Located in the historic Bedford Stuyvesant, on one of the most coveted blocks in the area, the apartment is surrounded by well kept brownstones. Bed Stuy is centrally located, bordering other popular Brooklyn neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and Bushwick. Travel throughout the five boroughs is very fast with the A express or C local trains blocks from your vacation home. Lower Manhattan, Prospect Park, Brooklyn Museum & Botanical Gardens are all about 20 minutes of train travel. Times Square is 35 minutes away and multiple beaches can be reached within 45 minutes. Choose the bus (at the corner) or a train for a jaunt to Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick points of interest. Within blocks of the apartment there are wonderful restaurants like Peaches & Saraghina, laundromats, coffee shops, grocery stores, a wine bar, a bike shop, a library, parks and playgrounds. Free Wifi and cable TV.
Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn– known worldwide for its magnificent architecture, tree-lined blocks, community gardens, and the new Barclay Center (Professional Basket Arena) as home to such significant cultural figures as Lena Horne, Max Roach, Chris Rock, Eubie Blake, Shirley Chisholm, and countless others – is in the flowering of a new cultural and commercial renaissance. Shops, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and cafés are popping up faster than one can keep up with, and there is an influx of new residents who are turning this historically Black community into a truly diverse enclave of progressive people of all backgrounds.
Despite this tremendous transformation, it maintains a charm that can be experienced by strolling down one of its many quiet, safe, leafy, beautiful blocks.
Manhattan is about 12 minutes away; 5 stops on the 'A' Express.