GORGEOUS HARLEM BROWNSTONE ON QUIET BLOCK. CLOSE TO TRAINS.

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Estela Ogiste

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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GORGEOUS HARLEM BROWNSTONE ON QUIET BLOCK. CLOSE TO TRAINS.

Harlem Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful 3 bedroom apartment in a historic Harlem brownstone in famous Hamilton Heights (Sugar Hill) Harlem. Be part of the vibrant heart of Harlem, close to the home of Langston Hughes and the Alexander Hamilton Museum. Shop on famous 125th Street or dine out at Sylvias after catching a show at the Apollo Theater.

Or perhaps you want a starting point for bicycling Manhattan: close to Riverbank State Park, where you can enjoy laps in the olympic size pool or play tennis on the hill overlooking the Hudson. Tons of bike paths nearby, with a main artery into Midtown just a block away.

This apartment is one of three in the brownstone, it has hard wood floors, a skylight, old-style ceiling fans, and is nestled in the most beautiful block in Harlem. A very sunny 12 foot ceilings allow for floor to ceiling windows that overlook the tree-lined street on one side and a garden on the other.

This home provides quick access to the subway one block away: within 10 minutes you are downtown and enjoying shopping, museums, or a show. Your hosts will be happy to help you plan an itinerary to maximize the sightseeing potential. Or, you can enjoy some downtime relaxing at a Manhattan Spa or dining out for brunch at one of the exciting new restaurants in Harlem, like Red Rooster.

The Apartment comfortably holds 6 people, and the neighborhood is very kid-friendly. No Pets allowed.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Estela Ogiste

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We are a couple with two children who have been living in Harlem for 12 years now. We renovated this historic brownstone in 2006.

Harlem is an amazing cultural treasure with incredibly vibrant nightlife, and great proximity to all of New York City. This is a quiet residentail block with a small town feel that provides you with access to everywhere, fast.

Quiet building and block in a bucolic setting. One block from the subway with 4 lines that take you all over the city. Dining for 6. Comfortable featherbeds and lovely, high ceilings.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Property Reviews

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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 12 reviews
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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964081
+1 347 351-6695
Harlem Manhattan
4

Thanksgiving in NYC...fun

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
The property was exactly what we expected. Clean and well furnished, very comfy. Great access to subway and nice quiet neighborhood with ample amenities.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964081
+1 347 351-6695
Harlem Manhattan
3

3 1/2 stars actually

  • 3 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Despite the initial impression entering the building (the hallways were dark and extremely dusty), the apartment itself was quiet, clean and adequate for our needs. It was a good place for our family to stay and close to the subway. Estela was very helpful with any questions/issues we had, and responded in a timely manner.
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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964081
+1 347 351-6695
Harlem Manhattan
Vancouver Canada
1

Dirty, Dusty Brownstone

  • 1 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This apartment is dirty beyond words. From the moment you walk in to the poorly lit hallway up to the third floor you can smell the dust in the air and see it in the hallway carpets. The apartment itself was so dirty you could write your name in the dust under the sofa (I do not exaggerate). The bathroom floor shows signs of dirt as the grout is black at the foot of the sink and grey/brown everywhere else. It hasn't been scrubbed for years. The kitchen is completely dysfunctional - look at the photos as there is no counter space at all. If you look at the 2" gap between the counter and the fridge you will be shocked at the filth. Not surprisingly, we had a mouse cross the room on our last night. Look again at the photos - notice there is only a bed in two rooms. That's it. A bed. The beds are like marshmallows and your back will ache each morning. There were 8 hangers between the three bedrooms! Five guests. 8 hangers - we rationed them! There was an iron but no ironing board. The sink plug didn't work. We had to wash all utensils under the running tap. There is no view. The front looks out on to trees. The back looks across to other brownstones. There is no nice coffee shop to stroll to, nor are there decent groceries. The neighbourhood is noisy - more so at night than in the day. When I asked the owner to fix the sink I was told 'this is a vacation apartment, not a hotel'. I presume that means 'suck it up, Princess'. The coffee pot broke. We didn't get another one as the housekeeper was too busy to bring us one. All in all, an apartment that has great potential with the right management. For now it is dirty and uncomfortable.
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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964081
+1 347 351-6695
Harlem Manhattan
Austin, TX
4

Well priced and safe

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This brownstone is very clean, a nice size, and very safe. A few friends and I were in town for a sporting competition so we didn't spend too much time in the apartment, but it was a nice place to come home to and sleep. Very easy to get into the main part of the city via the subway (station just around the corner). Estela was very responsive to any questions we had and made sure we had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for an affordable place to stay in Manhattan.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Gorgeous Harlem Brownstone on Quiet Block. Close to Trains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964081
+1 347 351-6695
Harlem Manhattan
5

Great trip to NYC

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Estela and Jason the owners were very helpful with the rental process. Estela returned e-mails promptly and was great in helping me navigate the NY subways to some of our tourist destinations. The apartment was just as it was pictured and great for spreading out and getting comfortable after long days of walking in the city. Great space for 4 adults. My husband and I and my 18 year old daughter and her best friend. Both girls had their own room. We made our coffee each morning before we set out on our NYC adventure. Harlem Heights is a great community, the people all so friendly. Quiet neighborhood was great to return to after our days adventures.
Thank you Estela and Jason.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Nearest Airport
8.6 Miles
LaGuardia Airport
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
NY Waterway
Nearest Train
140 Metres
A, B, C, & D trains
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Harlem River Drive
Nearest Beach
28 Miles
Jacob Riis Park
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Harlem Public
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mountain Creek NJ
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Randalls Island Golf Center
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Grange Bar & Eatery
Car: not necessary

Touring Harlem, Gospel brunches, Eating in historic Harlem District, Access to all of New York Cities amenities including Broadway & Off Broadway, Museums, Empire State Building and Ground Zero, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx & Staten Island.

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Availability & Rates

Harlem Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer Season
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 15 2014
$325
$1,900
$5,100
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$275
$1,700
$4,500
1 night
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $69.00
Cleaning $75.00
Notes No smoking
No parties
No pets
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Amenities

Harlem Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 -
  • 6 towels and washcloths, hand soaps, hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • All beds have a featherbed, as well as down comforters and pillows. Sheets are 300 thread count cotton.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
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