Hi, thanks for checking out our place! We go back and forth between Brooklyn and Santa Fe, New Mexico for work and rent out our Brooklyn apartment while we are away. Please contact me (Marisa) with any questions--I am happy to offer tips, suggestions and ideas to help you enjoy your stay in Brooklyn!
Our 2 bedroom apartment is located on the first floor of a recently renovated, century-old brick townhouse. It has wood floors throughout, exposed brick, original tin ceilings, tub/shower in bathroom, kitchen alcove, living room and two bedrooms (the second bedroom is quite small but can accommodate a pullout sofabed for two people).
In addition, we have a lovely private backyard, and street parking if you are traveling by car.
Located between the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Fort Greene, you are a 10 minute walk from either neighborhood with lots of shops and restaurants. Across the street is Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn's first park. It was recently renovated and features an open area with lots of trees and benches directly across from the apartment, sports fields on the far side of the park, and a free public lap pool open all summer long.
The closest subways are a 15 minute walk to either the Q (email hidden), or the F at York--each only 1 stop from Manhattan.
The rate quoted is for 2 guests, each additional guest is $10 per night and there is a cleaning fee of $100.
In addition, a security deposit of $200 is required and will be refunded once the cleaning person inspects the apartment.
No smoking inside apartment, only in backyard.
Use of finished basement is not included in rental.
No heavy drinking or drug use.
No loud music please.
My husband and I stayed at Marisa and Colin's place for one month while we were looking for a rental apartment in the city. Their home has a lot of character, is cozy and has everything you need to make you feel comfortable.
Unfortunately, we were not able to use its gorgeous backyard because of the tough winter in New York this year. It's worth it to spend some time there for sure!
Marisa is the perfect host. The heating system had a small breakdown and her responsiveness was amazing. She even bought extra heaters and made someone to bring them while the issue was fixed. She was permanently reachable, which it gives you confidence.
Moreover, she is very friendly, always ready to offer you an useful recommendation about the city from the distance. She really cares about their guests and our whole experience was great.
The townhouse is located close to Downtown Brooklyn and Dumbo, only two train stops away from Union Square. However, the distance to the nearest train station is 15 minutes walking. If you don't mind to walk a little bit or take a cab at night, it is simply perfect!
Marisa was a great host even from states away! The house was perfect! Very clean and great location. Marisa provided my husband and I with lots of helpful info as to how to get around and local places eat! She was also flexible with check out times.
Marisa and Colin are such wonderful hosts. They made me feel like I am returning my own home. Their description to their house are totally accurate. The home has decorated with antique furnitures that made the place very cozy and comfortable to stay. And it makes their guests will at home. The neighborhood is suitable to me. It was quiet and private.
In all, I had such a nice stay at this place. I would love and looking forward to return to this place again and again in the future...
Thank you, Marisa and Colin. You should be considered one of the best hosts at Airbnb!
Marisa's apartment in Brooklyn was home away from home for us during our family holiday trip to NYC! Cozy, warm, stylish, clean, organized and accomodating. Marisa was friendly, prompt and extremely helpful with emails/information/questions. Instructions to follow are detailed and a must to follow. We would definitely stay there again.
Great place with lots of nice small details, fully equipped kitchen, very clean and organized. Instructions are very detailed and cover all needs. Location is just 10 minutes walk from subway station.
Vi følte oss veldig velkomne i leiligheten til Marisa og Colin. Marisa svarte raskt på spørsmål i forkant, og ga oss mange tips og råd til oppholdet i storbyen og til kollektivtransport i området, men også gode instrukser i forhold til leiligheten generelt. Leiligheten var ren og ryddig, den hadde alt vi trengte for et opphold på 1 uke. Senga var nydelig å sove i! På grunn av en vond fot ble det litt langt å gå til t-banen. Vi tok mye taxi, og vi dro aldri hjem om ettermiddagen før middag, da vi ville ha kastet bort mye tid på reising. Vi fulgte også Marisa's råd om å ta taxi fra t-bane til leiligheten på kvelden grunnet sikkerhet, men det er mye synlig politi i gatene som gjør at strekningen oppleves noe tryggere.
Vi er veldig fornøyd med vårt opphold hos Marisa og Colin, og vil anbefale andre å bo her, men også i Brooklyn generelt for en mer autentisk opplevelse av New York!
Vennlig hilsen Kyrre og Elise Olavsrud
Marisa's apartment was great and had everything that we needed. Marisa was also very quick to respond to any queries we had. Thanks for everything!