This chic, comfortable 3 bedroom apartment can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests (children 12+up) on the 1st floor of our 3-story, owner-occupied home, centrally located between the Elmwood Village & Buffalo's West Side. Just blocks from Hotel Henry, Frederick Law Olmsted Parks, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery & Buffalo State College.
Welcome to "The Birdcage!" Built in 1877, our charming home still houses its original wood floors, pocket doors, marble fireplace work & bay windows.
PRIVATE ROOMS: There are 3 private bedrooms located on the 1st floor apartment of this 3-story home.
KITCHEN: You are welcome to the common items in the fridge/freezer/pantry. We almost always keep the kitchen stocked with breakfast basics. Fruit, juice, creamer, milk, sugar, cereal, coffee, tea, oatmeal, bread, butter and jam.
There is plenty of room in the fridge, freezer & pantry to store food items. Please be sure to take only your own items with you upon check-out.
You are free to use any dishes/pots/pans etc., but please remember to clean up after yourself when finished (that includes wiping counter spaces, spills etc.)
***PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO T.V. IN THIS UNIT. Feel free to bring your laptop if you'd like to watch a movie or t.v. show as WiFi access is available.***
You will have full access to the common living spaces in the apartment. Feel free to do any work at the desk in the living room. There are countless books & travel guides to peek through in the library! Please make yourselves at home!
There are common bathroom amenities located above the toilet and an iron in the kitchen cupboard located below the pots & pans.
Laundry is available upon request with advance notice.
Our spacious front & back patios are great for lounging!
Interaction with guests
We are often very busy, some days we're like two ships in the night, but we are always more than happy to recommend local restaurants, bars, shops & activities if you're looking for something to do during your stay!
Other things to note
Q - Is The Area Safe?
A - Yes! Our neighborhood is very residential, with plenty of young families. Many of us know each other & look out for one another.
Q - What Time Is Check-In?
A - Anytime after 3:00PM.
Q - Can We Check-In Early?
A - Yes, in some cases. Please be sure to mention your early check-in request during booking.
Q- Can We Check-In Late?
A- Yes. We accept check-in until midnight (with prior notice). Please inform us of the time you are planning on coming.
Q - What Time Is Check-Out?
A - 11:00AM. (Please be sure to leave keys in lock box upon check-out)
Q - Can We Check-Out Late?
A - No, Sorry.
Q- Can We Leave A Suitcases Upon Check-Out?
A- No, Sorry.
Q- How Many Beds Are There?
A - There are 4 beds.
Q - Will We Have The Place To Ourselves?
A - Yes!
Q - Will We See You (Alana & Keith)?
A - We both have very busy schedules & we are typically in & out a lot. In some cases, we only see our guests during check-in, other times not at all.
Q - Where Is The Closest Bus Line?
A - Elmwood Avenue. Forest Avenue. Baynes Avenue. Grant Street.
Q - Where Can We Park Our Car?
A - Alternate parking is available during the weekdays. Parking on both sides of the street is available on weekends. Please be sure to read all street parking signs carefully as to avoid being ticketed! (We will do our best to remind guests of the parking rules during booking & upon arrival, but do make sure to read the signage properly & make note of this during your stay.
Q- How Do We Get There?
A- *See "Getting Around" under the "Overview" tab.
We hope you enjoy your stay with us & we are most certainly looking forward to sharing our space with you during your stay...but of course, there are some "house rules" we'd like to share...
- The Master lock box will have one FRONT DOOR entrance key available to you at the time of check-in. (Please let us know if you would like an additional key during your stay)
-Check-out is promptly 11:00AM. Please be sure to lock up upon check-out, leaving the key(s) inside of the lock box.
- No smoking in the house! (The front porch/yard can be accessed for smoking.)
- Please clean up after yourself to avoid an extra cleaning fee at time of checkout.
- Remember, Atticus is the dog of the house (she will almost always be upstairs with us on the 2nd floor). No other animals are allowed in or around the house. No exceptions!
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