For those seeking the sophistication of the West Village without the high price point, this cozy studio goes for about $300 below the neighborhood’s median asking rent for studios. The charming prewar apartment’s coveted location and light-filled space make it an easy choice for our Rental of the Week.
Address: 55 Morton Street #5C
Neighborhood: West Village
Best feature: This apartment is located on a lush tree-lined block in idyllic West Village, in an elevator-equipped prewar building no less! You’ll land a spot in a competitive and costly neighborhood near iconic spots like the Corner Bistro. It’s ideal for those seeking a romantic and quiet area where fashionistas and creative types like to hang out.
Why it’s a deal: The median asking rent for a studio in the West Village is $2,995. At $2,600, this is definitely a sweet deal for the area.
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Biggest drawback: It’s a true studio, with the bed and couch filling the entire space. So, it is snug to maneuver easily around the furniture in a tight space. Still, it’s hard to snag a West Village prewar building with rent so low. And, the large windowpane windows welcome plenty of light to this apartment that bursts with charm.