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Brooklyn's Favorite Victorian Brownstone w/Garden

Turn of the Century Parlor Floor with original Edwardian characteristics and  fireplace
1 of 64Turn of the Century Parlor Floor with original Edwardian characteristics and fireplace
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Brooklyn, New York
Magnificent Victorian brownstone with exquisite, original turn of the century detail and craftsmanship, lovingly restored throughout. Large, light filled rooms with original hardwood floors, mahogany doors, 12 foot ceilings (with original moldings) and hand carved cherry wood shutters. Each room has its own ornamental fireplace with a marble mantle. Charm and character exude from every corner!
This lovely, comfortable home has a modern chic finish with a warm eat in kitchen and Island, separate dining area and state of the art stainless steel appliances. Cable TV, DVD player, computer with high speed wireless internet access in every room! Slate bathroom with shower only Landscaped garden with Jerusalem Stone patio and outdoor shower. Basement with complete laundry room. What more do you need?? This house is a gem of a find!
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Listing #FKN4462668
About the Owner
Ruty A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
THE HOUSE Please note this is Edwardian Brownstone, built in 1901 is very spacious and full of charming character. Your living quarters are spread over three floors and include three large bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area, a study (off the living area separated by sliding doors), kitchen/dining area and laundry in the basement. There is one main entrance and one main staircase This house has 4 floors and there is a woman who lives on the 4th floor. SHE HAS COMPLETELY SEPARATE FACILITIES AND DOES NOT SHARE ANY PART OF YOUR APARTMENT. The only part of the house she (and her guests) share with you is the main entrance, the laundry facilities and the main staircase to her apartment. The tenant is very quiet, friendly & super helpfu
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Having been to NYC before we wanted to stay in Brooklyn for this visit. This house in the diverse Bed-Sty district was warm, spacious and very comfortable; well-appointed and close to public transport. Only 5 minutes walk to the local C line and 10 minutes...More

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emailruty, VR Owner at Brooklyn's Favorite Victorian Brownstone w/Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your very kind words. We're so glad your Christmas vacation was a success. We loved having you! Please come again

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house with well equipped kitchen and good Wi-Fi connection. Perfect for families or groups. Lots of nice cafés nearby. C line great for getting around the city. Ruty very good at keeping in touch and provided lots of information for our trip. We all...More

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emailruty, VR Owner at Brooklyn's Favorite Victorian Brownstone w/Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're so happy you had a good stay Come back soon !

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stayed in this for one night having booked 4 nights. Couldn’t lock the internal doors and felt very uncomfortable about leaving our stuff knowing someone was living on the top floor. We left after one night to realise we could have spent the same money...More

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emailruty, VR Owner at Brooklyn's Favorite Victorian Brownstone w/Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

We're truly sorry that you left before we had a chance to talk or to show you that all the locks work. Our house is 100% safe and the person on the top floor has no access to any of the guests' rooms

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    4 Queens
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 6 994 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 2 798 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund.
Bookings canceled at least 45 days before the start of the stay will receive a 80% refund.
Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund.
Bookings canceled at least 20 days before the start of the stay will receive a 40% refund.
There are no refunds for bookings canceled within date within 20 days before the start of stay
Parties staying longer than 14 will incur a cleaning fee of $280
Parties of more than 6 people will be charged a cleaning fee of $280.
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the historic district of Bedford-Stuyvesant; today a vibrant urban Caribbean/African American community (sandwiched in between the fascinating Hasidic areas of Crown Heights and Williamsburg), only 15 minutes from the Barclay Center, Prospect Park and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens/Zoo & Museum of Art.

New local restaurants and coffee shops are cropping up everyday and lines wrap around the block for famous new establishments, Peaches and (vegetarian) Saraghina. Fashionable Fort Greene and Williamsburg are only minutes away on foot, by bus or subway and home to some of today's best bars and restaurants in Brooklyn
Getting around
Excellent Subway and Bus services within a 5-7 minute walk.
Subway ride to downtown Manhattan only 15 minutes
Parking free, on the block
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: JFK: 9.0 km
Railway: Kingston-Throop subway: 0.2 km
The ride from JFK to our house is approximately 40 minutes.
The city charge a flat rate from the airport to Brooklyn, which I believe is now $52
This would certainly be the easiest and most convenient way.

Your best value would probably be the airtrain (free) to the subway (2.75 each) . but it would take over an hour and then another 5-7 minute walk from the subway to the house. Our closest subway is Kingston-Throop on the C line.

You also have the option of supershuttle ($15 each) - but that would stop off at several destinations before you got to the house.
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