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Safe Clean Spacious 1-Bedroom Garden apt. on Great Block

New York, New York, United States

Listing #57012

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Rates from USD $1575 | Weekly
Last Updated 20 days ago


Enjoy this spacious (App.750 sq ft), super charming, fully furnished, renovated garden apartment in a classic brownstone on a great, safe block in vibrant West Harlem (aka Hamilton Heights). PREMIUM OUTDOOR SPACE, amazing opp to entertain a couple of people safely at our super long table, and to get daily fresh air. Conveniently close to 5 subways and many busses, walking distance to City College, Columbia, Barnard, Teacher's College, Columbia Pres and Mt Sinai Morningside, 2 stops from midtown (20 minutes from our door to Columbus Circle), and 5 min from City College. It is available this winter for both longer stays into Spring, and also for shorter visits to NYC. Please inquire. Rare feature: a large private outdoor patio out the back door where you can relax and even have company safely in a lovely peaceful spot. The apartment features quality rustic furnishings, all tiled kitchen and bath with vintage pedestal sink and stone floor. There are premium fixtures, central air, radiant heat. Also there is high speed wifi, a large flat screen TV with subscription channels included. Original details have been preserved, such as beautiful oak trim, handsome decorative fireplace, original and new wood floors. This is a spacious residence for 1 or 2 or a small family, or, for short periods, can easily sleep a family of 4 or 5. There are two very big rooms (each 350 sq ft) separated by the fully equipped kitchen, with easy access to the bathroom from both rooms through the kitchen. The back room is set up as a bedroom with a king bed and a twin, and the front room can be used as the living room OR has a comfortable, easy to use, full sized double futon couch, very comfortable for 2. Friendly owner family upstairs can provide any assistance, directions, advice, restaurant suggestions, babysitting. Enjoy this quiet, beautiful block with trees and up on a hill, where you can feel the sea breeze from the Hudson. Further, there are many great new restaurants and places for drinks and coffee right nearby, plus great food shopping. Also nearby is Riverbank State Park with swimming pools, running track, tennis, basketball, picnic spots on the Hudson River, a bike path that runs all the way up and down the West Side of Manhattan. Harlem is a magical place so convenient to the rest of Manhattan yet with a history and a feel all its own. We are next to several landmark sections such as Hamilton Heights landmark district, Sugar Hill and Striver's Row. We are also a short ride to the gorgeous Fort Tryon Park and The Cloisters. Parking here is easy for NYC! It is a diverse and vibrant area with plenty of history and charm. See amazing reviews and availability calendar at




750 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From September 12, 2021

Additional Dates

September 13, 2021

Minimum Stay

1 Week | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Please contact me to negotiate any scenario


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

Closest University

City College, Columbia University, Manhattan School of Music

Nearby Universities
CIty College, Teachers College

Comments: Hamilton Heights West Harlem


  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $1575 Weekly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Avail for short term rentals only, price varies according to season. In deep winter (Jan into early March) could negotiate monthly plan or longer.


The home is suitable 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


Security System









Comments: a couple of steps down to enter.

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lauren mcgrath

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Individual Outside of Academia