If your apartment hunt is in a slump, have you considered a house hunt? No, we’re not suggesting the suburbs! There are lots of incredible NYC houses for rent, all solidly within the confines of the five boroughs. So round up a few roommates and check out these holy-grail listings available now. They offer varying price points — and varying degrees of fanciness. Happy NYC house hunting!
We kick things off with a beyond-charming NYC house for rent in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. The large, open kitchen has all the essentials, including a dishwasher and huge windows. There’s a cute dining nook adjacent to it, and three big bedrooms upstairs. The finished basement adds a home office/guest bedroom and laundry room. Oh, and did we mention the private two-car garage? And it’s all just a block from Prospect Park. Wow. Listed by Behzad Amiri and Dan Chen of Corcoran.
The Tudor-style homes in Forest Hills are perfectly picturesque. And here’s your chance to live in one! This NYC house for rent is chock full of prewar details. There are ornate moldings, inlaid parquet floors, and a brick fireplace. The finished basement has a laundry room and a full bathroom. Plus, there’s a cute yard and a one-car garage too. But if public transit is more your speed, it’s also just a half-mile from multiple subway lines. Listed by Roger Mashihi of Metro Garden Realty.
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Interestingly, historic Marble Hill is part of the borough of Manhattan even though it’s not on the island. This NYC house for rent is equally fascinating. It’s a 3-bedroom carriage house with a quaint backyard that’s ideal for relaxing. Luxury finishes include a rainfall shower and jacuzzi tub in the bathroom, and heated floors in the kitchen. It’s also available furnished, making it perfect for New York newbies. (Or renters still procrastinating buying a real couch — we get it.) Listed by Dakota Scotto and Lawrence Rich of Corcoran.
Where the heck is North New York? It’s part of the Bronx’s Mott Haven neighborhood, just over the river from Harlem. This 1910 townhouse features a kitchen straight from a magazine spread. The room boasts a huge island, tons of cabinet space and exposed brick, and a fireplace! Upstairs there are five closets, plus two king-sized bedrooms and a stacked washer/dryer. Fun fact: The listing claims that Mother Teresa once lived here. Listed by Andrew Freerks and Jason Christie of EXR Somerset.
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OK, OK — we know Jersey City is not within the five boroughs. But hear us out on this NYC-area house for rent. It’s beautiful, with bay windows, a fireplace, and whitewashed brick. There’s a private backyard with a deck. It’s right next to Liberty State Park, overlooking the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. And it’s just a few blocks to the light rail. Truly the best of both worlds — for the price of a 1-bedroom in Manhattan! Listed by Alena Ciccarelli of Christie’s International.
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