and you can easily get throughout the boroughs via public transit. There are many restaurants around, of all types, as well as a theater nearby. Angus was friendly with lots of tips of what to do, knows the area well, and offered rides to the train station to skip walking or taking the bus. As a host, I imagine he would do just about anything for anyone to make them happy, which is important in a vacation rental. If/when we come back to New York, we would definitely consider staying here again as well as recommend it to friends that are visiting the area.

    May 2014
  • Ich kann nur sagen das Agnes und Lisa uns ein neues zu Hause in NYC geschenkt haben ! Der Umgang war herzlich und die beiden haben uns an ihrer Welt teil haben lassen ! Agnes hat uns jeden Tag zur Subway hin und wieder zurückgefahren (immer ) mit einem Lächeln und einem netten Wort ! Das Hausboot war sehr gemütlich sauber und einladend ! Da wir so gutes Wetter hatten konnten wir jeden Vorteil des auf dem Wasser wohnen genießen! Es gibt keine Verbesserung und wir werden wieder kommen !! Vielen dank für die schöne Zeit für die vielen neuen Bekanntschaften und tollen Gespräche ! Andy und Janina

    May 2014
  • I stayed the weekend on this houseboat and had a great time. The boat was spacious and clean with everything I needed. It was a cold weekend, and the heat on the boat was more than adequate. I also slept amazing on the boat. It was very quiet and the gentle rocking put my right to sleep.

    Lisa and Angus were wonderful hosts. They provided rides to the subway station and even dropped me off in Coney Island and also provided me history and information about the area which was a nice added bonus. I would recommend this to anyone looking to stay outside of the city, but still have quick access to Brooklyn and the city.

    April 2014
  • We had a very pleasent stay! Angus and Lisa were super friendly and helpfull. The boat was very nice and so was the neighbours. The surroundings were quiet and over all it was a very peaceful area

    April 2014
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Angus is a retired engineer from South Africa. Lisa studied science at the University at Buffalo. She works as a teacher and loves to be an air bnb host! They both like to sail and fly and meet new people.
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