New York Room For Rent - 5 Bedroom apartment for a roommate in Prospect Heights (NY-15899)

$1,200 / month
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information:Bedroom 3: Electric, cable, WiFi, gas, heat included. Surcharge for A/C.
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Room for Rent 5 Bedroom apartment in Prospect Heights (NY-15899)
5 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom - Sleeps 1

Are you looking to sleep in a historic charming Brooklyn neighborhood, but live near all the action in Manhattan? This furnished four bedroom apartment share/room to rent in Prospect Heights, just blocks from Prospect Park and the Barclays Center may be perfect for you! Located in a residential neighborhood, it is just three subway stops from the always-lively borough of Manhattan. The nearby subway hub offers nine different subway lines to choose from, access to the Long Island Railroad, and a variety of nearby bus stops.

The four bedroom apartment share/room for rent is located on Dean Street & 6th Avenue, on the 2nd floor (considered 1st in Europe) of a classic four-story NYC townhouse. From its windows you can see the famous Barclays Center!

Please Note: Only the bedroom will be private, while the common rooms will be shared with roommates. This home is near the following colleges and universities: Long Island University, Pace, Pratt, Brooklyn College, Borough Manhattan, and Saint Francis.

Bedroom 1 is ideally located away from all other bedrooms in the house. Embracing a youthful energy, it presents lavender-colored walls and a double sized bed atop parquet flooring. One north-facing window allows some natural sunlight and ventilation to enter the room. Dresser drawers accommodate item storage space.

Bedroom 2 presents a vintage ambiance incorporating dark wooden cabinets, antique-inspired lamps, and long elegant window drapes. A queen-sized bed accommodates sleeping space. Dresser drawers provide item storage space.

An eclectic shared living room offers salmon-colored walls with white trim molding and scattered wall accessories. One large flat-screen cable television allows modern indoor entertainment. Various seating options are available.

The bright yellow shared kitchen is animated with potted plant life and scattered knick-knacks. One exposed brick wall offers old-world charm. Most necessary cooking appliances are supplied.

**Please note that there is a small dog in this apartment, cared for by the roommate.**

Besides excellent public transportation into Manhattan, the neighborhood of Prospect Heights offers its own sense of community. In the area surrounding these rooms for rent you will find small shops, popular restaurants, gorgeous parks, even some famous attractions! It is also near the trendy areas of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Listed below are some suggestions of where to go in the neighborhood.

- Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Featuring breathtaking greenery. 1.4mi/2.3km. Accessible via foot or train.

- Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM): Large performing art venue with movies, theatre and dance performances and more! 0.4mi/600m. Accessible via foot.

- Prospect Park: Famous Brooklyn park. 0.8mi/1.2km. Accessible via foot.

For public transportation around Brooklyn and into other New York boroughs:

- Atlantic Avenue / Pacific Street: Serving lines 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, R. 0.3mi/400m.

- Bergen Street / Flatbush Avenue: Serving lines 2 and 3. 0.1mi/180m.

  • Air Conditioning,
  • Cable,
  • TV,
  • Pets not allowed,
  • Smoking not permitted,
  • No elevator
Map: New York Room for Rent - Dean Street & 6th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
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  • B, D, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 Trains to Atlantic Avenue / Barclays Center Station
  • 2, 3 Trains to Bergen Street / Flatbush Avenue Station
  • living room
  • kitchen
  • bedrooms
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Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #4, bedroom #5
Living room
Features: Window, Cable, Phone, TV, Sofa
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #4, bedroom #5
Kitchen (Separate)
Features: Window, E.I.K (Eat in Kitchen), Fridge, Oven, Microwave, Freezer, Coffee maker, Toaster
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #4, bedroom #5
Bedroom # 1
Features: Air Conditioning, Window
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (double)
Bedroom # 2
Features: Air Conditioning, Window
Bedroom # 3
Features: Window
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (single)
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #4, bedroom #5
Features: Shower, WC, Tub
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #4, bedroom #5

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.

Ratings & Reviews
Room for Rent 5 Bedroom apartment in Prospect Heights (NY-15899)
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3.6 stars

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Apartment Reviews (1)
Review by: Bilqis A.,
Nov 12 2013
From: United States,
Apartment Share Rental: 4 months

Apartment is not fit for rental for reasons relating to state of the apartment and because the owner does not really want to share her space.

1. The electricity in the apartment is very old.
1a. You cannot use the microwave at the same time that you have lights on, watch TV, use the internet, iron clothes and/or have a heater plugged in. If you do this, then the fuse will blow.
1b. There are insufficient electric outlets in the rooms rented out. The purple room with the TV (there is not a TV in that room, btw) has one working electric outlet and you are expected to plug in everything via that outlet (this is a fire hazard).
1c. There was a fire in her apartment while I lived there. The owner claimed that she had not left a candle burning in the room and the firemen had not found an immediate problem with the electrical outlet. Since fires do not occur without provocation, I am convinced that the storage bins in one of her small rooms caught afire because of some sort of electrical problem. Either way, be careful with electricity in this apartment.

2. Sometimes there is no heat or hot water
2a. The owner acquired a new boiler as a result of renting out rooms in her apt. However, the boiler is timed and only runs for less than half an hour during each interval.
2b. Although the rooms are very small (the picture is deceptive), the draft from the window is much stronger than the heat that rises from the radiator. So, you might feel the heat if you are seated beside the radiator. However, if you are standing by the door of the room, then you will not feel much heat (you feel the heat better if the door is kept close at all times). The other room for rent has very poor heating. Unfortunately, both rooms cannot use a heater otherwise the fuse will blow and the owner will become angry.
2c. We lacked hot water for about two days or so during my 4 month stay here. This was incredibly inconvenient considering that it was extremely cold outside and I had no place else to bathe.

3. The photos of this apartment are deceptive
3a. There is not a living room in this apartment because the owner turned it into her bedroom.
3b. There is not a common area, other than the bathroom and kitchen. There is a dining room but it is small and cramped and uncomfortable to sit in for a long period of time.
3c. The only room with a television is the owner's room
3d. There is a washing machine in the kitchen but it does not work; instead the owner uses it to store things
3e. There are many closets in the kitchen but the owner is not likely to make space for you to use them. I lived with her for 4 months and I had to request space to store kitchen supplies. She offered me the bottom shelf of a small microwave cart. When I informed her that I required more space she refused and declared that I did not need more space than what she had provided. When I informed her that I did need more space she refused to make space for me elsewhere.
3f. Do not expect space in the refrigerator. The owner became upset when I requested space in the freezer. Although she assigned me the bottom shelf of the refrigerator, she frequently moved my things and stored her food items on my shelf.

4. If you stay here, claim space in the bathroom as the owner will not readily make room for you.

5. The owner's actions and confessions to me reveal that she does not really want to share her home. She just wants to make money off of renting rooms in her home to finance repairs to her mother's building.

6. The owner is not open to you having guests over - especially not over night guests.
6a. I am a 35 year old grown female who is engaged and she refused me the right to have an overnight guest, including my fiance. She made me feel as if I ought to be lucky that she allowed him to visit me.
6b. Once I asked the owner if I could have a prayer group in the dining room that she barely uses (about four people) and she gave me a look suggestive that she did not really want me to have people over. Finally she agreed but I could tell that I should not make that request again.
6c. The owner will enter your room as she pleases regardless of whether you like this. The owner did this to me on multiple occasions. She is old-school and believes that since she is the legal tenant of the apartment she has the ultimate say over any and everything in the apartment regardless of whether you pay her rent. She will inform you that you can leave if you dislike her rules.

7. These rooms are very small and not worth the price requested.

Answer by: Roommate Host
Feb 14 2014

Thank you for your review. If you were uncomfortable in any way while staying with me, I wish that you had come to discuss with me what each of the issues were. I am always open to sitting down and talking with my guests.

To address each thing that you mentioned, yes, there was a small fire in one of the extra rooms while you were staying here. We are not sure what the cause of it was, but the fire department came to put it out and there was no damage to the room.

There is no TV available in the room that you stayed in and you are correct that there is one outlet in that room. When you arrived, I informed you about the problems with the boiler and we got it fixed as quickly as possible. Once it was fixed, the heat and hot water were working great.

I'm sorry that you thought that the room that you stayed in was small. When you came to stay with me, I offered you both rooms that I have and you told me that you preferred that one. As you said, the washing machine in the kitchen is broken and therefore not included.

As for storage, I always try to give my guest's sufficient space to store their items, and all of my other guests have been quite satisfied with the space that I left. As mentioned in your contract, I do not allow overnight guests. There was only one time that I entered your room and it was because I have my windows cleaned, and I let the people who clean the windows into the room.

Regarding the price, rents in New York City tend to be high and for a furnished apartment conveniently located near so many subway stops, I believe that the price is fair.

I hope that, despite the issues you mentioned, you enjoyed your stay.

Answer by: New York Customer Service
Feb 17 2014

Thank you for your review. We take all of the concerns that you have mentioned very seriously and we have addressed them with the owner.

The owner contacted us when there was a problem with the boiler, and we followed up with the owner to ensure that the problem was fixed.

We have removed the living room from this listing, as the owner has now informed us that this common area will likely not be shared. As we mention in the contracts for this apartment, the owner does not allow overnight visitors.

Thank you again for your candid review. Such reviews are very helpful in continuing to improve our service!

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