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Prestigious Central Park Modern Home in Manhattan

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By taxi we’re only 4 minutes to world famous Central Park, 3 minutes to Columbia University, 6 minutes to

Hayden Planetarium, 7 minutes to Lincoln Center, 8 minutes to Mount Sinai Hospital, 10 minutes to Metropolitan Hospital Center and only 10 minutes to the Rockefeller Center and Times Square where the New Year's Eve ball drop is celebrated and all the best of NYC! Plus, less than a 3 minute walk is a children’s park and playground.

Two separate bedrooms and 3rd sleeping quarters in the living area sleeps (6- 9) in (3 - 6 beds) and large private outdoor patio (closed during winter) in a really great neighborhood.

Home features granite kitchen, high end custom renovations. Wonderfully accented units, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, and marble bathrooms, recessed lighting, wide plank oak flooring, exposed brick, pinpoint halogen lighting, individual climate control and video intercom. Beautiful brick and stone walls from end to end & even it's own brand new washer/dryer unit.

Plus brand new furnishings, table and chairs, HDTV, towels, linens, and all toiletries and everything else. Plus ultra comfortable Tempur-Pedic ® Beds and Tempur-Pedic® sofa-bed! And much more!

The Upper West Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 110th Street. The Upper West Side is sometimes also considered by real estate brokers to include the neighborhood of Morningside Heights.

Like the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side is an upscale, primarily residential area with many of its residents working in more commercial areas in Midtown and Lower Manhattan. It has the reputation of being home to New York City's cultural, intellectual hub (with Columbia University located at the north end of the neighborhood), and artistic workers (with Lincoln Center located at the south end), while the Upper East Side is traditionally perceived to be home to commercial and business types.

The neighborhood is also referred to for short as just the 'West Side' or the 'UWS'.

Like the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side is an upscale, primarily residential area with many of its residents working in more commercial areas in Midtown and Lower Manhattan. It has the reputation of being home to New York City's cultural, intellectual hub (with Columbia University located at the north end of the neighborhood), and artistic workers (with Lincoln Center located at the south end), while the Upper East Side is traditionally perceived to be home to commercial and business types.

Often called the city's quintessential neighborhood, the area includes delightful residential streets, the twin-towered facades of the old apartment hotels on Central Park West and Riverside Drive, two of the city's best-known markets (Zabar's and Fairway) , one of its major museums (the American Museum of Natural History), an Ivy League university (Columbia University), and the Neo-Gothic Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The area is an architectural historian's delight with many of its buildings (especially in Morningside Heights) built before the Second World War and quite a few built before the First World War, though the area is changing with the construction of large condominium buildings south of 110th Street. The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, running from 62nd Street to 66th Street, contains the Metropolitan Opera; the New York State Theater, home of the New York City Opera and Ballet; Avery Fisher Hall, the home of the New York Philharmonic; the Juilliard School; and the New York Public Library's Library for the Performing Arts, among other institutions.

Upper West Side Subways: Closest is 96th and Broadway

A, B, C, D runs along Central Park West

- 59th Street/Columbus Circle

- 72nd Street

- 81st Street/Museum of Natural History

- 86th Street

- 96th Street

- 103 Street

- Cathedral Pkwy/110th Street

1 runs along Broadway

- 66th Street/Lincoln Center

- 72nd Street(2,3 also available)

- 79th Street

- 86th Street

- 96th Street(2,3 also available)

- 103 Street

- 110th Street

Just 10 minutes walk to Central Park:

Birding: A wooded section of the park called 'The Ramble' is popular among birders. Many species of woodland birds, especially warblers, may be seen in The Ramble in Spring and Fall.

Boating: Rowboats and kayaks are rented on an hourly basis at the Loeb Boathouse, which also houses a restaurant overlooking the Lake. As early as 1922, model power boating was popular on park waters.

Carriage horses: the carriage horse industry, revived in New York City in 1935, has been featured in various films; the first female carriage driver, Maggie Cogan, appeared in a newsreel in 1967. The ethics of this tradition and the effects on horse health and well being have been questioned by various animal rights activists.

Pedicabs: Pedicabs operate mostly in the southern part of the park, the same part as horse carriages.

Sports: Park Drive, just over 6 miles (9.7 km) long, is a haven for runners, joggers, bicyclists, and inline skaters. Most weekends, races take place in the park, many of which are organized by the New York Road Runners. The New York City Marathon finishes in Central Park outside Tavern on the Green. Many other professional races are run in the park, including the recent, (2008), USA Men's 8k Championships. Baseball fields are numerous, and there are also courts for volleyball, tennis, croquet and lawn bowling.

Rock Climbing: Central Park's glaciated rock outcroppings attract climbers, especially boulderers; Manhattan's bedrock, a glaciated schist, protrudes from the ground frequently and considerably in some parts of Central Park. The two most renowned spots for boulderers are Rat Rock and Cat Rock; others include Dog Rock, Duck Rock, Rock N' Roll Rock, and Beaver Rock, near the south end of the park


Ice Skating: Central Park has two ice skating rinks, Wollman Rink and Lasker Rink, which converts to an outdoor swimming pool in summer.

Spanning more than 800 acres (3.24 square kilometers) in the heart of Manhattan, Central Park encompasses a diverse landscape of rolling fields, walking trails and tranquil waterways. Designed in the mid-19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the park today is the centerpiece of the City's public parks system. Among its landmarks are Wollman Rink, the Central Park Zoo and the Friedsam Memorial Carousel—great for kids of all ages. Sheep Meadow and the Great Lawn, meanwhile, offer sprawling expanses where visitors can relax and enjoy the outdoors. In the summer, the Great Lawn plays host to free shows courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic while the Delacorte Theater is the location for Shakespeare in the Park. Elsewhere in the park, Rumsey Playfield is the site of SummerStage, a free performing arts festival featuring music, dance, film and more.

Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City. The park initially opened in 1857, on 778 acres (315 ha) of city-owned land (it is 840 acres today). In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan. Construction began the same year, continued during the American Civil War, and was completed in 1873. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States.

Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962, the park is currently managed by the Central Park Conservancy under contract with the city government. The Conservancy is a non-profit organization that contributes 83.5% of Central Park's $37.5 million annual budget, and employs 80.7% of the park's maintenance staff.

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 950 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • town
    • village
    • lake view
      • Hudson River 2 minutes walk
  • Theme
    • adventure
    • romantic
    • family
    • historic
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • wireless internet
    • gas heating
    • ducted heating
    • living area
    • parking
      • Free Street Parking In Area
    • air conditioning
    • heating
    • linens provided
    • activities guide
    • alarm clock
    • ceiling fans
    • hair dryer
    • laundry soap
    • paper towels
    • shampoo
    • basic soaps
    • toilet paper
    • washing machine
    • clothes dryer
    • sofa bed
    • internet
    • towels provided
    • parking on street
    • living room
    • iron & board
  • Kitchen
    • cooking utensils
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
    • 4 ring stove
    • kitchenette
    • dishes & utensils
    • kitchen
    • coffee grinder
    • ice maker
    • stove
    • dishwasher
    • refrigerator
    • freezer
    • stove
    • oven
    • microwave
  • Dining
    • dining area
  • Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1:
    • bathroom 2:
  • Bedrooms
    • 2 bedrooms, sleeps 9, beds for 6-9
    • bedroom 1:
    • bedroom 2:
      • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3) Sofa Beds (1)
  • Entertainment
    • television
    • satellite / cable
    • radio
  • Outside
    • patio
    • deck / patio
      • Large Private Outdoor Patio
    • courtyard
    • fully fenced property
  • Suitability
    • non smoking only
    • children welcome
    • suitable for elderly or infirm
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • pets not allowed
    • low allergen environment
    • long-term renters welcome
  • Notes
    • The home of diverse cultural attractions, the Upper West side is sandwiched between Riverside Park to the west and Central Park to the east. Both parks are excellent leisurely green spaces to spend a day. Central Park is especially notable, as it is New York’s 'flagship' park. With over 843 acres of land, it is home to 275 species of birds. It’s quite easy to spend an entire day there too, as the park has several restaurants on its perimeter, a Boathouse, a Carousel, ball fields, a running track, reservoir, sculptures of Alice in Wonderland and Shakespeare, and a nearly endless list of events and other attractions. In addition to being the most densely populated area of the United States, the Upper West Side is the home of several academic institutions and a litany of famous people too numerous to list here. The American Museum of Natural History is among the most notable museum in the neighborhood.

activities and attractions in Manhattan New York City

  • Attractions
    • autumn foliage
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • cinemas
    • library
    • museums
    • playground
    • live theater
    • restaurants
    • arboretum
    • synagogues
    • health/beauty spa
    • duty free shops
    • zoo
    • festivals
    • recreation center
    • water parks
    • winery tours
    • theme parks
  • Leisure Activities
    • eco tourism
    • scenic drives
    • sight seeing
    • outlet shopping
    • paddle boating
    • bird watching
    • walking
    • photography
    • shuffleboard
    • shopping
    • boating
    • wildlife viewing
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • basketball court
    • roller blading
    • sound/bay fishing
    • golf
    • rock climbing
    • freshwater fishing
    • surf fishing
    • water tubing
    • rafting
    • sailing
    • water skiing
    • parasailing
    • jet skiing
    • snorkeling/diving
    • surfing
    • wind-surfing
    • skiing
    • racquetball
    • hot air ballooning
    • cycling
    • fishing
    • ice skating
    • pier fishing
    • swimming
    • tennis

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vacation rental rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
Thanksgiving Day Parade Week
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 27 2014
2 nights
Thanksgiving Day Parade
Nov 28 - Nov 28
1 night
Thanksgiving Day Parade Week
Nov 29 - Dec 1
3 nights
Last Week Of December
Dec 23 - Dec 30
6 nights
New Years Eve
Dec 31 - Dec 31
1 night
Jan 10 - Jan 25
Jan 10 - Jan 25
3 nights
4th Of July
Jul 4 - Jul 4
1 night
My Standard Rate
3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Refundable Damage Deposit $350
Booking Fee $35
Payment processing recovery fee of 2.5% for US transaction or 3.75% for outside US transaction of total payment processed for booking. Effective for all payments after Jan 1st 2012.
Extra fee for over 6 guests stay.

Cancellation Policy

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traveler reviews for this manhattan house rental

No serendipity

Review submitted: August 2, 2014   Date of arrival: July 4, 2014

If you r planning to go to NYC, for Europeans its different then a trip to a campground in France, or a citytrip to Barcelona. NYC is appealing, and for most visitors an ' one in a life time' trip. That was our intention, get together with the kids to NYC, as a very special event. Expectations were high, and of course you know after preparing the trip, its is going to cost you a lot of money. NYC is expensive. As thrifty we Dutch are, we choose for an apartment so we could cook and do some laundry ourselves. We had very good experiences with Home Away in Switzerland and Austria, and after checking and checking we decided to go for this apartment. The info was nice, de pictures were nice, it seemed good.
After arriving at the apartment we were surprised. The assumption that this was a great pick disappeared. We had a great time in NYC and after 4 nights we traveled on to Seattle and camped for 3 weeks in the NP of the West. Without disqualifying the rental apartment new renters should know that:

-it is in a basement, with very low ceiling. We from the Netherlands are 6ft5, it felt like a basement. There is no garden or patio, it looks terrible in the backyard
-the pictures taken look great but presumably shot bij a 16 mm lens, as used in Real Estate. The apartment could never host 9 people, it is really to small.
-except for one basement window at the street there is no daylight, no ventilation but loud airconditioning, this makes the basement experience stronger, you sleep and live in a box.
-In one bedroom there is no airco but a very loud fan, no problem in winter, but hard in summer

In the end we used the apartment as a sleeping place, in the daytime we were out in the city. The deposit was only returned after asking about it 3 weeks later. Would we stay here again ? No, too expensive for what you get. Is it a bad place ? No, it is our experience, mislead by the nice reviews and pictures. The location is great, very close to subway, and felt safe.

Arthur de Meijer, MD
The Netherlands

Owners response: Sorry, we had no Idea you had 'No serendipity' as you never indicated that while you were staying there.
Description is honest and pics are real with no special effects or anything else, the rooms are good size, the property is 2 bedroom/2 bath ground floor with entry a few steps down at the front, TV is flat and beds are comfortable, the sealing is a regular US size and my husband of 6'3" has no problems with it. And most people who comes love it.
Sorry we do not react well to any extortion, so complain on serendipity :)
The Manager of NYCSuites and a programmer-analyst for The American Institute of Physics for many years and my husband is a doctor in USA. (we usually do not advertise it here)

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


Great Location and comfortable place!!

Review submitted: July 13, 2014   Date of arrival: June 22, 2014

It was comfortable for 6 people. Two minutes walk to subway, shoppes and restaurants.

Helpful votes: 1 / 2


great choice

Review submitted: June 30, 2014   Date of arrival: June 6, 2014

Very nice and clean place to stay. Short walk to the subway and many places nearby to eat. It was a nice and quiet place to stay in the city. We arrived on a Friday afternoon and parked 2 cars on the street right in front of the apartment until Monday. I couldn't believe we found free parking so easy. Pharmacy, dunkin donuts, 711, pizza place, Italian food, subway station, central park, everything you need is close by.

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


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This vacation rental has been listed since 11/8/2011.