Rental pick of the week

A Carnegie Hill one-bedroom duplex with two baths, for $2,945 a month

By Austin Havens-Bowen | December 11, 2019 - 1:00PM 

The living space has a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, two windows, and high ceilings.

Metropolitan Property Group/StreetEasy

This one-bedroom duplex, 174 East 90th St., #1A, in Carnegie Hill is listed at $2,945 a month, considerably less than the neighborhood’s median rent for one bedrooms, which is $3,192, according to StreetEasy. 

You’re getting a lot of unique features considering the price, including your own outdoor space. There’s also a wood-burning fireplace, and two bathrooms—one on each floor. The apartment has a spiral staircase, which looks great but could be a safety hazard

The duplex is located in a five-story building built in 1920 and has a total of 34 units. The only amenities are the live-in super and a laundry room—perhaps why the rent is a bit low.

The bedroom is large enough to have some living space, and features a private entry and a spiral staircase to the second floor.

The kitchen is slightly out-of-date, but there is a stainless steel stove.

Both of the bathrooms are simple with tile floors and large vanities. 

The outdoor space, enclosed with a wall of greenery, has a deck and room for an outdoor dining table. 

The 4,5,6, and Q subway lines are a short walk from the building. The many bars and eateries of the Upper East Side are at your doorstep, including Naruto Ramen, Sarabeth’s, DTUT, and The Writing Room.

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