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1 Bedroom Plus in Historic Brownstone

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Garden apt. 1 bedroom +, Sleeps 4 Adults, w/Private Backyard

Our rental is in brownstone built in 1910 and is on a landmarked block in the Park Slope Brooklyn. The rental with private entrance is a 1 bedroom + that sleeps 4 adults. The front living room has a high quality fold out queen couch. The back bedroom also has a queen bed and writing desk. The door off the bedroom leads to a well manicured backyard. Very quiet and close to transportation. No need to drive here.

Robert Donigan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2018

About Robert Donigan

I am a real estate sales person working for a major brokerage with a concentration in Brooklyn. I also sell in Manhattan and Queens. I am also a serious musician (drums) and always find time to play. My wife Jan is a copywriter with a major ad agency in Manhattan and has been in Brooklyn since 1983. I moved here in 1991 and need only 1 more year to be accepted as a real Brooklynite (a joke but not really). As much as we like to travel we hate to leave Brooklyn.

Robert Donigan purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Robert Donigan chose Park Slope

Jan and I bought a house here so our son could go to a superb public school. Ironically he needed a small class and ended up going to a private school next door to our house. No one wanted this house because it is next to a school. Now no one cares if there is a school next door. The house also lets us rent out the top 2 floors, we live on the next 2 and the VRBO rental is the garden apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

The previous owner Mildred lived here for over 50 years. She did not pull any of the original details out which was great for us but left us with a lot of repairs and leaks. We've made may improvements to enhance what is here. People here take pride in their homes and the area is considered one of the best places to live in the US. We love the diversity and freedom you have here. Everyone is different and no one cares what you do or where you come from. Paradise.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Park Slope, New York

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has sink, commode and shower. I provide soap and shampoos if need be.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen size bed in the bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , High quality sofa bed in front living area.
  • Back bedroom has reading chair, desk and door to your private backyard.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • tennis
Impossible to get bored here. Ask me for advice on anything Brooklyn. I am also a real estate agent and have to be up on the latest goings on here. Once you get to know Brooklynites a bit we are friendly and always looking to help. You ain't in Kansas anymore though.


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1 Bedroom Plus in Historic Brownstone
average rating of 4.8545456 based on 55 reviews

Great space. Amazing host.

  • 5 of 5

Bob was a great host. Very helpful in anything we needed. The apartment had everything you could want.

  • Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful large apartment

  • 5 of 5

Loved the apartment. Steps from prospect park in a great neighborhood. The space was perfect for our family of four and large enough for local family to hang out in the day time. Bob was very helpful and accommodating.

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, convenient Brooklyn apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved this elegant little place. It's situated in a quiet neighborhood, close to restaurants and transportation. Covenient for exploring Brooklyn or heading into Manhattan. We would definitely stay again

  • Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

My family had the best stay here. Everything was thought of from amazing guide books to all the kitchens needs you would find in your own home. The apartment is stylish, warm for winter and quiet/peaceful. We hope to return very soon. Bob was the best host!

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, very roomy and clean

  • Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in great location in Brooklyn. The host was very accommodating and welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Parish Coctail Bar
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Fulton Ferry Brooklyn Hts
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
2/3 Subway
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

Brooklyn has come into its own in the last 10 years or so. Lots to do here. World class museums, restaurants, parks. Very easy to get around. You won't need a car here but if you do there are cabs and car services. Subways close by. One could stay in Brooklyn for a week and find enough interesting things to do. 15 minutes by subway to Manhattan. What's not to love?


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Park Slope, New York

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$115.97
Damage Deposit C$76.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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