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Stay In Brooklyn's Historic 'Next' Neighborhood

Bedrooms 1
Space 405 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Apartment, 1 Block From Sunset Park

Owned by The Schmidt Family since 2001, this lovely 1905 brick home sits on a treelined block with friendly neighbors. Around the corner is the scenic and active Sunset Park with expansive western views of New York Harbor, Manhattan, Staten Island and New Jersey from one of the highest points in Brooklyn.

The separate apartment has its own private entrance below the front stoop of this one family home. Enter the airy, open living room through a cheerful vestibule welcoming guests to a sitting area by the windows with contemporary furniture and a sturdy, comfortable sleeper couch. At the other end is the bright fully equipped corner kitchen with stone counter tops and the dining area set around a french country table. Original art is hung throughout the apartment of which many are made by local Brooklyn artists. The loft bedroom up two steps from the living area is cozy with a queen bed, a modern bureau and ensuite bathroom only accessible through the bedroom. (Attention:Ceiling height is 6’3” in bedroom.)

The apartment is best for 2 people but can accommodate up to 4.

Free WiFi included.

Located on residential block between Brooklyn’s Chinatown(8th Ave), Latin American(5th Ave), Waterfront Bush Terminal Park (Soccer and Baseball playing fields) and Industry City(2nd Ave). The Avenues are filled with ethnic groceries and restaurants, shops and pharmacies. Sunset Park still offers an affordable place to shop and experience a vibrant, multicultural stroll. Just 2.5 blocks down the hill to 45th Street Station (Local R Train) and 1 stop(or a 10min. walk through the park) to 36th Street Station(Express D & N Trains), it is a great location to access Manhattan(approximately 30 minutes) and other parts of hip Brooklyn. The local 5th Ave bus takes you through Park Slope to the Barclay’s Center and down to Brooklyn Heights Waterfront Park. Historic Sunset Park located 1 block away, offers green open spaces and shaded tree spots. It also has a playground, chess tables, handball courts, soccer, basketball, and in summer free swimming pool access in art deco recreation center built by WPA in the 1930’s.

The Schmidt Family welcomes you to their home and hope that you enjoy discovering Sunset Park as you visit the Greater New York City area!

More Details

Property Manager
Elise Church Schmidt
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Elise Church Schmidt

Elise C. Schmidt and her husband Steve have lived in Brooklyn since 1995 and bought their home in Sunset Park in 2001. Elise is a professional artist and an Anaplastologist. Steve is an executive producer in advertising. They have a son who was born and raised in Brooklyn and attends high school in Queens. They have two cats, a lovely garden and a houseful of art & books.

Elise Church Schmidt purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Elise Church Schmidt chose Sunset Park

The Schmidt's moved to Sunset Park because of its affordability, the park and its proximity to Manhattan. It is a quiet and warm, family oriented neighborhood. The avenues offer everything you need for local living.

What makes this apartment unique

The park, the views, Chinatown, Latin & Chinese street food, affordable shopping, close enough to Manhattan but a sense of getting away from the fray to a real Brooklyn neighborhood.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Sunset Park, New York

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 405 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Stand shower, vanity sink, Kohler dual flush toilet, shelf rack, shelf, 2 mirrors, towel rack, tile floor with rug, toilet brush, plunger, hair dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Sleeper Sofa in Living Room - 1 sofa bed/futon , A very comfortable CB2 sleeper sofa that sleeps 1-2 people.
  • Queen Bed, 2 side tables, 2 reading lamps, dresser, suitcase stand, full length mirror, tile floor with area rug
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cleaning service fee applies. Ceiling height in bedroom is 6'3' Bathroom is en suite. Free WIFI. No TV. Sound Machine. No laundry available. No smoking. No candles.


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average rating of 4.9016395 based on 61 reviews

Very sweet, quiet, and cozy little spot in Brooklyn!

  • 5 of 5

My two friends and I really enjoyed our stay here while on our trip to NYC this Spring! Elise was so helpful and accommodating, and really worked with us on checking in and checking out. Although understandably this might not always be possible if she's heavily booked, I really appreciated that she offered early check-in and late check-out without me even having to ask! Not to mention she checked in with us to make sure there was nothing we needed. We had a great time and a good night's sleep every night we were here! We were initially concerned about how the transportation to and from Manhattan would be, but we found it very manageable and the closest station isn't far! Google maps really helped us pick the best routes. Great place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: 21/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Laurie, for this generous review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your friends and I am so happy you enjoyed your visit. Come again!
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Elise was a very gracious and welcoming host. Her apartment was cozy and well supplied with many comforts. It made a perfect landing spot for us and was within easy walking distance of Sunset Park and transportation.Be aware that the ceiling height in the bedroom and one doorway was lower than standard height. This was not a problem for us.

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

We feel so lucky to have found Elise and stay in her gorgeous apartment here in Brooklyn. She is a gracious host and very responsive to our questions or needs. Clean, comfy, and with all the amenities you need to feel at home. We always looked forward to coming back after a lond day of exploring. This place is perfectly located, just two blocks from the local train and a stroll away, through beautiful Sunset Park, to the express train into the city. The view of Manhattan from the park is stunning btw! Coming back from the city or other parts of Brooklyn always felt safe. We look forward to booking this place again. Elise, you made our first time to NYC most memorable. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Cil. It was a great pleasure to meet you and know you. I am so happy that you enjoyed the visit and the apartment. Please stay in touch and I will look forward to seeing you again someday. And thank you again for Noah's book. It is a jewel. Sending my warmest regards, Elise
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  • 5 of 5

The Sunset Park Artist’s home was perfect for our visit to Brooklyn. Very comfortable, clean, and convenient to where we were visiting. Elise is a terrific host and made us feel very welcomed. We will definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: 21/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Susan and Fred. I really appreciate the generous, kind review and enjoyed having you stay with us. Hope to see you again sometime in the future Happy holidays to you in Minnesota!
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Gracious host!

  • 4 of 5

Elise was very accommodating and eager to provide suggestions for getting around. Her apartment was exactly what my teenage daughter and I needed for our stay in NYC! It is very clean and well furnished. Thank you Elise for your great hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: 20/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mary. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Happy Fall!
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Roomy, comfortable NYC stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Brooklyn ( of course being only 3 doors away from our new granddaughter helped) Elise is such a lovely , hospitable host. It's quite roomy for a 1 bedroom with a nice sized bath. Everything was very comfy and well kept. Parking is a pain, but that's NYC.

  • Review Submitted: 11/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Tom! I look forward to more visits to the neighborhood!
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
JFK International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Quarter Bar
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Brooklyn Army Terminal
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
45th Street & 4th Avenue
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
International Restaurant
Nearest Beach
9.3 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

A scenic and multicultural neighborhood in the heart of Brooklyn, Sunset Park is located at one of the highest points where views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey are spectacular! Between Bay Ridge/Coney Island and Park Slope/DUMBO/Brooklyn Heights, visitors are central to hip Brooklyn as well as a short subway ride to The City. Experience food from Mexico, the Dominican Republic and China in this diverse area located one block from Sunset Park where views of the setting sun make it a respite from daily activity. Enjoy a picnic, swim, kick a soccer ball around or watch a volley ball match. Through the park at 36th street is the express train which takes you to Manhattan in 2 stops.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$101.09
Property Damage Insurance AU$79.52

The property has low ceilings in the bedroom (6'3").
The bathroom is en suite.
This is a family residence so please observe quiet hours after 11pm.
Minimum age of 25 years to stay in apartment.
Maximum of 4 people.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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