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You’ll feel right at home in this spacious fully furnished duplex apartment, located at Smith Street and 3rd Street in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn. Conveniently placed on the ground floor of a three story (two story for Europeans) 20th century building, the apartment is protected by a security system at the exterior door. The big benefit here is flexible sleeping options: the one bedroom is supplemented by space for up to eight in alcoves off the living room, making this a perfect rental for sharing with friends and roommates.
The main room is striking with its hardwood floors, staircase, and mezzanine railing, giving the space a natural and homey feel. The lower level is home to a long sofa-bed and a dining table with space for up to eight. In the open kitchen, located next to the staircase, you’ll find everything you need to prepare meals at home, including a full-sized refrigerator and freezer, electric stove and oven, double stainless steel sink and dishwasher. Also on this floor is the bedroom, boasting 115 sqft (10 sqm) and a queen-sized (160 cm) bed, as well as a dresser, a closet, and a window onto the street.
Upstairs, you’ll find the living room with its large leather couch, television and stereo system, with windows facing the street. Off the living room are the alcoves, the first set up as an office with a desk and chair, a television and a double sofa bed (140 cm). The other two alcoves provide additional sleeping space, and storage options. Please note: the upper floor of this duplex apartment has low ceilings of 6’5” to 6’11”.
In addition to the many amenities inside the apartment such as central AC, wifi, weekly cleaning, and a computer and printer, the neighborhood offers many benefits. Carroll Gardens in a popular part of Brooklyn located near the Gowanus Canal (.25mi/600m) in the western part of the borough. Be a part of the revitalization of this once-industrial area, now re-branded as trendy BoCoCa (Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens), with many new restaurants and shops opening all the time. This neighborhood's transition is evident in the Gowanus Industrial Arts Complex (.4mi/650m), exemplary of the creative explosion in the area and in New York in general. Take a trip to neighboring Red Hook and use the Recreation Center (.8mi/1.4km) or go to NYC’s only Ikea (2.1km/1.2mi). Prospect Park is a quick bike ride or trip on the subway away (2.6km/1.6mi).
Transportation makes this area convenient for heading to work in Manhattan or leaving the city on the weekends. The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is four blocks away, so driving out of the city is a breeze. The nearest subway station is Carroll Street (F, G, .1mi/220m), making heading to Midtown Manhattan or Queens a direct trip.
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