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Luxury Artist Loft, 2 private bedrms. Elegant/Classy/Clean. 5 mins to Manhattan

Hunters Point, Queens, NY, USA
  • Apartment1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay14 - 25 nights

Architecturally Designed 2 Bedroom Loft, 1 Min To Subway, 5 Min To Manhattan

Professionally and thoroughly cleaned before every guest - this is the cleanest rental you will find!

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Only ever used as a rental unit, no personal clutter and 100% empty closets

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Personally owned and loved – you will meet us!

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Quality towels, sheets, and furniture; original artwork, great decor

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Lonely Planet rates Queens #1!

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Children over 10 are welcome

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This stylish 2 bedroom Artist Loft is located in Long Island City, Queens: the intersection of hip and new!

This luxurious, spacious Loft has its own idiosyncratic personality that includes a colorful selection of rotating artwork by local New York and Brooklyn artists. Architecturally designed and recently renovated, the decor includes red oak wood flooring, exposed brick walls and a contemporary kitchen with an island and bar stools. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and the second bedroom has a full size bed with a view to the south: the custom tiled bathroom has double vanity, a shower and tub, and a washer/ dryer. Amenities include free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, microwave, washing machine, ceiling fan, all linens and a full kitchen with dishwasher. The loft is located one flight up from the street. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building or on the fire escape.

Long Island City is one of New York's newest up and coming neighborhoods; it has hipster cafes, ethnic restaurants and art galleries right next to old world Italian restaurants. This is the place for gourmet eating with many young chefs setting up shop here! One particularly great local restaurant is Tournesol, a neighborhood fixture, owned and operated by a family from south west France. Also of note is NY's ONLY Michelin starred Mexican restaurant: Case Enrique! For art lovers, PS 1/MoMa Contemporary Art Center, the Noguchi Museum, and Sculpture Center are all near.

In 5 minutes walk to the park on the East River for movie-star Manhattan skyline views! For more fun on the water, take the East River Ferry to Brooklyn and Wall Street. There is also a stunning running track along the river.

In the neighborhood there are also excellent yoga, fitness, and cycle studios, and a CitiBike station (rent a bike) minutes from the loft.

From the Loft you can also walk to nearby hipster Brooklyn (Greenpoint and Williamsburg)

Owner

David

Member Since 2010
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english, french, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 15, 2018
About David

We are two artists, one American painter and one British sculptor, who are avid world travelers ourselves (India, Italy and South East Asia are our favorite destinations!) and enjoy sharing our passionate love of New York with visitors. 'See the Real New York' is our motto! As a result, we offer real 'insider' tips to the best art galleries, museum shows and other events currently on view. As real 'foodies' and 'locavores' we can direct you to the best eats for the best price, from Farmer's Markets to 5 star restaurants, especially in our great Long Island City neighborhood. We personally renovated this apartment with love and sweat and an eye for design, elegance and charm.

Why David chose Hunters Point

This is the CLEANEST place you will reserve!! We absolutely love Queens, Long Island City where this loft is located. You are in Manhattan in five minutes by subway or you can stay in the neighborhood, enjoy the countless hipster restaurants, art galleries, walk along the East River Park and see the glorious Manhattan skyline, or take the bus five minutes to ultra chill Greenpoint or Williamsburg Brooklyn for even more art galleries, restaurants, etc. The building is on a lovely, tree-lined quiet block. The subway is a one minute walk from the apartment.

What makes this Apartment unique

Lonely Planet has rated Queens #1 in the 'Top 10 Places in the US'-so stay where its all happening! The location is superb for all of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. All can be accessed by subway or bus, both at the end of the street.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Master bedroom
        1 queen, Big closet in the bedroom
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Full closet, built in shelving for clothes, 2 night lights
      • Master bedroom
        queen size bed; double door closet with shelves for storage

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, Double sink vanity with washer and dryer and large storage

        Location Type

          • Beach View
            Manhattan Skyline Views from Gantry State Park-5 minutes away
          • Water View
            Midtown Manhattan skyline is 10 min away from the loft.
          • Waterfront
            Manhattan Skyline Views from Gantry State Park-5 minutes away

            Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        Many yoga, cycling and cross training studios, running track along the East River, minutes from Loft. Citibike station, for bike rentals, at top of street.
                      • Garage
                        Local garages for reasonable parking fees
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Living Room
                        twin fold down sofa bed available for a one time fee of $60 payable upon arrival
                      • Parking
                        There is ON-street parking, We recommend guests take pubic transportation but if you are driving we can offer some hints to find free ON street parking or to a nearby indoor pay-garage.
                      • Parking Off Street
                        There is free ON-street parking-you must find a space. We recommend guests take pubic transportation, if you are planning to drive we can say how to find street parking or local pay garage
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                        Free high-speed wireless internet service provided
                      • Free Wifi

                        Kitchen

                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            salt, pepper, simple condiments available
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                Large chef's butcher block Island, seats 5
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 5 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                    Eclectic selection of New York guide and photo books, art books
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Digital antenna for major channels
                                  • Television
                                    Flat screen TV

                                    Suitability

                                      • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                      • not suitable for children
                                      • wheelchair inaccessible

                                        Attractions

                                          • arboretum
                                          • cinemas
                                          • health/beauty spa
                                          • library
                                          • live theater
                                          • museums
                                          • playground
                                          • recreation center
                                          • restaurants
                                          • synagogues

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • antiquing
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • ATM/bank
                                                  • fitness center
                                                  • groceries
                                                  • laundromat

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • basketball court
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • pier fishing
                                                      • racquetball
                                                      • tennis

                                                        House Rules

                                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                        49 Reviews

                                                        Wonderful4.9/5

                                                        Latest reviews

                                                        The Very Best of NYC

                                                        This lovely apartment is my favorite place to stay when visiting New York. This was a return visit for us, and it certainly will not be our last. The apartment is large, well appointed, and beautifully decorated ( the owners' remarkable work is hung throughout the space and enhances the experience). David and Margaret are wonderful hosts- making the process simple and sharing their knowledge of the neighborhood and the city. But the best thing about this lovely gem of an apartment is the location. We have fallen in love with the neighborhood. There are a number of outstanding culinary adventures with easy walking distance, as well as an excellent deli and grocery store. Access to Manhattan is quick and easy. The 7 train is at the end if the block, and you can be in midtown Manhattan in 15 minutes. Simply the best VRBO experience we have ever had!

                                                        Tutto perfetto!

                                                        Elisa R.

                                                        Loft grande, accogliente, nuovo e pulito in modo ineccepibile, posizionato a 30 secondi di cammino dalla metropolitana (linea 7). David é stato un host molto attento e preciso. Non ci siamo incontrati ma siamo sempre rimasti in contatto durante il nostro soggiorno di 6 giorni. Consigliatissimo, ottimo value for money!

                                                        Absolutely perfect and so Close

                                                        David S.Saint Joseph michigan

                                                        This is one of those reviews I am somewhat reluctant to make as it may make it so popular I can never rent it again. The place is fantastic. Spotless and move in ready as promised. Professionally decorated with no owner trinkets and trash cluttering the beautiful space. The area of Long Island City is perfect. We loved the restaurants and neighborhood bar scene even more than Manhattan. Our kids both live in Manhattan and even they loved coming to LIC for dinners and neighborhood activities. A short walk to the east river with great views and the great ferry system. We were close to everything staying in LIC. The metro cuts across midtown giving you one change access to all of Manhattan and the Ferry is great fun and great connections to wall street and even the Brooklyn stops which we loved.

                                                        We will definitely be coming back for another month long stay very soon. Thank you David and Margaret for being so kind and professional.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        It was great having David and Joyce stay for the month-they instantly became "real New Yorkers"! Hope they are back again soon!

                                                        Great Apt.

                                                        Grimmy F.

                                                        The apt. is very comfortable, clean and nicely decorated. The location is great.

                                                        The directions for arrival very accurate.

                                                        David was very nice. We had problems with our flight because of the weather in NY and he was very helpfull and attentive. He gave us an upgrade also.

                                                        I recommend the apt. to any of my friends without doubt.

                                                        The neighborhood is safe and quiet and you are just 5 minutes from Grand Central Station, so you are very well communicated with any part of Manhattan.

                                                        I will return soon for sure.

                                                        Thank you David!

                                                        Pleasant little LIC neighborhood gem that's so convenient to Manhattan!!!

                                                        Jennifer H.

                                                        This 2br unit was a great home base for our visit this weekend. The convenience to the 7 line, just 200ft from our front door, was unexpectedly helpful! We were in and out of Grand Central Station in Manhattan in minutes..

                                                        We enjoyed the light and airy living space. The bedroom and bath were also quite comfortable. We like the character and decor, with the pops of color against the old Brick textures.

                                                        The neighborhood and restaurants were convenient and pleasantly walkable. We enjoyed breakfast at Cafe Henri, excellent food and the best eggs Benedict I have had in quite some time!

                                                        The owners are very communicative and efficient. We would definitely consider staying again on subsequent visits. Thank you for keeping such a spotless little gem so close to everything!

                                                        Luxurious Loft in a Great Neighborhood

                                                        We loved staying in Long Island City!!! 1. it is SUPER close to Manhattan-only 5 minutes by subway 2. neighborly, safe area with a great waterfront park on the East River complete with cafe for breakfast and happy hour wine/beer menu. Best way o view the Manhattan skyline. 3. clean, large loft apartment perfect for 4 adults. The Loft was for myself, girlfriend and other 2 friends. Private, separate bedrooms, plenty of open, sunny space to chill out in, big modern bathroom. Looks just like the listing. Owners available and helpful, very nice! Tons of local restaurant menus, city maps, and guides in the Loft-no need to cart your own heavy guidebook.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Thank you for your wonderful visit. Come again soon!

                                                        Location

                                                        Hunters Point, Queens, NY, USA

                                                        Long Island City attractions: one minute walk to subway; New York Times and Michelin reviewed restaurants, East River Ferry to Manhattan and Brooklyn; new waterfront Gantry State Park with Manhattan skyline views and running track; PS1/MoMa Art Museum, Sculpture Center, Noguchi Art Museum, and numerous art galleries; 5 minutes to Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Brooklyn; artsy boutiques, cafes and bars.

                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                        Cleaning Fee
                                                        $175
                                                        Additional Guest Fee
                                                        $25
                                                        $183avg/night
                                                        49 Reviews
                                                        Wonderful 4.9/5
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