About this listing
A historic 2 bed, 2 bath apt on tree-lined Central Park West w/ full park views. Upper West side in the heart of the Jazz District.
Offering a private sunny bedroom w/ attached bathroom & use of the kitchen & beautiful circular turret living room.
Our fifth floor flat in a gorgeous prewar elevator building boasts high ceilings, gleaming hard wood floors, overflowing sunlight and sweeping views of Central Park.
The spacious private bedroom is sun drenched, with a queen-sized bed and an attached, full private bathroom. It overlooks Central Park and a Gothic mansion from the turn of the century. The peaceful sounds of a lovely fountain sitting in the mansion's front yard greet you every morning.
The corner living room is architecturally significant in that it is located within a circular turret, with views of Central Park to the East, the Gothic mansion to the North, and downtown Manhattan to the South.
You have access to your private bedroom and full, attached private bathroom as well as our newly renovated kitchen and living room.
We provide fresh towels and linens, soaps, shampoos and other toiletries, including a hairdryer. We also have an iron and ironing board and electricity adapters.
In our living room we have a television with cable access and a large DVD collection. Additionally, we have free Wi-Fi throughout the apartment and the TV is hooked up to the internet, enabling you to watch shows or films on our Neflix or Amazon accounts.
You are free to use our fully equipped kitchen, including our refrigerator and freezer, stove, microwave, toaster, tea-pot, coffee-maker, etc.
Interaction with guests
We're working professionals, so we may not be around during the day, but we're available by phone anytime. We're happy to answer any questions you have, and we have lots of ideas for things to do during your visit.
We're very knowledgeable about the city and, if we can't answer your questions, we know how to find the information you need.
We are located on Central Park in the jazz district, a short walk from Upper West Side restaurants, shops and nightlife, as well as Columbia University and the Hudson river.
Our apartment is literally overlooking Central Park. Whether you're interested in attending an event being held in the park (including the National Horse Show or the New York City Marathon) or want to go for a walk, have a picnic, or go ice-skating, our location is ideal for park lovers.
Wholefoods market and wine shop is four blocks away. During the Summer and Fall there is a farmer's market at 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue.
A laundry mat and multiple convenient stores (which have toiletries, over-the-counter medications, etc.) are located within two blocks of our apartment.
There is plenty of great shopping within walking distance in the Upper West Side, and the shops on Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue are just a ten minute subway ride away.
In addition to many other types of shops, there are a number of noteworthy bookstores nearby, including Book Culture at 112th Street and Broadway.
We have a number of great restaurants nearby, including the following.
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club (2751 Broadway)
Great spot to hear jazz music while eating delicious food that's only slightly overpriced.
Henry's (2745 Broadway)
Henry's is one of our favorites. Moderately priced, consistently good food and cocktails in a nice location by Riverside Park.
Gastronomia Culinaria (53 W 106th St)
Intimate trattoria serving Roman-style Italian entrees & pizza in a rustic dining room just two blocks from us.
Pisticci (125 La Salle Street)
Basic Italian fare in a homey, semi-subterranean space with live jazz on Sundays.
Bistro Amsterdam Avenue)
A casual American bistro that is known for pastas, salads, steaks, burgers and cocktails.
Buca's Best Pizza (201 W 103rd St)
Buca's wood-oven Neapolitan-style pies with crisp-chewy crusts and fresh, bright sauce hit the spot.
Momofuku Milk Bar (561 Columbus Avenue)
A fantastic dessert Shop, bakery, and ice cream shop
161 W 106th St
New York, NY 10025
This casual eatery specializing in Hawaiian & Japanese BBQ food also offers sushi & bubble tea.
The Tangled Vine Wine Bar and Kitchen (434 Amsterdam Ave)
Oest (2315 Broadway)
MAX SOHA (1274 Amsterdam Avenue) (Vegetarian)
Alouette French Bistro (2588 Broadway)
Bella Luna (584 Columbus Avenue)
Bistro Amsterdam Ave)
The Hungarian Pastry Shop (1030 Amsterdam Ave)
While there are lots of restaurants with a few minutes commute, if you don't feel like going anywhere, you can simply order in and have anything delivered to the apartment.
There are many, many sites within walking distance or a short commute by the various subway lines near us (the B, C, 1, 2, and 3 lines). In particular, we're in the Jazz District, so there are excellent jazz venues nearby, including Smoke Jazz (2751 Broadway) and Cleopatra's Needle (2485 Broadway).
Lincoln Center (10 Lincoln Center Plaza)
Home of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, and New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Jazz arm of Lincoln Center is several blocks away from the main campus, high atop the Time Warner Center. It includes three rooms: the Rose Theater is a traditional midsize space, but the crown jewels are the Allen Room and the smaller Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, with stages framed by huge windows overlooking Columbus Circle.
Appollo Theater (253 W 125th Street)
A historically notable music hall for African-American performers.
Morningside Park (110th Street and Manhattan Avenue)
A public park stretching 13 blocks through the neighborhoods of Harlem and Morningside Heights.
Riverside Park (72nd to 158th streets along the Hudson River)
Riverside Park is widely regarded as Manhattan's most spectacular waterfront park.
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine (Amsterdam Ave at 112th St)
The cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and the biggest Cathedral in New York City, the construction of this massive Gothic Revival church begun in 1892 and is still unfinished.
Grant's Tomb (West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive)
The "General Grant National Memorial" is the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant.
Vanderbilt's Gate (Entrance of Conservatory Gardenby in Central Park)
Considered to be one of the finest examples of wrought iron work in New York City.
Whitney Museum of American Art (99 Gansevoort Street)
Focuses on 20th- and 21st-century American art.
The Guggenheim Museum (1071 5th Avenue)
A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed art museum with a renowned permanent collection and constantly changing special exhibitions.
The American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West & 79th St)
One of the largest museums in the world, this scientific research and education institution houses collections of more than 32 million specimens and artifacts.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 5th Avenue)
This world renowned museum's collection offers an overview of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist's books, film and electronic media.
Sip a a glass of wine while taking in spectacular views of Central Park from the Met's Cantor roof top garden. Not only does the view encompass the park, but you can also see an exciting site-specific art installation against the backdrop of the city's tony skyline beyond to the garden.
The subway is right around the corner from us. Here you can hop on the B or C lines. The 1 line is also just three blocks away.
Bike rental just two blocks away.
Walk to the Guggenheim and Natural History Museum.
Walk in the park
It's quite easy to hail a cab right outside the apartment.
Other things to note
We are perfectly located for those who are looking for a place to stay while attending one of New York City's many events. Notable events include Fashion Week, Parents' Day at Columbia University, New York City marathon, the Thanks Giving Day parade and the New Year's Eve at Times Square.
We have a tiny dog named Simba who is very nice and is sure to greet you with some high-pitched barks.
No other people aside from the guests staying in the apartment allowed without our consent.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
My boyfriend Dave and I share a two bed, two bath apartment in the Upper West Side of Manhattan with our super friendly, super cute pet Chihuahua. We live on Central Park, with park views from every window.
We love traveling and meeting people from all over the US and the world, so we started using Airbnb to share our spare bedroom.