Private room
2 Guests
2 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

Beautiful house, cozy room, lovely garden & neighborhood, close to subways!
Please read and write to me about your trip, and needs. Please don't request reservation until I reply "YES".

Garden in May

Garden in May

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $13 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $38
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Historic , old 4-story house & lovely garden, 2 beautiful cats, beautiful Park Slope!! SAFE & QUIET. Tons of light, color, artwork, cozy. 3 subway lines 5 minutes from house.
Legal rental; I live and work on main floor - it's "lived-in" and it looks like an office!

Large groups: I have 3 listings & work with neighbors to help large groups.
Please, DO NOT REQUEST a reservation until you read this, write me @ your trip and I reply "YES". This site penalizes hosts if we can't reply fast, or can't accept a reservation.

Rooms 1 & 2 are NOT for people with CAT ALLERGIES. (Downstairs apartment is OK, no cats).
* Room #1: Lovely top-floor bedroom, medium size, good closets.
Large and clean shared bathroom (great water pressure).

Air conditioning & Fans;
good WiFi
Large garden, patio, & BBQ grill;
Professional House-cleaner weekly;
Breakfast foods, juice, coffee;
Lovely towels & linens, hairdryer, soaps, lotions, sun block, iron;
Washer & Dryer - we do your laundry
Bedbug inspected and certified!
Main floor is my work and living space but you are welcome to help yourself to yummy organic breakfast foods.

Each room - $90 - $110 /night. Some flexibility, depending on:
- which month
- the # of nights
- the # rooms you want
- discount possible for sewing, gardening , handyman help

Minimum - 5 nights, but contact me and I will try to accommodate.

PARK SLOPE is safe, beautiful, hip but quiet
* Chosen as BEST NY neighborhood; "Top 5 neighborhood in USA"!
* 3 Close/ quick subways to Manhattan & Williamsburg
* Delicious restaurants
* Great live music and culture
* Near Prospect Park (free events /concerts)
* Botanical Gardens / Museum / Brooklyn Academy of Music
* Steps from NY Marathon route
* Flea Market & bargain shopping; large food market on corner.
* YMCA (some free passes) and gym nearby. Street parking.
* I have maps & good advice for your trip.
* I have deep discount pass for teenager & parent to go to museums & cultural events.
* No TV, small DVD player and some DVDs.

ROOM DETAILS: 2 rooms top floor :
1 room has either 2 twins or King (memory foam mattress). Very quiet.
1 room - Queen, lovely and restful.
SHARED BATHROOM. This has not been a problem for guests. Professionally cleaned.

I speak Spanish, French, OK Italian.

REVIEW: "We can tell you only good words about the experience. The house is nice and charming, neighborhood is great, connections to Manhattan very good and reliable. But what made our stay most unforgettable was the owner and her lovely son. They really made everything to let us feel at home, they were so careful and helpful on everything. It's not too much if we say that she did way more than she was supposed to do. We won't never forget them and we would definitely recommend such experience to anybody. Then we returned 2 more times and they visit us in Rome!"

Guest Access

Main floor is private later at night. (Please understand, my office is the main floor.) Cooking by permission!
Enjoy the garden! You can have gatherings there.

Interaction with Guests

I'm welcoming to guests and helpful, but busy! Casual, flexible, and NOT fussy guests will be happy here! Make yourself at home. I prefer visitors who plan to be busy, as my main floor is my office and is private space later at night.

The Neighborhood

It's amazing.

Other Things to Note

Send me your personal email as soon as you reserve, so I can provide additional information.

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House Rules

No problem to come in late.
Please respect my neighbors - be quiet but friendly on the street. Do not open door for anyone.
Please follow recycle rules: paper is separate; metal plastic glass and cartons go together --- all on my main floor. Turn off fans, air conditioner, lights - but do not unplug.
Please use WATER sparingly!
Clear your hair out of shower drain.
2 friendly cats, Batman & Robin.
Help yourself to breakfast foods/drinks.
Sorry, no TV for your use.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

4 nights minimum stay
Lovely colors. Art work of family & friends!

Lovely colors. Art work of family & friends!

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About the Host, Laurie

New York, New York, United States
Member since March 2009


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