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Christina Burns

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Large 2 Bedroom Apt on its Own Floor (2nd) in East Village Townhouse

7 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Manhattan Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhouse, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We own (and reside in) this historic building located on a beautiful tree-lined East Village street.

This is two-bedroom floor-thru apartment located on the 2nd floor (one flight up from the building entrance), and is on its own floor.

This apartment is a furnished large loft-like two bedroom, one and 1/2 bathroom apartment in a pre-war brick townhouse. This fully furnished apartment features exposed brick walls, high ceilings and a working brick fireplace.

Everything you need is provided from Egyptian cotton linens and towels to free Wi-Fi. Located in the East Village with Union Square, including the Greenmarket, just steps away ... so this is close to most subway lines. This location represents the best of New York City from a residential point of view.

AMENITIES INCLUDE:

* Two (2) bedrooms: Queen-plus size SleepNumber bed; full-size bed; pull-out Queen-size bed, up to six (6) can sleep comfortably

* Large living room with a full size dining table

* Fully equipped kitchen with new appliances including a dishwasher.

* Full bathroom with full-size bathtub/shower

* Half bathroom with toilet and washer/dryer.

* Wireless high-speed Internet

* Cable TV with HBO

* Fresh Egyptian cotton bed linens, blankets and towels

* Alarm clock in each bedroom

* Iron and ironing board provided

* Hair dryer, shampoo/conditioner and soap provided

* Energy-efficient air conditioners

* Great location in the East Village, steps away from Washington Square Park, Tompkins Square Park, and Union Square

* Close to numerous restaurants, shops, bars and clubs

* Steps away from Westside Market, the Greenmarket in Union Square, Whole Foods Market, and Trader Joe’s

* Convenient to transportation: two blocks from the 6 train and the N/R, three blocks from all Union Square express and local trains (N/R/Q/W/4/5/6/L), and numerous bus lines

RESERVATIONS

Reservations of five nights or less may only be made six weeks before the requested check-in date.

PAYMENTS

Deposits can be paid in-person, through PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account), wire transfer or personal check. Note that reservations are confirmed only after funds have cleared.

Balance of payment is due in full at check-in and can be paid by cash, cashiers check, money order or major credit card. Personal checks are only accepted for stays of five nights are longer, provided that it is a drawn from an U.S. bank.

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE

All guests are greeted upon arrival to exchange keys and payments, regardless of arrival time.

CANCELLATION

Nightly rate deposits are only refundable if we are able to re-book your reservation.

PARTIES AND GATHERINGS

Parties, large gatherings, or smoking are strictly NOT permitted.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Christina Burns (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Christina Burns

Isaac and Christina are working professionals, Isaac in real estate and Christina in publishing. We have a daughter, Jade, who was born eight days before we purchased the building, and a son named Miles. Both Isaac and Jade were born in NYC, and Christina has called NYC home since 1991 when she came to the city to attend FIT.

Christina Burns purchased this townhome in 2007

What makes this townhome unique

Classic, old school NYC charm. Since we live here, it is like having a trusted friend in the city.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

Large 2 Bedroom Apt on its Own Floor (2nd) in East Village Townhouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Paris France
5

Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights in this really typical and cosy appartment and it was perfect.

Location, owner's kindness and helpfull, very charming and very clean appartment. We'll sure come again!!

Nous avons passé 4 nuits dans cet appartement très chaleureux et typique (murs de brique, vue sur jardins et vieux immeubles sublime.

Les propriétaires sont adorables, très sympathiques et disponibles si nécessaire.

Le quartier de East Village est évidemment stratégique et en même temps très calme.

Bref, nous avons adoré, nous reviendrons!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore
5

Great location and wonderful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed here this past weekend with four of our friends who came in from Boston and DC. We are from Baltimore so it was a great reunion. None of us had used VRBO before and it was a fantastic experience. The rooms were comfortable and we had everything we needed! The location was great and we found good bars, restaurants and a great coffee place within short walking distance. Christina was very responsive to anything we needed - leaving/dropping off our bags. It was great and would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Live Like a Local in this Wonderful Spot!

  • 5 of 5

My 6 year old boys and I had the good fortune to stay in this flat with my good friend and her daughter for five nights of fun and comfort. It was my guys' first trip to New York City and this was a perfect venue for exploration and relaxation. The apartment has everything it needs, and the beds are very comfortable. The bedrooms are larger than they appear in the pictures and there is abundant closet space. The fold-out bed in the living room was even quite comfortable (we left it open with pillows tossed on it as a big couch). It was great to have one and a half bathrooms, perfect for the five of us. Christina and Isaac are gracious hosts, helpful but not intrusive at all (and quite nice and interesting). The book they put together of local restaurants and resources proved invaluable and accurate. Christina's suggestion for a new pizza place that just opened within 2 blocks was ideal for dinner at home, especially paired with the delicious and sinful Italian pastries at Veniero's less than 2 blocks away. My boys sat at their first sushi bar a half block away at a deservedly-high ranked sushi locale. The home is situated conveniently to the subway and numerous great parks for kids, as well as terrific shopping and fabulous people watching. We went to Broadway shows, museums, Highline Park, Central Park, FAO Schwartz, the Lego store, Dylan's 3 story candy store and ate our way through the city, and we were able throughout and at the end of each day to return to the comfort (and air conditioning!) of our own East Village apartment, just like locals. We would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakewood, Colorado
5

Great Apartment, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time for our 6 night stay in the apartment while in New York for our daughters graduation. The location can't be in a better spot for sightseeing, dining, shopping, and anything else we could think to do while in New York. The apartment is central to the subway system and we were in Brooklyn for Grimaldi's pizza in 20 minutes. We did not use the kitchen to cook in with all the fantastic places to eat so close. It was a very short walk to NYU buildings we needed to visit. Christina and Isaac took care of everything from being there on our arrival to helping with the computer in the apartment. Highly recommend this apartment for anyone visiting NY and wanting to see what it's like to be a local.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Australia
5

We had a lovely stay in C...

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Christina and Isaac's apartment in October. Unfortunately we had terrible weather which limited our ability to explore the city but it was great to be staying in a warm cozy apartment. The living area was very large and looked fantastic and both bedrooms were a good size, the bathrooms were small but that is what I remembered about NY. There were 4 adults and 2 kids and we fit into the apartment just fine. I can strongly recommend the steak salad from Mr Smith around the corner - a fantastic restaurant/bar. We caught a tour bus that had a stop close by and Soho was only a 10 minute walk (when it finally stopped raining!!) We also walked one morning to the Empire State Building and it only took approx 20 mins with a good coffee shop on the way (they were filming a movie next door to the coffee shop but I couldn't spot any movie stars!) The tour book that Christina has put together was great and all the maps etc provided were invaluable. Both Christina and Isaac were very helpful and friendly and their daughter was very sweet. Christina was pregnant when we were there so it would be nice to hear about the baby when it arrives!

Karen & Chris Dobbyn

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brookline, MA
5

My family and I had a won...

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay in Christina & Isaac's home. We had 3 adults and 2 active children for a long weekend stay and the apartment was the perfect size. We were so pleased with the lovely apartment and the hospitality of our hosts. We visited our friends, who also live in the East Village with 2 babies, and they were very impressed with not only the beautiful apartment, but with the great guidebook Christina made! I would highly recommend a stay at this clean, bright, convenient and comfortable home. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

East Village Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Regular Season
Mar 1 2016 - Dec 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
$450
$2,975
$10,000
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Low
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,100
$9,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
$2,975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125

Reservations of 5 nights or less may only be made 6 weeks before the requested check-in date.

PAYMENTS
Deposits can be paid in-person or by PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account), or can be paid by personal check if received at least one month in advance of your check-in date. Note that reservations are confirmed only after funds have cleared.
Balance of payment is due in full at check-in and can be paid by cash, cashiers check, money order or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Manhattan Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen-Plus SleepNumber, Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • tennis

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