Garden in springLovely colors. Art work of family & friends!
Lovely Room 1, Garden, Best Area, Legal rental
Lovely Room 1, Garden, Best Area, Legal rental
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
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Beautiful house, cozy room, gorgeous patio and garden, helpful host! Safe and quiet in beautiful and vibrant Park Slope! Close to great restaurants, cultural spaces, free concerts in Prospect Park.
3 minutes walk to 3 subway lines.
This is a LEGAL rental per NY laws.
I have a terrific travel and information booklet for guests.
Please read, then write to me about your trip, and needs. Please do not request reservation until I reply "YES"! I want to be sure it's right for you.

The space

Welcome to an historic and stunning 4-story Brooklyn house and great garden, in beautiful Park Slope! Very safe, quiet and popular neighborhood. 140 year old house filled with light, color, artwork.
Three excellent SUBWAY LINES (R, F, G) 3 minutes walk.

I have a LEGAL rental of 2 bedrooms on top floor with a clean, SHARED bathroom.
July 9 - August - a friend's apt. nearby is available for 1 week minimum; if I'm not free her's may be. Please write to me.
Please write to me, and wait until I reply "yes!"
Discounts available for longer stays.

The main floor is my office; I work here but you can help yourself to good breakfast foods and enjoy the patio and garden. Main floor is private later at night. This is an historic house with charming details, so it has a few quirks of old houses, like creaky stairs.

2 Quiet, cozy rooms on TOP floor, medium size with closets:
1 room -- either 2 twins or King bed, excellent mattress
1 room -- Queen bed, excellent mattress
SHARED BATHROOM. Professionally cleaned. This has not been a problem for guests.
- Air conditioning & Fans;
- Good WiFi ; sorry, no TV;
- Large garden, patio, & BBQ grill;
- Professional House-cleaner weekly;
- Help yourself to delicious breakfast foods, juice, coffee, teas;
- Lovely towels & linens, hairdryer, soaps, lotions, sun block, iron;
- We can do your laundry;
- Bedbug inspected and certified!
- LEGAL RENTAL
- Smoking outside
- Occasional cooking with permission.
- After you reserve, I'll send my great travel and NY info booklet.

At times I only can accept guests for one week or longer. Minimum - 4 nights, but contact me and I will try to help.
Main floor is my work and living space.

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

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

Come and go any time.
Main floor is my home office but you can help yourself to breakfast foods. Main floor is private later at night.
Cooking by permission!
Enjoy the garden! You can have gatherings there.

Interaction with guests

I'm welcoming to guests and helpful, but very busy!!
Prefer guests who are casual, flexible, and not fussy and who plan to be busy enjoying this amazing city. My main floor is my office and is private space later at night. Please tell me ANY ways I can help you!

Other things to note

Send me your personal email as soon as you reserve, so I can provide you with my excellent travel, house, and NYC booklet!


Amenities
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people $15 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $49
Security Deposit $100
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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.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay

139 Reviews

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Judy User Profile
June 2017
This is a great location close to lots of restaurants and stores, but also in a safe, residential neighborhood. Very clean.

Stephanie User Profile
June 2017
Laurie's place is really great! Close to subway (R and F ) so there's easy access into the city. It's on a quiet area in Park Slope but still close to everything the area has to offer in terms of restaurants and bars. The room is a good size and has everything anyone could need. Fair amount of closet space. Beautiful garden.

Lia User Profile
May 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Laurie's place, while visiting with our daughter who lives in Park Slope. Sharing the bathroom was not a problem, as we found all guests using it were mindful and courteous. We appreciated all the extra amenities that Laurie provides: a good reading light on both sides of the bed, lots of room and shelves in the closet, a first aid kit in the bathroom, shampoo, conditioner, fresh and delicious croissants, bagels, cream cheese, organic milk and OJ for breakfast. . . all yummy and plentiful. The backyard garden was at its prime and lovely. What a gem we found. Thank you, Laurie, and we hope to see you again!

Jeongin User Profile
May 2017
Laurie was a great host. She knows so much about the neighborhood that it was super easy for us to navigate around the house. She provides an amazing breakfast each morning. Never imagined I could get complimentary breakfast at an Airbnb house. I had some good and bad Airbnb experiences but Laurie's house was so so great. I would stay there again and recommend it to anyone!

Myrthe User Profile
May 2017
Laurie is a great host and the location is wonderful, not too busy and next to a lot of shops and restaurants.

Priyanka User Profile
April 2017
Laurie was a gracious and friendly host! I stayed for 5 nights at her home, and it was comfortable and inviting. Park Slope is also a great neighborhood with plenty of places to go and shops and restaurants. I would stay again if I needed to!

Duleep User Profile
November 2016
Laurie .. awesome host! Concerned and caring. Very helpful and a beautiful house. Warm and welcoming. And the cats Batman and Robin...a darling! It was wonderful meeting some of the other guests. Great conversations, and some great cooking! Will be back soon!!! Close to the metro, markets, gym, restaurants!!!! Your own private world within NYC!!!

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New York, New York, United StatesJoined in March 2009
Laurie User ProfileLaurie is a superhost.

Hello,
I will be welcoming and helpful, while respecting your privacy. I know a lot about NY & Brooklyn and love my neighborhood. I'm especially interested in arts and music, and welcome artists ... and chefs and gardeners ! I'm also interested in occasional work exchange deals (now, for sewing, gardening, handy-person, computer )
I speak and understand several languages. I work at home a lot, on my main floor, and do prefer guests who are busy themselves, and casual, low-key, trusting and flexible people.
It's an old house with quirks, (not a hotel!) in a fantastic and quiet location.
Included: Laundry, excellent coffee & breakfast foods, nice linens, big garden & BBQ, fans, air conditioner, fabulous cats.
Some use of kitchen and printer is negotiable.

Languages: Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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