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Harlem Hideaway Garden Apartment

New York, New York, United States
Rates from USD $3900 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Available Dates:
From January 1, 2025 until December 31, 2025


Your own private Harlem hideaway. Enjoy life in an 1895 brownstone in one of the city's most charming landmarked historic neighborhoods. NOTE: This is just one of four unique units in the building. We also have Parlor Apartment and a Studio Apartment. The Garden Apartment was expertly renovated by an award winning designer, and features a large bedroom and an exceptional vintage bathroom, wood floors, decorative fireplace, lighting fixtures on dimmers, ceiling fans and original wood details. It has a video intercom to the front door of the building and the windows front and back provide refreshing cross-ventilation. There are 2 unit wall mounted air conditioner/heaters in the apartment and it's heated by original radiators in the winter. Free WiFi. The apartment is quite private with a separate outside entrance and its own outside light. There is an interior hall rack for bags and coats and umbrellas are available. The living room's two windows face south to a small landscaped courtyard and a tree-shaded sidewalk. Original internal wood shutters provide privacy. The living room is furnished with an extremely comfortable memory foam sofabed, side tables, a roll-away coffee table, a 46' wall-mount LED flat screen TV, a dining table and 4 chairs. It has a radio/iPod loaded with with a Harlem Hideaway jazz/blues playlist. The bookcase contains a library of interesting and unique books. The original 120 year old cabinet with drawers separates the kitchen from the dining/living room area. There is a 3 speed fan in with a dimmer light in the living room area and a dining table with 4 chairs and an adjustable dimmer light above the dining room table. Opening onto the living room, the open kitchen is equipped with a deep sink with rinsing spout, garbage disposal, modern 4 burner gas stove w/ oven, a double door refrigerator with bottom freezer and icemaker, a built-in microwave/fan, toaster, blender, knife set, dishwasher (with detergent) and all necessary cookware and utensils as well as a coffee maker, coffee and tea. The surfaces are high end stone/conglomerate. Plenty of plugs and under counter lighting. There is a slide-out garbage/ recycle cabinet. The cabinets are all wood finished and backsplashes are 100 year old subway tile. The all white bathroom has a vintage claw foot bathtub with shower fixture, shampoo and body wash, towels, extra toilet paper, built-in cabinets, vintage sink, hair dryer, outlets, and a vintage art deco lit medicine cabinet with hairspray. It also has an exhaust fan. The wainscoting is clear glass subway tiles. The floor is all original 120 year old original tiles. There is even a dimmer for the retro light fixture. The large bedroom facing north to the beautiful private patio has a walk-in closet with a washer/dryer (with washer pods) and a full length mirror on the door and plenty of shelves and hangers.The bedroom has sliding screened glass doors with a view of a very quiet, peaceful private deck area. The private area has a gate which opens to a large, beautifully landscaped shared yard. There are sheer curtains for privacy as well as an electric bar gate which lowers and raises at the touch of a button. The bedroom is furnished with a queen bed with individual reading lights, a radio/iPod player with jazz/blues playlist on iPod, bedside stands and a vintage dresser. Dozens of vintage felt banners are festooned above the bed. Above the bedroom door is a transom to allow airflow while the door is shut. Since the bedroom faces the back, it is furthest away from any street noise. The bedroom has its own adjustable AC/heater. The private outside deck terrace is perfect for casual dining, cocktails or coffee. The terrace has a small table with 4 chairs. There is a charming adjustable striped extension wall awning for your use as well, in case of rain. Beyond the private terrace is a beautiful backyard area paved in cobblestones.




990 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From January 1, 2025 until December 31, 2025

Minimum Stay

3 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing


Apartment or Condo in New York, New York, United States

Closest University

Columbia University

Nearby Universities
City College

South Harlem

Nearby Cities

New York

Comments: Harlem, Mount Morris Historic District

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $3900 Monthly

Utilities are not included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Utilities are free for rentals of 3 months or less.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available





High Speed Internet



Balcony or Patio


Temperature Control

Air Conditioning











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