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Check out the fun Fort Greene area with this fully-furnished two-bedroom apartment, carefully renovated and decorated to make a cheerful home. Located on Myrtle Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue in central Brooklyn, this apartment is on the 2nd floor (considered as the 1st by Europeans) of a four-story walk-up townhouse. This apartment offers two separate living room areas as well as two bedrooms and for added convenience, a private laundry washer and dryer is included!
This two-bedroom apartment features an ideal layout, with the bedrooms on either side of the unit and the common areas in between. The main living room is furnished more as a social space, with various seating options. However, there is also a desk here for when work needs to be done! the bathroom with the combination washer/dryer is off of this room. Lovely wooden French doors lead to the second living room, more appropriate for recreation, with a queen size convertible futon facing a large flat screen television.
Another set of French doors lead to the separate kitchen, complete with high-end stainless steel appliances and a dining table that can seat several guests with a charming mismatched set of vintage chairs. Both bedrooms are simply furnished with queen beds, unique built-in rods for hanging clothes, and each has a window, but the common rooms are really the stars of this two bedroom!
This charming apartment is part of Fort Greene, a trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn surrounded by such popular areas like Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights. Listed below are just some suggestions of what to discover during your stay:
- Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM): This cultural center includes two live performance spaces, a café, and movie theaters. Located on Lafayette Avenue, less than a mile away (about 1.3 km).
- Fort Greene Park: This hilly park holds numerous family-themed events and provides a serene backdrop within a bustling city. Just stroll down Myrtle Avenue for 3 blocks (about 300m) and you will run into its eastern border. A weekly Farmer's Market is also held on the southeastern corner, perfect for gathering fresh produce!
- Pratt Institute of Design: Found a little over a 1/4 of a mile to the east (approx. 550m), this college brings a great student vibe to the area and has a lovely sculpture garden that is open to the public!
- Myrtle Avenue: Take a stroll down this street to discover a range of local restaurants! Try the meatballs at Lola, or get brunch at Maggie Brown. There is also a Chase Bank and a pharmacy on this street, and one street to the south you have DeKalb Avenue, which offers more restaurants as well as some great bar options!
For public transportation around Brooklyn, the nearest subway serves the G train at Washington Avenue and Lafayette Avenue(0.5mi/800m), which will connect you to other great neighborhoods like Park Slope and Williamsburg. You can also take it for 2 stops and transfer to the A and C lines at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station for service to Manhattan. Or you can ride all the way north to Queens! This is a great base for discovering New York!
Apartment floor plans in this site are not drawn to scale. They are an indication of the general layout and are intended as a guide only. Nothing contained in them should be considered to be an exact blueprint or statement of fact or warranty.