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Historic Brownstone on Central Park 3 Bedroom Gem

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

A taste of real New York

Stunning, perfectly restored and light-filled apartment next to Central Park and Lincoln Square. This quiet retreat in a historic brownstone is filled with charm and character. Well-appointed and fully equipped with high end appliances, linens, and cleaning service included.

Two floors with separate entrances ensure privacy. There is a bathroom on each floor. Master bedroom with a king size bed, Upstairs bedroom with Murphy-style bunk bed, and Downstairs bedroom with a twin-size bed. There is also a twin-size daybed with a trundle in the living room.

This is absolutely the best location in New York City, perfect choice for singles or families. Within 2 blocks you will find everything you might need: concerts, superb shopping and dining, walking in Central Park, playgrounds, camps for the kids, and easy access to transportation (1, 2, 3, B and C trains).

Walking distance to the Lincoln Center, Julliard School, West Side YMCA, JCC, Kaufman Center, Whole Foods, Fairway, Museum of Natural History, Historical Society, Columbus Circle, Columbia University, Hunter College.

More Details

Property Manager
Svein A. Berg
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, russian, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Svein A. Berg

We are a family of five, currently living in Manhattan, New York. Olga is born in Ukraine and Svein is from Norway. Our three children Sebastian, Sophie and Ingrid keep us pretty busy.

Why Svein A. Berg chose Manhattan

Fantastic location, peace and quiet and proximity to the park and Lincoln Center makes ths the best apartment in New York for us. We are happy to share it with those who will appreciate this special place. We do have another rental property on VRBO#148863.

What makes this apartment unique

Light, quiet, next to Central Park and Lincoln Center, subway trains, Museum of Natural History.


Upper West Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 large bathroom with shower ustairs Full bathroom with bath tub with jets
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 murphy bed , Murphy bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Comfortable twin bed
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has very comfortable Hastens King Size bed, Twin or Single Beds (2) another upstairs bedroom has very comfortable murphy bunk bed. Downstairs bedroom/office has a beautiful day bed (1) Living room has a day bed with trundle (1)
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Historic Brownstone on Central Park 3 Bedroom Gem
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful apartment in a fantastic location.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying here. The location is amazing. The apartment is comfortable and well organized. The owners were great to deal with.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Brownstone Lincoln Square NYC

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay over Thanksgiving holiday at this wonderful brownstone.

Svein and Olga made it so easy to check in.

The apartment was very spacious and clean. It was so nice to have a washer/dryer in the apt.

The neighborhood was so convient to restaurants/transportation.

We loved to be so close to Central Park which we took daily walks

Thank you again Svein and Olga for allowing us to stay at your NYC gem.

We only hope to again have the chance to stay there.

The Kleiman's

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful Home on the Upper West Side

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in this Brownstone since our daughter was dancing in NYC for the week. I must say that renting this place was the best decision that we could have ever made. This Brownstone is not in the crowded and noisy areas like Times Square or even Hells Kitchen. The Brownstone itself is a wonderful place to stay so that you have plenty of space and amenities and not just a hotel room. There was plenty of room for our family of 5 to sleep and to have space to spread out. The kitchen had everything that you could ask for with a nice stove and a sub zero refrigerator. The bathrooms were clean with very nice showers and were very good sized. It was also nice to have a washing machine and dryer on site! All of the beds were comfortable and had their own air conditioners so that we were comfortable when we slept.

The neighborhood was amazing to us. Within a 4 block walk you had almost any type of restaurant you could could ask for. We ate Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican, and burgers without having to walk more than 3 or 4 blocks. There is even a coffee house and Starbucks close by. Central Park is less than a block away and there is a subway a block and a half away that you can catch to get you to midtown in only 3 or 4 stops. It is also a 10 block walk to the Museum of Natural History and even less to Lincoln center.

The owners were amazing to work with. They could not have been more helpful or pleasant if they tried. We were given wonderful instructions and helpful hints for groceries and for transportation. We remained in contact with them and they responded quickly to any emails of messages we sent. Our security deposit was returned in a few days after vacating the brownstone!

In closing, we loved this place for it's quiet out of the way location, the cleanliness and amenities within the home, the stores and restaurants that were nearby, the ease of which the rental took place, and the amazing owners. I would not think twice about staying there again in the future. In truth I would have a difficult time staying anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Central Park location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had a wonderful stay at this property. This brownstone is located within a half block of Central Park and within easy walking distance of the subway. Explore the park, easily walk to the Guggenheim and the Met, or visit the natural history museum - you're not likely to run out of things to do! Many shops and tasty restaurants in this area as well. Trader Joe's is just a few blocks away so we were able to buy food for several meals and save a little money. The New Years Eve fireworks in the park were amazing!

We have been treated extremely well by the owners who ensured that we had everything that we needed. The property was just as advertised and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to visit NYC.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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western australia

New York Beauty

  • 5 of 5

Hey Svein & Olga, thank you for opening your warm and welcoming home to our family. We slept well in the warm and comfortable beds and we loved the eclectic touches that gave the apartment its soul. Our kids enjoyed playing in your little fairylight filled garden when we weren't exploring the nearby Central Park and other convenient delights of New York City. I hope we can return one day. Thank you again for your hospitality. Best wishes from The West Family, Western Australia.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United Kingdom

New Year and early Jan in New York

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic time on 82nd West!

Apartment is so close to everything you need in the local vicinity. Central Park only 100m, subway just around the corner and great food/drinking places on Columbus and Amsterdam. So easy to get downtown and into good party districts such as Meatpacking and the East and West Villages. Museum of Natural History and the American Historical Society nearby. Plus the USS Intrepid which we were all very impressed by, especially the aircraft (space shuttle soon to come)!

The apartment is everything you could hope for. Clean, comfortable and plenty of space. Outside garden perfect for the summer or some fresh air.

Svein and Olga excellent for questions about the area and very easy moving in and out of the apartment.

Wish we were still back there, epic epic week! Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
La Guardia, JFK
Nearest Train
1, 2, 3 ,B,C Subway
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Brighton Beach
Car: not necessary

Half a block from Central Park, 4 blocks from Lincoln Center, and 8 blocks from the Museum of Natural History, walk to the Metropolitan Museum of Art through the park, fabulous shopping and dining within 1/2 block. B an C trains within 2 blocks, and 1 trains within 4 blocks.


Rates & Availability

Upper West Side Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 14 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $3,000

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