The SpaceA quiet, safe neighborhood with easy access to Manhattan, NY airports, hospitals (LIJ, North Shore, Winthrop), colleges (Molloy, Adelphi, Nassau Community College, Hoffstra) and the beauty of Long Island beaches and wine country. This is a large, cozy, pretty basement apartment with a living area, cable television, a Queen futon, and two twin beds. There is an efficiency kitchen, an eating area, and a private bathroom. The apartment has its own entrance and driveway parking. Perfect for 2 adults and 2 children. There is a fee of $10 per person per night for any more than 2 guests. Guest AccessThere is a microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. I provide toiletries, and a hair dryer. The train station (7 blocks away) is a 10 minute walk or a $5 taxi ride. Maps, taxis, and menus for take-out orders are provided. There is a screened in porch and a small garden where you can eat or relax or enjoy a glass of wine in nice weather. Interaction with GuestsYou will have complete privacy but I will assist you in any way I can (if you choose) to help you and to access the many pleasurable highlights of the area. The NeighborhoodThe neighborhood is a safe, quiet, suburban neighborhood with green places to walk, restaurants, and stores in walking distance. It is in the beginning of Nassau County just outside of Queens, on of the boroughs of NYC. It is 35 minutes to Manhattan by train, 30 minutes to all airports and beaches by car, and walking distance to Belmont Racetrack. It is also near several teaching hospitals and colleges, making it ideal for medical and graduate students as well as exchange students. Getting AroundThe Long Island Railroad is several blocks away (10 minute walk), (or a $5 taxi ride), and then a 35 minute train ride to Penn Station in Manhattan. There is a private driveway for parking. The airport taxi fare is about $37 (LaGuradia or JFK) or a 30 minute car ride. There are buses called NICE (Nassau Inter County Express) going to various places on Long Island that stop .8 miles away. Other Things to NoteThere is a two night mininum. This is a quiet neighborhood which requires a quiet lifestyle. The cleaning fee is $75 per stay.
For exchange students, and parents' weekend visitors, several colleges and hospitals are nearby: Adelphi University, Molloy College, Hoffstra University, Post LIU, Nassau Community College, Winthrop University Hospital, LIJ-NorthShore in Lake Success and Manhasset, and Franklin General.
Floral Park Diner is located at 142 Tulip Avenue. (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Good basic diner; pleasant service, good food. This diner is too new to be listed in the guidebook information. It's a 5 block walk away.
Bow Tie Cinemas Franklin Square Movie
989 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010 Map ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Malverne Cinema - art house cinema
350 Hempstead Avenue, Malverne, NY 11565 · ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Movies at MovieWorld - Douglaston
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(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)st Avenue, Douglaston, NY 11362 · ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Floral Park Centennial Gardens and Bird Sanctuary. A local garden that's nice to walk around: 251 Floral Pkwy. Floral Park,