This cozy apartment in an authentic turn-of-the-century brownstone has been updated for convenience but retains the original detail that makes Manhattan brownstones the most sought after residences in the city. Light and airy, this charming apartment features the original fireplace, mantel and moldings. The apartment has a separate bedroom area with a full size Murphy bed that folds into the wall to provide extra space, a living room/dining area, a full size kitchen and full bathroom with a tub/shower. The apartment is air-conditioned and heated with hot water radiators that have their own controls. Satellite TV and WiFi are available.
The apartment is located on a tree-lined street in the heart of New York's most desirable neighborhood, the Upper West Side. Just one and a half blocks from Central Park in one direction and one and a half blocks from Riverside Park (overlooking the Hudson River) in the other, the apartment is just steps from several subway and bus lines, making all of the city's wonderful attractions easily and quickly accessible. Cabs are always readily available, just outside the front door and many highlights are within easy walking distance. A short cab, bus or 10-minute subway ride puts you right in the heart of midtown with the theatre district, Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Times Square, the shopping of Fifth Avenue and MOMA. You can walk to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the fabulous Museum Mile, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim, The Museum of the City of New York, etc. The Museum of Natural History is within blocks, as is the NY Historical Society with its fascinating exhibits. SoHo and Tribeca, with their unique, interesting shops and galleries, are a quick subway ride away. This Upper West Side neighborhood was recently featured as New York's hottest restaurant row - the neighborhood is teeeming with reasonably priced, outstanding restaurants of all varieties as well as wonderful places to shop for gourmet foods, NY bagels, groceries, etc. - the famous Zabar's and a wonderful new Whole Foods Market are both a 5-minute walk away. NY's famous and unique Fairway Market is a quick subway, bus, cab ride or 15-minute walk away. Virtually every store and restaurant in the area delivers to your apartment. There are several health clubs and yoga studios within a few blocks that welcome drop-in guests. Both Central Park and Riverside Park have biking/walking paths that are closed to traffic.