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Huge, sunny loft. Entire top floor loft in Landmarked Townhouse w/private bath

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

this is the top floor of a 2 family owner occupied home on historic Strivers Row

Huge,1250 sq ft, sunny loft on a quiet tree lined street.

Sleeps up to 4...double bed, queen sleep sofa...but works as a totally a cozy romantic setting for 2.

Beautifully decorated with art & antiques.

42' flat screen with premium cable with HBO, Showtime & Cinemax. Wifi

Top of the line exercise equipment...stationary bike, rowing machine, free weights and a ping pong table.

Not a real kitchen...But everything you need to cook a meal...Mini fridge, microwave, toaster oven, induction cook top and coffee pot

Pots, pans, dishes & silverware provided

Sheets, towels, hairdryer & iron supplied. All you need is your toothbrush and we can even supply one if you forgot yours

Laundromat and markets nearby

Close to transportation, 1 block from B, C, 2 & 3 trains. Bus stop on the corner. 20 minutes to midtown by train.

Close to all Harlem attractions...down the block from the Abyssinian Baptist Church, near The Apollo Theater, Studio Museum, Red Rooster restaurant, Shrine music venue and much, much more.

Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Please note that you walk thru our foyer and staircase then up 2 flights to get to the top floor, which is very private & all yours, but does not have a door. It is not a separate apartment but rather the entire top floor of our house.

We have 3 dogs & a cat, all friendly, who are not allowed on your floor but you may pass them in the foyer or on the stairs

More Details

Sandy Wagner
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Sandy Wagner

My partner Marsha and I are both native New Yorkers who spent many years travelling the world. Marsha is an attorney and I am a part time mortgage banker and entrepreneur.

Sandy Wagner purchased this townhome in 2000

Why Sandy Wagner chose Strivers' Row

We moved to this house because it is a spectacular, gracious home. Most New Yorkers do not have the luxury of having the space we do. We feel very lucky to be living here


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Strivers' Row, New York

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Huge bathroom with huge jacuzzi tub European stye handheld shower Bright and sunny with a skylight
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • antique brass double bed in sleeping alcove, queen sleep sofa in main sitting area
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


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Huge, sunny loft. Entire top floor loft in Landmarked Townhouse w/private bath
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Loved, Loved, Loved this Loft!

  • 5 of 5

We (a mom and two teenage girls) stayed in this charming, sunny loft for 6 nights. We loved it! It has great character, is very comfortable and also fun with all the extras (ping pong table, workout equipment, books, games). It's location is ideal, with two different options for subway travel (5-10 minute walk). The neighborhood was lovely, quiet and safe. Sandy and Marsha are two special ladies, sharing their home, as well as yummy treats everyday. We enjoyed breakfast every morning with the items left for us. Loved, Loved, Loved it!!!

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. We loved having you stay with us and hope that you come back
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Wonderful location to launch our tour of NYC!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this marvelous location as well as the owners! I was traveling with my son for the weekend and this was his first time to visit NYC. How wonderful to have as our launching pad this retreat in Harlem which felt as if we were in the center of the universe. The owners had a wealth of information about local transportation, a plethora of maps (cuisine to HipHop) which showcased locations off the beaten path, as well as tried and true "must see" locales. The space allowed us a comfortable retreat after a long day of walking and site seeing. Sandy and Marsha were available if we needed them but allowed us to occupy their top floor as if we had the place to ourselves. A fully stocked mini-refrigerator was in the space with beverages, hard-boiled eggs as well as fresh muffins and a birthday cupcake for my son (I mentioned we were traveling for his birthday in an initial message).

When opportunity allows another visit to NYC, I will only look at one location - Historic Strivers' Row!

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very comfy and quiet space... and great value!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying with Sandra and Marsha. The loft was incredibly spacious. It provided a bit of a refuge from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. We've been to NYC in the past, but this time, we didn't feel so worn out after our day excursions - mostly because we came home to a relaxed and comfortable home. We also came home to goodies, enough for the next day's breakfast - fruit, bagels/croissants, hard boiled eggs. It provided a good start to the day. Thanks to you both!

  • Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely lovely loft and friendly Hostesses

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights in this lovely loft in Harlem. The lovely old Brownstone is a piece of history worth experiencing. It is 3 flights up so if your not up to stairs I suggest you look elsewhere but it was worth the hike for us. The pics on VRBO represent the loft well. The hostesses are easy to work with and provided us with breakfast treats.

The subway is nearby and the neighborhood is friendly. I've been to NYC many times but never stayed in Harlem. It was a great experience! I highly recommend the Air B&B "Get uplifted with gospel in Harlem" experience. This was a special treat.

  • Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eclectic, spacious and awesome

  • 5 of 5

Sandy made us feel welcome in her home. The apartment was completely stocked with everything you could possibly need during a stay. The space itself is eclectic and fun. The spacious apartment gave us plenty of space to spread out and relax after long days of sightseeing. Our kids especially enjoyed the ping pong table.

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable loft! Lots of fun features!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect stay for a first visit to NYC! Sandy and Marsha are very hospitable and make sure you feel right at home in their home! The baked goodies and fruit each day were such a sweet gesture! Would highly recommend this location to anyone!

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Strivers' Row, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$321.1
cleaning C$64.22

No smoking,
No Overnight Guests
Ask about pets

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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