Your Own Prospect Heights Oasis!

House - Private room · Sterling Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, United States
Your host, Jenny
34 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

I'm the divorced mom of two girls who live half of each week with their dad down the street from me in Prospect Heights.

Meaning: half of each week my beautiful, art-and book filled centrally-located brownstone is open and available for you to be welcomed as my guest. Should you be traveling singly and looking for accommodations on any Wednesday or Thursday evening (along with mostly alternating weekends--check my calendar for availability), you'll have your own peaceful, birch-wallpapered bedroom plus bathroom on the otherwise unoccupied top floor of my home.

House is equipped with open kitchen, library/den, living room & dining rooms, washer, dryer and dishwasher, meditation room, working fire place, lovely garden, deck and wireless internet. (Note: the family dog travels with my children and is not likely be around if you book with me, but the cat--who spends most of her time outside in the back yard--will be.)

I'm two blocks from Prospect Park, the Grand Army Plaza farmers market, the Brooklyn Public Libary, the Brooklyn Museum and the Botanic Garden, and two different subway lines (2/3 and D/Q). The Barclay Center is a ten-minute walk away--close enough to be of interest, but far enough to not be in your face.

Fabulous Vanderbilt Avenue, with its bustling cafes and restaurants is right around the corner, and contains the Michelin-rated Aliseo Osteria del Borgio and, for the best ice creams you'll have ever tasted, Ample Hills Creamery.The Brooklyn Flea--home to hundreds of vendors hawking all manner of unique finds and delicious foods on Saturdays--is a ten-minute walk down Vanderbilt in Fort Greene.

Unless otherwise noted, this offer is generally available to single travelers only.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Security Deposit: $100
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • I really enjoyed my stay - jenny was friendly and hospitable and all the logistics were really easy. My room was beautiful and I enjoyed the privacy on the third floor. Lovely neighborhood, close to the subway.

    June 2014
  • Fantastic house, great location a few minutes from the subway, lovely bedroom that is nicely decorated and Jenny was really friendly and good at responding to me questions and messages beforehand. Would definitely go back!

    May 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 2 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    April 2014
  • My stay at Jenny's Townhouse was a fantastic experience. From word go assisting by phone with my taxi driver with no GPS, to providing great advice as to where to enjoy dinner. The surrounding area had a good vibe and a short walk to shops, cafe's and bar's.

    The upstairs sunroom was a great place to relax. Jenny is a great host and would definitely stay again.

    December 2013
  • You'll love your stay at Jenny's lovely, well-decorated and comforatable brownstone. I easily took the subway near her home with all my luggage. It was an easy walk with lots of shopping, dining and great coffee nearby. Jenny is a sweetheart and always available by quick text if I needed anything. I felt safe in her home and walking at night to and from the subway. I'll be back! Thank you Jenny!

    November 2013
  • This was my very first experience with Airbnb and certainly won't be the last, thanks to my wonderful stay at Jenny Douglas' home. Jenny was an ideal host who was very warm, responsive, and fun to interact with. I feel totally safe and welcoming in her beautiful home! Everything was perfect for my stay - comfortable bed and quiet neighborhood, nice home deco, great garden, convenient location...I definetly will stay at Jenny's place again in my future trips to NYC. Thanks, Jenny!
    Cam H

    October 2013
  • Jenny has a beautiful townhouse in a great location. The house itself is decorated with care and creativity. The bed, bedding, bedroom and bathroom all are appointed with comfort and cleanliness. A real pleasure.

    October 2013
  • Jenny's is a great spot in a great location for a single traveller. Homey, quiet, restful, and super convenient. It feels very private up on the top floor, with a bathroom right next door.

    September 2013
  • I was honored to stay with Jenny again. She and her home are gifts to the world. She is welcoming, communicative, and her home is a haven! I highly recommend this air bnb experience!!

    June 2013
  • I had a lovely stay at Jenny's townhouse in Prospect Heights. To begin with, she modified her plans so she'd be available when I arrived. Indeed, when I walked down the street, I found Jenny sitting outside on the stone steps leading to her front door, so she could provide a warm welcome. Her triple-decker is comfortable, and within a few minutes I felt like I was staying at a friend's home, not an airbnb rental.

    I particularly liked the sweet-smelling Yogi soap Jenny placed on the sink in the bathroom and the purple flowers next to my bed. The restaurant she recommended for breakfast worked out well, too. I'm hoping to return regularly in the coming months.

    May 2013
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Columbia University; Sarah Lawrence College
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Twelve things I couldn't live without: my girls, my books, my freedom, joy, travel, improvisation, new tastes, pen & paper, helpless laughter, stillness & gratitude.
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