Upper East Side Townhome Rental Photos and Description
Upper East Side NYC B&B Ideal for Short Term or Extended-Stays.
A NYC Style Bed & Breakfast on the Upper East Side & bordering Midtown Manhattan.
Tucked away on a tree-lined street, 1871 House is housed in a classic brownstone on east 62nd Street, between Park & Lexington Avenues. The pretty shuttered townhouse is in a nicely quiet location two blocks from Central Park. Short term and extended stays available.
All suites contain private en-suite bathrooms. Most offer high ceilings, ornamental fireplaces, four-poster beds covered by quilts, marble-topped dressers and lace-curtained windows. Fireplace mantles, moldings around windows and high ceilings have been preserved. All give the place an elegant B&B feel, as do the antiques scattered throughout. Rooms are modernly enough appointed that you won't feel stuck in the 19th century. Each room is quite large, cozy and country furnished.
The beautiful brownstone building is located in an upscale shopping zone and surrounded by other Brownstones and Townhouses, the quiet, tree-lined street makes you forget you’re in the heart of the city.
Elegantly situated on Manhattan’s fashionable Upper East Side, 1871 House enjoys the best of both worlds – serene privacy and un-matched convenience. East 62nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue is a quiet, tree-lined residential enclave for some of New York’s most prestigious addresses. Very close to Central Park, this neighborhood abounds with tasteful, exclusive boutiques and charming, international restaurants. Yet, 1871 House is only three blocks from bustling Midtown and an equally easy stroll to the City's fabulous Museum Mile and every true shopper's nirvana including Bloomingdale's, Barneys and Bergdorf-Goodman.
1871 House is uniquely located within the Upper East Side Historic District and walking distance to, actually just a short walk to Central Park, Fifth Avenue and Midtown East with its ubiquitous Corporate Offices as well as midtown Manhattan's exclusive Decoration & Design building (D&D building) and Manhattan Art and Antiques Center. Architects, Designers and Collectors from around the world travel to this area for its concentration of design and home furnishings showrooms and galleries.
1871 House is steps to Madison Avenue shopping, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Whitney Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Frick Collection as well as the city's best restaurants. For business-oriented guests, 1871 House is ideally located near Midtown Manhattan. 1871 House is convenient to both Midtown East corporate offices and to Wall Street and the Financial District. Consequently, guests need not venture too far for meetings, seminars, functions and events.
Medical professionals, patients, families, and caregivers appreciate our ideal location minutes away from some of the country's best hospitals and medical facilities including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Weill Cornell Medical College, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York-Presbyterian hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery and Mount Sinai Hospital.
Rates fluctuate throughout the year and range from $185-$445/$365-$685/night plus tax. Please send us an email for our unpublished advance reservation rates or last minute discounted rates.
We maintain a minimum night stay requirement throughout the year.
1871's Location is:
12 Miles from LaGuardia Airport
16 Miles from JFK International Airport
23 Miles from Newark Liberty Airport
The Closest subway stations to 1871 House are:
4,5,6,N,Q,R trains at 60th Street & Lexington Avenue (2 blocks away)
F train at 63rd & Lexington Avenue (1 block away)
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- non smoking only
- not suitable for children
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Sarah, Roger and Jase
Lia has lived in New York her entire life. After graduating from Barnard College in New York City Lia Subsequently completed graduate courses at NYU's Real Estate Institute and earned a graduate degree in Real Estate Investment Analysis.
Lia spends the majority of her time overseeing the affairs and administration of the 1871 House. Extra-curricular interests include gardening and interior design. To that end Lia has done all the gardening and the interior design of the individual rooms at the 1871 House.
Sarah, Roger and Jase purchased this townhome in 1998
Why Sarah, Roger and Jase chose Upper East Side
The best thing about Manhattan is being within walking distance of so many incredible sites! We chose the Upper East Side because it is leafy, romantic, and genteel, with peaceful streets and historic architecture. It couldn't be a better place to hang your hat!
The location is also perfect for its proximity to Central Park, fantastic shopping and NY Culture. The House is within walking distance of Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, boutiques, museums & galleries, New York’s finest department stores, top restaurants and business districts. In addition, for everyday convenience, we have barbershops, supermarkets, gourmet stores, pharmacies, dry cleaning & shoe repair shops just around the corner.
Access to seven subway lines are one or to blocks away. Museums within walking distance include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA, Frick Collection, and the Asia Society.
Shopping Excellence: Lauren, Versace, Barneys, Chanel, Hermes, Prada, Burberrys, Bergdorf Goodman's and the like are all nearby.
What makes this townhome unique
Privacy, Exclusive & Central Location, Turn of the Century House with Spacious Rooms, High Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Fireplace Mantels, Antiques, two block walk to Central Park and 3 blocks to Midtown Manhattan. Perfect for tourists or business travelers.
Guestbook comments from the owner
As a person who travels for business quite often, it is rare that I find a place worthy of a review. And yet I continue to share my thoughts on my all-time favorite place in NYC - 1871 House. It is easy to tire of the same old business hotels, so it was refreshing when I stumbled on this quaint upper East Side property. I have taken my family here twice on vacation, and I continue to stay here on business when they have room. It is the perfect way to experience NYC.
Are the rooms made for business travelers? Not really. Does this cater to a business traveler at all? Not really. And that is the beauty and charm of this great place. Rather than going back to a hotel, I literally feel like I am arriving "home" when I get to 62nd and Lex. The rooms are quaint and appropriate - they have everything one would need for the evening. The entire property has the charm you would expect. I find all of the nuances of 1871 House to be what makes it so special.
Two special elements of the experience stand out for me:
(1) The location: You absolutely can't beat the upper East Side location of 62nd Street between Park and Lex. I can walk just a few blocks and be in Central Park for a morning jog. There are amazing neighborhood restaurants and shops just outside the door. And big department stores and power shopping just down the street. You can walk anywhere and get almost anything you might want. When you stay here, you feel like you live here. That's the way to experience a city.
(2) The staff: The staff at 1871 House is not your typical B&B staff - and they acknowledge such. They are not there to engage you in conversation or be your "hosts" in the city. They are there to make sure everything goes well; otherwise, they are quiet and behind the scenes. And yet, it's one of the things I love about this place. They have taken VERY GOOD care of me. They remember that I have stayed there before. They know I arrive late and leave early. And most importantly, they accommodate my last minute requests for a room when they can. They show flexibility and loyalty, which is rare these days. I am grateful for the kind staff that work at 1871 House and how they have welcomed me into their home.
I have sent a number of friends to 1871 House - both business colleagues and personal friends. Bar none, their experiences have been outstanding. I can not more highly recommend this place to anyone looking to experience a different, more personal and intimate NYC.