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Sunny & Chic 2.5 Bedroom Apt on Historic St— Brooklyn Border, 15 Min to Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 private bdrms, 1 semi-private nook bdrm, 1 full bath, sleeps 4 adults & 2 kids

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 antique bed and twin iron daybed with trundle, accommodating up to 4 adult guests and 2 children.

There is a flat-screen TV, an iPhone/iPod docking station/alarm clock, a dining 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, refrigerator and all the bakeware, cookware, and utensils you will need. There is also a large capacity Electrolux washer/dryer for your use.

There is a writing desk there for your convenience, as well as high speed wireless internet (WiFi) access.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About The Owner

We are both designers and love creating warm, inviting spaces for our guests— a home away from home we'd love to stay in if we were traveling ourselves. It's always a pleasure to meet our guests and to give them tips on interesting places to visit.


Ridgewood Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , brand-new renovation
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen , sleeps 2
    2nd Bedroom - 1 double , sleeps 2
    Semi Private Daybed - 1 twin/ single , this bed also has a pop-up trundle, so sleeps total of 2
  • The master bedroom is quite large and has an adjoining semi-private nook room that houses a twin-sized daybed and pull-out trundle. This would be great room for a couple and their kids. In addition, there is a cozy 'cottage' bedroom off of the master bedroom, and that had a full bed, which would sleep 2 people. Please note that the apartment accommodates 4 adults and 2 children.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library ...
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
This is a brand new renovation as of May 1, 2011 -- everything is brand new in the apartment! You will have everything you need to cook up a storm in the newly renovated kitchen. In addition, there is a large grocery store one and a half blocks walk from the apartment. Please note that this is a non-smoking apartment. No smoking is permissible in the living or public areas.


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Sunny & Chic 2.5 Bedroom Apt on Historic St— Brooklyn Border, 15 Min to Downtown
average rating of 4.711111 based on 45 reviews

Home Sweet Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous apartment! Exactly like the pictures. Everything from the appliances to the bedding was top notch. A perfect retreat for our family of 6 (kids ages 15, 13, 11 & 9) after a busy day touring the city. The neighborhood was delightful. We were able to pick up all the food we needed at the local market and our kids enjoyed spending each evening at the neighborhood park. We felt completely safe and for NY standards, it is a very quiet neighborhood. Cannot say enough great things about this property. We hope to be able to come back and visit someday and will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great appartment

  • 4 of 5

Before arrival all information needed, such as the door codes, was submitted in time.

Upon arrival we found the appartment to be very clean, organized and looking exactly the same as in the pictures.

We were there for the wedding of our daughter and the appartment was conveniently located close to the wedding location.

Also the L-train station is at walking distance which brings you to Manhattan in a short period of time.

Unfortunately, during the hot days in July, the central airconditioning broke down. The owner was helpful in getting window unis installed and trying to cool down the appartment as good as possible. Due to the fact that the window units were quite noisy, it impacted our sleep. After two days the central airconditioning was repaired and worked perfectly. The owner apologized and agreed to compensate for the inconvenience. The latter is highly appreciated.

So, the quality of the appartment, including the responsiveness of the staff is of high standard.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and are honored that you chose us as a "home base" during such an important family event! We want to thank you for your communication and understanding during the Air Conditioning issue. We really appreciate your acknowledging that we did everything we could to resolve the issue as quickly as possible - bringing in temporary window units while the HVAC company worked to resolve the problem. Given the repair company had to come back over two days, and given that window units are not up to par with the excellent central air conditioning that the apartment normally enjoys, we were more than happy to adjust the cost of your stay to compensate for the inconvenience. We're always committed to our guests being 100% happy with their stay. Thank you for being such thoughtful guests, and for your clarifying our responsiveness in your review - we hope to have you back on your next trip to NYC!
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It was a beautiful place, updated but kept character. Wife loved the cleanliness.

  • 5 of 5

The property was very well kept and equipped. Neighborhood was quite and clean. 5 blocks to subway station and food and groceries. Stayed 10 days and we felt like we were home in NY. It was our first time in NY, but staying in Brooklyn gave us a nice experience outside of Manhattan. Best pizza we've ever had you have to try Julianas at the bottom of the Brooklyn Bridge. And check out Brooklyn Hieghts. Overall great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice apartment, attractively furnished, great value

  • 5 of 5

Ideal for our brief visit but would be very comfortable for longer stays too.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A charming historic apartment that provides the comforts of home

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 4 enjoyed our time at this apartment. It was nice to be able to spread out a bit instead of staying in a cramped NYC hotel room. We only ate breakfast at the apartment, but the kitchen is great and stocked, with a very large table for meals. It was so nice to be able to have a nice and large washer and dryer to use during our visit, as well. The owner is very professional with all communication before and after your visit. We had a large rental van, and didn't have trouble parking it on the street. The subway and a nice grocery store is close. We enjoyed taking the "L" line into the city. I would recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, Daryn! We are glad you were able to enjoy our apartment as a "home away from home". We hope to have you back on your next trip!
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Lovely place to stay right off the L train

  • 4 of 5

This place was clean, well decorated and maintained, and fully stocked. The managers were incredibly helpful when I thought I forgot my glasses in the house after checkout. It was VERY easy to get anywhere in Manhattan from this house, so it great for tourists. There is also a decent little grocery market only 2 blocks from the house, so if you plan to save money and use the kitchen during your stay, you will have no problem. Variety Coffee is right near the L train stop and it is EXCELLENT; I highly recommend. The neighborhood is relatively quiet.

Things to consider: It takes a while to get anywhere in NYC, so if you are thinking you might be able to just pop on back to the house for a quick bite you are probably deluding yourself.

If you have someplace to be in Queens (which we did) there is no easy train to take from this location. You will have to ride buses or hop an Uber. All of the bedrooms are connected so you have to walk through other people's space to use the one bathroom. If you are a privacy nut and you are travelling with a lot of people this may not be the place for you. If you are just traveling with a significant other or you are not bothered by connected sleeping arrangements, then this place is perfect. All in all, I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

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.


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