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NEW YORK CITY ACROSS THE BAY, JUST A MILE AWAY

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable accommodation in a tranquil yet extremely convenient location

DELUXE THREE BEDROOM TWO BATHROOM (WHOLE FLOOR) APARTMENT in a mansion home located in the exclusive Kings Bluff section of the historic Weehawken/West New York waterfront town of the famed Alexander Hamilton/ & Aron Burr duel.

We are located on a hill by the Hudson River, 200 feet above sea lveel, one mile across from New York City (Manhattan), a 5-10 minute bus ride away, with 24/7 transportation -- car, .bus, ferry, light rail. Food shopping (24/7 supermarkets) and pharmacies are within walking distance; shopping malls, medical facilities here and in NYC are plentiful; Liberty international Airport (EWR) 20 minutes away.

More Details

Property Manager
Chris Vaz
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About Chris Vaz

Former Investment Banker

Currently Real Estate Investor

Chris Vaz purchased this apartment in 1983

Why Chris Vaz chose Weehawken

Vintage mansion home with unique location

on a cul-de-sac in an upscale, totally residential neighborhood and beautiful surroundings in addition to ease and convenience of travel, but most of all, for the tranquility and scenic beauty of the Hudson Riverfront.

What makes this apartment unique

Travellers to this little corner of Heaven will enjoy the tranquility they seek after a hectic day sightseeing/ shopping and dining in New York City. Once a month -- no set date - they might even enjoy a free music concert on our waterfront hosted by the Hudson River Performing Arts Center under the auspices of the Township of Weehawken.

Amenities

Weehawken Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • Currently 2 bathrooms -- one with whirlpool tub and the other with stall shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Guests access this one BR & 1 bath only; share LR, DR,kitch
  • HOME AWAY GUESTS will have an airconditioned private 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
Good environment for rest & relaxation. Those who seek noise and excitement, nightlife etc. can go oo New York City which is just one mile across the river. and easily accessible by car, bus, ferry within minutes

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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NEW YORK CITY ACROSS THE BAY, JUST A MILE AWAY
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
3

The home and owners are beautiful.

  • 3 of 5

Pros: The owners were very nice and welcoming. Our fridge was stocked with breakfast and drinks and they put out fresh fruit on the dining room table. The neighborhood is beautiful. The bus stop was very conveniently located for a 15 - 30 minute ride to NYC depending on traffic. After spending the day in the city it was a nice, quiet location to come back to.

Cons:

The second bathroom is very small (no room to undress). We had three couples that ended up sharing the main bathroom for showers. Due to the picture and the water front description on Home away , we thought there would be a waterfront view, but there is not. However, there is a view of the skyline just a short walk away and it is spectacular! The interior door latches are very old, therefore some of them do not close, which causes issues for privacy.

Overall, we enjoyed our stay and can not say enough about the hospitality that we were shown.

Thank you Chris and Julie!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous property with views to die for

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late afternoon to be met by Chris who showed us round his wonderful property. We had the whole of the first floor which with its 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

large living area ,kitchen and dining room was more than big enough for my family of 6.Chris who had very kindly stocked the fridge full of food and drink then walked me around the area showing me where to get the ferry from over to Manhattan plus the bus stop for the excellent round the clock 10 min bus ride into central Manhattan.There are several good eating places and shops all within walking distance of the property.Finally this review would be incomplete without mentioning the amazing views of the Manhattan skyline virtually on the doorstep.Do not hesitate in booking this property it will not disappoint.

Steve and family

Sheffield

England

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay.... minutes away from New York....

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend staying here, great location close to public transport and supermarkets... nice quiet area. Time Square is a 10 minute bus ride away and at the end of your day you can return to peace and quiet of Weehawken.

Chris and his are beautiful people and have lots of information to make your stay more easy.... and thanks for the cold beer on arrival Chris.

A great place to base yourself for a holiday....

Cheers

Russell

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location with surprisingly easy access via public transport or uber into downtown Manhatten and Times Square . Great views across to the city from along the street . Apartment very quirky and owners very helpful and gave great information . Plenty of room for a family , neighbourhood felt safe and supermarket walking distance as is a excellent Mexican restaurant . If you want to experience NYC bit have a bolt hole to escape the hustle and bustle would recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

There were five of us in our group and we had more than enough room for all of us.

The owners of the home, Chris and Julie, live on the top floor of this spacious property, and greeted us upon arrival. They were so friendly and helpful during our visit.

We had the entire second floor; three large bedrooms and an alcove with a nice futon, two bathrooms with showers (one with a tub), spacious living room, dining room and kitchen, and even a small balcony off the kitchen overlooking the yard and garden, and even a huge pear tree that offered shade and privacy on the balcony.

They welcomed us with fresh fruit on the dining room table, food, bottled water and soda in the refrigerator, and some food in the pantry as well. The kitchen has everything you could ask for if you wish to cook a meal.

The neighborhood is quiet and safe and only about a block away from the New Jersey Transit bus stop to go into the city.

Chris and Julie are warm, caring, and intelligent people and it was my privalage to have met them!

I would recommend this beautifully comfortable safe home away from home to anyone wishing to visit NYC and have a quiet respite from a busy day, and I hope to visit again some day!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Catherine, for your favorable comments. We very much enjoyed hosting you and the young ladies accompanying you. You were all warm and caring and it was a pleasure taking care of you even though you needed little attention from us. And thanks so much for taking care of the apartment and leaving it in such fine condition. You are most welcome to share our hospitality anytime!
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Appartement très confortable, vaste, très bonne literie. Grande facilité pour rejoindre Manhattan.

  • 5 of 5

Hôtes très sympas, discrets mais attentionnes. Quartier résidentiel calme avec vue époustouflante dur la high line de Manhattan. L'appartement est très agréable, u' bus vers Manhattan passe toutes les 3 ou 4 minutes à 100 m de la maison. Supermarché ouvert 24/7 à 10 minutes. Couchages parfaits et sanitaires bien adaptes pour 6 personnes.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Xavier-- It was a pleasure to host you and your wife and your charming companions. I am very pleased that you were happy with the apartment, the ambiance of Weehawken and the convenience of getting into the city. We shall always remember you with your warm smile and your friendliness. We hope you will visit us again. My best regards to all of you...
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
We,ehawken, Hoboken/West New York, Union City
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Weehawken/West New York
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Hoboken Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US 95, US -80, US-17, US-1&9
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Chart House
Car: not necessary

Proximity to New York City and all of its attractions--.Broadway shows, music/concert establishments, plus the beautiful vistas from our side of the Hudson River one mile away, including the spectacular skyline view ; and the tranquility Weehawken offers after a long day shopping/ sightseeing and/or a night on the town....

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59

$65 nightly fee for each additional guest in excess of 6; Children under 12 years of age in excess of 6 guests will get a 50% discount in nightly rate.
RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL CONFIRMED BOOKING.
PROPER ATTIRE AT ALL TIMES; NO LOUD MUSIC OR NOISE and PROPER DECORUM ARE IMPORTANT in this upscale neighborhood.
NO SMOKING ON PREMISES, but permitted on FRONT PORCH and BACKYARD, both of which are accessible to guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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