This one-bedroom, one-bath rental, 30-50 21st St., #2V, in Astoria is listed at $2,450, which is a bit steep for the neighborhood considering the median for one bedrooms is $1,975, according to StreetEasy. That's actually the net effective rent with two months free on a 12-month lease, gross rent—what you'll actually be paying—is $2,770. The good news is that it's a no-fee rental, so you'll save on the broker fee.
Apartment #2V is located in The Montenegro of Astoria, an eight-story building built in 2011 with 65 units. Amenities include a part-time doorman, a roofdeck with cabanas, grills, and outdoor showers, onsite parking, dry-cleaning pick-up, a fitness center, bike room, and storage. Pets are welcome.
The apartment has hardwood flooring, high ceilings, recessed lighting, double-height windows, and a Bosch washer/dryer.
The eat-in kitchen opens to the living room (it's virtually staged in this photo).
The bedroom (also virtually staged) has hardwood floors and a large window.
The bath has Kohler fixtures, a Caeserstone vanity, and radient-heat flooring.
The N and W trains are an 11-minute walk away, and you can still get to Midtown in just over 30 minutes. Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum are a 10-minute walk from the building. There's no shortage of bars and restaurants with Astoria gems like Sweet Afton and Katch Astoria nearby.
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