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5th Ave + Central Park Townhouse | Owner + Staff onsite Daily Maid service - Romantic + Functional UBER STUDIO Brilliant arrangement + Great rate



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
5 units sleep 23x | 24 hr SERVICE -luxury safety serenity- ELEVATOR| Owner oper

This elegant Aristocratic Beaux-Art style Landmark Townhouse was built in 1904 from Indiana limestone and Italian marble.

*** for photos and videos please visit

OUR Website http://www.FifthAvenueTownhouse.com/

*** 360° VIRTUAL Tour - 5 separate videos


(this link is to 5 different videos - to alternate between the videos click on the thumbnails at the bottom of the screen, then use arrows to navigate within the video - see any point on the ceiling, on the floor, etc )


We respond to EVERY inquiry. Be sure to INCLUDE YOUR PHONE number.

Please write to us or telephone +1-917-825-3188 to receive the most complete information.

Please also see at the bottom what we would like to know about you.

Summary is below (click on MORE DETAILS below to expand)

*********** our TOWNHOUSE/ our home FACTS ****************

ELEVATOR Lift | Very High Ceilings | PARQUET hard wood floors

5 Flats, One Location: 5 complete self-contained independent units in the same townhouse

1 kitchen, 1 bathroom per flat

4 large flats can host 5-8 guests + 1 small flat ideal for 2 guests

23 guests total can be comfortably accommodated among our 5 Flats.

Children of all ages are welcome. (Cribs available in all units).

My husband, and I, and our young son live on the top three floors of the house (floors 4, 5 & 6).

The lower floors we have converted into completely separate & very private guest apartments (all independent entry) available for short term let year-round.


!! We operate LEGALLY: we are not an apartment building, but a single-family owner-occupied home !!

OWNERS and Maintenance Personnel are ON PREMISES AT ALL TIMES

(this means you can also arrive any time, e.g. after midnight).


Daily maid / HOUSEKEEPING service INCLUDED with every reservation.

[ this is not optional - we insist on daily maintenance !.. but we will never interfere with your stay, we shall do it when you are out enjoying the city ]

************** SETTING & LOCATION **************


Set on a tranquil tree-lined Upper East Side block

30 meters off 5th Avenue on 76th Street

Very limited traffic during the day (a car passes at very slow speed every few minutes) and there are almost no vehicles at night.

Naturally no other nuisances of staying in a hotel or a regular apartment building: no noisy neighbors, no slamming doors, no barking dogs...

Moreover, the house is only 30 steps to an Entrance to Central Park.

Our immediate street block is one of the most sought-after and safest block to own and stay. In fact, several buildings on our block belong to foreign governments.

Three exclusive 5-star Hotels (The Carlyle , The Surrey , and The Mark) are only steps away, ensuring heightened SECURITY 24-hours per day.

The Carlyle Hotel regularly hosts not only members of the UK Royal Family, but Presidents of the US and Prime Ministers of European countries.

The Mark and The Surrey Hotels are the preferred choice of celebrities.


Located on 5th Avenue's "MUSEUM MILE".

Within a 2-10 minute walk you can be at Metropolitan, Guggenheim, Whitney, Frick, Neue Galerie, Natural History Museum, Jewish Museum & many others.


We are also located steps from Madison Avenue's exclusive BOUTIQUE shopping mile.

Minutes away from all 5th Avenue Flagship stores: 14 min walk to Barneys, 17 min to Burgdorf Goodman, closest Apple store is 2 min walk away on Madison Ave and 74th, the flagship 5th Ave Apple store is 15 min away.


Naturally, given the most exclusive Manhattan location, we are surrounded by the nicest cafes, restaurants, and gourmet food stores.

Luckily, the very reasonably priced and still very nice stores and eateries are only 3-5 minutes walk away on Lexington and 3rd Avenues. D'Agostino Supermarket is on Lexington Ave and 76th St (4 min walk), Citarella is on 3rd Ave and 76th (7 min).



• Metro/subway/underground tube:

3 blocks (3-4 min walk) away (Lexington Ave & 77th Street, north-south green lines 4,5,6).

If you want to take the subway line running down the West side of the Manhattan, then you can walk across the Central Park (9 min) or take the cross town 79th street bus and get off at the very next stop (2 min).

• Bus (downtown):

5th Avenue Buses stops 30 meters away (runs South), Buses M1 M2 M3 M4

• Bus (uptown):

Madison Avenue Buses stops 30 meters away (runs North), Buses M1 M2 M3 M4

• Bus (cross-town):

79th Street Bus stops 3 blocks (3-4 min walk) away (runs East-West), Bus M79


FREE on the street PARKING is available immediately on our block. - If someone can afford to live on our block, he will certainly afford to pay for a garage spot. (Please do not park in diplomatic spots. - no need to upset the neighbors!..)

Also, 3 paid garages, including one reasonably priced, are within 2 blocks radius.

************ BEDDING & AMENITIES ************

We use only the highest quality bedding:

- tempurpedic / memory foam mattresses

- 100 % cotton sheets and towels

- 100% wool or cotton blankets

- down duvet, down pillows

- also available on request are chiropractic and hypoallergenic pillows


All bedrooms have both black-out and semi-transparent shades

AC in every room of every apartment

Cable TV

free super-fast broadband WIRELESS/ Wi-Fi throughout the house

digital SAFE-BOX

LAUNDRY - we wash guests’ clothes gratis (Yes!)

KITCHENS are well equipped with all sorts of high quality gadgets, pans, basic spices and pantry items.

If you do not see something you need, please ask for any time during your stay, we shall either tell you where it is or deliver it to you usually within 10 minutes.

Again: we offer everything you would expect from a carefully setup guest apartment (hair-dryer, umbrellas, iron and ironing board, etc ).

************** RATES **************

Rates are ALL INCLUSIVE (include all fees & taxes ).

We are very mindful about whom we host.

So once we decide to host a family, I and my team do EVERYTHING to make and keep our guests happy... and whatever we can do for you, we shall do it at no additional charge.

There are absolutely NO extra fees or charges:

all taxes, utility charges, TV cable usage, wi-fi broadband internet, housekeeping/maid service, personal laundry service, final cleaning,

printing, package/parcel acceptance any time prior to arrival, et al are included in the rate.

[ Nota bene: upon request we arrange AIRPORT TRANSFERS (suv or sedan). However settling with the driver is guests' responsibility.

The car service that we use do offer our guests very good rates and all airport rates are set. ]

Our rates vary from week to week, depending on demand, as measured by the going rates at local hotels and the demand data that I have accumulated while hosting guests for the last 9 years.


Rates depend on a number of factors:

- your specific travel dates (high demand vs low demand, weekdays vs weekend),

- the length of your stay (longer stays is less expensive per diem),

- filling the odd 1 to 3 night occupancy gaps between our longer reservations will also lower your per diem rate,

- quoted rates are for 1-2 persons, additional daily charges apply if greater than that.


Additional occasional DISCOUNTS are offered:

- to members of academia,

- to large families who might need the courtesy,

- due to last minute cancellations.


Depending on season and apartment daily rates range from $250 for the gap nights for our Small apartment to above the starting rate of $750 for Large apartments.

Please note that the lowest rate listed is offered only for specific dates which will allow us to close the gaps left in our schedule between periods of longer occupancy.


Please ring me +1-917-825-3188 or email ZanettiNYC@gmail.com for an accurate quote reflecting both your exact travel dates and the number of guests in your party.

!!! Please DO NOT PLACE a “REQUEST TO BOOK” (enter your credit card details) UNTIL you speak to me. -

It is possible that another apartment in our House would work better for you needs. !!!

Moreover, we might be able to offer it at a discount if your dates work well to close an occupancy gap in another apartment.

I respond to ALL polite written inquiries and answer the phone at all times when I am not asleep or with current guests of the house.

******* LARGE GROUPS *******

Up to 23 guests can be accommodated among the 5 flats located in the same building:

- 3 of the apartments are associated with this listing (see tabs above),

- 2 other flats in the same Townhouse are detailed in the HomeAway listings 952457 and 1636788.

******* We respond to every INQUIRY, but please help us *******

Include your PHONE number with COUNTRY code and if you can please be specific about the travelers. For example tell us :

- if travelers are friends, family members, colleagues

- if there are any couples, elderly or children

- the age and sex of the children

- approximate age of all travelers

- the purpose of this stay

- whatever else you want us to know (I like to know whom we host).

We need that information so that we can understand how we can make you most comfortable. - We do have 5 guest apartments, so another flat might work better for you !..

Finally, the more information you provide the better.

If you choose to disclose bare minimum, that is fine (I understand that some people are more "private"than others, and do not jump to conclusions). - Just do not forget to


And if we did not respond within 8 hours, then we did not receive your inquiry. -

Please resend it or call +1-917-825-3188

You can also write directly to ZanettiNYC@gmail.com

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Romantic + Functional UBER STUDIO Brilliant arrangement + Great rate, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

This is our smallest flat.

Perfectly suits the needs of a single traveler on an extended stay or a COUPLE looking for a well-priced pristinely clean flat for a romantic getaway.

Often used by families of 3 (Queen+optional adult Twin bed) **

Half-above/half-below grade, between the ground and basement floors on the front side of the building. Accessible by Elevator only (in emergency pls use stairs!) **

Northern exposure. 2 very tall windows let in ample fresh air and daylight, however there is NO VIEW.

On a gloomy day you will feel happier with the lights on. **

Bed can be moved away from the wall and rotated.

2 big comfortable leather RL armchairs do not appear in the photos.

Other furniture options are available (we set it up "on demand" for longer stays).

Ample storage within the unit and a closet immediately outside of it (not in photos) **

Blackout + semitransparent shades.

Even w/o shades it is impossible to peek into the unit from the street.


  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

This property is listed by its Owners (a married couple with a young son) that live on the premises on the upper floors (4,5,6). The Owners have lived in The Townhouse for over 26 years and have been hosting guests on a short- and mid-term basis for the past 9 years.

Full time staff also live with us.

The task of the staff is to take care of daily needs of our guests.

We do everything we can for our guests and ALWAYS at no additional charge. - We do not nickle and dime...

We sincerely want our guests to be as happy as possible with their overall experience of New York and not just the stay in our house. So we go out of our way to help... and do everything we can.

The owners are available at all times to help with any of the guests needs and are always there to welcome our guests.

There is always someone at the house to answer the door 24 hours a day.

So you can arrive after midnight or at 6 in the morning and we shall welcome you with a smile.

Nothing is too much of a hassle for us...

and we also arrange airport transportation.

Obviously this house is also our home and even though it is a BIG house we do feel the 'energy' of the guests that stay under the same roof with us...

Thus, we speak to all our guest before we confirm their stays. And we make sure to personally greet them when they arrive and we are also there to say goodbye...

If you are still interested please email or TELEPHONE us

(no matter what country or time zone you are coming from - I shall find a good time for you to speak to you).

Housekeepers/maids live on premises and are available most of the time. Most matters get attended to in a matter of minutes.

For additional information on all 5 apartment flats in The 5th Avenue Townhouse please write to us and we shall do our best to answer any questions that you might have.

Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian

47 Reviews

based on 47 holidaymaker reviews


quaint street, luxurious appt -- off beaten path

  • 5 of 5

From my first encounter with Julia she was focused on our stay being World-class! The Appartment was emaculately decorated with old century charm. The elevator I absolutely adored -- it was an antique in and of itself made in the 1900's. Also, my wife suffers from chronic pain and one late night I called Julia and within 5 minutes she had delivered her personal heating pad for my wife to use during the remainder of our stay. Anything we needed was there--from transportation to amenities to housekeeping. The Appartment is located directly in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods on the upper east side. Central Park literally across the street. Each morning my wife and I would simply roll out of bed and step out the front door to local cafe for coffee, espresso and a light breakfast before enjoying world-class shopping and strolls through the park. We have been to New York before and have aways stayed in hotels. Never again! The flat, although small, was perfectly arranged for 2 and was very comfortable. We awoke each morning to light from the street level windows. No view in this Appartment, but we would sit in the common space to read a book or to enjoy the view. Adorable and comfortable is how I would summarize both the Appartment and Julia's hospitality. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Quiet Welcoming Gracious Home

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! The central location and quiet neighborhood street made it ideal for our time in the city. Julia was incredibly accommodating and welcoming. The charming flat we stayed in was perfect for our needs. We will definitely be returning every time we're in NYC. Thank you for your great hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exquisite and charming home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for 2 months (8 weeks total) and had a very pleasant experience.

I stayed in both the petite et charmant flat and the 1st floor apartment with the Murphy style bed and loved both places.

For one person it was plenty of room and the accommodations were so nice! Not only is this entire place well taken care of with a beautiful grand entrance foyer but it's right off of Central Park, where I would run almost every morning.

The staff and hosts are truly very gracious and accommodating as they possibly can be. Trust me, it's so nice to come home from a long day in the city and have your laundry and dishes done!

Thank you Julia, for going out of your way to accommodate me on such a short notice. I would recommend this amazing treasure in the city to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful property, great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week long stay at this gorgeous Upper East Side property. We were warmly welcomed and provided with very helpful information about the neighborhood. Staff were gracious and friendly and provided everything we needed.

The area was an oasis of quiet in the city and we felt completely secure.

We are definitely planning to stay again when we return to the city.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome apartment/Very helpful and friendly staff!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect apartment for my daughter and I on her first to NYC! Julia (on-site owner) was very helpful from our first phone conversation and throughout our entire trip. The apartment is a great size for 2 with a comfortable queen bed, galley kitchen, with everything one would need to spend a few days or a few weeks. The bathroom in this apartment is quite small but has everything you could need. The apartment is on the lower level of this beautiful 3 story home. This could have made for a dark room however, with the one window and ample lighting throughout the apartment it was well lit and very cheery. The location of this apartment was great being less than a block away for Central Park, city bus lines, and subway. With Julia's assistance we found a grocery store a few blocks away and were able to grab a few items to munch on during our down time, resting from our busy days. The apartment and house was extremely clean and comfortable. Julia gave us a tour of the other apartments available prior to us leaving and each was unique and spectacular in it's own way. I would definitely recommend this property and will call Julia for our next trip to New York.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Upper East Side Stay

  • 5 of 5

My two teenage children and I stayed at this wonderful Upper East Side Manhattan property for three days between Christmas and New Years. We were grateful to find this location just the week before the holidays and found it to be so much more than we expected. The location, just about 50 yards from Central Park, is superb. I was able to park my car on the street, walk freely to local restaurants and easily access a cab or walk to the Subway and catch the 6 train downtown to Soho, Greenwich Village and Chelsea. The owners take much pride in their townhouse and Julia is a kind and extremely accommodating host. We will certainly return to this property. We stayed in the Petite Flat which may be cramped for most parties of three. We found it a bonding experience. The other flats are larger and just lovely. We will most likely upgrade to one of the larger apartments the next time we stay at this property.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Our Landmark Townhouse, also our home, is 30 steps off 5th Avenue and the Entrance, not just the wall from Central Park.

Our street is one of the most sought-after areas to stay in Manhattan's elegant Upper East Side.

Three exclusive 5-star hotels are only 10-40 seconds away - The Carlyle, The Surrey, and The Mark - ensuring heightened security 24-hours per day.

The Carlyle Hotel regularly hosts members of the English Royal Family, US President as well as Presidents & Prime Ministers of many Western European countries.

The Mark Hotel and The Surrey Hotel are the hotels of choice for both European and American artists and celebrities.

Moreover, many buildings within 30 meter radius of our house belong to foreign governments and are used for government celebratory functions and for hosting highest ranking country officials.

Museums within 2-10 minute walk: Metropolitan,

Whitney, Frick, Guggenheim, Naturaly History iw 15 min walk & many others.

Immediately on Madison Avenue's exclusive Boutique Shopping and also the Gallery mile.

Closest SUBWAY / Metro / Underground

is 4 MINUTE walk away

(#6 Green train on Lexington Ave & 77th street)

• Central Park ENTRANCE 30 meters away

• 5th avenue Bus stops at 35 meters, every 3 mins (runs north-south)

• cross-town Bus stops 3 blocks away, every 5 mins (runs east-west)

• metro/underground is 3 blocks away, at Lexington & 77th (4,5,6 lines run north-south)

4 major supermarkets/ grocery food stores within 3 to 8 minute walk:

• very inexpensive D'Agostino, Gristedes and Shop Rite

• and upscale gourmet grocery stores: Dean & Deluca, Eli's, Citarella, Grace's Market

Walking access to world's best critical-care hospitals: Sloan-Kettering, Columbia-Presbyterian, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery. Closest good hospital (Lennox Hill) in 3 minute walk away.

Other Activities: museums, music, great restaurants, shopping, urban culture.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
ONLY to close 1 night gaps
19 Oct 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £53 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37

Depending on season and apartment daily rates range from $250 for the gap nights in Petit Flat to above the starting rate of $750 for Large apartments.
Please note that the lowest rate listed is offered only for specific dates which will allow us to close the gaps left in our schedule between periods of longer occupancy.
Please ring me +1-917-825-3188 or email ZanettiNYC@gmail.com for accurate quote.
DO NOT put in a firm RESERVATION REQUEST UNTIL you speak to me.
It is possible that another apmt in our House would work better or just as well for you needs.
Moreover, we might be able to offer it at a discount if your dates work well to close an occupancy gap in another apmt.
I respond to ALL polite inquiries and answer the phone at all times when i am not asleep or with current guests of the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Computer Available
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • city centre


  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 35 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Marble Bathroom, washing basin/sink
  • Marble Bathroom and Shower * high quality fixtures, endless hot water * hotel-syle TOILETRIES provided * high-speed hair-dryier * plush Towels and bathroom rugs changed as needed by daily maid service


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, 100% Cotton Linens / Feather/Wool duvet
  • · high speed wireless internet / WI-FI (dedicated IP address) · maid/housekeeping service · heating or air conditioning: abundant, level of temperature regulated by you · over 1000 cable channels; 130cm Plasma Flat-screen TV in this flat, 80cm in Balcony Suite, 40 in Petit flat · laundry room in basement: washing machine & dryer · hard wood parquet floors · refrigerator with freezer · gas stove top burners, pots & pans · dish washer in Loft and Suite · microwave oven · electric tea kettle · American-style drip coffee maker, Nespresso machine, French bodum, Italian moka · toaster · hair dryer · firm, high-quality mattresses; Frette-quality bedding and linens · hotel-type digital Safe-Box · high ceilings (4 meters)


  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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