Living Room w/ Hide-a-Bed SofaLiving Room (Love Seat Hide-a-Bed on Right)
Last Minute List: Family-friendly Cathedral Condo!
Hosted by Pete And Naama
Pete And Naama is the host.
5 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

We are last minute-listing our 'Cathedral Condo' for next week, July 25th-Aug. 1st. The unit sits in an old seminary prep school (1915), complete w/ stone gargoyles, spires, vaulted windows/ceilings and other gothic details. A unique building near lots of great stuff and 1-block from subway!

The space

s555 Washington is one of the more dramatic-looking buildings in the entire neighborhood. It's a 1915 seminary prep school (Vince Lombardi is one of its alums). Our unit is comprised of both part of one of the old hallways of the school (now our living room) and one of its classrooms (now containing the rest of our rooms). There's a lot of natural light through the east and west windows (the latter rising 8' high w/ an arched top), shining in on our four main rooms:

1.) The living room---Complete w/ a love seat and couch (both of which have fold out beds); a flat screen TV w/ basic programming and access to Netflix; large oak double doors to create privacy from the rest of the house should the living room need to become a bedroom; an AC unit.

2.) Back bedroom--This is our children's bedroom. The toddler's bed can sleep anyone up to 5' 5." There's a beautiful Europa Baby wooden crib available if you're bringing a child of that age (along w/ plenty of toys and books!). There's an AC unit in this room as well.

3.) The Dining Room/Kitchen--The dining room is small but boasts the highest ceiling space (14'). The kitchen was remodeled/tiled just a few years ago, and the appliances are all in good shape. There's a buffet window-style division between kitchen and dining room.

4.) The Loft Bedroom--Ceiling space is a little tighter here (6'), but the queen-sized bed is cozy and the room include a beautiful John Widdicomb desk, some closet space and a cushioned bench.

The building contains an enclosed courtyard w/ a beautifully kept garden. The courtyard is lit at night and there are park benches placed around the periphery.

Guest access

You'll have access to the entirety of the space and the laundry room (fifty or so feet away on the same floor).

The building has two front gates w/ a single dedicated key; a second key opens our apartment door. There is a doorman 1pm-8pm, M-F. Ramp access for strollers/wheelchairs/etc.

Interaction with guests

Your check-in window on July 25th is 3pm--6pm (w/ discussable flexibility). Should the listing interest you, we'll email you more details on the check-in. You'll also receive a folder full of printed info, contact numbers, check-out info, etc. to hopefully address most of your questions.

Other things to note

We are hoping to book our house for as much of the July 25th--August 1st window as possible (as opposed to shorter stays), but are fine w/ a 2-night minimum stay. Additionally--as much as we'd love to entertain all types of guests and guest needs--we gear our home to adults w/ children, or at least adults who do not intend to use the house beyond a simple and quiet home base (as opposed to making it an expandable social or celebration venue). Thanks in advance for considering this before booking!

Family/kid friendly

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 9AM - 7PM
Check out by 7PM

We will have a copy of house rules for you should your inquiry proceed (pretty common sense stuff, though..)


1 Review

Fernanda User Profile
August 2016
Beautiful home. Very cozy and great hosts

New York, New York, United StatesJoined in November 2012
Pete And Naama User Profile
We've been living at 555 Washington since our dating years and now through our years as a married couple w/ children. My wife and I met in the theater biz (she's a costume designer, I'm an actor/writer) and have found our apartment to be a both a place that inspires us while bei…

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