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Lovely, Modern Garden Apartment - Carroll Gardens

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Completely renovated with all modern amenities, our garden level apartment is located on a tree lined street in one of Brooklyn's best neighborhoods.

Only one block from great restaurants and shops. 10 min subway ride to downtown Manhattan.

The apartment has a private entrance, fully equipped kitchen, open plan living/dining room, washer and dryer. Bedroom has a queen size bed and opens onto a back patio. A small den off the bedroom can accommodate a crib or a blow-up bed.

A great place to relax after a day of site seeing in Manhattan or explore the wonderful diverse Brooklyn neighborhoods with some of the best rated restaurants, galleries, independent bookstores and boutiques.

Keywords: Apartment, Flat, Garden, Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens, Private, Modern, Vacation rental

More Details

Jana Vendeland
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Jana Vendeland

My husband and I bought this 100 year old home after living in the neighborhood for 11 years. Spent a year completely renovating it while keeping in line with the charm of the neighborhood. We live upstairs with our two children and look forward to sharing our love of Brooklyn and New York City with our guests. Ken and Jana

Jana Vendeland purchased this apartment in 2009


Gowanus Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Den - 1 baby crib , 1 murphy bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Inflatable Bed (1)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

Lovely, Modern Garden Apartment - Carroll Gardens
average rating of 4.866667 based on 75 reviews

Brooklyn Hideaway: 5/10/17 - 5/18/17

  • 5 of 5

Having been to NYC several times before, we had always stayed in busy Manhattan. This time we decided to try one of the nearby boroughs - Brooklyn. We chose the Carrol Park unit because it was located in a walkable, safe and interesting area, and was close to the subway lines we would need to get to Manhattan.

The unit itself is located on the ground floor of a renovated 3 story brownstone on a quiet residential suite. The owner, Jana V, and her family live in the 2 upper floors. The unit was very clean, well appointed and included central AC. Jana met us at the curb when we arrived by taxi from JFK ($55) and walked us through the details of our accommodations and told us to text her if we needed anything.

The unit was exceptionally quiet (something we appreciated after a hard day in Manhattan). Nearby Smith and Court streets provide lots of small, neighborhood restaurants, markets, and other services within a 5-10 minute walk. The unit has access to a rear yard/patio that we took advantage of each evening to relax and enjoy a glass of wine.

After a bit of study, we had few problems navigating the MTA subway system, and after a few days felt like seasoned New Yorkers. On average, we were 35 - 40 minutes from Central Park, the museums, plays, etc., depending on the time of day, transfers, etc. The closest access point to the subway system is a 10 minute walk from the apartment. We were very pleased with our decision to go with this approach, and we always looked forward to returning to our apartment each evening after a busy day seeing the sights in Manhattan.

In summary, we highly recommend staying at the Carroll Park Garden Apartment. Jana was the perfect host and was very helpful whenever we had questions. The unit was very clean, quiet and comfortable. A great hideway just minutes from Manhattan!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orangeburg, SC

Perfect size, comfort and location

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what my wife and I needed for our trip to Brooklyn. The apartment itself is fully equipped and extremely clean with enough space to feel comfortable. The location is in a nice neighborhood just a few blocks off main dining and shopping areas, so walking was always an option. It is super convenient to several subway stops, easy to hail a taxi or arrange an Uber pickup, as well as being literally a couple feet from a CitiBike docking station. Definitely recommend and would stay here again no doubt. Also, the owner was very nice and helpful throughout our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time, with a great location to our daughter.

  • 5 of 5

Much better than a hotel, it was like being at home. Thanks!

I'm sure more family members well be visiting in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Luis Obispo, CA

Great place for our family

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was super clean, had everything we needed, convenient to subway and was so nice to come back to after a long day in the city to get away from the noise and people. Loved having our own little place, and the neighborhood was great too, wish we had more time to explore it. Jana offered us great tips and was available by text for any questions. If you don't want to stay in the Big Apple, think about Brooklyn!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn Flat

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the Degraw Street flat in Brooklyn, and again, it was a pleasure. Nothing but good things to say. The flat is spotless, well-appointed, well maintained, and quiet. My compliments to host Jana Vandeland for doing such a good job. Hers is a great home base to use for exploring Brooklyn and New York City. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location on Quiet Street

  • 4 of 5

Not Park Slope but Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill? - Block and half to Smith and another block to Court - both w/ plenty of everything and 20 minute walk to Trader Joes or Uber will take you immediately to about any location in central Brooklyn for about $8! Our daughter-in-law vetted several locations last summer in anticipation of their first child and this is one she recommended for price & location to their apartment - made a lovely spot to visit our new grandson - KH

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Gowanus Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Holidays
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70
Refundable damage deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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