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Mediterranean Style in Quiet Neighborhood

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace


About the property

4 Bedroom Home • 3.5 Bath • Sleeps 8

This is a beautiful, fully furnished house with large rooms. The neighborhood is on a quiet, low traffic street in Ludlow Park. It is near the Riverdale border, a short walk to the Metro N. train, 5 min. drive to BxM1 and 2 bus. 10 min. drive to Broadway IRT and Van Cortlandt Park. 30-45 min drive to all airports. If you are looking for a place where parking is not an issue and you would like room to roam, this may be the place for you. Kids can play in the back yard away from traffic, and a nice side patio is very pleasant most months of the year. The kitchen is large and a perfect gathering place, situated next to a TV room and dining room if going a little more formal is your speed. Built in the 1920's (no ghosts, promise!) the construction is so solid that the whole family or friends can co-habitate with serious privacy. The living room also offers a welcoming gathering space to have morning coffee or just chill out. It is a little imposing from the outside, but from our family to you we can say that it is a warm and comfortable atmosphere here, and such a nice retreat after a day in the city or travelling elsewhere.

Excellent restaurants, horseback riding, Neighborhood House Pool and children's programs, all NYC attractions.

Because we do not live close by, we have a nice fellow who looks after the place. He resides on the property but there is a separate entrance, assuring privacy.

More Details

Judith Rudiakov
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About Judith Rudiakov

We are a family of musicians who now live in Vermont much of the time. Our family lived here full time together during kids' high school and college years in the 80's and 90's. Construction such as this house has really can't be replaced, which is why we have elected to keep it and rent periodically. Every year, the house is available for most of the summer, and people take advantage of its hospitable atmosphere during Holidays and other times.

Judith Rudiakov purchased this house in 1980

Why Judith Rudiakov chose Yonkers

The owners, my parents, always wanted a private home after years of apartment living. The proximity to good neighbors we knew and the closeness to NYC made it a great choice.

What makes this house unique

Not far from the Hudson River, this house was appealing for many reasons, but mainly because of the separation available in the interior. Someone can be watching TV in one room and not disturb someone in the next. We have spent so many happy and relaxed times here it is hard to count.


Ludlow House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 double
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Fenced backyard; large covered veranda; grand piano; Bed Set-up: 2 queens, 1 full, 2 twins Swimming available at the neighborhood pool.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Mediterranean Style in Quiet Neighborhood
average rating of 4.25 based on 12 reviews
miami, florida, usa


  • 5 of 5

Very big and comfortable house. It was a great stay. Near to all. Recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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VRBO124005 Great House

  • 5 of 5

The house was charming. It was in a quiet residential neighborhood with plenty of parking.

It is very close to many restaurants and shops.

The home was nicer than the description. It was equipped with a huge amount of dishes glasses, cups, pans pots, etc.etc.

There were lots of extra blankets, towels,etc.

The furniture was beautiful, functional, and comfortable.The house had early 20th century charm and was very comfortable.

Steve, Oregon

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is acceptable, communication is quite bad

  • 2 of 5

The house is very old, the hot water heater is marginal at best (2-3 showers' worth of hot water per day), and the WiFi didn't work. Also, the "caretaker" of the house lives in the basement! That wasn't something we knew in advance, and was rather annoying that we paid nearly $1,500 only to not have the privacy we wanted. The owner talked very little with me, and soon directed me to the "caretaker" to handle any questions I had. The caretaker never once replied to any of my texts, but would occasionally call back and we'd have a "conversation" that I could barely understand. To top it off, the caretaker got mad and threatened to call the cops because we were being too loud and he was trying to sleep. I get it, you want to sleep, but I didn't pay 1.5 grand to take orders from a stranger while on vacation. I've rented several vacation houses before, and I've never faced any of the problems I faced here. If you're going exploring every day, and only use the house to sleep in each night, then this house may be a good option for you.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always most grateful for guests who choose to stay in our home. With our living out of state, it is generally very helpful to have someone on site in case of emergency and the separate entrance is a full floor down. The house is old, to be sure, but its solidity assures privacy for most. The same solidity of construction also can have the effect of slowing down a wi fi signal, which we are in the process of correcting with signal-boosting technology. Located in a deeply residential area, we do ask that parties conclude by around 10pm out of respect for the neighbors. We are certainly distressed to learn that communication was poor or that our on-site person was not as helpful as needed. We will work to insure consistent communication in the future. Again, we are most grateful for your stay.
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Spacious and elegant

  • 4 of 5

Great place for celebrating Christmas with a large family! As I am from Eastern Long Island and have many siblings in the tri-state area, this was a great meeting place. We were able to celebrate Christmas eve with the extended family without feeling crowded. Many of us cooked in the kitchen and had plenty of space to move about the room. There were many quaint rooms on the ground floor for gathering for conversation or singing Christmas carols in the large living room. Needless to say, the three and a half baths came in handy for the three couples that spent the night.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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the home was lovely

  • 5 of 5

we had a lovely visit and were able to have a real family thanksgiving dinner altogether!!!

it was fantastic to have our family from brooklyn and the bronx join us.

we were able to cook a real thanksgiving dinner altogether with family joining us from brooklyn and the bronx.

it was LOVELY

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sagamore Beach, MA

the PERFECT place for a wonderful family weekend

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful home for a large family. Our family of 7 stayed here for a few days over our daughter's graduation weekend from Fordham University which is a very short and easy drive from this big beautiful home. It was such a pleasure to return to this home each evening where we could spread out and enjoy the many large rooms and the lovely outdoor patio and lawn area. The house is full of charm; it's an old home but was very clean and had everything we needed. The owner and caretaker are very friendly and helpful. Our only regret is that we didn't find this house sooner when our daughter first moved to NY. It's a great house for family weekends at the nearby university or for trips to see all the sights in and around the city. Close to everything yet in a very nice quiet neighborhood. We loved our stay and will certainly be looking to book it again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Ludlow House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $160

Fees are included in the rental amount.

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