Sanctuary 1890 Apartment


Entire guest suite hosted by Don And Margaret

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
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This apartment is the original third floor servants quarters for our 1890 Victorian home. It features original beadboard walls and ceilings in the majority of the space, an enlarged bathroom with the original clawfoot bathtub (with shower), transom windows above two doorways, a new galley kitchen, comfortable chairs and sofa. Everyone is welcome to find sanctuary here!

The space
The kitchen is well-supplied for basic cooking and baking needs, with a full-size refrigerator, oven, electric stove and microwave. Eclectic artwork and antique and modern furniture adorn the space. The original woodwork and hardwood floors create a warm and comfortable place of respite. Access to the third floor is by staircase only, at the rear of our home.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed
Common space
1 single bed, 1 couch, 1 air mattress

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Security cameras on property

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 120 reviews


Where you’ll be

Elmira, New York, United States

Our home is in the Near Westside Historic District of Elmira, and is on the National Historic Register. It is a very walkable neighborhood, with restaurants, taverns, grocery, pharmacies and entertainment venues in walking distance. Acupuncture, massage, and hydrotherapy services are available directly across the street at Live Well Upstate. Yoga, Tai Chi and similar activities are also available in the neighborhood. The Chemung River is two blocks away for canoeing, kayaking or fishing.

Hosted by Don And Margaret

  1. Joined in March 2018
  • 212 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

We live on the main two floors of the home, so are usually accessible when needed. We will also respect the privacy of our guests.

Don And Margaret is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No pets

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy