Is there any New York City neighborhood as iconic as the East Village? Famously home to the likes of Andy Warhol, Allan Ginsberg and Lady Gaga — just to name a few — the East Village has historically attracted artists, musicians and writers looking to break boundaries. Nowadays, this forever-trendy community offers eclectic shops, delicious food and cultural experiences that help keep its bohemian spirit alive. It’s also one of the top 5 neighborhoods where renters are most likely to score a discount, according to our latest StreetEasy Market Report. Read on for our current 5 favorite East Village rentals under $3,000 per month, and don’t forget to browse all apartments for rent in the area!
Up first in our series of East Village rentals under $3,000 per month is this bright and inviting 1-bedroom apartment. Come for the charming exposed brick in the living room, stay for the impeccable kitchen and bathroom renovations. High-tech touches like custom lighting and USB-compatible electrical outlets modernize the home. And the building’s flexible pet policy and massive, fenced-in courtyard make the $2,995 per month price tag well worth it.
This studio apartment comes with a remarkable lease of $2,195 per month, the lowest on this list! But that’s not the only reason you’ll want to snag this spot. Inside, sparkling white subway tile creates clean lines in the kitchen and bathroom, while light pours in from large windows. Outside, this home is close to everything. You can get to the convenient First Avenue L train stop, the famed Tompkins Square Park or the bustling Astor Place in a matter of minutes.
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We just can’t get enough of exposed brick! This well kept and contemporary studio comes with an entire wall of it in the bedroom alcove, which is big enough to accommodate a queen-size bed. The unit also has sunny exposures, a large closet and gorgeous garden views. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to carve out your own peaceful little slice of the East Village for just $2,450 per month.
Several well-placed design choices make this spacious $2,995 per month 1-bedroom apartment feel extra homey. Retro black-and-white floor tile creates a fun environment in the bathroom. The kitchen is both attractive and functional thanks to its plentiful, curved cabinetry. And don’t even get us started on the elegant, light-wood French doors that separate the living area from the king-size bedroom!
Our final featured East Village rental under $3,000 per month is this Jr. 1-bedroom apartment. This $2,425 per month home features a large bedroom alcove that can fit a bed, dresser and desk and/or personal vanity. Plus, it’s located just steps from Tompkins Square Park. And on the days when the park is simply too busy for you, just head outside to take advantage of the building’s exclusive backyard space.