Hi, we are taking a last minute vacation, so are offering the whole 3 bedroom apartment for half price between now and 28 August. Enjoy!
Hi there, this is a big apartment in a lovely area, close to Central Park, Columbia University and the Upper West Side. The apartment itself is beautiful - 12 foot ceilings and lots of old dark wood (chair rail, window shutters, floors, fireplace, etc.).
Usually we rent out one room, but while we are away we rent out the whole apartment.
There are three bedrooms - two small bedrooms on the first floor... that's ground floor for most Europeans i guess... (one has a double bed and the other has a single / twin and a child size bed), and a large bedroom downstairs, that currently has one twin (although we also have another twin mattress).
We starting renting the downstairs room on airbnb a couple of years ago. It has a private bathroom (toilet and basin, not shower) as well. You get to this room down a spiral staircase from the living room. Most of the photos are of this room, but I will upload some soon of the upstairs bedrooms...
The shower is upstairs in the (small) bathroom. There is also a (large) kitchen, a dining room and a living room (in which there is a day bed). We also have a kid sized inflatable mattress and a travel crib. So, the maximum number of people that could comfortably sleep would be I guess 6 adults and 3 kids. It would be ideal for a family (or two) that were coming for a vacation.
The kitchen is very well equipped and nice to cook in. There is a projector in the living room to watch films and a HUGE dvd collection. Wifi. Toys, if you need them. Washer, dryer, dishwasher. Lots of art work and paintings by friends, and unusual or design furniture pieces.... Oh, and there is a cat, Misha! We could probably find alternative arrangements for him! (But he's lovely, and low maintenance... :-)
The area is great, close to parks, playgrounds, nice cafes and restaurants. Lots of families and young people but also only 10 minutes on the 1 train to times square. Our apartment is 2 mins from the subway. All the museums are just a walk away on the other side of Central Park, and close to shopping on the upper west side, opera / ballet at the Lincoln Centre. Free ice skating in winter and swimming in summer very close by in Central Park.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!
We will usually be on vacation too, but contactable
We are a family of 4... some of us are quiet (and some of us are toddlers), one of us is vegetarian. All of us are friendly. Half british, half american. We've travelled around a bit and lived in different countries. The apartment is a bit more available than usual these days as we are doing some travelling before the kids start school (UK and Costa Rica). Feel free to contact us with any questions!