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Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian, dutch

Garden-Level Apartment in a Historic home

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps up to 6

Here is your opportunity to explore New York while living in a historic landmark house in Crown Heights area of Brooklyn. The propery features a living and dining area with a decorative fireplace, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, as well as very spacios hallway with extra sleeping area. Our property is perfect a large family or group of friends. Children are welcome and will be occupied with toys, books, games and cable TV with over 300 channels.

The property is located 15 min away from Manhattan, C train station is 2 minute walk from the house, and it takes 15 minute ride to Manhattan. JFK airport is a 15 minute ride by taxi or about 50 minutes by train.

Accomodations: Living Room:

Two sofas, white sofa is convertible to a queen size sofabed, sleeps 2

Dining Room:

Seating for 6


Queens size bed, sleeps 2

Sleeping Nook:

A futon, sleeps 2

*A baby crib is available upon request for $10/night.

* As the property is located on once of the main streets of Brooklyn, please note that the city noise is present.

Places : The property is located in close proximity to all the sigtseeing Manhattan and Brooklyn has to offer. Brooklyn Childrens Museum is within 4 blocks walk, Brooklyn Museum, Botanical Garden and Zoo, as well as numerous Brooklyn and Long Island beaches are easily reacheable by train or Long Island Rail Road (nearest stop is 3 blocks away). There is absolutely no need for a car.

Manhattan is 15 minute away by a metro. For an extra adventure, you may choose a water-taxi ride.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Inga (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian, dutch

About Inga

Mom. Dachshund owner. Entrepreneur. Traveller. Gardener.

Inga purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Inga chose Brooklyn

Fell in love with it at first site.

What makes this apartment unique

The ability to touch NYC history


based on 6 traveler reviews

Garden-Level Apartment in a Historic home
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 6 reviews

Charming vintage garden apartment in Brooklyn with gracious host.

  • 4 of 5

My family stayed in Inga's garden apartment in Brooklyn. She was one of the most gracious hosts we have every had in our many VRBO rentals. She let us come a day early and was always around to assist and give us what we needed from information to coloring books for our girls when we left on the last day. Its a very short two to three block walk to the subway to get you all around the city. Its a safe and diverse neighborhood with many friendly residents. We enjoyed our visit to NY and felt like we lived there vs. being tourists in that great spot. We just fell in love with Brooklyn!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not what I thought it would be at all.

  • 1 of 5

Hate to leave my first unfavorable review ever on a rental but this place is not for someone travelling alone or even with a family. Yes the subway is only 2 blocks away but I would never walk it alone after dark. The court the house is located on is very dirty and right next to busy Atlantic and a very loud Ltrain. Owners were nice but didn't offer a walk through of the accommodations so I had to figure out where everything was. One bath towel was all that was in the bathroom when I arrived. Had to go knock on door and ask for a couple washcloths. Inga did message me later that day and said she would give me a couple more towels but couldn't connect with my busy schedule to get more so I told her not to worry about it. It was the least of my problems with the place. No trashcan except for the one in the bathroom and a small one outside in entryway. I have certainly stayed in much cleaner and nicer vrbo's. No top sheet on the very firm bed. Living room furniture was very worn and illfitting. Bars on the windows for a good reason. Had a fight with a giant cockroach the night before I left. No, this is not somewhere I would ever stay again nor would I suggest it to anyone else. Very disappointed and couldn't wait to be depart at end of my stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My stay in NY for a weekend 9/18/15-9/20/15

  • 3 of 5

I appreciate the owner for allowing my family to stay at their property in Brooklyn. Although the location was very convenient to lower Manhattan, traffic can change your travel time drastically depending on the time of day. Overall, I think the location was ok. The description of the property was as is, it's a basement apt, I think it would hold 4 people at the most. The apt has all you need for a short stay. It was clean on the inside. We didn't eat or spend time in the area, we were mostly in the lower east side. I would recommend this apt for those who are staying for a short period of time who want to save money while staying in Brooklyn. The owner was very helpful with answering any questions I had. I would recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We have a great time at Inga´s place!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very near a subway station of line C, that puts you in 30' in Times Square (less to other locations, like Wall Street or the Soho). The neighbourhood is not Greenwich Village, but it is very safe and you have a lot of places to your daily shopping.

The apartment is very comfortable everything works well and if not, the owners are immediately there to fix whatever problem you have. e.g: the heat stopped to work on Dec. 31st, and at 10;30 PM Inga`s husband was fixing it for us (succesfully, thanks God!). I had to print a train ticket and had no printer, and they were there to do it promptly for me. That is, I think, the type of help that you need to concentrate on all that NYC has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Good Vacation Stay

  • 4 of 5

My Wife and I recently spent 11 days in New York for our anniversary. We scoured Home Away, VRBO and FlipKey for the right place to stay. We had eventually narrowed it down to a top five locations and eventually decided on this property. It is extremely close to the C train, just about a block and a half. It's also just a couple of blocks from a grocery store and various fruit stands, fish markets, etc.

Lower Manhattan is only about a 20 minute train ride and there are many opportunities for transfers all over the city (you can get to Williamsburg by catching the L four stops away).

The neighborhood is very friendly and accommodating. People are very respectful and always willing to help if you are looking for something. The photos and description are accurate, and the host is an extremely good communicator. My only gripe is that I kept hitting my head on the light fixture in the kitchen but that's probably my own fault for doing the same thing every time and expecting different results. There is street noise, including a train, but you get used to it in less than a day (and it's New York, you're going to have street noise).

I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew, Thank you for choosing to stay at pour apartment-it was a pleasure accommodating you and your wife! Looking forward to having you over on your next visit to NYC! My apologies, and we appreciate your feed-back re: the light fixture height, we will adjust it right away.
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An awesome deal for the money! Can't beat it!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful, cozy, and updated apartment in a historic home close to Manhattan! My friends and I travelled to NY for a week and were trying to find a perfect, or at least, close to perfect place to stay, without going broke paying for super overpriced hotels.

My friend found this apartment, and until today we are very grateful to her for that!

The place is extremely cozy, with a lot of space, renovated kitchen, bath and pretty much brand new furniture - can't get any better!

The apartment is located in a historic home, close to subway, which takes you directly into Manhattan.

The owners are very nice and helpful! Upon arrival, we were greeted with a bottle of wine and were provided with a lot of useful information about the city.

I highly recommend this place to anyone who travels to New York and would like to stay in a comfortable place for a split of the price that they would've paid in any decent hotel in the same proximity to Manhattan!

We are definitely coming back ourselves!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Numerous NYC water-taxi and Staten Island ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
1 block away
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Numerous NYC and Long Island Beaches
Car: not necessary

Property is locate on the border of Crown Height & Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhoods of Brooklyn, areas filled with beautiful brownstone streets, churches, synagogues & numerous museums.


Rates & Availability

Bedford-Stuyvesant Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Holidays 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bedford-Stuyvesant Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 875 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Gas Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Extra Nook - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom - 1 queen , space for a crib
  • Bedroom features a Queen size bed, which sleeps 2. Living room white leather sofa opens into a sleeper for 2. Futon in the area next to a bedroom opens into a sleeper for 2.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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