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This beautiful, newly renovated 1000 sq. ft. 2.5 bedroom apt. with central air conditioning is on the top floor of a historic house on a landmarked block. It has a private entrance, and windows that face a charming brick paved street. It is furnished with a queen sleigh bed, full iron bed and twin daybed with trundle, accommodating up to 4 adult guests and 2 children.
There is a flat-screen TV/DVD player, an iPhone/iPod docking station/alarm clock, a vintage farm table with 6 chairs, a spacious, windowed kitchen that comes equipped with a brand new Bosch dishwasher, filtered water dispenser, coffeemaker, food processor, blender, 3-burner cook-top, stove, microwave, full size refrigerator and all the bakeware, cookware, and utensils you will need to cook up a storm. There is also a large capacity washer/dryer for your private use.
There is a writing desk as well as high speed wireless internet (WiFi) access. For your convenience, we also have installed a safe in your apartment.
We design spaces and interiors for a living and love meeting and welcoming travelers from all over the world to our vacation rental. We actually live two houses down from the vacation rental with our two young children, so we're always available to answer any questions or to give recommendations on places to see and dine. We look forward to welcoming you to New York and our little oasis in the city.
The Owner purchased this apartment in 2009
Kermit and Azadeh have worked very hard to create a warm and welcoming apartment that made our nine day visit to New York a delight. They renovated this hundred year old apartment into a Shaker hymn of simplicity, comfort and good taste. It was a wonderful place to return to after a long hard day crammed with visiting museums, stores and some 10,000 people on the subways. The kitchen is spacious and well appointed and there are plentiful closets. Kermit thoughtfully installed a ceiling light in the huge shower in the updated bathroom. The dining room has a long refectory table, so you can spread out the treasures that you acquired during the day and admire them while eating dinner.
There is a corner grocery store a block from the apartment, and a supermarket two blocks away. There is a lovely coffee shop three blocks away, which became our daily stop on the way to the subway station, which is 5 blocks from the apartment. Kermit and Azadeh live two doors down, so they were always available to help.
We highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a less expensive alternative to the pricey Manhattan rentals. Our thanks to Kermit and Azadeh for helping to make our vacation the best one ever!!!!
The apartment was very comfortable for our family of four. Very clean and everything was exactly as represented. Katie was terrific with handling the details and providing lots of useful information. Convenient location between Brooklyn and Queens, just a 10 minute walk to the L train, and then another 15 minutes to Manhattan. We highly recommend this property for anyone wanting to experience the city and save a few bucks too.
We've stayed in these Ridgewood apartments a number of times and our experience has always been excellent. The space is thoughtfully designed, simple but perfectly functional, very comfortable and lovely. These rentals are best for family or really good friends as privacy between sleeping areas is minimum. Management is always on hand and obliging. Convenient transportation into Manhattan, if you must, but, as we discovered, Brooklyn and Queens have a lot to offer as well. Parking has become a little more difficult as the neighborhood is now more popular, but still possible. Look forward to staying again soon.
This is an adorable apartment decorated in a vintage-modern style. The dining room has a huge barnwood-style table that we loved. It worked perfectly for our family of five. Super clean. Would stay again in a heartbeat.
I absolutely loved this space. The design, layout, and overall feel was wonderful. It felt just like home. I loved that there were plenty of soft towels, and they really took great care of the attention to detail in providing a true sense of cleanliness. The only thing that didn't totally knock my socks off was that the mattresses were quite stiff and the pillows quite flat. I like my bed very soft, so this could really just be a matter of opinion, but it was not very comfortable for me (although the linens were wonderful!). The property manager made sure we had all the information we needed and was prompt to reply. As a big fan of convenience/efficiency the one check-in e-mail I received was all I needed to get in, no trying to schedule picking up keys or worrying about timing to meet someone to let us in/being possibly late to meet them which I LOVED. I would definitely book again (with memory pad and pillows in tow :-)
Looking to save money while visiting NYC? Get out of Manhattan and stay here. A 5 minute walk to the subway and 15 mins later, you are in Manhattan. The apartment is in a very quiet safe residential neighborhood. Lots of room with a nice kitchen. Beds are a bit hard but this would be my only criticism. The owner has a binder with lots of useful information about the neighborhood and getting around. If you are flying in, this is about the same distance from JFK as LGA. Would definitely stay here again as we saved over $500 vs. staying in a Manhattan hotel.
Straddling the neighborhoods of Bushwick, Brooklyn and Ridgewood, Queens, the apartment is 5 blocks away from the Dekalb Street 'L' train station in Brooklyn—one of the best subway lines in the city. Union Square, the heart of downtown Manhattan, is only 15 minutes away via a direct subway ride; Williamsburg, Brooklyn's stylish boutiques, bars and restaurants are only a 7 minute train ride away.
Ours is a quieter, more residential neighborhood, but it is in an exciting stage of growth. In the last 5 years there has been a huge influx of artists and creatives in our immediate area. As a result, there is now a solid (and rapidly growing) number of stylish cafes, restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, yoga studios, and a great 24-hour gourmet/organic grocery store all within a 10-12 minute walk from the apartment. There are also local Italian bakeries, Halal butcher shops, Equadorian bodegas, Polish food markets and the best tasting Mexican tamales we've ever come across. All relevant information can be found in our Guest Welcome binder in the apartment and we hope that you will explore these local gems during your visit.