Rental pick of the week

A renovated studio in Jackson Heights with rustic details, for $1,850

By Austin Havens-Bowen | January 15, 2020 - 9:00AM 

There's hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, several windows, and rustic touches.

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If you're looking for a New York City apartment with a country feel, this studio, 35-21 79th St., #3G, in Jackson Height's Historic District may fit the bill. It's listed at $1,850 a month, which is a bit higher than the neighborhood's median for studios, currently $1,625, according to StreetEasy. But, you're getting a lot of space (with lots of personality), and it's renovated.

Located in a co-op building built in 1948, there's 82 units across six floors. Amenities include a live-in super, elevator, laundry facilities, and communal garden. In apartment 3G, you'll find hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, several windows, and rustic touches.

Renting in a co-op can be trickier because you have to interview with the board, which can slow down the process. Be sure to ask about the building's rental policy, because many co-ops limit how long owners can rent out their apartments. If you're renting in a well-managed co-op, you may find some advantages over similarly priced rental buildings, like more space or a doorman.

The foyer has rustic wood panels, shelving, and storage. And it's big enough to double as a seating area. 

The eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances and wood counters.

The dining area features two windows and an exposed brick wall.

The bathroom has a vessel sink on a wood counter—and has a wooden valance which doubles as the shower's curtain rod.

The west-facing living space is large enough to separate your sleeping area from your entertaining space, and has tons of windows.

The apartment is a nine-minute walk from the Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights station where you can catch the E, F, R, M and 7 trains. Local eateries include Arepa Lady and Pollos a la Brasa Mario while Friend's Tavern, the oldest active gay bar in Queens, is a five-minute walk away.

 

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