|Minimum Stay||1 - 2 nights|
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This is a generous garden apartment in a classic brownstone on a great, safe block in vibrant West Harlem. It is super convenient to 5 subways and easy to get anywhere in NYC. Come to Hamilton Heights with Alexander Hamilton's former home right nearby! Live like a native!
Only 3 blocks to 1 train and 5 blocks to A, B, C, D, trains and express is 2 stops (to midtown -Columbus Circle- you can be there in 20 min from your front door), 3 stops to Times Square! There is also a bus that stops on the corner leading directly to Museum Mile, Central Park, The Cloisters, and all over.
This historic home has been completely renovated and recently upgraded, with quality, classic rustic furnishings, lots of room and beautiful original details: decorative fireplace, wood floors, as well as exposed brick, all tiled kitchen and bath, premium fixtures. There is high-speed internet, premium cable with many movie channels, central air, radiant heat.
In season, the peaceful, landscaped outdoor patio affords a wonderful respite and place to relax in between outings or for a nice coffee in the morning. It also is like a second living room and provides a whole other place to sit and regroup.
The apartment can be used as a luxury getaway for 2, or is also spacious enough to sleep up to 6 with plenty of room to not feel cramped. Perfect for families or a great share for 2 couples, with direct access to the bathroom and kitchen from both rooms with privacy.
We are in a classic Harlem neighborhood, with beautifully detailed historic homes to view, great new restaurants, cafes and craft beer pubs right around the corner, easy access to all of Manhattan and the rest of the city. The subways are lively late at night so recommended even into the wee hours, and the parking is easier than in most of the city (we can guide you to free street parking on the block). Plenty of grocery shopping nearby. We live on the premises in the rest of the brownstone and can provide directions, restaurant advice, babysitting, anything needed.
West Harlem is a magical neighborhood so convenient to the rest of Manhattan yet with a history and a feel all its own. We are 2 stops away from midtown, but on a beautiful block with trees and up on a hill, where you can feel the sea breeze from the Hudson, and can walk down to the river's edge for a picnic or get to a bike path that can take you all the way down to lower Manhattan.
Explore Hamilton Heights landmark district, Sugar Hill, Striver's Row. We are so close to many major teaching institutions such as Columbia University, City College, Barnard, Teacher's College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Manhattan School of Music, Columbia Presbyterian. We are very near some gorgeous sights such as The Cloisters, St. John the Divine, Fort Tryon Park, and to such landmarks as the Morris Jumel Mansion and the Apollo Theater.
It is a diverse and vibrant area with plenty of history and charm, a great vantage point from which to explore the whole city.
We are in the food business and in construction. We are happy to help with travel plans and advice on food destinations and more.
LAuren McGrath purchased this townhome in 2008
This is a remarkably convenient location full of friendly families, beautiful blocks, and very pleasant to live in.
The amount of space, the quality of the original detail and furnishings, the generous outdoor area, the amazing neighbors and the convenience have all made this a great choice for us.
Hello Lauren and Peter The entire Danne Family would like to thank you very much for your welcome. The apartment was nothing but great ( the king size bed was awesome !!). It is a perfect place for a family stay in NYC, close to the subway and not so far from Downton Manhattan. We could enjoy all our activities and visits ( Liberty cruise, Empire State Bldg, Central Park etc and a NY Islanders hockey game in Brooklyn). We even had to buy an additional suitcase to take back all the shopping items that two teenagers and one 5 years old kid can buy during such a stay ..... Many thanks as well to Peter for his kindness and good advices. We will surely recommend to any of our friends that want to visit NYC to use your apartment and we thank you again for having made our stay even more unforgettable (even the heavy rain on the last day was not trouble ....) With warm regards Florence
My two teenage daughters, my husband and I were delighted by our stay in Lauren and Peter's apartment. The garden off of the main bedroom is delightful, providing a lovely and unique view of the gardens behind the row of brownstones of which theirs is a lovely example. The refurbishing of this lovely apartment was clearly lovingly done and it was super comfortable for the four of us. The proximity to the subway made it very convenient and Peter and Lauren were gracious, welcoming and extremely accommodating. We would love to stay here again!
Peter was very helpful and welcoming. The apartment was perfect for our stay. It was spacious enough for the four of us and was close to restaurants and stores. The subway was a short walk away and I felt safe walking home after a night game. Thanks so much for letting us stay at your apartment. We will definitely stay there again if we return to New York City.
Host were great, accommodation was spacious, location was easy to get to and from. All you need for a NYC getaway!!
We went on a girls trip to New York and found this place and we loved it! 6 of us slept very comfortably. The location is perfect. Very close to transportation. Felt very safe in the neighborhood. Lauren was very fast in her responses and information to us. She was very flexible when our plans changed and went the extra mile to accommodate our needs. If you want a place that sleeps a lot, doesn't cost a ton, with an owner that is very easy to work with. This is your place! Thanks Lauren you made our quick trip a blast and a breeze!
This was a great apartment to return to after a busy day exploring NYC. There was plenty of space for the four of us and the air conditioning was welcome in the summer heat. We appreciated having a washing machine and tumble dryer. We soon got the hang of the subway system so the trips into the city didn't take very long. We never worried about being out after dark at night. Lovely comfortable, big double bed!
I booked this property for a recent vacation for my parents,aunt and cousin. Since I was not travelling with them I was a little worried about where they would be staying and how they would manage to get around the city. Lauren and Peter were super helpful with providing me and my parents travel tips in NYC. My parents loved the home and felt very safe in the neibourhood. We will defiantly be coming back to NYC and and hopefully will be able to stay with Lauren and Peter. And yes Lauren next time I will bring the baby!
There is swimming available at nearby Riverbank State Park, and there are amazing bike paths all the way up and down Manhattan. We are very near other attractions including The Cloisters, Abyssinian Church, St. John the Divine, Dinosaur BBQ, several nice local restaurants are available and a great new craft beer bar called Harlem Public.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|