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CHARMING, SPACIOUS, CLEAN GARDEN APARTMENT, WALK TO FERRY

John McGhee

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, français, un poco de español, 少し日本語
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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John McGhee

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, français, un poco de español, 少し日本語
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014
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CHARMING, SPACIOUS, CLEAN GARDEN APARTMENT, WALK TO FERRY

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Staten Island Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, sleeps up to 4

Stay close to downtown New York without spending all your vacation budget on accommodation, and ride the famous (and free!) Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan in 30 minutes, with great views of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty. You will enjoy a relaxing, private, clean garden apartment in our late-nineteenth-century home in a historic district. Owners are on site to ensure you a pleasant stay.

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John McGhee (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, français, un poco de español, 少し日本語
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
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Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
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Staten Island New York City
4

FANTASTIC ACCOMMODATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I spent a fabulous week in this spacious, very clean and quiet apartment. The owners had left us the essentials for breakfast our first day and we were grateful for the coffee, baguette, orange juice and milk they had waiting. The (free) ferry is just a 10 minute walk from the house and it runs every 1/2 hour for 24 hours/day. We enjoyed passing in front of the Statue of Liberty at different times of the day - especially at sunset. One thing we learned during our stay, is that there is a bus (#42 or #52) that picks you up at the ferry station and drops you very close to the apartment when you get back from the city. You can use your NYC Metro Card on these buses. This was especially nice after walking around the city all day, if you're too tired to tackle the (uphill) walk home at the end of the day. We would both like to return as soon as possible and highly recommend it to travelers who want to be close to Manhattan but without all the hustle, bustle, noise and expense.
Guy & Alexis
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
+1 -2127297634
Staten Island New York City
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5
We stayed 14 nights at this great property. The description was accurate and the property was clean and wellmaintained. John the owner provide good customer service and was there if you needed him. We sure would recommend this property .
We enjoyed the nice garden around the house. It is just a 10 minutes walk to the Ferry. And when we came "home" from a long day and our feets did not want to move any more, we took the bus S52 at the ferry Terminal which stops nearby
We had a great time.
John and family thanks again , and we hope to come back. ( we are allready missing it)
.With warm regards,
Fam.Delis
The Netherlands
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
+1 -2127297634
Staten Island New York City
5

Beautiful, Clean and a Terrific Location

  • 5 of 5
We rented this home for a week while we visited New York City. The apartment was large and very clean and the proximity to the Staten Island Ferry was perfect. We really enjoyed riding the ferry past the Statue of Liberty on the way to Manhattan and returning home to a quiet place to sleep. The owners went out of their way to accommodate us and renting this apartment was absolutely perfect for our New York vacation. I highly recommend renting this apartment to anyone visiting New York.
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
+1 -2127297634
Staten Island New York City
5

Super séjour

  • 5 of 5
Séjour d'une semaine à 4 (deux parents/deux ados) dans l'appartement situé au RDC de la maison de John et Caroline. L'accueil est vraiment sympathique. Un super séjour ! l'appartement est spacieux, très propre, décoré avec soin et parfaitement équipé. Le calme du quartier et le petit jardin sont un vrai bonheur après une journée passée dans Manhattan. Beaucoup mieux qu'une chambre d'hôtel et beaucoup moins cher ! Nous avons pu garder la voiture de location (périple de 3 semaines de boston à Washington) garée dans la rue et très pratique pour faire les courses, aller à la plage etc... mais une voiture n'est pas nécessaire.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
+1 -2127297634
Staten Island New York City
5

Perfect Getaway Accomodation

  • 5 of 5
We booked this lovely ground floor apartment for our 6 day stay in New York. We arrived around 9pm Sunday evening, having easily followed John's directions, and John was there to meet us and show us around. He also went to the trouble of getting us a few things for breakfast which was much appreciated. The apartment itself was very spacious and absolutely spotless. It is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood, you don't feel like you are in New York at all.
We used the free ferry service everyday to get to Manhattan, John has the schedule on the fridge. It was a 10 minute downhill walk to the ferry, which runs 24/7. The walk back home takes about 15mins as it is uphill part of the way. The ferry takes 30 mins to cross and you get to see Statue of Liberty and other sights on the way. The ferry stop in Manhattan was well connected to the subway and the hop-on hop-off bus tours.
The kitchen was well equipped with coffee machine, toaster, microwave, oven and stove, plus pots and pans if you wanted to do some cooking.
The bed was very comfortable and combined with the quiet neighbourhood we slept well every night.
The only downside is when you leave for the day you have to plan for the whole day as it is not practical to come back during the day.
All in all, a very enjoyable stay. We would recommend this place for couples or travellers who want to experience New York but have a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, spacious, clean garden apartment, walk to ferry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392097
+1 -2127297634
Staten Island New York City
5

Beautiful neighborhood, perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5
We hit a home run choosing to stay in this lovely apartment (first floor of an old victorian) in a wonderful quiet neighborhood full of trees and greenery. It didn't even feel like New York. We were able to park right in front of the house, and the walk to Staten Island ferry was extremely convenient - not to mention the free ferry is a true NYC landmark and a real treat to ride.

The apartment is exceptionally clean and was perfect for our needs. I love old houses anyway, so really enjoyed the fireplaces, original floors and mouldings, etc. We arrived very late Friday night, and John was outside waiting for us. He had stocked the fridge with orange juice, milk, bread, and coffee for the morning - which was definitely above and beyond. Thank you, John.

One tip for travelers - if you're driving over the Verrazano bridge into Staten Island to get here, make sure to take the bottom level of the bridge. It has the first exit off to Bay Street which you will need to take - top level does not. We had only a GPS and didn't ask for any directions from John, and found ourselves going over the bridge a couple times (and paying additional $$) before we figured it out.
  • Submitted: May 13, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Newark or JFK
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
various
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Staten Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Silver Lake
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Grand Central or Penn Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-278 at Verrazano Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
various
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
South Beach boardwalk
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Staten Island Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$2,800
 
 
Winter 2015
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 29 2015
5 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$2,000
 
 
Spring 2015
Mar 30 2015 - Jun 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$900
$2,500
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 29 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$150
$900
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Deposit required to confirm reservation.
5% discount for single/couple.
For rental of less than one week, add cleaning fee of $75.
E-mail inquiries preferred for faster response.

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Staten Island Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Floorboards
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
We have a selection of family and children's movies available in the apartment, and more on request. Definitely no smoking and no pets.

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