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New York Room For Rent - 3 Bedroom apartment for a roommate in East Harlem, Harlem (NY-5119)

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$1,100 / month
USD1100.00
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start date end date sleeps month information
Sep 01 2018 open 1
$1,100
information:Bedroom 3: 1 to 3 month rentals - Electric, Wifi Internet and WiFi TV included
Jan 01 2019 open 1
$1,100
information:Bedroom 1: 6 month maximum; Electric, Wifi Internet and WiFi TV included
All dates and prices are subject to confirmation.
Prices in U.S. Dollars. Euros. 1 US$ = 0.856 Euro € British Pounds. 1 US$ = 0.749 U.K. £ Australian Dollars. 1 US$ = 1.321 Aust $ Canadian Dollars. 1 US$ = 1.295 Can $ Japanese Yens. 1 US$ = 109.396 ¥en Swiss Francs. 1 US$ = 0.992 SFranc
Description
Room for Rent 3 Bedroom apartment in East Harlem, Harlem (NY-5119)
3 Bedrooms - Duplex, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom - Sleeps 1

These fully furnished bedrooms for rent are in a shared 3-bedroom duplex apartment located in East Harlem, New York.

The apartment is comprised of the 1st and 2nd floors (European ground and 1st floors) of a 4-story townhouse building. Enjoy the backyard garden, shared amongst the roommates, and including a picnic table for the warmer months.

The first available room for rent (Bedroom 1) is on the upper level, and features high ceilings (11') and extra tall windows that allow in natural light and overlook the street. The room has a double size bed, a desk, a sofa which faces a television (with satellite). Both ceiling and personal fans provide air circulation. The other bedroom that is available (Bedroom 3) is on the 1st floor, featuring a double size bed nicely positioned near two windows with a view of the street, a desk, as well as a sofa that faces a flat screen television (with cable and HBO access). There is a ceiling fan and wireless internet access is available.

Downstairs is the fully equipped kitchen, which provides access to the backyard. There is a bathroom with a shower on the 1st level. The first upstairs bathroom has a w/c and a shower, while the second has another w/c and a sink. The bathrooms and downstairs kitchen are shared with the roommates. 

This 3 bedroom apartment share is located on 116th Street in East Harlem, a neighborhood in Uptown Manhattan, New York.

  • This street has many restaurants, and just around the corner on 1st Avenue you will find Patsy's Pizzeria, a neighborhood favorite for this New York City specialty.
  • The East River mall is about 2 blocks away with retailers that include Target, Old Navy, Marshall's, and Burlington Coat Factory. Also with budget friendly grocers like Aldi's Supermarket and Costco
  • For nature-lovers, Jefferson Park, bordering the East River, is less than 3 blocks away and the famed Central Park is also within walking distance (about 9 blocks).
  • Learn about this neighborhood and historical events at El Museo Del Barrio and The Museum of the City of New York. Both are located on 5th Avenue along Museum Mile and Central Park!

Public transit is convenient with express buses and local train service that runs both north and south in the area. The local 6 train at the 116 Street / Lexington Avenue subway station is only 2 blocks from the apartment.

Amenities:
  • Cable,
  • TV,
  • DVD,
  • Internet,
  • Pets not allowed,
  • Smoking not permitted,
  • No elevator
Location
Map: New York Room for Rent - 116th Street & Second Avenue New York, NY 10029
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  • 6 Train to 116 Street / Lexington Avenue Station
Rooms
  • kitchen
  • bedrooms
  • bathrooms
  • apartment layout
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #2, living room #1
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #2, living room #1
Kitchen (Separate)
Features: Window, E.I.K (Eat in Kitchen), Fridge, Oven, Dishwasher, Freezer, Coffee maker, Toaster
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #2, living room #1
Bedroom # 1
Features: Sheets, Window, Cable, TV
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (double)
Bedroom # 3
Features: Sheets, Window, Cable, TV
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (double)
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #2, living room #1
Bathroom # 1
Features: Shower, WC, Tub, Towels
Bathroom # 2 (half)
Features: WC
Bathroom # 3
Features: Shower, WC, Towels
Rooms not available in this apartment rental: bedroom #2, living room #1
Other

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 3 Bedroom apartment in East Harlem, Harlem (NY-5119)
Overall Apartment Rating (8) ? Overall Apartment Rating - The apartment rating is an average of each individual rating the apartment has received (not an average of the categories' ratings)
4.0 stars

The number in parenthesis is the number of customers who have rated this apartment

Apartment Experience (8) ? Apartment Experience - Clients' general impression of the apartment including, value and general comments and feelings about the rental
4.4
Location (8) ? Location - Clients' rating of the location of this apartment
4.4
Cleanliness (8) ? Cleanliness - Clients' rating of the cleanliness of the apartment
3.6
Condition, Comfort, Amenities (7) ? Condition, Comfort, Amenities - Clients' ratings of the details of the apartment including appliances and equipment, furniture and linens, size and available space, decoration/style, comfort of the apartment
4.3
Building (7) ? Building - Clients' rating of the building that the apartment is in including: Building appearance and condition, doorman/concierge (when applicable), access to apartment, extra amenities such as car park etc (when applicable)
4.0
Quiet/Loud (7) ? Quiet/Loud - Clients' rating of how quiet the apartment is, the greater the number of stars, the quieter the property. Please note that noise levels are especially subjective and can vary
3.6
Apartment Reviews (6)
Review by: Paride B.,
May 23 2016
From: Italy,
Apartment Share Rental: 3 months

I spent here three months and I must say that I'm very happy about the experience in this house. W. is a great landlord and a kind man, always open to my requests (for example, to host people who came from Italy - who of course had to pay, but were allowed to stay in my room). The host is just required to respect some easy rules, and everything will be fine. My room was very spacious, warm and comfortable and, even if it's located at the ground floor, not noisy as I expected. The Kitchen is also spacious and complete with everything a person needs for cooking. I have nothing to complain about my period in this house, and that's why I suggest to stay in my (former) room to anyone who is going to stay in New York City for a long period. It's in a central zone (in my case, it was perfect because it's really close to my job place), and the rent price is absolutely reasonable. It really was a pleasure to stay there, for me. W., see you soon!

Review by: Véronique M.,
Nov 02 2015
From: France,
Apartment Share Rental: 6 months

The bedroom is very spacious and bright. The owner is very nice and attentive. This apartment share is very pleasant and organised. All the amenities are nearby, the subway station is a 5 minute-walk. No problem.

Review by: Julien S.,
Sep 04 2015
From: France,
Apartment Share Rental: 3 months

Friendly atmosphere between owner and roommate.
Buying new pots, pans and especially a microwave would be necessary!

Answer by: Roommate Host
Sep 16 2015

Julien,
I am surprised to hear there is a need for pots and pans -- particularly given you did not or hardly ever cooked food in my kitchen. On the microwave, I decided sometime ago not to have one because of health reasons. Microwave ovens to my understanding from a number of respected nutritionists is that they alter the molecular composition of the food in such a way that either they create carcinogens or reduce their nutritional value much worse than stove top cooking would, for example. There is also the concern that standing near them while they are on can, due to microwave emissions leaking out of the oven, compromise one's health as well. Instead I encourage the use of the stove for heating and a special pot that allows heated water to reheat the food from a tray sitting above the boiling water, or two counter top convection ovens in the kitchen.

As far as the 3 ratings, I will look into making improvements, but I have not received other similar ratings that would have created an urgency on my part to rectify the concerns.

Review by: Ariane M.,
Aug 29 2013
From: France,
Apartment Share Rental: 5 months

The apartment and the building were not very clean.

Answer by: Roommate Host
Oct 08 2013

I'm glad that you found your experience positive during your five-month stay; usually my instructions to the Agency is for only 2-3 months. On what you found negative, I only hope that you had pointed it out to me given your propensity to be expressive on what you thought -- otherwise -- something that is indicative of a good media/news person you are training to be.

I kept the duplex floors and the bathrooms clean and would always made sure that the kitchen was cleaned as well: my rules are for people not to leave any food in the sink and anything not for the dishwasher was to be washed immediately.

I also swept the building hallways and mopped them as needed. The floors on the second floor where you entered your room may have looked dirty because the tiles have been scuffed-up over the years and even after having been mopped, these scuffs do not come out.

Eventually that flooring will be replaced, as was the problem with a rug leading from the first to the second floor inside the duplex. That rug on that stairway was old and may have made the apartment look dirty. Since you departed the rug has been removed; the floor was varnished and it doesn't look dirty anymore. A photo will be posted soon.

Review by: Rafael M.,
Apr 26 2013
From: France,
Apartment Share Rental: 1 month

I had a very good experience with the owner which is a very friendly and good person. The room was spacious and with the common conveniences.

I recommend this place !

Review by: Robert C.,
Dec 16 2012
From: United States,
Apartment Share Rental: 3 months

This is a very nice place to live. The roommate is kind and considerate, and easy to get along with. He is also very quick to fix any problems that arise. The facilities are good - kitchen, bathroom, internet, cable tv etc - and the location is also good - easy walk to the 6 train at 116th st - plus close to the East River shopping plaza, and the riverside walk/bike path.

One possible downside for a light sleeper - the room is on the ground floor on a street with heavy foot and vehicle traffic, but its not too bad most of the night.

Answer by: Roommate Host
Dec 18 2012

Thanks for your review, Robert. I am glad you found this a nice place to live, and offered good results.
If I were to be a roommate in someone's place away from home, I too would like to find that things are good at a great price. My aim is to have roommates feel at home with a taste of Puerto Rican hospitality.