About this listing
The House & Its Location:
Our house is located at the intersection of the Historic Districts of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill, in vibrant, artistic, and diverse Brooklyn, famous for its history and architecture. Our charming rooms are located on the fourth floor of our 19th century Victorian home with all its original detail. A lovely accommodation, it features two comfortable, spacious, furnished private rooms -- one of which is listed here. (If you wish to book the two rooms at once, please find "Charming Rooms in Victorian Home" on Airbnb.)
Each room has a full-sized bed, dresser, bedside tables, large closet, original detail, and abundant light. Fresh towels and bed linens will welcome you. The bath and kitchenette (microwave oven, refrigerator, coffeemaker, and dishware), located on the same floor, are shared with guests from the other room.
A quick subway ride will put you in downtown or midtown Manhattan in fifteen-to-thirty minutes. We are only a twenty-minute walk to Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanic Garden, the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, the trendy Park Slope neighborhood, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music; and less than two miles away from downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights. We are also close to Fort Greene and Williamsburg, and a few blocks away from the Pratt Institute and St Joseph's College. We are easily accessible to either the JFK or LaGuardia airports. The G, A, and C subway lines, and a number of local buses are readily available. Restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, and the Atlantic Terminal Mall are also nearby.
Free Wi-fi. Breakfast is not provided, though you are welcome to use the kitchenette to fix something yourself. Also, given the age and size of our house, corridors and bathrooms can be drafty during the winter months. Close the door to your room, however, and you can create as toasty of an environment as you wish, using the energy-efficient space heaters provided. One other thing: This is a no-shoe house. We leave our shoes at the entrance. So, especially in the winter, you may want to bring a nice pair of slippers or thick socks. There is AC available during summer months. Last but not least: Laundry service (wash, dry, and fold) is available for $15 per load. Just ask. :-)
Update: We have a friendly cat at home.
No smoking. No pets. Rooms on top floor of a family-owned Victorian house. Please be considerate. You are asked to kindly take off your shoes and leave them at the entrance. We also ask all our guests to be reasonable in the use of water and energy. Unplug all appliances when not at home. No open flames, such as candles.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
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Here's Mary with her son, Erik. Mary lives in the house with her son and her son's father, Julio. In addition, there are both short and longer-term guests that stay periodically. YOU could be one of our guests!