The apartment is located in the prime waterfront area of Williamsburg Brooklyn, New York City.
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The subway/metro station is 3 blocks away
- East Village / 14 Street & 1st Ave (4 minutes )
- Union Square / 14 Street & Broadway (9 minutes)
- Chelsea & Greenwich Village / 14 Street & 8th Ave (10 minutes)
- Times Square 42nd Street / Midtown Manhattan (19 minutes)
- Columbus Circle & Hells Kitchen / 8th Ave & 59 St. (23 minutes)
The building is a LEED certified new development (less than 4 years old). Modern elevators, fully air conditioned apartment with soundproof storm windows & modern interiors.
From the entrance of the building you see the east river waterfront and a beautiful unobstructed view of the Manhattan skyline. Access to the river area & piers - 24 hours a day.
The building is literally steps to the waterfront & commuter ferries to Manhattan. As well as the outdoor antique market (Sunday), outdoor farmers market (Saturday), bars, restaurants, cafes, grocery stores (24 hours), yoga/fitness studios (2 blocks), & live music (1 block).
Everything is within a 5 minute walking distance. The immediate area is calm, trendy, safe, and sophisticated. The buildings' close proximity to the waterfront with breath taking Manhattan skyline views makes this a nice area to come home to after a long day of business/sight seeing.
The 24hr subway is only a 5 minute walk away. (3 blocks)
You can take the Bedford Ave (L) train just one stop and you are in Manhattans East Village (14 Street/1st ave.) 4 minute subway ride to Manhattan.
Alternatively, just walk a few yards from the building to the ferry (half a minute walk). The ferry will take you to:
- East. 34th Street / Midtown Manhattan (14 minutes)
- Hunters Point South / Long Island City (9 minutes)
- India St. / Greenpoint (5 minutes)
- Schaefer Landing / S. Williamsburg (5 minutes)
- Brooklyn Bridge Park / DUMBO (10 minutes)
- Wall St. / Pier 11 (30 minutes)
- Governors Island
On a nice day you can walk, bike or cab over the Williamsburg Bridge to Lower Manhattan.
The building, neighborhood & apartment is family, senior & disabled friendly.
East River State Park is only 2 shorts block away.
Secure Elevator Building
Air Conditioning & Heating In each room.
Vornado Floor Fans
Modern Washer & Dryer
Sony Bravia XBR 48' flat screen
High Speed Wireless Internet throughout
Play station PS3
Blue Ray DVD Player
Crate & Barrel Custom Down Couch
Crate & Barrel floor lamp
French coffee press
Manual Italian espresso maker
Pier One Imports: Plates, Glasses, Wine Glasses
Wolfgang Puck cooking pots, pans & utensils
Brita water Filter
Full Bath tub
Modern Shower Head
1 Hair Dryer
8 Bath Towels
Ralph Lauren Bedding
West Elm Down Comforters
Gothic Cabinet Custom Wood Bed Frame
Serta Perfect Sleeper Bed Mattress
2 x Ido Twin Size Modern Sofa Chair Beds
Crate & Barrel Floor Lamp
Iron & ironing Board
Large Built In Closets
$195 US a night for up to 2 people. For the 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th person... Add $25 per night per person. Holiday rates are different. The apartment sleeps 5 sometimes 6 people. We have several convertible sofa chairs beds for most ages and sizes. We will provide everything you need and all quality bedding.
Refundable security deposit = $300 (Will be returned to you by this website directly within a week from your check out date)
There is no cleaning fee. But we do ask you to keep the apartment tidy.
Travel Advisor / Flipkey Fees:
This website will charge you a 5-10% booking fee, depending on the total amount of the reservation. The booking fee is calculated as a percentage of the total reservation cost, not including refundable security deposit, deposit insurance, and owner-specified taxes.
$0 - $500 = 10%
$500.01 - $600 = 9%
$600.01 - $700 = 8%
$700.01 - $800 = 7%
$800.01- $1000 = 6%
$1000.01 and up = 5%
Damage Deposit $300 per stay Fees for additional guests may apply....Read more
The building is literally steps to the East River New York City waterfront & commuter ferries to Manhattan. As well as the outdoor antique market (Sunday), outdoor farmers market (Saturday), bars, restaurants, cafes, grocery stores (24 hours), yoga/fitness studios (2 blocks), & live music (1 block).
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Last updated on December 23, 2014
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Left on 09/27/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Peter and PeggyReviewed Sep 27, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
This apartment was idealfor us and reasonably priced. It is in a very good location, very clean,and near many grocery stores and restaurants. The owner was more than gracious to us and kept us very well informed prior to our arrival, during it and even after we left.
We were there during a heat wave and having the aC was wonderful, too! Best of all, we could walk to our son's apartment! We would definitely rent this apartment again.
"Excellent Place To Stay While Visiting New York City"
Left on 03/31/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | M & MReviewed Mar 31, 2013Stayed Mar 2013
This is a wonderful, comfortable and well equipped place to stay! The location was ideal, with the L train a five minute walk away. So very easy to get into Manhatten. The Bedford avenue area is alive with people, great restaurants, fun shops and an excellent coffee place one block away. Their is a great grocery store about two blocks away that has everthing you need if you want to dine at home. We stayed here with our teenage daughter and we all ahd plenty of space, what with the beadroom and a couple of convertable futon chair/beds and the big couch.
Our hosts were very accomodating and were in contact with us from the time we booked the apartment all the way to the end of our stay. The apartment is clean, light, and quiet. We highly recommend staying here. We loved it!
Left on 01/10/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 10, 2013Stayed Dec 2012
Everything was perfect! The owner was really easy to reach, and he showed me absolutely everything in the apartment and also showed me the surroundings. The apartment was clean and practical. I have no negative comment to write about it. The location is great and near the L train, so Manhattan is a few minutes away. Half a block away from the apartment you can have a great view of Manhattan. The owner is really nice and welcoming and care about you during the stay.
Left on 12/28/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | Laura HReviewed Dec 28, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
The apartment is superb and very well kept. It has all the amenities you need. The location is very good - there are numerous great bars, restaurants and shops nearby. In addition, the riverfront offers a beautiful view of the Manhattan skyline. Overall, Williamsburg as a location is just excellent. The host is very nice and friendly, and it was easy to communicate with him. Our experience exceeded our expectations! Thank you. I would absolutely recommend Godric's place to anyone!
Left on 12/25/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | tpourahReviewed Dec 25, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
We enjoyed a very nice stay at Godric's. All the amenities we needed, he met us upon arrival, great communication and overall great host! The location couldn't have been nicer, with close access to the waterfront of the East River, the metro station, food markets and much, much more. Would visit again in a NY minute. Thank you.
"Great location, very nice apartment, super helpful host!"
Left on 12/23/2012 for a stay in December 2012 | ChelseaReviewed Dec 23, 2012Stayed Dec 2012
Highly recommended! The host, space, and location all proved to be beyond our expectations. Our host was very quick to respond to messages, and called us personally to set up details prior to the trip. We were greeted at the door upon arrival, were given detailed information about the amenities of the apartment, and were even given an informative tour around the neighborhood. Stepping outside of the apartment you will love the view of the Manhattan skyline. Finally, when coming home from a long day in the city, the neighborhood (very near the Bedford station) is a great place to wind down at a local pub or restaurant (the food is amazing!). Overall, we were very grateful to have had a warm, clean, and welcoming 'home' during our stay in New York!
Left on 12/20/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 20, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
Had a great stay in a cool apartment in the best neighborhood of NYC. The host was really easy to deal with and helpful. The overall standard of the apartment was great. And you cant ask for a better location, since you're in the middle of Williamsburg 3 mins walk from the center of Bedford ave and 5-10 mins by subway from 14th st Union Square.
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