Colvin Meadows - Left apartment

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Linden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, United States
Dorothy
Your host, Dorothy
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The Space

Colvin Meadows- small cozy, old charm apartments - duplex located in North Buffalo.
One block from the Hertel Ave. shopping district.

First floor - a living area, with cable HDTV TV and wi fi internet
-a small kitchen with full size refrigerator, stove,micro wave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, mixer, dishes, pots, pans,baking pans, and glasses for special occasions. Basic cupboard necessities- coffee, hot chocolate, sugar, tea and spices.
The small dinette opens onto the back deck. The deck is a great place to enjoy morning breakfast and coffee, late afternoon dinners at the patio table and chairs. A gas B Q available. Relax in the garden on the two person swing.

Second - upper floor- Two bedrooms and bath
You will sleep soundly on the very clean comfortable beds.
The large front bed room has a queen bed, clock radio, and small TV.
The smaller back bedroom has a single bed. (air mattress also available)
- linens, pillows, blankets and comforters are freshly laundered
- hall closet - full of extra bath towels and linens along with extras such as shampoo, conditioner, tooth paste.

I try to provide everything you need to make your stay special. Please let me know if you have special requests.

Free on site laundry - detergent and softener -in the private basement


-15 minute drive from the airport.
- 20 min by car to downtown Buffalo - 30 min by metro bus and train
- 30 min by car to Niagara Falls - 1hour by metro bus to Niagara Falls $55 one way taxi
- Walking distance to Delaware Park, Buffalo Zoo
- Less then a mile and half: Elmwood Ave. -art district - colleges - Buffalo State - Medialle - Canisius
-Route 198 expressway 2 miles / 5 minutes
-The Peace Bridge to Canada five minutes drive.
- Hertel and Delaware Avenues offer the best shopping areas in the city. Many choices for great restaurants, fast food options, one of the best bakeries in the area is just a block away. Hertel Ave. hosts local specialty shops and a variety of ethnic restaurants. Chain stores and restaurants in the area include Tim Horton coffee, Dunkin Donuts, Dennys, Kohl's, Marshalls, KMart and more.

A deck in the back overlooks a relaxing garden area with rabbits, birds and more. I love to sit in the back and relax waiting for the occasional train to pass by. It feels like being in a model railroad display when the train goes by. Make a pose and wave to the engineer. It is quiet with large trees and plenty of greenery and sky. Feels like country living in the city.
It is private and a great place to enjoy the gas grill in the summer.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $550 /week
Monthly Price: $1600 /month
Cleaning Fee: $35
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  • We didn't get to meet Dorothy, but she made the check-in process as easy as could be. The house was exactly as expected. Everything was nicely furnished -- coffee, soaps, linens -- everything to make you feel right at home :) If you're looking for value in the heart of Buffalo, I definitely recommend Dorothy's place.

    July 2014
  • We had a perfect stay at Colvin Meadows. It was ideal for our needs as we were in town for 2 nights to attend a local music festival called 'Herd Fest'. The apartment was very clean and cosy and provided a comfortable, happy place for us to rest our heads each night. The check in and out process was super easy and Dorothy was very welcoming and thoughtful in making sure we had everything we might need. We would have no hesitation in staying here again on our next visit to Buffalo and would definitely recommend it to friends. We didn't meet Dorothy but stayed in good contact by text. She was kind and friendly and fully encouraged our enjoyment of the city. Great time, made all the better by zero accommodation stress. Thanks Dorothy!

    June 2014
  • Dorothy is one of the best hosts I have ever seen.
    The location is great. All in all it is Highly recommended

    June 2014
  • The apartment was perfect for our needs! It was walking distance to our son's house so that we could visit our new grandchild and have a place to stay when the new family needed to rest. We loved walking to Spot Coffee, Dash supermarket and to Delaware Park. We appreciated the homey atmosphere and conveniences of Dorothy's place. We will go back again and again. Much better than a motel!

    June 2014
  • We have a wonderful time at the apartment. It has almost everything you will need in a home. Laundry at the basement for us is a huge plus. The thing we like most is the host. Mrs. Dorothy was very welcoming and helpful whilst our stay in Buffalo. The apartment is about 20 minutes by car from Niagara Falls and the neighborhood safe and close to grocery stores. We will definitely book here for our next trip to Niagara Falls.

    May 2014
  • We were back in Buffalo for a long graduation weekend. Colvin Meadows provided everything we needed. It was conveniently located to the school and downtown Buffalo. The house is cozy and clean. We were a little worried about being so close to the train, but it did not bother us at all. Dorothy was a very considerate host and even checked in to see if we needed anything. We would definitely stay there again.

    May 2014
  • Very nice apartment and location. Very clean. Dorothy's prior communication was very helpful. Our visit in April was preceded with an unusual cold for this time of the year; Dorothy made sure that the house was worm at the time of our arrival.

    April 2014
  • I've been to Colvin Meadows twice and couldn't be more satisfied. It's always as advertised, clean, quiet and is fully stocked with just about everything you need. We even found some crushed black pepper in the cupboard. It's the little things sometimes, right?

    My stays are very specific but Dorothy is always ready help if you need anything and will even give you a tour of the Buffalo if you're interested.

    The neighbourhood is nice enough and there are a ton of restaurants and shops nearby. Downtown is also only a 15 minute drive.

    If you're thinking of booking, do it now because this little secret is becoming more popular. I waited too long last year and had to book elsewhere. This time I was sure to book two months early.

    April 2014
  • We only had a short stay at Dorothy's but it was lovely and relaxed within her home.
    Dorothy is a great host and always beyond helpful with anything that is needed.
    Would recommend her home :)

    January 2014
  • Colvin Meadows was just what I expected after seeing the pictures and reading the reviews here. The apartment was very clean and easily accessible.

    Dorothy was the perfect host and went a long way (even taking calls late in the night) to make me feel comfortable about my stay. She was very clear in her communications and didn't mind me checking in late in the night. I will be definitely coming back here when ever I am in Buffalo/ Niagara Falls.

    August 2013
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I Love the four seasons of Buffalo and Western New York. Summer is here spend and a wonderful night at Larkinville. Canalside, on the waterfront or at Coke Cola Field with the Bisons baseball. . Walks along the waterfront, Erie Basin Marina, Canalside, Naval Park. We have wonderful Olmsted park system throughout the city. Delaware Park and the zoo are just around the corner a one mile walk to the entrance. We have two Polar Bears at the zoo. Garden Walks are planned for 5 weeks this summer. Stop at the Buffalo History Museum just a short distance away to see the new exhibit of Tim Russert's office. Buffalo is changing soon it will be a great urban area again. Bicycle lanes allow for safer travel. Sail on the Spirit of Buffalo, Miss Buffalo or a water taxi. Visit the naval park. View our wonderful collection of grain elevators attend an event at Silo city . Did you know that Buffalo is the birthplace of the Grain Elevator? We have the largest number of grain elevators in the world. Larkinville Commerce Center is the one of the many places to go for evening concerts. I love trains, great music and wonderful art. Buffalo has it all. I love to dine out at local family restaurants and pubs. Good conversations. Stay at Colvin Meadows and I will help you plan your stay in Western NY and Buffalo. Visit art galleries, attend concerts, sporting events and tour our variety of architect. Many or our buildings have or are being refurbished to their original wonders. The museum district is a short bus ride away. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Burchfield Penney Art Center and the Buffalo History Museum. I love nature,birds and gardening. I am a case manager with the elderly at the South Buffalo Community Association. I enjoy traveling by car and train including the United States, Italy and Ireland. I have hosted visitors from Spain, Panama, France, Sweden, India, Italy, Brazil, Canada,Australia,Vietnam, Philippines, South Africa, The Netherlands,Germany and of course the United States. I am having a great time hosting. Starting my fourth year with airbnb. I hope to meet you soon. Dorothy
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