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Special Offer! 25% Discount 7 nights in May May 3 - May 10

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Apr 24, 2015
One bedroom plus Mezzanine with 1 full bathroom that sleeps 3 people.

2nd floor apartment in Victorian building on West 74th Street, off Columbus Avenue; around the corner from Fairway, Citarella, The Ansonia, The Dakota, Central Park with Strawberry Fields and Bethesda Fountain!

Walking distance to Museums such as the Met and Museum of Natural History which is just 4 blocks away.

We like this neighborhood because it is convenient and safe but still charming.

Down the block is Levain bakery, voted best NY restuarant. You have to get a chocolate chip cookie!!!!

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Visited relatives in New York and found the location of the apartment suited our requirements being 5 minutes walk to the Metro or Central Park, and around 10 minutes to the Lincoln Centre. The apartment itself was comfortable and the facilities as advertised.However, we did feel that the rental charge was higher compared to other apartments we had considered, but we would recommend it to anyone who needs to be in that area of NY. The close proximity of a Levain's bakery just down the street would be a good excuse to return.
Feb 2015
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
San Francisco
5

Very clean UWS Victorian apartment

  • 5 of 5
The apartment is very well equipped and set up for a wonderful stay in NYC. The location is excellent, near Columbus and Broadway and in the same block as the amazing Levain Bakery. There are many other good restaurants and food markets nearby as well as the subway and Central Park.
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
Toronto
5

For Foodies

  • 5 of 5
Anyone wanting to eat--and cook--well in NYC should rent this charming and well-equipped place: it is very close to the Fairway Market, Citarella, and (to complete the meal) Beacon Wines and Spirits. Enjoy!
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
Nashville, TN
5

Perfect UWS apartment!

  • 5 of 5
I had a wonderful time at this apartment. It's walking distance to anything you want or need. Easy access to Broadway or Columbus. The building is pretty quiet do it's perfect for a quiet laid back time in the city.
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
Wellington New Zealand
5

Terrific NYC apartment

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for four months (we were in NYC on business) and lived in the apartment through the best of the city, and cleverly left just in early January, before the very worst of the winter set in. The apartment itself is lovely, spacious and airy. The street is quiet (relatively speaking) and the neighborhood is wonderful. A couple blocks either way connects you to the subway, Central Park, and Riverside Park. The property manager is responsive and fun. She's a classic New Yorker and part of the whole experience of staying there. Downsides: not much, really, if you wrap your head around the fact that it's Manhattan. The building is old (1890), a little drafty, and the bed sheets need replacing. When the building heater kicks on in about 4-5am, it sounds like a thousand angry sprites are banging the pipes with hammers. But we got used to it and even slept through it. Would we go back? Yep: We will return in a few months.
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
5

Fabulous rental and location

  • 5 of 5
Cute apartment, everything we needed for 5 days in NYC - 2nd set of keys, fully functional kitchen, very clean. Great location too - subway 2 blocks away, tons of restaurants, cafes, stores, within a block. BUT - NYC was 10 degrees and old brownstones are drafty. There were 2 space heaters (provided), but it was still quite chilly. My advice, avoid NYC in January!
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victorian Beauty in the Heart of Manhattan
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p234125
+1 -(917) 832-1306
Upper West Side Manhattan
Sweden
5

It was great! Thank you guys!!!

  • 5 of 5
We were 2 couples and stayed in 2 apartments of Michael and Cristina's; a studio and this one (also left a review for the other one) This apartment was outstanding. We really felt at home and walked everywhere. When we wanted to get to other neighbourhoods the 72nd subway stop got us ther in no time. Evenings we caught a taxi right on Columbus Avenue to go to the theater. It was great! Thank you guys!!!
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

We fell in love walking by the building and saw the apt being renovated. We found out it was available and love it ever since!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : JFK at 40 Miles

Availability

From $240 Per night

Special Offer! 25% Discount 7 nights in May

Special Offer From:
Dates May 3, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Due to a cancellation 7 nights from 5/3 to 5/10 are available to you at 25% off.

Rental rates

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25% off 7 nights in May
May 2 2015 - May 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,680
 
 
Spring 2015
May 10 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$356
$2,240
 
 
October/NYC Marathon
Oct 1 2015 - Nov 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$356
$2,240
$7,596
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$335
Fri,Sat
$1,890
$6,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • cleaning $110
  • Refundable damage deposit $300

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Amenities

From the Owner

The block, the neighbourhood!

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Downtown

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 750 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Mezzanine - 1 double
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The mezzanine is only suited for agile persons. We use it mainly for our teenage son when he comes to visit. The headroom is very low. One cannot stand up straight!

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • One can bring their own computer as we have wifi and a cable for internet. Flat screen TV with basic cable. There is a washing machine and dryer in the building.

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