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Nice & new 3 bedroom duplex for rent. Great neighborhood with shopping & dining.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom duplex apt in fantastic neighborhood. Close to several subways!

This listing is for one apt, a 3 bedroom apt with 3 queen beds. These photos are for the smaller 3 bedroom.

If you want to book both apts for 6 bedrooms you need to book both apts.

The other listing is vrbo # 613527.

There are 2 apartments available. Both are 3 bedrooms. One is a upstairs duplex with 1 bath, the other is a 3 bedroom with 1.5 bathrooms and a yard plus washer and dryer. Both have all bedrooms with queen size beds. The triplex though is twice as large as the 3 bedroom.

Bamboo & pergo floors

0.2 miles from F/G train at Douglass Street Station.

Free YOGA classes while you visit at yoga studio 1 block away.

The Heart of NYC is only a bike ride away! The neighborhood has award winning restaurants, boutiques, bike rentals, kayaking, pools, all within blocks.

Vive Le Carroll Gardens! New York Magazine just rated Carroll Gardens in top 10 areas to live/work/play in NYC!!

The Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhood that was once an Italian stronghold is quickly becoming the city's Little Paris - fueled by a new French program at a local public school.

Neighborhood playgrounds have recently filled up with French-speaking tots - making it easier these days to find croissants than cannoli on Court St., where merchants have seen a surge in French families looking for favorite products from home.

French government officials estimate there are as many as 20,000 French residents in Brooklyn, more than in Manhattan, with the largest concentration in Carroll Gardens. Butcher John McFadden, whose family owns Staubitz Meat Market, has seen a surge in demand for French-style racks of lamb, boeuf bourguignon and filet mignon. 'It's doubled, tripled, recently,' McFadden said. 'It's good for us.'

Carroll Gardens' other main strip, Smith St., has become so French that restaurant owners launched a Bastille Day celebration. 'If you come to my restaurant on Saturday or Sunday, everyone is speaking French,' said Jean-Jacques Bernat, whose postcard-perfect French bistro on Smith St., Provence en Boite, has begun stocking special candies and other goodies, especially for the nabe's growing numbers of homesick expats.

More Details

Owner
Loretta
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Loretta

I am a green builder specializing in high efficiency and ecological renovations. My wife owns a yoga studio and day spa in the neighborhood.

Loretta purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Loretta chose Brooklyn

Carroll Gardens is a beautiful tree lined area with great shopping and restaurants. It is close to the subway and a few minutes from Manhattan. The neighborhood is very family friendly and safe. There is also a very enjoyable nightlife with great bars and eating options. All within walking distance of the home.

What makes this apartment unique

This home is in a great location in the best neighborhood of Brooklyn. We love Carroll Gardens and this home is located conveniently between two subway lines.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic space and host. Much better than the photos show you!
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Gowanus Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Marble floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Nice & new 3 bedroom duplex for rent. Great neighborhood with shopping & dining.
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 13 reviews
5

Great time and stay in Brooklyn.

  • 5 of 5

Loretta really accommodated us well before and during our stay. The small bedroom is definitely small but livable for two people. The location made it easy to walk down to Smith St. and visit the local shops and get to the train easily. The grocery store on the corner had everything we needed to feed the family on a budget and made it easy to spend where and when we needed to. Overall the house was quaint and made for a wonderful stay in Brooklyn.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location, larger basic unit

  • 3 of 5

We liked the location, being close to restaurants and the subway. We were in Manhattan in no time with great connections all over. With two older kids it was great - everybody had his own bedroom. Response to cleaning was good after arrival. The owner was accommodating when our son got real sick during our stay. Would be wonderful though to have a full set of cutlery and new towels/face cloths to make it feel more like a rental unit/home away from home. Maybe a binder with things to do directly around the complex would be helpful, when we left we noticed all sorts of nice stores and restaurants around the corner Thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location - very basic

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay - the location is perfect. Having said that the place only has the most basic equipment (e.g. there were not enough spoons, forks,... for all guests) and whoever cleans the place should take the time to look into and under things... We found used coffee mugs with tea bag still in and other things that should be cleaned/found with a little effort.

Summary: If you need lots of space in the perfect location and do not plan to stay in other than for sleeping - you found your spot.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean & Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

A group of 7 enjoyed our stay during the Brooklyn Half Marathon Weekend. Amenities are basic (we were able to cook a nice pasta dinner for 10 people the night before the race), but we were very pleased with the cleanliness and location. We lucked out with free street parking right by the rental. At first sight the neighborhood seemed a bit dodgey, but then you realize that it really isn't that bad -- with great restaurants and bars just a few blocks away! Working with Loretta was easy and she always got back to me by email right away. The only suggestion I would offer would be to have the address listed on confirmation emails and a list of checkout instructions available at the rental -- we weren't sure what to do with the bedding and trash after. Most of our HomeAway stays had this information provided. I would recommend this condo!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good Location

  • 4 of 5

We came in for a wedding and a total of 8 of stayed here, and we had a great experience. The place is nothing fancy, but it suited us perfectly. Just a short walk to the subway, and a bunch of cute restaurants and shops around the corner. The place was clean and exactly how we expected it to be. The only downfall was 1 bathroom for 8 people, but we made it work. All in all a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! I am glad you liked it. The location is great. It does only have 1 bathroom, but it is nice! Thanks!!
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Disappointed

  • 2 of 5

I had communicated our flight arrival information to the owner and said we would call when we left the airport. She did not answer her phone. But, we had agreed to go to the apartment and she would leave a key under the map. There was no mat or key. I called again and she came over with the keys.

This property listing was confusing; says 3bdrms or 2bdrms but at this time it's actually 1bdrm. This apt is at the top of a filthy, rickety staircase. Immediately outside the sliding glass door (that doesn't lock) to the "apartment" is a bedroom where a renter lives. The sleeper for 2 is in the kitchen, there is no living room. There is no A/C in the bedroom. A fan was provided when we asked. There are 2 thresholds (one between kitchen and hall, one onto the bathroom) that are about 2 - 3 inches and very easy to trip on.

Linens were piled up in the bedroom along with someone's make-up bag. There was no top sheet on the bed.

Our feeling was this apartment was not ready to be rented to 3 people, perhaps 2, but again, no A/C in the bedroom. Our son stayed there and we got a hotel room. This made our trip much more expensive than we had planned. Our son checked out on Sunday night and we didn't stay until Monday.

Our experiences with VRBO have been very satisfactory to this point, and we were sadly surprised by this experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anne, So sorry to hear you did not like the apt. You were the second guest to stay in it and I am sure there a few things that need to be improved. I am sorry the maid forgot to leave her key, as you arrived the floors were still wet and we had just missed her. I only live 5 blocks away so you did not have to wait longer than 5 minutes. This apt will be a 3 bedroom apt as of Sept 1. I had told you that in my email to you clarifying... "Hi! This apt is only a 1 bedroom until sept 1. It is set up with a large bedroom and additional sleeping for 2 in the living room. It becomes a 2 bedroom in Sept. I am not sure if this is adequate for your needs! Please let me know. Thanks!! Loretta" You responded that a 1 bedroom was fine. By NYC standards this is a decently sized 1 bedroom apt that has a kitchen/living room in an open floor plan. It was rented for the past 10 years to 1 tenant who loved it! The staircase is over 120 years old and will be repaired when the new wall goes up. The house has tons of new sheets and linens and I am not sure why a top sheet was missing unless the maid somehow forgot it! I will speak to her about that. I know you loved your previous stay at our other vacation rental so hopefully you will visit us again. Thanks so much for the review, I just wish it had been better.
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Strong Place
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
East River Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Forest Park
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
F and G
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Gowanus
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Jolie Cantina
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Brighton Beach
Car: not necessary

The neighborhood is filled with beautiful old brownstones and small gardens, and is a great place to be based when you visit NYC. You have fast and direct access to all tourist destinations but you get to live like a 'local'.

The Space

Nicely renovated three bedroom apartment in the heart of Boerum Hill. Three real bedrooms all with queen size beds. One bedroom is large, one medium & one is small. But all have queen size beds that comfortably sleep 2.

Updated kitchen including streamlined appliances and refurbished cabinets. Marble tile bathroom with tub and shower. Bright living room/kitchen with three windows for natural lighting. Living room has a room & board day bed that opens into a queen size bed.

The Boerum Hill neighborhood is rich with dinning, bars, clubs, shopping, and entertainment. Close to the waterfront at Pier 6 & also close to Prospect Park, visitors can find solace in the busy city. Only minutes from Downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan Bridge. The F and G Transit lines are a leisurely four blocks away. This is the apartment that everyone is looking for when staying in the city.

Perfect for visitors & child friendly.

Free yoga classes while you visit at yoga studio 6 minute walk from the house. 20% off massages & facial organic spa 2 minutes from the house. Best massages & facials in Brooklyn.

Interaction with Guests

I am available if you need me via text or phone as I live very close.

The Neighborhood

The Heart of NYC is only a bike ride away! The neighborhood has award winning restaurants, boutiques, bike rentals, kayaking, pools, all within blocks.

Vive Le Carroll Gardens! New York Magazine just rated Carroll Gardens in top 10 areas to live/work/play in NYC!!

The Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhood that was once an Italian stronghold is quickly becoming the city's Little Paris - fueled by a new French program at a local public school.

Neighborhood playgrounds have recently filled up with French-speaking tots - making it easier these days to find croissants than cannoli on Court St., where merchants have seen a surge in French families looking for favorite products from home.

French government officials estimate there are as many as 20,000 French residents in Brooklyn, more than in Manhattan, with the largest concentration in Carroll Gardens. Butcher John McFadden, whose family owns Staubitz Meat Market, has seen a surge in demand for French-style racks of lamb, boeuf bourguignon and filet mignon. 'It's doubled, tripled, recently,' McFadden said. 'It's good for us.'

Carroll Gardens' other main strip, Smith St., has become so French that restaurant owners launched a Bastille Day celebration. 'If you come to my restaurant on Saturday or Sunday, everyone is speaking French,' said Jean-Jacques Bernat, whose postcard-perfect French bistro on Smith St., Provence en Boite, has begun stocking special candies and other goodies, especially for the nabe's growing numbers of homesick expats.

Getting around

F/G is a 6 min walk. A/C is a 8 min walk. 10 min to SOHO. 25 min to TIMES SQUARE.

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Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
$195
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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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