GORGEOUS 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE ZEN GARDEN

Krista Kujat

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GORGEOUS 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE ZEN GARDEN

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2 Bedrooms, Full bathroom with jacuzzi, Private Garden with pond, Sleeps 1-6.

Feel the soul of Brooklyn in a beautiful brownstone apartment, and complete your day, lounging in the hammock listening to the waterfall...in your own private garden! This deluxe suite has two bedrooms adorned with pre-war details, including orginal mouldings and bookase, and an exquisite fire place mantel. The apartment is located on a quiet tree lined block, proposed for historical landmark, in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhoods in Brooklyn. You'll be privy to a thriving artists community and burgeoning new businesses and restaurants just half a block away.

Brooklyn roasted 'Gorilla Coffee' and homemade banana bread are waiting for you upon arrival! Direct TV, wireless internet, microwave, fresh linens and towels, cooking utensils, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, shampoo, and soap are all provided.

Located in the Heart of Brooklyn!: Explore the charm and diversity at your doorstep, as well as in neighborhoods like Dumbo, Williamsburg, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Fort Green... We're in the middle of it all! You'll see each neighborhood offers it's own unique charm, no more than a 10-15 minute cab ride away.

This brownstone built in 1901, is located on Park Place, between Franklin Ave and Bedford Ave in the vibrant and dynamic neighborhood Crown Heights. The 2,3,4, and 5 express subways to Manhattan all stop at Franklin Ave (just a 5 minute walk away). It's a 15 minute ride to Wall St, and 25 minutes to Union Square, and 30 minutes to Grand Central Station. There is street parking available in front of our building.

Nearby Amenities: The local grocery store 'Bob and Betty's' is just a 5 minute walk away on Franklin Ave, and Nam's Corner store (2 blocks away) is open 24 hours. The Grand Army Plaza Farmer's Market is a few blocks away in Park Slope where you can buy specialty cheeses and breads.

The laundromat is half a block away, offering very affordable full drop off service. Pharmacy: on Franklin Ave, just 2 blocks away. Wine Store: Franklin Ave, 2 blocks away Coffee shops on Franklin Ave: Pulp & Bean, Breuklyn Coffee House, Fig and Lily.

From the Caribean jerk chicken to the hipster hang outs like Franklin Park, the neighborhood offers diversity at its best. The selection of restaurants around our apartment is very diverse, all very affordable, and most of them deliver if you feel like chilling out for a night: Bombay Masala (Indian), Sweet Basil (Thai), Chavella's (Mexican), Barboncino (Italian), Sushi Tatsu (Japanese).

Local Attractions!: The beautiful Brooklyn Botanical Gardens should not be missed, just a 10 minute walk from the apartment (free on Tuesdays)! Check out the free concerts at Prospect Park, along with the drum circle on Sunday afternoons at 'Drummer's Grove' (southwest corner). Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is just one subway stop to Atlantic Ave, where you can see world renowned artists performing music and dance along with the local artist's scene at BAM cafe. Brooklyn Museum is just a 10 minute walk away offering free concerts by local artists the first Saturday of every month. The Tabernacle Church has a very lively service on Sundays. Witness the neighborhood community of worship, and experience a welcoming & friendly dose of cultural immersion.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Krista Kujat

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
Speaks french, english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 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.
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4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p949923
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Brooklyn New York City
Phoenix
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was beautiful, far more spacious than suggested by the photos. All communications with the owner were prompt, and she was extremely flexible and helpful. Minor issues that can occur in any household were resolved ASAP. Little touches such as homemade banana bread on arrival, and assorted teas made it clear that this owner really appreciates her guests. The location felt safe, with a very short walk to the subway station and a quick ride to Manhattan.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Laura! I look forward to the chance to accommodate you again.
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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p949923
+1 6462423902
Brooklyn New York City
5

PERFECTION!!!

  • 5 of 5
This place is and has everything you could possibly need for a fantastic stay in New York! The apartment is gorgeous, comfortable, lovely... the neighborhood is amazing... just steps to cool shops and bars and restaurant that are not swarming with 20-somethings. And the best part? The peaceful backyard... candles, fountain, stars... amazing. Don't stay anywhere else. This is the best.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Mary! I hope you get to come back, and enjoy it again and again!
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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p949923
+1 6462423902
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5

I WISH I LIVED HERE!

  • 5 of 5
A beautiful place in a nice, clean, safe neighborhood. It was so easy to just jump on one train and quickly get right to the center of Manhattan. I loved the decor and the gorgeous backyard.... It felt like home - only better! I highly recommend!
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Jen! I hope to see you back in Brooklyn soon!
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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
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+1 6462423902
Brooklyn New York City
4

GREAT NYC/BROOKLYN LOCATION

  • 4 of 5
Excellently located, in a charming out-of-the mainstreet NYC neighborhood with a great list of recommendations for restaurants, bakeries, etc. from the landlord.

The connection to Manhattan is ok, it takes some 10 minutes to walk to the connecting subway station.

The apartment could have been brighter. But depending on what your plans are for your stay in NY - this is nothing that should keep you from opting for this place.

We thoroughly enjoyed the calmness in the apartment, a true asset when visiting New York. The garden, in particular, offers a fantastic refuge to recharge batteries before and after exploring Manhatten & Co.
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Sylvia! I appreciate you sharing your experience with the other guests.
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Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment with Private Zen Garden
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+1 6462423902
Brooklyn New York City
5

WONDERFUL PLACE TO STAY IN NEW YORK CITY!

  • 5 of 5
I have stayed in this apartment on multiple occasions and I honestly can't say enough good things about it. It's immaculate and gorgeously decorated. The owner has a knack for interior design and I appreciated how the colors and textures of the apartment and its furnishings meshed together to create a cohesive, aesthetically pleasing whole. It was a perfect oasis for resting after long, busy days in New York City. The apartment is also near the 2,3,4,5 subway lines which makes it especially convenient if you're plannning to spend a lot of time in Manhattan.
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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BEST BROWNSTONE, GARDEN AND SHOWER

  • 5 of 5
Ah! The Garden! I was lucky to have some supersunny and warm October days, and the garden felt like vacationing in Bali. I read my book swaying in the hammock next to the little waterfall, we bbq-ed at night.
The apartment indoors is also very lovely. Cozy kitchen with a table to gather round and make plans for the day. All the beds are very comfy, and every room has it's own feel to is. Krista is a great decorator.
The neighbourhood has changed a lot over the years, for the better. There are a couple of great coffeebars, a very nice supermarket just at the subway, we even went to a filmfestival around the corner! It''s safe to walk around, and I can tell cause I walked there by myself at every imaginable hour. Excess to Manhatten is very easy, also at night. One more thing: I loved that shower!
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10.5 Miles
LaGuardia
Nearest Ferry
4.1 Miles
Fulton Ferry
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Subways 2, 3, 4 & 5
Nearest Motorway
2.9 Miles
Brooklyn Queens Expressway
Nearest Beach
7.8 Miles
Coney Island
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Franklin Park
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Catskills
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sweet Basil
Car: not necessary

686 Park Place is located on a quiet street lined with historical landmark brownstones, just a 5 minute walk to the 2,3,4 & 5 subways which run express into Manhattan. It's a 15 min ride to Wall St, a 25 min ride to Union Square and 30 minute ride to Grand Central Station.

Local attractions within walking distance include the beautiful Brooklyn Botanical Gardens (free on Tuesdays!), the Brooklyn Museum, and Prospect Park, which offers free outdoor concerts and paddle boating.

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is just one subway stop to Atlantic Ave, where you can see world renowned artists performing music and dance along with the local artist's scene at BAM cafe. From the Caribbean jerk chicken to the hipster hang outs like Franklin Park, the neighborhood offers diversity at its best. Don't miss the famous local diner: Tom's Restaurant! You'll find an endless selection of pancakes, friendly service and a warm welcome.

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All year around
Apr 20 2014 - Apr 20 2015
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,350
$4,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89.00
Notes $1350/week $240/night
The rate is $1350/week. Additional nights are pro-rated at $195/night.
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Amenities

Brooklyn Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Adventure
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Living Area
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 6 point jacuzzi in a newly renovated bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Large bedroom with closet, and dresser, and smaller bedroom facing the garden. Each bedroom has a double bed that sleeps 2 guests. There's a fold out sofa bed in the living room that sleeps maximum 2 guests.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Courtyard
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
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