Vacation Rentals

EXUMA BAHAMAS: Lovely two-bedroom, two-bath private home overlooking beautiful secluded beach. 718-982-5266.

PARIS, LEFT BANK: Elegant apartment off Seine in 6th. Short walk to Louvre, Notre Dame. 609-924-7520.

PROVENCE: Stunning updated farmhouse. Magnificent Mediterranean and mountain views. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520.

TORTOLA: Three-bedroom house 60 feet above Long Bay Beach. 203-869-7344 or

FLORIDA, SANIBEL: Charming, sunny, four-bedroom home, caged pool, elevator, 100 yards to Gulf beaches. 207-781-3121.

CATSKILLS: Cabin/farmhouse. Tranquil. Week, month, season. 212-666-4824.

MONADNOCK REGION, NH: All the rustic charm of grandfather’s fishing camp. Adirondack-style two-bedroom cabin on secluded point of spring-fed Silver Lake, NH. AM sun on the lakeside dock and swim raft, and PM sun on the boathouse dock. Mt. Monadnock views, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Weekly June - Sept. 603-471-7059.

PARIS, LONDON, ROME, CANNES, NEW YORK, TOKYO: Vacation, short-term, and long-term apartment rentals available through NY Habitat. Beautifully furnished studios, one, two, three and four bedroom apartments, villas, lofts all conveniently located. Call 212-255-8018. Visit to view photos and reserve.

LONDON: Covent Garden. Spacious 1 bedroom. Weekly. 415-933-9303.

ROME, ITALY: Superb penthouse, historical center, splendid terrace, decorator furnished, A/C, Living room. Dining room, Master bedroom, Library/guest bedroom, 2 bathrooms. Household help. 212-744-7849.

ITALY: Umbria/Tuscany border; American couple welcomes you to B&B in restored farmhouse outside medieval town; private rooms with baths; 1 hour to Rome/Florence; contact Mike/Amy-Louise (, call 011-39-0578-24-8289, or visit

PROVENCE: Delightful five-bedrooms, Roman/Medieval town. 860-672-6607.

LONDON, ENGLAND: Superior apartments, short-term rental.

NAPLES, FLORIDA: Luxury condominium overlooking Gulf. 802-524-2108.

MARTHA’S VINEYARD: Indian Hill (West Tisbury). Secluded three bedroom house. Access to beach. Deck. Outdoor (and indoor) shower. Weekly, Monthly, June – Sept. No pets. 617-332-3417.

ITALY: Umbria, near Todi, Cortona; stunning apartments in 12th century castle, beautifully restored, superb view, pool. See: Tel/Fax: 011-39-075-572-8486.

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ST. JOHN, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS: Vacation suites. Ocean view. Phyllis Hall. 340-776-6774.

PARIS: Apartment for rent/Marais. Sunny courtyard. 516-829-3356.

BEAUTIFUL, SECLUDED, RIVERSIDE ESTATE approximately 10 acres in Beira Alta region of Northern Portugal; spacious and comfortable accommodation; fabulous mountain views. Reluctant to sell, but . . . for details and contact information, visit our Web site or e-mail:

LONDON, ENGLAND: Beautiful, large apartment for single or couple in Hampstead next to Heath, stores, movies, underground. Minimum 2 months. 011-20-7435-9036.

ST. BARTS: Villa for rent. Two-bedroom, steps from beach. 612-850-8450.

BOSTON SUBURBS: One bedroom apartment. Quiet and convenient to train, town center; Wellesley College, private entrance, fireplace, immaculate. $125/night. 781-431-2034.

FRANCE, LOIRE AREA: Beautiful stone 17th-century country château, 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, on 14 acres of magnificent and secluded grounds. Heated pool with large sunny terrace, regulation tennis. On-site caretaker, housekeeping, laundry included. Cook service available. Guest cottage. Much more, see Fax 33-1-56-24-15-23.

BRIGANTINE BEACH, NEW JERSEY: Direct oceanfront beach condo. Beautifully furnished, two-bedrooms, two-bathrooms. Available both summer and off-season. 212-935-6133.

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Apartment right across from beach, close to everything.

VIEQUES: Secluded hilltop home sleeps six to eight. Overlooks Caribbean. Magnificent site and comfortable home.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA/WASHINGTON DC: GSAS 1980 couple will rent or exchange their furnished luxury home, no pets, five acres, 15 minutes to Metro, flexible rates/times. Prefer NYC, Scotland, Europe, Tropics. 703-622-6528.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: One bedroom unit in downtown SF, available daily/weekly. 415-550-0899.

OCEANVIEW BEACH HOUSE for rent, East Mantunuck, RI. Three hours from NYC. $2,000 per week in August, $1,500 – September. E-mail the or 401-789-6106.

COOKING AND CULTURE in Paris and Burgundy. (33) 3 86 74 56 70.

STOCKBRIDGE, MA: 5 Bedroom, 3 1/2 bathroom home appointed with antiques. Enjoy Tanglewood, summer stock, outdoor activities. Join established group of professional singles/couples on weekends or rent privately by the week. Call 212-666-1594, e-mail


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Professional Services

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NEW YORK AYURVEDA PLAZA: Ayurvedic consultations, treatments, products. 917-330-0008.

ARCHITECTURAL services, Columbia-trained, registered CT, NY, MA, RI, other state registrations available. Residential, Lofts, Apartments, Vacation Homes, Unique sites. Call 203-776-0099 or

A BETTER MOUSETRAP! Columbia/MIT technologists will invent it for you. 781-862-0200.

Take control of your career and develop a plan that makes use of your unique set of skills, interests, and values. Practical, goal-driven counseling by Bradford W. Agry (Dartmouth ’76, Columbia Business ’81) that will challenge and motivate you to look both at your short and long-term career goals in new and creative ways. Contact him at 212-501-8045 or

FINANCIAL PLANNING: Ralph E. Penny, Columbia ’72 MBA, CFP (Certified Financial Planner). Fee only. No products or insurance sold. Specializing in individuals needing help with investment decision/strategy, retirement, estate planning, or personal budgeting. 914-694-2025.

PROFESSIONAL ARCHIVISTS: Let us organize your personal and professional papers. 203-454-0864 or

NUTRITION PLUS: Change your relationship to food for better health and body weight with psychoeducational counseling. Susan Zigouras, MS, psychotherapist and nutrition educator, Teachers College grad. 212-580-4930.

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PIANO INSTRUCTION in Manhattan for all ages and levels by Juilliard (BM, MM) alumna. Will teach at your home. Beginner children especially welcome.

WRITING SPECIALIST AND COLLEGE/GRADUATE SCHOOL ESSAY CONSULTANT: Help with general writing skills and specific papers, presentations, and projects (7th grade through graduate school). Consulting on college/graduate school applications — how to craft and perfect each essay. Contact Allison Baer, PhD (Princeton ’96, Columbia ’03 GSAS) at 212-877-9346 or

PREVENTIVE AND GENERAL DENTAL SERVICE: Schedule an appointment for a checkup with a gentle, meticulous Columbia University trained dentist (’82 DOS). Conveniently located at 40th Street and Madison Avenue. Columbia graduates always receive special consideration. Please call 212-481-4200.

Real Estate

CT/NY REAL ESTATE BROKER: Columbia Business School alumna, sales/rentals. Nationwide referrals to qualified brokers. Nancye Fritz, 203-454-2304.

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ECUADOR: 10 minutes from OTAVALO 2,900 sq ft. Lux home. 4 bedroom, 4 bath. US $125,000 negotiable. Details, NY: 212-752-0522.

Bed and Breakfast

BED & BREAKFAST in picturesque Stony Brook, perfect getaway. 631-689-5865.

MANHATTAN: Upper West Side town house. Walk to Columbia, Lincoln Center, parks, museums, Zabar’s, jazz clubs. Friendly host, comfy twin beds, TV, AC, private baths, pretty rooms w/fireplaces. Double $120. Triple $165. All plus taxes. Weekly rates. Cash or traveler’s checks only. Three night minimum. 212-678-1177.

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