About This Listing
Completely private 1 bedroom with its own entrance and garden access. It has old world charm with original details and modern amenities including a flat screen flat satellite-TV, wireless internet, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Tastefully appointed ground level in our 1890’s Brownstone. This one bedroom is completely private with its own entrance and garden access. It has old world charm with its original details such as wainscoting, ornamental fireplaces, exposed brick, and hardwood floors. Modern amenities include a flat screen satellite-TV, wireless internet, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
The large bedroom has a full sized bed and sleeps two while the modular sofas provide comfortable additional sleeping. An open plan living-room/dining area has full access to the backyard as well as 2 large couches that can be re-purposed as twin beds if need be. The kitchen is equipped with a convection oven, microwave, cookware, dishware and cutlery. The bright, clean bathroom has a full sized shower/bathtub combination and is fully stocked with towels.
Our home is located along the NYC Marathon route, just steps away from Pratt Institute, on a tree lined block in the historic neighborhood of Clinton Hill. Cozy eateries, farmer and flea markets, shops and boutiques abound. We are a short walk from Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Barclay Center and several of Brooklyn's most historical churches. The Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade are a short train, bus, or even bike ride away. Clinton Hill is uniquely central to many of Brooklyn’s other trendy neighborhoods. Subway and buses stations are less than 2 blocks from the house and it's less than a 30 minute ride into Manhattan.
If you are interested in less than 3 nights and there are immediate openings on my calendar, please feel free to make an inquiry. Do not hesitate to contact me with any other questions or concerns.
No drugs, no smoking indoors, no excessive noise or excessive drinking. Slippers or socks preferred.
Possessions and the apartment in its entirety must be left in relatively the same manner as upon guest arrival without excessive mess or any smoking inside apartment..
Damage or removal of furniture, or any possessions in the apartment will result in the lost of part or all of the Security Deposit.
This is my second time visiting NY and this time I decided to bring my parents. This was there first time doing Airbnb and they loved it! It was cheaper then a hotel and made them feel like a local. Shirley lives in a cute brownstone which looks exactly like the pictures presented online. The place can fit 4 people. Shirley lives upstairs which was convenient if we needed her for anything. The location is perfect! It is near a grocery store that is 24 hours, local eateries and the metro is a block away. Our train arrived early and as soon as Shirley was done cleaning from a previous customer she contacted me to check earlier. We really appreciated that especially after traveling all day. I will say that this place is the cleanest I have yet to stay in using Airbnb. The cleaning deposit was definitely worth it! I would recommend this location to anyone and stay here again upon my next visit to NY.
Wonderful place to stay !!!!
* Good area very peaceful with lot's of shops and restaurant.
* The apartment is very clean and beautiful.
* Shirley is very reactif and professional.
You can trust and stay at Shirley house with no problems.
Schon im Vorfeld war die Korrespondenz mit Shirley ganz wunderbar, sie reagierte auf unsere Anfragen jeweils innerhalb weniger Stunden. So gab sie uns u.a. eine genaue Beschreibung, wie wir vom J.F.K. Airport mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln am besten ihr Quartier erreichen, incl. Bahnsteigbeschreibung, Fahrpreis und Reisedauer. Alle Angaben stimmten exakt.
Die Wohnungsübergabe war für 15 Uhr vorgesehen, doch schon um 14 Uhr erreichte uns eine Nachricht, daß alles bereit wäre und sie uns erwartete.
Die Wohnung selbst ist ganz wunderbar, entspricht vollkommen den Photos.
Einziger Nachteil: Wer es gerne sehr hell mag, ist mit diesem Quartier nicht gut beraten, es ist eben eine Kellerwohnung und damit doch recht dunkel.
Da wir aber die ganze Woche über jeden Tag bis in die Abendstunden unterwegs waren, fiel das überhaupt nicht ins Gewicht.
Großer Vorteil: Für Raucher steht der kleine Garten hinter dem Haus zur Verfügung!
Nach dem Auschecken (11 Uhr) durften wir unser Gepäck bei Shirley unterbringen (da unser Rückflug erst abends startete), so konnten wir den ganzen Tag unbelastet in New York herumwandern.
Die Gegend ist ruhig und angenehm, Einkaufsmöglichkeiten vor der Türe, einzig der nächste Liquor-Store (zum Wein-einkauf) befindet sich 2 Underground Stationen entfernt (15 Gehminuten).
Auch Shirleys Mann, Liam, ist äußerst sympathisch und kommunikativ, kümmerte sich ebenfalls um unser Wohlergehen und war für einen Schwatz im Garten jederzeit bereit. Bei unserem nächsten New York Aufenthalt werden wir dieses Appartement sicher wieder buchen.
We had a lovely stay. The apartment was spotlessly clean and there were resources available with local recommendations, directions and other helpful details. Shirley was an excellent host!
One thing to note, however, is the apartment's proximity to the subway. While it is very convenient in terms of transport, it is quite loud. We were surprised to find that we heard the subway pass under the adjacent street regularly. For us it wasn't a huge deal but it is worth considering if you are a light sleeper.
We traveled in USA for three weeks and without any doubt our week in Shirley's apartment was the best of all the places we stayed at. Shirley's hospitality was very welcoming. The apartment was fully equipped and very quaint and clean, just like the description on Airbnb. Shirley was more than happy to assist with any questions we had regarding NYC and anything else. One of us got sick and Shirley even helped us book a doctors appointment and a taxi to get us there.
It is ideally located and every attraction we wanted to go to was just a couple of subway stops away. The subway station is literally a 2 minute walk from the apartment. The neighborhood was very safe, we felt comfortable to walk home late at night.
There is a lovely little grocery store across the road where we bought fresh meat and veges to prepare homemade meals in the fully equipped kitchen.
We had a very pleasant and comfortable stay in this apartment and would easily recommend it.
Eine sehr schöne, gut gelegene und mit viel Geschmack gestaltete Wohnung. Sehr gut ausgestattet (insbesondere die Küche), sehr gepflegte Wohnung mit Garten. Subway ist sehr nah. Es war ein sehr angenehmer und schöner Aufenthalt. Herzlichen Dank für alles, war völlig unkompliziert und nett.
El apartamento de Shirley ha sido nuestra mejor eleccion en NYC.
Super euipado, con todo lo que necesitamos para una gran estadia.
Ella fue muy amable en dejarnos hacer el check in antes de lo estipulado.
Muy comodo para moverse, ya que el subterraneo esta a pocas cuadras, en 30 minutos estabamos en pleno Manhattan.
El barrio es muy tranquilo con todo lo que uno necesita cerca. Un supermercado en la esquina, muchas cafeteria, y muy seguro por la noche.
No tengo mas que palabras de agradecimiento para ella, y sin dudas volveria a su casa.
Lo recomiendo para todos aquellos que le guste la tranquilidad.
Gracias Shirley por todo.
About the Host, Shirley
I am a nutritionist and my husband is a graphic artist, 3D illustrator. Together we are an easygoing, ever growing couple who've been together for over 25 years. We have two children and are passionate about art, music, food, traveling and expanding our horizons. We look forward to sharing our home and making everyone feel welcomed.
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