Airbnb has been feeling the heat lately, but no question it's still a great way to snag a fun rental someplace else and make like a local. Refinery 29 gathered 30 quirky listings on the short-term rental site and boy, are we ready to get away, too. Our favorites? The windmill in Lisbon, the wood cabin boat in Hong Kong, the water tower in London and the cube house in Rotterdam.
But there are plenty of picks with personality closer to NYC, including:
Neighborhood Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn Queens Staten Island Westchester Jersey City Hoboken
Price up to $500,000 up to $750,000 up to $1,000,000 up to $1,250,000 up to $1,500,000 up to $2,000,000 up to $3,000,000 up to $5,000,000 up to $6,000,000 up to $7,000,000 up to $8,000,000 no maximum
Bedrooms studio at least 1 bedroom at least 2 bedrooms at least 3 bedrooms at least 4 bedrooms 5 or more bedrooms
Bathrooms at least 1 bathroom at least 1.5 bathrooms at least 2 bathrooms at least 2.5 bathrooms at least 3 bathrooms at least 3.5 bathrooms at least 4 bathrooms 4.5 or more bathrooms Presented by A yurt in Woodstock that sleeps six (no kids, though): A 1972 Airstream in Rhinebeck with a solar shower:
18-sided home in Millerton powered by solar energy:
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