Best Location, Apartment & Gorgeous Garden
|Address||12th Street, NY 11215 Brooklyn, United States|
|Response time||A few hours|
Unusually large and gorgeous garden & patio with BBQ. (Can be used for events.).
Please do not request a reservation until you write me with your details, and I respond "yes".
The Apartment is for 2 people (or 3 who are comfortable together).
* Washer/dryer ( also used by me and house cleaner, when you are not there);
* Full kitchen, well stocked;
* WiFi (sorry, no TV);
* One window air-conditioning unit and fans
* Large and well stocked bathroom with nice towels and linens, hairdryer, soaps, etc.
* Professionally cleaned; house is bedbug inspected and certified.
* Basic breakfast foods; Supermarket across the street
* Gym, and many outdoor and cultural activities in neighborhood.
The apartment is convenient, comfortable, cozy, clean, and has everything a casual and relaxed traveler needs... but it's a 150 year old house. It's not modern, not fully renovated, not fancy, luxurious, or designer decorated. Please consider your traveling taste and needs before you inquire.
Please WRITE to me about your trip, how many beds and people, etc. before you request reservation.
* Large King bed with comfortable mattress.
* SMALL middle room can be a sitting room or use the double futon as a bed. See photos: the futon can be closed off by a curtain on one side. This is not 100% private -- it is open to the kitchen and bathroom -- but the curtain gives privacy.
* Crib, high chair for children, toys, books. Extra mattress.
Apt. cost ranges ($125 to $155) depending on season, number of guests, length of stay. (Possible discount in exchange for help with garden, sewing, handyman.)
Park Slope is safe, beautiful, hip but quiet, chosen as best NY neighborhood. Close to 3 subway lines; easy trip to Manhattan & Williamsburg. Great restaurants, live music, gyms; Prospect Park (& free events & concerts), Botanical Gardens and wonderful Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Academy of Music. On the ROUTE OF THE NY MARATHON.
The host speaks Spanish, OK French, understand some Italian/Portuguese; can offer suggestions for your trip.
House rulesSecurity Deposit of $200.
Please respect my wonderful neighbors, please be quiet on the street. Please be friendly to the neighbors.
No problem to come in late.
I work and live upstairs.
Turn off all lights, fans, etc. but do NOT unplug.
Help yourself to good breakfast foods/drinks.
The cats are only upstairs --- not in apartment.
Occasionally, I can offer discounts for help: sewing, gardening, handyman, personal trainer. I have deep discount pass for teenager and parent to go to museums and cultural events.
Before you book please contact me and tell me about your group and your trip.
|Price for > 2 guests||24 NZ$ per guest/night extra|
|Maximum nights||3 weeks|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
Reviews of this property
We stayed in the lower appartment with direct access to the garden.
Although the interior is dated, the appartment was clean. Nice kitchen with table and chairs and a stuffed fridge with lots of food you may and can use for breakfast.
Also in the bathroom all items such as shampoo and shower gel.
Close to the subway - only a few minuten walk.
Nice neighbourhood. Good recommendations from Laurie for bars and restaurants.
The apartment was suitable for 4 people and with fast subway connections into Manhattan best located. Laurie was an excellent host and very generous. Breakfast was included and she even gave us additional $20, so that we could pay the taxi to the JFK airport. On the first evening she briefed us on the neighbourhood and important aspects on NYC sightseeing, that was very helpful.
We really enjoyed our stay and hope to come back soon!
We spent a week visiting Laurie and had a lovely week! We had the downstairs apartment and a room at the top! The location is great you need about 5 minutes to the next Subway! The apartment is very nice and cozy. We can only recommend it
Wir waren eine Woche zu besuch bei Laurie und hatten eine schöne Woche! Wir hatten unten das Apartment und ein Zimmer ganz oben! Die Lage ist super man brauch ungefähr 5 Minuten zur nächsten Subway! Das Apartment ist sehr nett und gemütlich. Wir können es nur empfehlen
My 2 week vacation in Park Slope, New York, was, well Amazing.
Laurie the host is superb, great apartment, great coffee shops, great Deli's, amazing bars and restaurants.
Laurie definitely made us feel at home, her knowledge is second to known on the area and New york, so helpful...
will most definitely be coming back to New York and if she'll have me again will be staying with Laurie..
all in all a great holiday and great apartment/host.
many thanks Laurie is was an experience.
see you again soon.
We ha da wonderful stay at the Apartment from Laurie. We come back to visit New York again :)
Wir sind freundlich von unserer Gastgeberin Laurie begrüßt worden. Die Wohnung ist wirklich charming und hat uns gefallen. Der Kühlschrank war gut gefüllt und die Croissants und der Orangensaft sehr lecker. Park Slope ist eine angenehme, ruhige Wohngegend und die subway nach Manhatten von Lauries Haus in einigen Minuten zu erreichen.
Wir haben unsere Tour genossen und Lauries booklet enhielt eine Menge guter Tipps. Wir kommen gerne wieder.
Hannah, Peter und Annette
Dieser Aufenthalt, war leider nicht was wir erwartet hatten. Die Photos der Wohnung waren eindeutig manipuliert und leider war es auch nicht sauber. Im Kühlschrank befanden sich gebrauchte Lebensmittel, das Mobiliar war z.T. sehr abgenutzt und schrottreif.
VIel schlimmer war allerdings die Hilfe von WIMDU (nicht!!!!) Auf unsere Emails und Anrufe, habe sie einfach nicht reagiert! Auch eine Möglichkeit dem Ärger zu entgehen!!!!
Unser Fazit. NIE WIEDER WIMDU!
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I very much enjoyed my stay at Laurie's very cozy home in Brooklyn. It's located close to the subway, so Manhattan can be reached within short time. But also Brooklyn offers nice places to go to. Laurie is a very friendly and generous host - offering wonderful bagels and creamcheese for breakfast. Thanks again and all the best, Sabine
Very welcome Laurie, very available for us to give information on NY, autonomy of operation in the house: kitchen, jardin.Beau lively but quiet: restaurants and shops, metro access all prés.nous recommend this room! Very nice cats !!
Trés bon accueil de Laurie, trés disponible pour nous donner des infos sur NY ,grande autonomie de fonctionnement dans la maison : cuisine, jardin.Beau quartier animé mais calme : restaurants et magasins, acces métro tout prés.nous recommandons cette chambre ! Chats tres sympas !!
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