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Upper Upper West Side 2 Bed/2 Bath Gem

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 7 Sleeps

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A Vegan Property (for people interested in that).

Please send a brief bio of yourself and the people staying here with you before booking. A photo would be nice too.

A beautiful, warm and clean apartment nestled between the Hudson River on the west, historic Harlem, southeast, Sugar Hill, east, Washington Heights, north, and Columbia University, south, in our culturally diverse neighborhood of Hamilton Heights.

The apartment is located on one of the most beautiful blocks in NYC. It is on the street level which makes it easy for people with stair concerns. It is decorated with comfort and style in mind. The bedrooms are super quiet and have the most comfortable beds.

The apartment is a large 2 bedroom/2 bath duplex completely separate with its own private entrance and with access to the serene backyard garden. There are 2 queen beds, 1 full bed, and 2 twin beds, free WiFi, towels, sheets, pillows, iron and board, hairdryer, and bathrobes. One bathroom has a jacuzzi (listed as a hot tub because jacuzzi does not have a category). The bedrooms have an air conditioner and a TV for dvds. (Small library provided). Sorry, no TV service.

The kitchen is fully equipped with good knives, cutting board, pots and pans, toaster, coffee maker, coffee grinder, dishes, glasses, and silverware.

Right around the corner is our new favorite restaurant "Mama Sushi". The neighborhood has plenty of restaurants like Dinosaur BBQ, Covo, Harlem Public, Trufa, The Chipped Cup Cafe, Hamilton, and Unione, grocery stores (Fairway), drug stores (Rite Aid), Bikram Yoga (Hot), and shopping. The Riverbank State Park is just around the corner offering 2 swimming pools, a running track, a skating rink, restaurant, concerts, and more.

The 1 train is two blocks away, the A/C/B and D trains only five blocks away. The subway ride to Times Square is about 15 minutes. Street parking is available.

Thank you so much and have a wonderful stay in NYC!

Happy travels,

Karen

More Details

Owner
Karen
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Karen

Jazz and Classical Flutist who enjoys hosting travelers from all parts of the globe. Also, I am a vegan and an animal activist.

Karen purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Karen chose Hamilton Heights

I have always loved the famous brownstones of New York and have always wanted to live in famous Harlem. I got both with this home.

What makes this townhome unique

We renovated it in 2007 and tried to keep as many original details that were left since it was built in 1901. It was and is a labor of love. Many of our guests enjoy the original aspects of the home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderful stay, the house is identical to the photos, it has everything we need (laundry, bathroom, slipper, bathrobe ...). We were greeted by the husband (very nice) and Karen pity we could not meet her.

Karen gave us food for the first breakfast, fruit, milk ... which is nice.

The neighborhood is very friendly and we quickly near the metro L1.

After each day we enjoyed the hot tub ....

If one day we have the opportunity to return to New York we will definitely stay in this accommodation.

By cons not to book shuttle because it does not take you to Harlem (147St) only to the 125 ST. We were able to negotiate with the driver with a few extra dollars to 21.00 because we did not want to venture into the subway with children, luggage and especially fatigue.



thank you Valerie
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Hamilton Heights Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom 1 had a jacuzzi. Bathroom 2 has a cast iron soaking tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • One bedroom has a queen size bed and a daybed with a trundle. The other bedroom has a queen size bed and full size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
* The apartment is a legal, large 2 bedroom/2 bath duplex completely separate with its own private entrance and with access to the serene backyard garden. * The kitchen is fully equipped with good knives, cutting boards, pots and pans, a toaster, coffee maker, coffee grinder, dishes, glasses, and silverware. * There are 2 queen beds, 1 full bed, and 2 twin beds, free WiFi, towels, sheets, pillows, iron and board, hairdryer, bathrobes, and slippers. * One bathroom has a jacuzzi. * The bedrooms have an air conditioner and a TV for dvds. (Small library provided). Sorry, no TV service. * You have for your use a washer and dryer. * Street parking is available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Upper Upper West Side 2 Bed/2 Bath Gem
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 55 reviews
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5

The unit was GREAT! Nice location, clean and close to subway!

  • 5 of 5

The appartment was just wonderful, like living at home. The owner was so nice and helpful. I had my daughter and three grand-daughters (18 ys old). We enjoyed staying in the unit and would do it again. The beds were more than expected!

Thanks,

Frank

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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BC. Canada
4

Great location. Perfect size for two couples.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the area and the different shops/restaurants etc. The river park is a great bonus in the area as is the proximity to the subway.

We'll be back next time we're in NYC again with other folks.

Dealing with Karen was great and she was always quick to respond to any queries. Norbert was there to welcome us and show us the apartment. We had a great chat with him whilst he was briefing us on everything including the neighbourhood. Would definitely recommend to anyone else.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great 2 bedroom 2 bath near subway, very clean and quiet

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the apartment. There 4 of us - my husband and me and two 17 yr old girls. They had downstairs bedroom with en suite bathroom. We were upstairs with hall bath. Our shower was great. Bedrooms are large. The apt is very clean and nicely furnished and very quiet. The pool is across Riverside in the state park. We didn't use the jacuzzi. Window AC units did fine. We were there for a heat wave and even being gone all day with AC off, the apt was not hot. Karen lives upstairs and was responsive to the few questions we had. Only thing we could have wanted was a microwave. Subway is 2 blocks away. Coffee shop, a grocery, restaurants, pharmacy, McDonald's nearby. Little farther north than we originally wanted but we had to have 2 baths. It was a good find and we recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Avondale
5

A perfect place to experience all New York has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

2 stories of such New York character! Karen's Harlem gem is close to the subways, parks, shops, and has everything you might need for a quiet night in after exploring the city. The nights were quiet and the days held the potential energy of what we wanted to make of our stay. Karen was available by phone or email, and always respected our privacy.

Many thanks to our hosts!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

This Apartment - Above and Beyond Expectation

  • 5 of 5

We are just returning from our vacation in New York and staying at Karen's apartment in Harlem. She was helpful in answering questions that we had as this was our first visit to New York.

The apartment was just as expected and maybe even a bit better. It was clean and supplied with everything you would need to make our stay very enjoyable - extra towels, housecoats, coffee, food, spices for cooking - little extras to go the extra mile.

Being 2 families and having 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms made for some privacy and space for us. Bed and linens were clean and very comfortable - hotel quality.

We highly recommend this apartment if you are planning a stay in New York. It was a 2 minute walk to the Subway with a direct 20 minute ride into Manhattan. A great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Property is just like pictures -- very cute & functional.

  • 5 of 5

3 short blocks from subway. Lots of good restaurants. Grocery stores within a couple blocks. Real NY neighborhood feel. People are very friendly. Norbert showed us around and was very helpful. Apartment was cozy & warm.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Harlem Pub
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Subway - 1 Train
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Henry Hudson Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mama Sushi
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Broadway Shows.

* Bronx Botanical Gardens.

* Shopping, Dinner Cruise.

* Jazz Clubs.

* Highline, Art Galleries.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Time Square.

* China Town.

* Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.

* 9/11 Memorial, St.Patrick's Cathedral.

* Central Park, Rockerfeller Center.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Swim, Bike Ride along the Hudson.

* Circle Line Boat Tour.

* Statue of Liberty.

* Museums, Museums, Museums.

* Empire State Building.

Activities and attractions in Manhattan New York City:

-20 minutes on subway to Times Square/Penn Station

- Walking distance to Yankee Stadium (25 mins.)

-Steps from Riverbank State Park: ( 2 swimming pools, running track, restaurants, Carousel, concerts, and more)

-Few minutes walking to the Hudson River

- #1 train (1 block away)

- ABCD Trains (5 blocks away)

-Cycling path from George Washington Bridge to Battery Park a few steps away

- Top rated barbeque restaurant: Dinosaur Barbeque

-Top rated New York grocery Store: Fairway Market

-Three subway stops from Columbia University Campus

-One subway stop from City College University

-Red Rooster (Marcus Samuelson's Newest Harlem Restaurant)

-Apollo Theatre

-Covo

-Tonalli

-Harlem Public Restaurant

-Bikram Yoga

-Pharmacy

-Grocery Store

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Nightly Rate: $230 - $300

Please No Parties! Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.