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This is a very unique, historic space right on the East River! Available for only a short time until the antique store re-opens; the space has been emptied and converted into a comfortable apartment while still retaining the charm of the boutique.
The Storefront is a lovely & light-filled space on the ground floor of a waterfront rowhouse with a big private garden in Brooklyn's booming Greenpoint Historic District, on the riverfront just north of bustling Williamsburg. Walk to the Bedford "L" subway stop, or just a few blocks to the Greenpoint "G" stop. East River Ferry service (with multiple stops in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens) is 2 blocks from the building, on the India Street waterfront, and many bus lines cross through the area as well. Plenty of restaurants, bars, boutiques, cafes, galleries, banks, gyms, etc all within blocks.
800 completely open interior square feet. This building was a loving & complete gut job from top to bottom, with all new electric and plumbing, but every effort was made to bring historical detailing back to this late 1800s commercial space. The Storefront features beautiful salvaged wood floors and a fantastic mid-1800s tin ceiling that was brought in from an old schoolhouse! You will find a cozy living area, a comfortable Queen-sized bed, a dining area with a basic kitchen (electric 2-burner cooktop, sink & refrigerator), a separate lavatory and an open-space clawfoot tub. (Note: a handshower attachment & hand-made copper ring enclosure have been installed, will update photos ASAP!) You'll also have exclusive use of the 1200 sq ft lovely landscaped garden, a true luxury in the city! WiFi access. There is a window A/C unit and an efficient ceiling fan, and there's generally a nice breeze off the river, too. There is no television in this rental, because you have better things to do here in NYC!
Commercial & residential dead-end street, terminating at Transmitter Park on the East River. Please be aware that this street is both commercial & residential; while the noise level is normal for NYC, this is not a "silent" apartment.
Privacy & comfort await!
*please note: you will have exclusive use of the garden during your visit... depending on the length of your stay, you'll likely be asked to water the plants when the weather is warm... :-)
I have a few listings available in this wonderful neighborhood, if you click on my profile you can check them all out.
Thanks for looking, and we look forward to hosting you in fantastic Greenpoint!
Everything at the Storefront is pretty self-explanatory! I'll ask you to please adhere to local recycling rules, and will provide the proper receptacles.
Check-in is any time after 2pm and check-out is any time before 11am, but I aim to be flexible whenever there aren't other schedules to juggle; let's be in touch directly regarding your timing.
You are more than welcome to have your friends over and I certainly want you to enjoy your stay, but please no big parties & no groups of total strangers :-)
Have a wonderful visit!
The antique storefront space, clad with indelible charm and thoughtfulness, rests in the heart of such paramount experiences one could only hope for while visiting NYC. A+ for the private, flourishing garden and the nearby park with its spectacular views. Maya was very easy to communicate with and made us feel right at home. We will certainly be back.
What a fantastic trip to New York!
Maya's apartment was a Brooklyn gem. We absolutely loved the area, coffee shops and quirky places.
Apartment was full of character, unusual items that added even more to our overall New York experiance.
Great communication with the host during our stay, no problems, no hassle everything was made easy for us.
Thank you so much for letting us stay!
Maya's place is a dream. The decor, her private garden, and how big the space is are some of the highlights. The location was amazing being directly adjacent to a riverfront park and an easy walk to the subway.
Maya is very responsive and I recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in New York or Brooklyn.
Everything about this place was amazing! It was in a prime location surrounded by lovely bars and coffee shops. The interior was just as pictured and the backyard was the perfect little refuge after a day out on the town. Definitely visit Transmitter Park during sunset; you will be right out on the water with the Manhattan skyline right before your eyes. Cannot recommend this place enough! Maya was also a very attentive host and only a call/text away. Thanks so much for having me in this space!
A beautiful place in an amazing location. We really enjoyed getting to know Greenpoint, which was made much easier by Maya's fantastic map. So many good places to explore. There's a little park with stunning views right next door. Easy to get around on the G train or ferry. We were able to leave our bags on our final day, which was great. We loved our stay with our baby daughter and we would love to come back.
Maya was a wonderful host with amazing communication and the best hidden gem flat in Greenpoint. It was exceptional, beautiful, clean cool such great taste and a private backyard oasis! I would most certainly stay at the antique storefront angain!!!
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