Experience luxury and the soul of Brooklyn in a beautiful brownstone apartment! This deluxe suite has two bedrooms adorned with pre-war details, including stained glass, parquet wood floors, and exquisite fire place mantels. 8ft windows reveal splendid views of the garden and waterfall in the back. 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 Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Direct TV, wireless internet, microwave, fresh linens and towels, cooking utensils, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, shampoo, and soap are all provided. We also provide you with our favorite Brooklyn roasted 'Gorilla Coffee' and homemade banana bread to welcome you.
Located in the Heart of Brooklyn!: Being in the heart of Brooklyn, you can take advantage of our location by exploring the charm and diversity of our own vibrant neighborhood, and our close proximity to artistically prolific neighborhoods like Dumbo, and Williamsburg, and to the trendy neighborhoods, like Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Fort Green. You'll see each neighborhood offers it's own unique charm, no more than a 10-15 minute cab ride away!
Our full address is: 686 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216, located 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: Our local grocery store 'Fischer's' is just a 5 minute walk away on Franklin Ave, and Nam's Corner store (2 blocks away) has the best produce. The Grand Army Plaza Farmer's Market is fun to visit on the weekends, and there are several specialty stores a few blocks away in Park Slope where you can buy specialty cheeses and breads.
Laundromat: 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, 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), Udom Thai, Chavella's (Mexican), The Spice is Right (Caribbean), Bristens (paninis).
Fun Stuff.... 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.
From the Caribean jerk chicken to the hipster hang outs like Franklin Park, the neighborhood offers diversity at its best. There's an eclectic selection of restaurants nearby: Caribbean, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Japanese, American.