The SpaceLocated in a Tudor-style neighborhood, Briarwood is one of the best and safest residential areas of Queens, a borough of New York City. Midtown Manhattan/ Rockefeller center is less than 30 minutes away on the "E" or "F" trains from our train stop ( Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens) which connect to all other trains in New York city's subway/bus system.
The all-new, clean, bright, renovated apartment is conveniently equi-distant from JFK and La Guardia airports, both under 7 miles/15 minutes away and easily accessible by taxi, bus or train.
The apartment is a cozy 3 bedroom 2 full baths, walk-up on the entire top floor/ penthouse in a 3-story modern building. The guest's room includes a queen-size bed, (with new linens and plush pillows) night table with lamps, computer desk with chair and full-body mirror. The room also has 1 large window with shades.
The apartment has manual temperature control set for the guest's comfort. We also provide high-speed Wi-Fi Internet connection.
Guests share their own private bathroom for their exclusive use, with shower, bathtub and 24/7 hot water.
*****Complimentary/free of charge body-wash, shampoo, conditioner and use of new plush towels and blow dryer are always available.
The kitchen has all top of the line new appliances (including large fridge with ice maker, stove, toaster, microwave oven, coffee maker, blender and a large juicer to make energy drinks) and has all utensils needed. Guests staying over 7 days are allowed to use the kitchen for Very Light Cooking. Note: Due to past abuses from other guests, Guests are not allowed any longer to do any full-course cooking! (Only Light cooking: e.g Warm up pasta or soup int he microwave, etc)
****Coffee with milk or Black or Herbal Tea with toasts or muffins with butter and jelly are offered to all our guests free of charge.
The building has (on a finished basement) a washing machine and drier for the guest's laundry, if staying over 7 nights. (Laundered and folded: done to you, for $10 per load)
Our subway stop is Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens Station at Queens Boulevard (perhaps one of the most important avenues in Queens) where one finds all kinds of amenities including supermarkets, coffee shop, bakeries, all kinds of restaurants (including Thai, Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, Italian, McDonald's, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts) several banks, pharmacies, liquor stores, beauty parlors, gyms, and all the way to Queensborough Bridge, one enjoys shopping malls, more restaurants and all kinds of shops.
The Queens Court House/Borough Hall is just 4 short blocks away. Queens Boulevard leads right into Manhattan via the Queensborough Bridge, reached by the Q60 bus (To 60th Street 3rd Av.)
in about 40 minutes (or 25 minutes by subway.)
On Main Street (just 3 short blocks away east) there are the Q20 and Q44 buses that run to Queen's Botanical Garden and Flushing' s very own China-town, passing Roosevelt Avenue,
to transfer to #7 train to Billie Jean King Tennis stadium) and go all the way to Northern Boulevard.
The Q44 bus continues North over the Whitestone bridge and stops right in front of the Bronx Zoo.
Towards South, both buses stop by "Sutphin Boulevard / Jamaica Station" to transfer to the AirTrain or the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) trains that go east to Long Island or South and West to Brooklyn and Manhattan and north to West Chester.
One short block further at Union Turnpike/ Main Street, there is also a shopping center with another very good and large supermarket (Key Food) several Chinese, Japanese and Thai restaurants, Verizon cell phone store, Dunkin' Donuts and among others a Chase Bank. Further up on Main Street there are plenty of other restaurants, (Middle Eastern) coffee shops, bakeries, ice cream parlors, delicatessen, post office, fruit and vegetable store, cinema, etc.
The apartment is also located within a short-walking distance to the LIRR (Long Island Railroad station) at Kew Gardens, right next to Forest Park (a very lovely park to explore) and close to Flushing Meadow Park, famous for the World's Fair and its structures, the Queens Art Museum, its several sculptures, lakes and home to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and Citi Field (home of the NY Mets baseball team) It also has an Olympic swimming pool and the NHL ice-skating rink. Flushing Park also has the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Museum of the Arts, the Botanical Garden and among others, the Wildlife center, a very nice and interesting zoo opened all year round.
WIthin 2 to 3 subway stops, one finds Forest Hills, famous for its English architecture and shopping along Austin Street or to the "Little-India" shopping and tasting the flavors of the East by Roosevelt Avenue/Broadway and 74th Street.
About 3 more stops on the subway, one enters Mid-town Manhattan by Bloomingdale's/ Central Park/ Plaza hotel or Rockefeller Center/ MoMA/Columbus Circle and the world famousTimes Square. 42nd Street/6th Avenue can be reached in about 30 minutes on the "E" or "F" trains (from our subway station) the "F" stopping right at the edge of the famous New York Public Library/Bryant Park where designers show "7th on 6th" fashion shows) or on the "E" on 8th Ave by the Port Authority bus terminal.
Also both stations just steps from Broadway shows and night life.
35 minutes from our station, on Lexington avenue 51st Street, the "E" train connects to the 4, 5 or 6 trains to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and all the other famous museums on 5th avenue along Central Park and stops at 51st Street/5th Avenue on Rockefeller Center to visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), St.Patrick's Cathedral, Saks 5th Avenue and many other stores of famous designers.
Further down one finds Soho, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, China Town, Wall Street and the Statue of Liberty, the farthest, about 45 minutes away.
Si tu Inglés no es muy bueno, también hablamos Español.
Gracias y un buen viaje!
Happy Traveling !- ) Guest AccessGuests have access to the kitchen; also to the laundry service, if staying longer than 7 days. Interaction with GuestsWe love to talk to our guests and learn about them while sharing a nice warm cup of herbal tea, and invite them on certain occasions to listen to relaxing piano music and view our art work. The NeighborhoodBriarwood is a very nice, safe, peaceful residential neighborhood with Tudor-style houses with large manicured lawns. Getting AroundThe "E" and "F" subway trains run 24/7 at the Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens station, just 4 short blocks away, with a 30 minute train ride to/from Mid-towm Manhattan. There is also the Q10 bus that runs to/from JFK airport or the Q60 bus that runs to/from Manhattan to 60th Street.
Taxis can be called 24/7 at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) for door-to door
or Green Taxis at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Other Things to NoteWe expect and prefer good people that are from anywhere around the globe and only ask our guests to please be peaceful, neat, clean, polite and drama-free!
Thank you very much!