Michael's place was serviceable, though not luxurious. It definitely needs a woman's eye and touch: Deodorant soap at the bathroom sinks? No hangers in the closets? A slightly grimy refrigerator handle? No hand towels and only two wash cloths? One skillet (8")?
The kitchen and its contents are in need of updating. --There were no hangers in the closets (we just used the ample dresser drawers).
After our friend slipped and nearly fell in the tub, we contacted Michael for a non-slip mat. He was responsive, but why wasn't that there in the first place?
When we accidentally locked ourselves out, he realized he hadn't made a back-up key since a previous tenant had lost or taken the key home with them, so he had to send a locksmith out to open the door. To his credit, the lock was very hard to pick, even for the locksmith, so you can feel secure.
I somehow got the impression the place was closer to things. Nearest convenience store was 3-4 blocks away, and there was only one restaurant (Viola's) visible on the street. If you're comfortable driving on the left side of the street, go ahead and rent a car. You'll save big $$ on Taxis and bridge tolls.
Neighborhood was nice and quite, but there were some tiny feet we heard above us occasionally-not a big problem, though.
I've suggested Michael have printed instructions for accessing the wifi and operating the televisions (Never did get the one in the master bedroom to work).