"Spacious," "cozy" and "artistic," with a "super comfortable bed," this lovely, if worn, apartment in a diverse residential neighborhood will be your home away from home. It's vintage and quirky; please read on.
This is a beautiful one-bedroom apartment that has been loved on and cultivated. It's a neutral, creative work space and a wonderful place to relax.
Vintage building, hardwood floors, tall ceilings, lots of light, a supremely comfortable bed, furnished with taste and utility. Quiet, friendly neighbors, lots of families and artists around.
I want to make sure guests understand! The apartment is charming and cozy - it's been my home for six years or so - with great books, anything you'd need in the kitchen, wonderful art. It sure has it quirks, though, like some peeling paint in the bathroom that I have to wait for warm weather to fix. I find its quirks just add to the charm, but I do like to check with folks traveling from other kinds of areas. As Airbnb is expanding its customer reach, I've found that guests increasingly don't quite know what to expect in renting a personal home. If a charming, funky apartment in an old building is your style, fantastic! If you're looking for more of a hotel-like situation or a modern condo, I would encourage you to look elsewhere!
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: The building is over 100 years old! It has old stairs! Most of my guests have been ecstatic about the apartment, but those used to brand-spanking-new construction may want to look elsewhere. The building is OLD and the exterior, while I find it charming because it's home, has seen better days.
Please do let me know if you've got questions. I'm here to help. :)
It would be a great place for an individual or a couple, and up to two more guests are plenty cozy in the guest-bed-pod the two couches come together to form - SO much better than a futon!
All in all, a low-key, inspiring place to stay.
In-window AC unit. One queen-sized bed and two couches, which can be slept on separately or pushed together to make a queen-sized surface.
Guests bringing one completely house-trained dog (or two, if VERY calm) are welcome, but I ask that you do your best to vacuum surfaces for pet hair before you leave. I'm allergic to cats, so I sadly can't host them.
You will have the entire apartment to yourselves, with sheets and towels provided. There are plenty of pots and pans for your use, as well as an oven, a stove and a microwave, and the coffee is French press.
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I am always accessible, should you like, by phone or message, and am happy to provide recommendations around town.
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The place is yours to enjoy. I'm looking for someone or ones who are clean and reliable, respectful with noise levels for neighbors, and communicative with me about any concerns that may come up. One (or two, if they're very calm) house-trained are allowed (I have one, who'll be away with me), but unfortunately not cats, as I'm allergic. There is sadly no laundry in the building, but there is a laundromat a couple of a blocks away, and several places in the neighborhood pick up and deliver.