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Sleeps 12 for $450 (Smaller Group, Much Cheaper Prices)

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

R&R For Your Whole Family In The City That Never Sleeps

This is a Bed and Breakfast in a traditional New York City brownstone with three units that can be rented together or separately. (No matter how many or how few units you choose, we only rent to one group at a time.) There is a large, legal NYC studio apartment with a kitchenette, table and chairs, queen-size bed, ample closets, Pack ‘n Play and skylit shower; a suite with queen tempur-pedic sofa bed, full bath, 3D HDTV with surround sound system, terrace (and hammock) plus library with aquarium; and a children's playroom – filled with toys - with bunk beds and a youth bed/crib.

Breakfast is included, whether a Continental in the Studio or an American, served in the Dining Room when guests from your party are staying in a unit without a kitchenette. New York magazines, wifi and cable are provided. There is also a heated, year-round indoor pool/jacuzzi and a private garden and fountain (with tree house!).

More Details

Owner
Judith Mason
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2017

About Judith Mason

I am a retired chaplain. I'm very interested in hearing about life in other countries. I love to read - especially fiction that conveys a sense of the experience and interior lives of characters in different cultures.

Judith Mason purchased this townhome in 1969

Why Judith Mason chose Manhattan

I grew up in the South and missed the natural world when I married a man from New York City and moved here with him. This brownstone with its front, back and terrace gardens enabled me to have a little touch of green serenity in all the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.

What makes this townhome unique

I guess I'm a romantic at heart and prefer a home with the graciousness of the nineteenth century over the hard lines of the 21st. We have lived here so long we have something special for everybody of every age to enjoy.

Amenities

East Harlem Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , A tranquil, skylit retreat.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lighted magnifying mirror, onyx floor & sea-glass wall tiles
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , A suite with bath, 3D TV, library and terrace with hammock.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , A toy-filled children's playroom that can sleep three.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Breakfast en-suite, with breakfast foods stocked.
  • The bedrooms are all very large (over 300 square feet each) and we have many add-on sleeping options, including: a youth bed, a Pack'n Play and both single and queen-size air mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 24 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
New York magazines with listings of current events and activities are included for guests.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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5

Unique and charming - felt like home

  • 5 of 5

Was a fantastic time. Judith was a great host and the pool was a hit!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Matt. You and your family were the consummate guests.
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5

Judith is a very lovely lady, her breakfasts were delicious and we had a fab family holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late in the day and Ben showed us around, we had all three rooms as there was nine of us... 5 adults and 4 kids. My brood, my sister, hubby and my grown up niece...

The house is quirky and full of charm and really made us feel part of New York.

Judith told us all the exciting history of it over breakfast... of which each and every one was lovely! We tried lots of different New York breakfasts... in fact I have to cook popovers and Nutella this weekend for my son who has asked for them almost daily!!!

The pool was a god send for the younger kids... we were in it early morning and late night and we had a ball, lovely for aching, tired feet and bodies!

Judith was lovely with all our kids, baked a delicious chocolate cake for our eldest 18th birthday and took our loud and crazy family in her stride ... and always with a smile on her face :-))

The area is great, a short walk from Central Park and the Metro and lots of shops and places to eat nearby.

Judith and Ben are very lovely and helpful hosts, and we had a fabulous holiday with them!!

Thank you to you both ... much love from all the Wallbank's and the slightly calmer Walkers xxxxxxxxxxx

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Location for Central Park

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week with Judith. We only really saw her at breakfast (and they were wonderful) as we did not hang around the brownstone much as there was too much to see. It was great to be able to walk 2-3 blocks to get to Central Park, it is 2 blocks from the Subway and Uber & Taxis had no problem getting us back. We used the pool twice to unwind, really nice for that and the grandkids (2 & 4) loved it. We only rented 2 rooms but felt like we had the run of the house (kids played in the play room a lot)! Judith gave us a wonderful history of the area. If we go back to NYC we will definitely try and line up her place!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope you do. Your whole family was a joy to have, Judith
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5

The property had wonderful character and Charm. Judith was an exceptional host!

  • 5 of 5

We got to the home on a Wednesday morning and Ben showed us around. The house had amazing character and we loved it immediately! The location of the home was great, with multiple restaurants nearby and 2 subway stations within a few blocks, we never had difficulty with food or getting around. Judith was an exceptional host and made the most wonderful breakfasts. We all enjoyed our morning conversations with her. It was super sweet that she took an interest not only in our family but she also asked us what we wanted to do while in town. She sent us many options of things to do and talked to us about our experiences afterwards. We traveled with 4 kids between ages 13 and 18 and they all loved the location, atmosphere and the company! We are definitely going back and will stay there again! If you are looking for a real manhatten experience, Judith's home is the place to go!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Sherri! It was a joy to have you all. Glad to hear there will be a repeat some day.
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5

Shari M.

  • 5 of 5

Judith is a wonderful hostess. She made our trip to NYC so enjoyable. She made excellent breakfasts every day and we really enjoyed talking to her every morning. The house is charming and we definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Shari. You all were a joy to have! Judith
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3

Funky and Fun!

  • 3 of 5

Judith and her son Ben were lovely hosts ... they could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Our studio was very nice ... clean and comfortable with full bath and the fridge was stocked with everything we would need for two days of breakfasts, plus fresh fruit. We loved the neighborhood and the subway was only two blocks away. This is an historic brownstone with interesting history, and even has a swimming pool on the bottom level! We would definitely stay there again. I would give it a 3 1/2 because it is great for what it is ... an affordable and very comfortable place to stay in an interesting and upcoming neighborhood. Some great restaurants nearby! And so close to the subway. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Richard. Please come back, Judith
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
LaGuardia
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
The Lexington Social Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Water Taxi: Randall's Island
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mosholu
Nearest Train
0.02 Miles
Lexington Avenue Subway, 103rd Street
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
East River Drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Pro Thai
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Bear Mountain
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
City Island
Car: not necessary

This B&B is located in an iconic New York City brownstone on a quiet, tree-lined block with free street-parking available. Half a block away is the neighborhood's 'Restaurant Row' which lines Lexington Avenue from 99th to 102nd Street. Mt. Sinai Hospital is a block away 'as the crow flies' and many museums throng Fifth Avenue, which - together with Central Park - is two blocks away. It is 1 block to a bus or 2 and 1/2 Blocks to a subway train, which in less than 10 minutes puts you in the heart of midtown and all that New York City has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

The Studio and Suite, with en-suite baths, are $175 per night a piece. Each can comfortably accommodate 3 adults. The Kids' Room, without a bath, is available together with one of those units for an additional $100 per night and can sleep up to 5.
No one should swim alone and there is ABSOLUTELY no diving. You swim at your own risk.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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