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Luxury Brownstone Apartment in Historic Landmark District

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Ease into the ambient charm of a restored Landmark Sugar Hill

brownstone that has been deftly updated with 21st century

amenities. The floor-thru was originally designed as the elegantly appointed corporate pied a terre for a family member and is available as per the following calendar. Please note that all rental prices are based on an occupancy of up to 6 people. An additional $10 per person per night is charged for more than 6. The huge, open plan 1400 sf apartment features a 16 X 28 living/dining room that flows into the open galley kitchen. The master bedroom (18 x 16) features a king size bed, and sofa seating ensemble. The other two large 14 x 9. 5 bedrooms are located on opposite sides of the apartment to offer privacy. One is furnished with Herman Miller furniture and double bed, the other with twin 19th c Empire Sleigh beds. Each bedroom has its own separate entrance to the master hall. The art deco 7 x 11 bath boasts a 6' cast iron tub with both fixed and hand-held showers, sink and toilet.

The flat has 3 opening skylights, 8 huge windows, NS exposures, storage and bedroom views overlooking the courtyards. It is wired for cable and WIFI. All utilities included. Located on an ethnically diverse, quiet, safe tree-lined street with street parking, easy access to all major highways and bridges. Hudson and Harlem River Greenways are less than 1/4 mile for walking, biking; restaurants, shopping, personal service places; historic houses and museums nearby. City College, Columbia Presbyterian within walking distance.

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Property Manager
kerolayn cofsky
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About kerolayn cofsky

From Beacon Hill to Sugar Hill, we are two generations continuing our family's legacies in Harlem. We garden: nurturing the peonies brought from China as wedding gifts to our maternal great-great grandparents in 1880. We create: she is an art historian who restores old houses and fine art textiles and he creates everything from concept to product to the 'buzz' for the next new idea in the men's fashion industry. You'll stay in his top floor pied-à-terre since he is now often in Hong Kong, Boston or on the West coast. Yes, we love jazz: he specializes in early jump blues and the evolution of early Black rock n' roll. No, we don't cook but are very successful reservation and suggestion makers, having enjoyed the treasures of this city for the last 4 decades.

kerolayn cofsky purchased this apartment in 1996

Why kerolayn cofsky chose Sugar Hill

It felt like home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sugar Hill in Hamilton Heights

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fan
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom with sink - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 6' deco cast iron tub with wall and hand-held shower heads
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Front bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King sized bed with love seat and 2 arm chairs
    twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 2 antique sleigh beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxury Brownstone Apartment in Historic Landmark District
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 57 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The place is very nice and quiet. The flat is very big and well equiped.. all.necessary is inside and Carokyn is just an angel... for sure we ll back in new york in carolyn' s house.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I booked Larry’s brownstone in NY Thanksgiving week. It was everything he described and then some; very close to public transportation, and very safe neighborhood. The rooms were very spacious. There were 5 adults and 6 children and everyone had his/ her own space. The cupboards in the kitchen was stacked with coffee, tea etc. which I think was very thoughtful of him. There were 27 adults and 8 children forb Thanksgiving dinner, and there was ample room for all of us. It was truly a home away from home; and if and when I visit NY again, I’ll be staying at Larry’s. Thank you Larry for making our stay in NY a memorable one.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Perfect Home Away from Home!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at this property. Carolyn is a joy. We loved the Brownstone's character and features. Carolyn was very helpful with all aspects of our stay and responded to all of our questions before and after our arrival in a timely manner. The space is perfect for a girls trip to New York City. It is spacious enough for five adult women and you do not feel that you are cramped at all. It was fully stocked with everything we needed. The location is convenient to the subway and walkable to markets and restaurants. I would definitely stay here again and recommend this apartment to anyone coming to NYC.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful characterful apartment, lovely host

  • 5 of 5

A really interesting and spacious apartment in a quiet neighbourhood, only 20 minutes subway ride to midtown. Ideal for families. Carolyn was a welcoming and helpful host. I will definitely recommend it to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful large apartment with an extremely nice owner

  • 5 of 5

Carolyn is really nice, helpful and flexible. The apartment is great - large, with a family dining table & chairs, comfortable lounge seats and big beds. The fans kept the apartment cool during hot weather (hot certainly by UK standards) and we only needed the air conditioning in short bursts. Harlem is a very different area from the city centre and a few miles out, so its much cheaper and easier to buy a 3 or 7 day metro pass. The C line subway station at 155th Street is very close and we stuck to that most of the time, the line runs down the western side of Central Park so it is easy to walk from one of the stations there across the park to the main attractions, or continue on a few stops. There is a very helpful laundromat close to 155th Street station. We didn't go to a baseball game (although a lot of people recommended it) but the Yankee Stadium is only a 15-20 minute walk from the stadium and worth seeing. Lots of churches around including one in a house further down the street so we could hear gospel singing in the evening. We didn't eat out near the apartment but there is a pizza restaurant which looks nice. Thanks for everything Carolyn.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David and his wife had carefully planned their family holiday for almost a year in advance and had built in rest/downtime to keep everyone refreshed. They took meticulous care of the apartment and we were delighted that it suited their needs comfortably. Charming couple who are devoted parents of three very nice children. We would definitely welcome them for a return visit.
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Charming and well located

  • 5 of 5

First time in NY and we loved our experience. The house is well stocked with everything we needed for our stay. Very convenient located close to the subway 20 min away of major atractions and museums. Charming old house for a perfect NY stay.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Coral, La Libertad: 4-5 block
Car: not necessary

The C & A metro station (155th & St. Nicholas) is around the corner. Connects with the B & D one stop away (7 walking blocks - 5 minute walk); the 1 train is 3 blocks distance (W 157th & Broadway). Excellent bus and subway transportation (A,B,C,D,1,9) to both east and west sides and to and from all three airports; Columbus Circle is 11 minutes away and midtown is 20 minutes away via the metro located around the corner. Via metro, JF Kennedy Airport is approx. one hour, Newark approx. 1.5 hours and LaGuardia 1 hour by city bus.

The apartment is located on the norther portion of Manhattan. Midtown is 20 minutes away, downtown and Soho about 30-40 minutes. The subway runs 24 hours and returning late in the evening is a comfortable and safe commute.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sugar Hill, Manhattan

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring Sale
10 Apr 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday Season
21 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £89.11
Refundable Damage Deposit £371.3

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Security deposit requested. Key pick up with owner. Discount depending on length of stay. Rates listed above are for an occupancy of 6 persons or fewer. For each additional person, please add $10 per night per person.

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