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Spacious Ground Floor Studio Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Spacious Ground Floor Studio Apartment in Historic Stuyvesant-Heights, Brooklyn

Come stay in an authentic and fully renovated Victorian Brooklyn Brownstone! Our spacious ground floor studio apartment is located in the heart of historic Brooklyn. 5 blocks from Utica Station 'A' express train, it is a speedy 30 minute subway ride to midtown Manhattan and 40 minutes to JFK airport.

Full amenities include air conditioning, your own private laundry/clothes washer in the apartment, free Wi-Fi, full bathroom and towels, full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, utensils, glassware and crockery. Cozy and comfortable Queen-size bed and fresh linens (PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO TV).

Check in is 2pm. Check out is 10am.

Convenient street-side parking available!

(alternate side no-parking laws apply - M/T/TH/F 8-930am)

Excellent restaurants, cafes including 'Saraghina's', 'The Brunswick', 'Beso', 'Therapy Wine Bar', 'George's Andre' Vintage Cafe', the famous 'Peaches Restaurant & Bar' plus grocery stores, dry cleaners and many other facilities a short walk away.

If the dates you are after are not available, contact me for information on our other apartment that may be available. (ID#3970113)


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Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Ben

Hi there! My name's Ben. My wife Elizabeth and our daughter Madelyn have been living here in Brooklyn for over five years now.

Ben purchased this studio in 2010

Why Ben chose Brooklyn

We were looking for something in Brooklyn to accommodate Liz's work commitments and we found this amazing Brownstone in the up and coming neighborhood of Stuyvesant Heights. It has really been amazing watching the neighborhood grow with small businesses popping up everywhere to bring a richness and diversity to the area.

What makes this studio unique

The neighborhood is over 100 years old and as such the architecture everywhere is stunning to look at. We had always fantasized about owning a Brownstone and its been a dream come true, living in one and renovating it over time.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(57 traveller reviews)

Spacious Ground Floor Studio Apartment
average rating of 4.9122806 based on 57 reviews

A Warm Brooklyn Welcome for a Winter's Stay

  • 5 of 5

Both Ben and Maddie gave us a warm welcome to their brownstone accommodations in Brooklyn. The rooms were clean and well furnished. We were in easy walking distance of the metro station at Utica Ave. We felt safe touring the local neighborhood which afforded a nearby grocery store and several excellent restaurants. Peaches was our favorite! We had a terrific time touring Brooklyn and Manhattan. Thank you, Ben and Maddie!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brownstone in Brooklyn fit the bill

  • 5 of 5

Ben's ground floor studio in Brooklyn worked well for us. It is about a half mile walk to the A/C subway and just a block from the bus line. There are several small restaurants near by. Many little markets with in a block or so and near Malcolm X Blvd with many nicer restaurants. The bed was firm and the kitchen was perfect. I liked that there was a washer/dryer in the unit. But, it takes a LONG time to dry a load and we needed to use the clothes rack to get the clothes fully dry. Ben and his family were very nice.

We had an issue one night with the upstairs renter being noisy into the wee hours of the morning, but found the earplugs and were able to finally sleep. Ben responded right away to my plea the next day and spoke to the renters and the problem was solved!

All in all, a good stay. WE are not early risers and would have preferred an 11 AM check out instead of a 10 AM.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"This is the place to stay!"

  • 5 of 5

After months of searching for the perfect Brownstone we found it in this property. The apartment was exactly as pictured. Very comfortable, cozy and clean. Not a single problem with anything. Ben and Liz were great hosts from start to finish. Great location in a friendly comfortable and beautiful neighborhood. There's a Variety of really good restaurants which makes it easy to plan your night if you don't want to go far. We drove in with our own vehicle and had no parking issues. There's no better way to add to a perfect geteway than to have the space be such a memorable addition. We can't wait to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved this apartment. It's a great neighborhood to hang out in. We were a bit weary of staying in an area that we knew nothing about. My wife is a bit of a weenie and was nervous about being out at night. The area is incredibly safe. We rode the subway every day and got back very late every night. Not a problem at all. The place is well equipped with everything we needed. The only thing it doesn't have is a clothes dryer. There is a drying rack which works great. The apartment also gets great sunlight even though it's the basement unit. The bed is very comfortable with great linens and bath towels. My wife and I have rented many places and not once have we had better communication with the owner. Ben is fantastic. Just wish we could have met him.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Todd and Shari! Glad you had a great time, but sorry we missed you. Please come back anytime! Ben Liz and Maddie. (Clarification - Todd mentions this as a basement apartment which is incorrect. It is a ground floor apartment with street level access.)
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Great apartment. Located in quiet residential area with easy access to Manhattan. Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

A great place to relax, all the conveniences of home. Just as appears in the photos. Ben is an excellent host. Lots of good coffee and restaurants wthin walking distance. Quiet , leafy residential street. Staying here made our New York visit very relaxing, and would recommend the apartment if you are looking for comfort, space and a home away from home. The apartment was clean and well maintained with a very comfy bed.

A pleasant 5-10 minute walk to the subway station. So glad we decided to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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They say perfect doesn't exist? This is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

If you are traveling to NYC this is the place to stay!! Ben was such a wonderful Host and although he has his own life and family to take care of he made my boyfriend and I feel like he was available just for us. He helped us with our luggage and made sure he was home when we arrived he also kept in touch with us throughout the whole time traveling to and from to make sure we were okay and reached our destination, he also recommended some great spots once we arrived and made us familiar with the neighborhood. This apartment is so cozy, modern, cute and supper clean which is one of my biggest concerns! It does not have a TV as the listing description mentions. I thought I would die without a TV! But we managed on our phones, however I believe a TV would work to complete this AMAZING place. It was located in Brooklyn not so far from JFK which is were we flew from and just about 3 blocks from the subway station and about 45 minutes away from the city. The neighborhood was beautiful, quite and safe. This apt has a full kitchen which we never used because we were too busy having fun in the city and eating everywhere =) but if you like to cook ... thumbs up! it also have a full bathroom, washer/dryer, backyard area which is supper adorable and relaxing, and most important it has a private entrance which is great because you can go in and out as you please without bothering anyone. I can go on and on about this place but ill leave it you to agree with me once you rent from here. Book this place you will no regret it!! Happy Travels and thanks for a great stay Ben, we will be back soon =)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Priscilla and Ben for your lovely review! We can't wait to have you both back very very soon! Ben, Liz and Maddie
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
JFK Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Therapy Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
East River Ferry
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Forest Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
A Express Subway direct to JFK & mid-town
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Brooklyn Queens Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ski
293 Miles
Lake Placid NY
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday studio in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
February Special
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$261
Cleaning Fee A$104

Payments in 2 installments - first payment by CREDIT CARD or PAYPAL at time of booking. Second and remaining balance paid by CREDIT CARD or PAYPAL 7 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Stereo ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
ABSOLUTELY NO SOLICITING OR COLD CALLING Guests must provide own food, beverages and personal hygiene products