Artist’s impression Gone may be the Beats, but age has not robbed the Village of its bohemian spirit. Students swap ideas in hip cafés and basement bars, while ghosts of writers and thinkers past linger in quaint, sleepy sidestreets. Which brings us to Village Green. Imaginatively styled, this eclectic home is tricked out with old-time finds. The artwork is bold, the shelves are stocked with novelties, and the sofa is soft enough for anyone’s artistic fancy. So grab a book and pull up a vintage armchair, or wander off the grid to a West Village coffee shop or two. Gentleman and a scholar Such is your host’s eye for vintage finds that even the soft toys in the nursery are timeless. Not to mention the novelty soaps and perfumes that scent the air in the playful bathroom. Counterculture vulture Flow into the characterful sitting room. Here, books sit musingly on matching shelves, vintage armchairs wait by street-facing windows and an old gold chest serves as a quirky coffee table. There are framed photos in the likeable kitchen, while the dining table for four has seen many a fine meal laid on its dusky wood. Look in on the elegant bathroom and nursery, or make straight for the master bedroom. With its modern four-poster bed, intricate mirror and funky zebra-skin rug, you’ll be sleeping on your creative side every night
Basin, Bath with integrated shower, toilet
Freezer, hob (electric), oven, refrigerator, toaster
Ensuite, queen size bed, air-conditioning
Single bed, Hanging rail
Apple TV, iPod dock, TV, dining table, dining chair, air-conditioning
Meet & Greet
This home is a second floor walk-up with no elevator.
Since the onefinestay photo shoot, the crib in the second bedroom has been removed. This room still features a single bed.
The bathroom can only be accessed by passing through the master bedroom.
This home has air-conditioning in the sitting room and master bedroom only.
In the winter months, the heating system can make some clanging sounds.
The home has an antiquated electrical system and you may find that the fuses blow when running too may appliances simultaneously.
While there is no wardrobe in the single bedroom, guests will be provided with a hanging rail for their use.