Upper West Side Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Sleeps max four in queen-size loft bed & queen-sized sofa bed; 1 full bath
My house is a five-story 1892 townhouse on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I had the ornate brownstone facade restored recently. It has eight apartments (I occupy the garden apartment). The house is part of a neighborhood of townhouses on the side streets, large multiple dwellings on the avenues, occasional grand apartment buildings on Central Park West, and some notable institutions such as the Museum of Natural History and Lincoln Center dotted around the neighborhood. The area is well served by buses and subways, with a large population of restaurants of many different ethnicities and varying levels of sophistication. No area of Manhattan is far away in time or difficult to reach.
The # 3 studio: Located in the Parlor Floor Front, one flight up the stoop - no elevator - overlooking West 81st Street. Its two big windows with security bars under a stained glass crescent are in the frontispiece photo.
The main room is 12 feet wide and 22 fee long. A large decorative fireplace dominates the room with its 13 foot ceiling ( with a chandelier/fan in the middle). Towards the middle of the building is the high bar separating the kitchen from the LR and the spiral staircase leading to the loft bed, along with the full bathroom. The queen-sized loft space is less than 4 feet high - you can sit up but not stand up. A reading lamp is there, along with a radio clock.
The kitchen has a double gas burner and a large microwave oven; an under the counter fridge/ freezer, and cutlery, plates and glasses for six. A good selection of stainless steel cooking pots and pans, cooking utensils complemented by storage containers.High definition TV satellite service. Internet wifi; free USA phone.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
What makes this apartment unique
Museum of Natural History (Oh, those dinosaurs!) and Planetarium across Columbus Avenue; New York Historical Society 5 blocks away, Zabar's and Fairway close by on Broadway; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim & Museum Mile across Central Park (1 block away);Children's Museum 2 blocks away; MANY restaurants in the neighborhood, two subway lines & 7 bus routes for transportation
Guestbook comments from the owner
Michael Replogle said: April 20th, 2010 1:14 am
My wife and I quite enjoyed our stay. The apartment has charm and character, all you need in a small kitchen, a comfortable loft bed (if you're not afraid of climbing spiral stairs), a decent bathroom, and good space to hang out. The neighborhood is great UWS. Try Nobu nearby if you like great sushi. We'll be back!