Gracious double room +pvt bath in a stately 1910 Arts n Crafts house on a secluded cul-de-sac, very convenient 2 minute walk to train station to Harlem/125st or Grand Central Station, Manhattan in 20-30 minutes. 5 min walk to cafes, deli, restaurants, pub, groceries, post office, banks, more. Perfect to unwind after a full day of sightseeing, great for commuting to Midtown, Columbia U, or downtown. Easy access by car to Hutch, I-95, X-County, 22 minutes from LGA, 40 min to JFK.
Bright room with queen size bed, hard wood floors, three windows, two closets, dresser, ensuite sunroom with desk, second dresser, small fridge, kettle and space for luggage and to spread out. The sun-room has 270 degree views of the mature trees and gardens (see pictures). Hall bath private- not shared, with extra large shower.
Park-like setting on a granite hill with large oak trees overlooking the neighborhood, yet only minutes from the bustling heart of the Big Apple - by foot and train. The house was built for 'Jackrabbit' Johannsen of Nordic Skiing/Lake Placid and Olympics fame in 1910. He liked it because of the 'wilderness' around it.
Shared access/use of the dining room, ground floor washer-dryer/ laundry room, mudroom, butler pantry, Relaxing outdoor garden seating.
Interaction with guests
We are available to give advice, share insights, we enjoy a chat and respect privacy, the choice is yours!
Drip Coffee, tea offered. French Breakfast (croissants, baguette, jams) can be provided (inquire for details). We can accommodate accompanying children in a separate additional room, please inquire at booking.
Other things to note
We have two boys - 11 and 14 - who like other young visitors. Wir sprechen deutsch, nous parlons francais, hablamos espanol castellano.
Welcome ! we kindly request no house visitors without prior agreement, no overnight guests not on the reservation. Quiet time 9:30 pm to 7 am . We kindly requests our guest to remove shoes inside the house, just as we do. Thank you !
We love to travel and host ! After living, working and traveling "around the world", we are happy to welcome guests, and share our best local tips to this area and the Big Apple.