Lovely 1 Bed home in Manhattan, USA

A perfect, cozy, light flooded, Upper-West-Side, Manhattan, "railroad" one bedroom apartment; with sofa-bed in living room opening directly into bedroom; followed by large renovated kitchen with walk-in closet, oven/stove,full-sized fridge and microwave, and bathroom with shower. Laundry just around corner.

Situated 5 minutes from Riverside Park on the Hudson River; and 5 minutes from Central Park, with lakes, bicycling, tennis, jogging, and free outdoor lap and recreational swimming in huge Lasker Pool ( July 1 - September 1). The beautiful Central Park Conservatory Garden pictured above is a few minutes farther directly East.

Walk to the Guggenheim Museum in 30 minutes through Central Park; 10 minutes further south brings you to the Metropolitan Museum. World-class recitals, concerts, ballet, and the best of Broadway are 25 minutes away by two subway lines, steps away, east or west of the apartment.

Car exchange and free on-street parking available for travel to nearby summer festivals like Tanglewood (3 hrs by car), the Caramoor Festival (1 hr by car), Saratoga Performing Arts Festival (3 hrs by car), or Philadelphia (1.5 hours away by car). Exclusive Fire Island and the Hamptons just a few hours away; the New Jersey Shore (1.5 hours).

Some of the finest restaurants in the world are easily reachable here in the safest large city in the United States. A mix of surprisingly affordable ethnic restaurants, as well as more exclusive options, are an easy walking distance, and all deliver.

This Pre-war apartment features original late 19th century detail and a stunning Steinway-B grand piano in alcove off main living room which we can lock if you have young children, full unobstucted light and greenery from park/playground across street, includes two climbing rose bushes outside large arched windows, is on first floor with no-one below with an upstairs neighbor rarely heard. Fully air-conditioned. A youth hostel is just south to accommodate young friends.

Type of swap

  • Non Simultaneous Exchange
  • Open to Offers
  • Rental Offered

Conditions of exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome

Manhattan (HE19111)

New York,   USA

  • 1 bed   (sleeps 2) 1 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Chicago 1 week centered around July 3-6
  • 08 Rental avail. NYC

Dates available

June 2008 - July 2008
June 2008 - July 2008

Swap duration: 1 - 2 weeks


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Membership expiry date: 07 Jan 2009