With leafy streets, Tudor homes, inviting apartment buildings and four subway lines to Midtown Manhattan, it’s no wonder Forest Hills has long been one of Queens’ most popular residential enclaves. Want to check it out? Here are five great rentals under $2,800 that will help you live the good life in Forest Hills.
We kick off our tour of Forest Hills apartments under $2,800 in a brand-new condo building. This bright studio unit is decked in blond hardwoods and opens to a large, private terrace. The building offers laundry on each floor and central air. Walk to subways and plenty of parks, including the festive Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
This oversized 2-bedroom sits in the John Adams, a handsome brick apartment building with 116 units with parking, laundry facilities and a courtyard. With hardwoods, a foyer entry, plenty of closets and built-in bookcases, this one boasts plenty of old-school charm and dimension. There’s a galley kitchen with a dishwasher and a separate dining area.
With an entryway, Murphy bed and a dedicated kitchen and dining area, this alcove studio lives pretty big. It’s also in a great location in the heart of Forest Hills. Walk to parks, subways, gyms and international food markets.
Here’s a generous 1-bedroom at Lane Towers, a mid-century cond-op on Queens Boulevard. The building offers a 24-hour doorman, a terrace, parking, laundry, storage and a bike room. Rent includes central air, heating, cooking gas and hot water!
We end our tour of Forest Hills rentals for under $2,800 with this bright 1-bedroom. There’s a big kitchen with stainless appliances including a dishwasher. Heat and hot water are included. A small incentive brings the net-effective rent to $2,156.