About This Listing
If you are looking for a melting pot NY City experience in a up and coming, bohemian style neighborhood, this is your place!!! However, if you are looking for a 'Sex in the City' experience, this is not the right place for you.
This IS a wonderful loft in a renovated warehouse, just like you see in the movies. High ceilings with exposed beams and polished cement flooring from the turn of the century (the other century). Wonderful views of the Empire State building. This apartment accommodates up to 6 people easily, with a queen bed, fold out couch (queen) and a queen air bed. (NOTE: One bed is included in the price, any extra beds are $25/night per bed.) There is a kitchen with everything you could need plus staples like coffee, salt, sugar.
Located on a main street on the borders of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights sections of Brooklyn. A safe and racially diverse neighborhood- comprised mainly of families, younger professionals, and artists- this area offers many conveniences such as markets and local shopping, cafes and a bevy of dining/eating options…in addition to the Brooklyn Museum & Children’s Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Prospect Park being within walking distance so are the popular sections of Park Slopes, Fort Green and Clinton Hills.
It is located 2 blocks to the express A/C and 1 block to the LIRR so you can get to and from JFK easily. Plus get to the city in 15 minutes.
I have lived in the area for 6 years and love it and am usually in the area and available for advice, etc.
Fabulous changing neighborhood. With up and coming bars and restaurants. And great access to Manhattan.
2 blocks or 5 minutes walk to the subway. 15 minutes to the city.
Other Things to Note
One bed is included in the price, any extra beds are $25 per bed.
There is no smoking allowed in the apartment or the building. You must go to the street or the roof to smoke AND collect your cigarette butts.
Wir hatten das Large Warehouse Loft für eine Woche zu zweit gemietet. Auf Fragen, die wir im Vorfeld hatten, haben wir umgehend eine ausführliche Rückmeldung erhalten.
Die Unterkunft war genau so, wie sie beschrieben war. Die Fotos zeigten uns das Appartement, das sehr gut eingerichtet ist und in dem es an nichts Wichtigem fehlte. Die Wohnung ist praktisch, groß und hat Charme. Ein paar Kleinigkeiten waren bereits vorhanden (z B. Gewürze, Kaffee...)
Sonnenuntergang auf dem Dach - wunderbar!
Tatsächlich ist die Straße und die Bahn davor rund um die Uhr laut. Aber das ist Stadtleben. Und eine große Dose mit Ohrstöpseln hilft dem lärmempfindlichen Schläfer.
In der Umgebung haben wir sehr schnell Ecken gefunden, die uns gefallen haben, aber auch manches, das für uns gewöhnungsbedürftig war.
Der Anschluss nach Manhattan war ganz ausgezeichnet. Mit einem Wochenticket konnten wir ungezwungen Brooklyn und ganz New York erkunden.
As soon as I walked into the loft I felt so relaxed and at ease. Even though Jennifer wasn't there, she made sure that she was always available to be contacted through phone or email. She responds in great timing and picked up her phone on each call. Greatly appreciated the positive and happy vibes I got from Jennifer. I loved this loft and my stay here. The space is bright and open exactly how it's shown in the photos. Also, for some reason, I seriously loved the lighting in the bathroom, ha. The bed was ridiculously comfortable. When I finally got to sleep, I knocked out because it's as if the bed just drains all of the stress and/or negatives from you. I love that there was a broom and mop and other cleaning supplies because I'm somewhat of a germaphobe and I have OCD so I love to keep things clean and organized. So when I came in the place was spotless and I made sure to clean everything and leave it spotless before I departed. All in all, great place with a nice roof. If you aren't someone who can tolerate noise, however, you might not like the fact that the train tracks for the LIRR are right across from the building. Although, due to the fact that it's the LIRR, a train only passes every 10 to 15 minutes or maybe even longer. At night, barely any trains pass through. If you close the windows it's not that bothersome.
Jennifer ist eine aufmerksame, nette Vermieterin. Alles war vorhanden und die Küche ist großzügig bestückt. Die Kommunikation klappte reibungslos und am Schluss haben wir Jennifer sogar noch selbst getroffen, als sie das Loft von oben bis unten reinigte (wir durften unser Gepäck bis 14 Uhr dortlassen). Das Loft war außergewöhnlich sauber, hell und bietet viel Platz. Die Umgebung wirkt im ersten Moment speziell aber nach 3 Tagen habe wir über unsere anfängliche Skepsis gelacht. Das Jennifer ein großes Glas mit Ohrstöpsel bereitstellt, ist ein bisschen der Lage an einer Hauptverkehrsstraße geschuldet. Wir haben allerdings sehr gut geschlafen.
Wer Brooklyn kennenlernen will und viel Platz braucht, ist mit dem Loft perfekt bedient.
Jenniferin asunto on loistavalla sijannilla A subwayn lähistöllä. Naapurusto on rauhallista ja asunnon tunnelma on kotoisa viihtyisä. Asunto on tilava, korkea ja valoisa, jossa kaikki toimii.
Me vietimme ikimuistoiset 10 päivää New Yorkissa kierrellen ympäri Manhattania ja Brooklyniä. Voin ehdottomasti suositella tätä asuntoa.
Jennifer had easy to follow directions. The loft is clean, bright and cheery. The bed is very comfortable. The actual apartment is very safe. The apartment has all the things you might need for a weekend stay. We even went to the little grocer down the street by the metro. The produce was delicious. Brooklyn was beautiful. Prospect Park is fantastic. The apartment is so close to the metro station that takes you right into downtown. That being said, the apartment building is close to a men's shelter. As two female travelers, we tried to limit our wanderings around that area to the day. If one is out in the city really late, take a cab back. My cousin lives a few blocks down the road and is happy with the area. Just behave wisely. But that is my recommendation to anyone that travels. :) Thanks, Jennifer for a comfortable place to stay.
Great spacious loft in Brooklyn. Only two blocks (5 minutes) from a subway station that services the A & C trains, so it's easy to get to Manhattan. Jennifer is a great host and the communication, booking, arriving & departing was all very easy. She made a late checkout possible even though she had already the next guest coming the same day. There is an elevator in the building so you don't have to carry the luggage to the third floor (I did because I didn't know there is one ;-) )
If you are very sensitiv to noise this might be not your place to be. Actually I am, but with the provided earplugs I slept like a log...
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About the Host, Jennifer
I currently live in NYC. I was raised in New Mexico, moved to Austin, Tx for 19 years where I did GPS research and then worked on Game development in Flash. Now I live in NYC and do real estate. I love to travel and Akumal is one of my favorite places to visit.
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