About this listing
Come stay in our cozy guestroom! Our home is PERFECT for travelers who want to explore New York without spending tons of money on a comfortable place to stay. We're also located close by the A express train, making traveling to Manhattan very easy.
We live in a spacious and cozy, 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom ground floor brownstone apartment that's handicap accessible.
This listing is for our guest room. We will occupy the master bedroom during reservations.
Our guest bedroom is warm and cozy space featuring a queen size platform bed, dresser, armchair and fan. The room also has two doors, one leading to the hallway and the other, to the living room.
*PLEASE NOTE: Our guestroom does not have any windows. For ventilation, guest are welcome to use the fan in the room, keep the door leading to the living room open in the evenings or utilize the air conditioner in the summer months. The guestroom is also very dark when both doors are closed. We provide a night light for guest.*
At check-in, you will receive a welcome basket filled with a map of the neighborhood that highlights cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, food markets and subway stations; a list of local cultural institutions and events happening during your visit; and several certificates for nearby eateries.
We also offer: wireless internet, cable television with DVR, video games, a flat screen television that is hooked up to our Netflix account, a fully stocked kitchen that includes a stove, refrigerator, food processor, rice cooker, waffle maker, spices and kitchen staples (sugar, honey, cooking oil, etc.), an air conditioner, iron and ironing board, fresh linens, towels, wash clothes, soap, shampoo and conditioner.
In the bathroom is an incredible chrome showerhead that has a handheld option and 7 spray modes, including pulsating massage, for a luxurious shower experience.
In the living room there's a dining alcove with a table that seats four and also a reading nook with a chalkboard wall for messages, quotes and doodles.
Our guest are welcomed to all the common areas, including the bathroom, living room and kitchen.
Interaction with Guests
Since we both work full-time, during the weekdays our guest will feel as if they have the place mostly to themselves. In the evenings, we like to cook dinner and relax in the living room. This is usually the time we're available to help our guest research things to do and places to see during their stay.
Our place is situated in the heart of Brooklyn's culturally diverse and predominantly Black Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood. Directly next door is a 24 hour convenience store and deli. Across the street from us is a basketball court, playground and handball court.
Along our street is a laundromat, vintage/thrift clothing store, a popular soul food restaurant, barbershop, nail salon, liquor store and about three cafes.
We're 2 blocks away from bustling Nostrand Avenue which has a wonderful lounge/restaurant, supermarket, health food store, and wine shop. We're 3 blocks from a very popular authentic brick oven Italian restaurant, tons of bars and nightlife options.
We're a short bus or train ride away from the Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Park Slope and Williamsburg neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Some of their highlights are: Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn Academy of Music - a multi-art center with international performances and films, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park, Children's Museum, Zoo, Botanic Gardens, Fulton Street Mall, Atlantic Center and Barclays Center - a landmark sports and entertainment arena that is home to the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.
Distance: right in front of the house
KINGSTON THROOP SUBWAY STATION
Distance: 5 minute walk
Offers: C local train
Can take you to: Downtown Brooklyn, Manhattan.
NOSTRAND AVENUE SUBWAY STATION
Distance: 6 minute walk
Offers: A express train, C local train
Can take you to: Downtown Brooklyn, Manhattan
Distance: Across the street
Can take you to: Children's Museum, Prospect Park
Distance: 2 blocks away
Can take you to: Along Nostrand Ave., Clinton Hill, Fort Greene,
Distance: 1 minute walk, less than 1 block
Can take you to: Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, downtown Brooklyn, further into Bedford Stuyvesant
Please respect our home and our neighbors. No cigarette smoking and no pets in the apartment. We live in a ground floor apartment that shares both the backyard and basement space. Please do not open the door to these areas.
My boyfriend and I had 3 wonderful nights with these guys. Our stay was great: nice room, friendly hosts, clean apartment & a attractive neighborhood with lots of restaurants and bars.
Highlight on our last evening: Tonye went out to buy some pineapple and coconut to make Piña Colada, just because I sad I would like to drink one.. What a gentlemen :)
We recommend Kat & Tonye to everybody.
Kat and Tonya are both great people. It was such a great experience to stay with them. My husband and I spent 4 nights there, felt like a home for the whole time. The location is close to the train station and bus stops, takes short time to go to any directions. Parking free on the street. Delicious neighbor food. Love our time in Brooklyn, can't wait to go back.
We had a wonderful time in New York. Kat and Tonye were perfect hosts. They were very helpful and friendly, shared many things with us even some recipes. When we arrived we received a book with all important information and with some certificates to restaurants. We would gladly recommend to stay with them to anyone who is looking for accommodation in New York.
Thank you for everything.
It was our first experience on Airbnb and it was ok! We don't spend a lot of money staying at that place!!!
Tonye and Kat are great and nice people!
Had a great time at nights talking with Tonye but our schedules didn't match up a lot as my girlfriend and I were hardly there during the day. Kat and Tonye were great guests, had s'mores with them one night and they were very gracious with their space. Convenient walk to the A/C line and easy enough to get into Williamsburg or Manhattan.
Super séjour à Brooklyn chez Kat et Tonye ! Les hôtes sont très accueillants et chaleureux, l'appartement est agréable et très propre, bien situé dans un quartier typique de NY et tout proche du métro pour rejoindre Manhattan (et l'aéroport JFK).
Un couple adorable et un appartement propre et bien situé. Nous recommandons vivement ce logement. Kat et tony sont dispo pour repondre a vos questions et vous aider. Ils sont super sympas. Nous recommandons ce logement !
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