About this listing
Beautiful private living room, bedroom, and bath; on a quiet, tree lined street in Park Slope Brooklyn. The apartment is close to everything, stores, restaurants, bars, and trains. Only 20 minutes to Manhattan.
Totally private second floor of a brooklyn row house. Two rooms separated by original sliding doors. Front living room has one or two day beds (depending what you need), a piano and seating area. The bedroom has a queenside bed, dresser and a writing desk. There is a closet and bathroom in the hallway. The house entrance is on the street level under the steps. The entrance is shared but you can go right upstairs if you want privacy. All guests are welcome to share my TV room, dining area, kitchen and backyard patio. Guest have full access to use my kitchen and refrigerator.
I like to travel and want my guests to feel at home. I have clean bed linen on the bed with plenty blankets and pillows. The bathroom is fully supplied with towels, hairdryer, shampoo and conditioner so you may travel light. Just ask if there is something you need. There is also a 24 hour pharmacy just on the corner of the street.
The neighborhood of Park Slope is considered one of the best in NY by The New Yorker magazine. It is a very diverse, upscale, family friendly beautiful neighborhood full of children, babies and dogs. Near Prospect Park, bars, restaurants, and easy access to trains into and out of Manhattan.
I am two blocks from the F, G, and R subway trains. From those trains you can get to other trains and go anywhere in the city. Local buses run up and down the avenues if you wish to explore Brooklyn. We also have taxis service everywhere. If you need help navigating just ask!
It is also possible to arrange babysitting if you wish to go out at night.
My house is a short walk to Prospect Park which has many beautiful walking paths, playgrounds, a small zoo, historic Lefferts house, Audobon Center, ice skating in the winter, roller skating in summer, a carousel.
There are concerts on Friday nights in the summer.
A mile away (nice walk through the park) is the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
You may arrive anytime day or night, however I need to know your estimated time of arrival so I may have someone available to let you inside. It is a private home.
Check out is at 11:00 and check in is after 3:30. I will need time to clean the rooms between guests. Early plane arrival? NO Problem; you may come leave your bags, or stay and rest downstairs in the TV room until the upstairs guests are out and the room is cleaned.
This is my private home. I share my downstairs TV/living room, dining area, kitchen and backyard patio with my guests.
The 2nd floor bedroom, bath and living room are totally private.
Interaction with Guests
I am happy to share my home and city with guests. Feel free to share a movie on TV or relax with a glass of wine in front of the fireplace on a cold night.
If you would like my opinion on places to go and see while in New York, I am more than happy to help.
If privacy is what you need, you can go directly upstairs to the second floor with minimal interaction. You have my phone number if you need anything.
Park Slope is a very diverse, child friendly, family neighborhood right outside Manhattan. We are nicknamed the stroller capital of NYC. We have everything a city could need unto itself within walking distance plus a short trip on the subway train to Manhattan.
Park Slope is very easy to get to by subway train or taxi. I am only two blocks from the train station and a couple minutes walk to stores, groceries, banks, bars, and restaurants. Prospect Park is only four blocks away.
Other Things to Note
Families are welcome, but I do have antiques so I ask people to be repectful of the furniture. I have a pack and play crib if you bring a baby as well as a
feeding chair that attaches to a regular dinning chair.
I expect guest to respect the furniture and house. Please eat downstairs in the kitchen or dining area and not upstairs in the bedroom or sitting room. Put dishes in the sink or dishwasher. Use the coasters provided on the wooden furniture. Leave wet towels and clothes in the bathroom, or use the drying rack on the closet door. Please do not put wet articles on the wood furniture. There are extra towels in the bathroom and blankets if you need them. If there is something you don't see just ask.
No smoking is allowed anywhere inside the house. You may go outside both in the front or back yards to smoke.
We had 2 wonderfull weeks in Christine´s lovely house with a fine, little bird- and flower-garden - had everything we could want and we felt at home from the very beginning. In the Brooklyn-neighborhood we will highlight Prospect Parc and jazzclub Barbés in the next street. Christine is a very nice host - very helpfull and gave good advice when we wanted and we had many good talks. We will highly recommend Christine´s place and love to come back.
This was our 4th time staying with an Airbnb host in Brooklyn - our first time staying with Christine. Her place was perfect for us - clean comfortable, and spacious - close to everything, but quiet and private. Christine made us feel right at home and was very accomodating to our needs. We hope to be able to stay with her again soon.
We had a wonderful time staying with Chris. She went above and beyond as a host. The house was immaculately clean and just how it appeared in the photos. Our 26yo son had to spend a day at the house due to a sore knee and Chris got him down to the lounge where she set him up with netflix, she even ordered him in a pizza! She has so much knowledge of the area and it was great to listen to her stories. On our last night, Chris took us for a walk up to Prospect Park which was so worth seeing and then we went back and we shared a meal together in her kitchen. We can't thank Chris enough for our Brooklyn experience.
christine is a very nice person and the room was very comfortable. park slope is a very nice neighborhood
We enjoyed four nights at Christine's spotless, comfortable, and pretty second floor space. She greeted us warmly, and helped us acclimate to the neighborhood that is safe and accommodating.
One word sums up our experience at Christine’s lovely place: AWESOME!!! We will be back!
We used to live in Brooklyn in a great area, but I always wanted to live in a brownstone in Park Slope. When I saw Christine's listing and her great reviews, I had to check it out. And...it was AMAZING! She lives on a wonderful street near public transportation via train or bus. The apartment was so comfortable and quiet. Our children had a separate room from us and my husband and I had our privacy. Our bed was sooo comfy and the air conditioning was perfect. The bathroom was large and the shower amazing. Plus, Christine kept everything so clean for us and she was always available to answer any questions we had and make suggestions on where to go. We are definitely going back. Christine is a hostess who loves to host.
About the Host, Christine
I have worked, raised children, and lived in Park Slope Brooklyn for more than thirty years. I enjoy walking in Prospect Park and the Botanical Gardens, meeting my friends for coffee, going to the theater, museums or art galleries. I like to draw, listen to music, and work in my little garden as well as travel and meet new people.