About the property
- Studio300 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights
Furnished for cozy privacy: Close to Manhattan, golf & World Class Beaches
Welcome to Long Island! Manhattan, world-class beaches, aviation history, beautiful parks and quaint villages await you. Experience authentic Long Island in our neighborhood, far away from commercial zones.
Our studio is ideal for those seeking privacy and tranquility. Relax in your own resort-like suite without the crowds and hassle of hotels. Our sunny first-floor studio features high ceilings, a full kitchen and a cozy ambiance. During warmer months, enjoy a meal sitting under an umbrella in your private, fenced-in, porcelain tile patio. Couples, solo travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, LGBT and business travelers will find a home away from home. Free WiFi included!
ACCESS TO YOUR STUDIO
*Your first floor studio has no second floor above it, and no basement below it. There are no stairs. From the street where you park, it is a 100-foot walk along a concrete walkway to reach your studio.
*Your space is a completely private studio that is separate from the rest of our home. There is no access to your personal living quarters from the main part of our home. There is only one entrance to your studio through a walkway on the side of the house. The studio, which includes a fully equipped kitchen, large closet and private full bathroom, is in a secluded corner of the property, and the patio in front of the studio is for your personal use only.
*Guests who book a minimum of 7 nights from June 20 through September 10 may also have access to our gardens, fish pond and warm, saltwater in-ground pool. Access to our gardens and pool will be only during times when your host is on the premises. Therefore, enjoyment of our pool and gardens will be during days and times that are mutually agreeable between guest and host. Other guests might also be enjoying our pool when you are. Entrance to our personal grounds is through a gate adjacent to your private patio. Once you leave your private patio, you are also likely to meet our dog, Anna, a gentle, friendly golden retriever. Anna is not permitted on your private patio.
Please bear in mind that our private pool and gardens are behind locked gates, and your access, as such, is limited. You cannot plan your vacation around spending all your days poolside. That being said, a number of our guests have enjoyed spending time poolside with their hosts and our friends and family. It's a matter of matching days and times that work for everyone!
I give my guests space but am available when needed. Just ask and let me know your needs.
Laundry service for your personal items is not available on the premises. There are several local laundromats and dry cleaners in the neighborhood.
Valley Stream is centrally located with a quaint village feel. Our center of town offers dozens of charming shops, restaurants and cafes that will quench your thirst for variety and novelty. Experience authentic Long Island, far away from tourist bubbles, yet only a few minutes from major highways and the Valley Stream Long Island Railroad Station.
Our Mediterranean Dream home sits along a tree-lined street in a quiet, residential neighborhood. Our tranquil community boasts neighbors from diverse backgrounds, many of whom are professionals from varied fields. Like a league of nations, our neighborhood is demographically and ethnically diverse. Children, adults and senior citizens frequently traverse the streets. Consequently, no matter where you're from, you'll feel like you belong in Valley Stream, and, as such, you'll experience travel as if you're a local, not a tourist.
There is plenty of free, safe parking in front of our home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Walk from your car directly onto the tree-lined path that leads to your private Mediterranean oasis.
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- English, Spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
About Guy Jacob
I love nature. Scuba diving, sailing, swimming, hiking, gardening and paddling on a lazy river are among my favorite activities. My gardens and pond qualify my property as a certified wildlife habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. I advocate for our environment in my role as Conservation Chair of a local hiking club. I love jazz, classical music and pop music. I appreciate live concerts and listening to relaxing music at home. I enjoy traveling authentically, and I seek out locations that are far away from commercial zones. I want the same for my guests. No matter where you're from, our community will feel like home, and, as such, you'll experience travel as if you're a local-- having a productive business trip, but not always feeling like you’re away from home, or enjoying being a tourist but not feeling like one.
Guy Jacob purchased this Studio in 1998
Why Guy Jacob chose Elmont
I was born on and grew up in Long Island. Purchasing a home in Valley Stream gave me access within an hour to world class beaches, bays, salt marshes, Manhattan and mountain hiking trails- all while being able to enjoy the suburban lifestyle. We're 10 minutes from JFK Airport, 1 mile from the LI Railroad, a 30-minute train ride to Manhattan, 20 minutes to Jones Beach State Park, one mile from Belmont Racetrack and near parks, restaurants, museums and Resorts World Casino. Valley Stream offers the seclusion of suburbia, while being a stone's throw away from Manhattan, the Hampton wineries, Fire Island, Jones Beach and scenic mountain hiking trails. Within an hour's radius, diverse landscapes await your pleasure. Our home is centrally located near world-class medical centers: We are 10 miles (15-minute car ride) from Long Island Jewish Medical Center We are 6 miles (16-minute car ride) from Winthrop University Hospital We are 4 miles (8-minute car ride) from Mercy Medical Center We are 11 miles (16-minute car ride) from North Shore University Hospital We are 5 miles (18-minute car ride) from South Nassau Communities Hospital
What makes this Studio unique
Spending days at our studio is not only about comfortable indoor living. You'll also enjoy the benefit of outdoor living. Read a book, eat a meal or enjoy evening drinks and conversation on your own secluded patio. Whether indoors or outside, our whimsical decor has you in mind. Each tchotchke, wall hanging and garden accent represents a personal story.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
clean, quiet, and efficient
Excellent use of space. Quiet neighborhood. easily accessible to all amenities.
Thanks so much for noting ease of movement! We're less than two minutes from the Southern State Parkway and the Cross Island Parkway.
Safe & quiet neighborhood
Guy keeps this lovely studio clean and comfortable. He was prompt at responding to my texts and met me right on time to check in. I would stay here again.
Thanks so much, Ellie! Communication is key to happy travels.
sweet spot ~
i was coming off a two week stress trip while hurricane irene was on her way to florida. she hit us just before leaving town for a three week class in NY city and a family wedding in garden city.
my husband was in mayalasia and made it home before the storm. i was relieved to say the least, electricity and wifi was gone, jet blue cancelled sept 11 and 12th flights and 13th wasn't looking good. i was able to get out on the 14th. when i talked to Guy about my problem he told me to check with the travel insurance (which i luckily purchased because i was going to be gone so long...thought if i wimp out and want to go home...i wont have to pay for the change:) he also told me that he would let my use the three nights another time if the insurance doesn't come through...which i have still not heard from "allianz" which is likely being swamped with calls. that being said...i would love to return here. it feels like a sweet home away from home, safely tucked along side the homeowners. there is a sense that you must be considerate. i could hear them and thought they could hear me...so if the air is on, i didn't turn on the tv or music. it was ok, because i liked knowing they were there. i felt very comfortable.
Great space in a great spot
Perfect studio for one or two. Neat clean and in a nice neighborhood. Private patio was a bonus!
I'm so happy you had the chance to enjoy our quaint patio during your busy vacation. You certainly made the most of your visit!
It was a pleasure having you as our guest.
Wonderful time. Wonderful host.
The photos accurately reflect the beauty of the property and the amenities of the studio. The bed was very comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay there. Definitely would book again. Can't say enough nice words about Guy. A great host.
Thank you for your kind words, Kathy. It was a pleasure having you, and we hope to see you folks again in the future.
Studio room was comfortable, clean, convenient for our needs (2 people), in a quiet neighborhood. The owner was very friendly and helpful, and Anna (golden retriever) was a wonderful greeter. We'd definitely consider staying there again.
I'm delighted that my studio met your needs. You were able to enjoy being with family all day and relax quietly at night.
Anna, our golden retriever, loves socializing with our guests, but she only greets guests who are comfortable with dogs.
It was a pleasure having you both.
We're 10 minutes from JFK Airport, 1 mile from the Valley Stream Long Island Railroad Station, a 30-minute train ride to Manhattan, 20 minutes to a world class beach with 4 miles of boardwalk called Jones Beach State Park, two miles from Belmont Racetrack and near parks, restaurants, museums and Resorts World Casino.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
*Guests are required to upload a copy of a government ID card, e.g., driver's license or passport. * There is no cleaning fee. *Guests, on arrival, are required to sign a hard copy of the attached PDF Rental Policy that they have agreed to online.