A photo of the kitchen at 314 East 78th Street #16

This UES 2BR stands out with in-unit laundry.

There are a few reasons why this Upper East Side listing is so popular and qualifies as the perfect StreetEasy Rental of the Week. First, there’s the monthly price of $2,825, which is nearly 20% less than the neighborhood median asking price of $3,462.  Secondly, it’s a true 2-bedroom, so sharing will drop that rent price to $1,400 a person and, lastly, the best living perk: It has an in-unit washer and dryer!

Address: 314 E. 78th St. #16

Price: $2,825

Size: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Best feature: Without a doubt, finding a shareable, true 2-bedroom on the Upper East Side for under $3,000 is a challenge. According to the listing description, each bedroom has a decent-sized closet, window and can fit a full-size bed, plus a dresser. And the space looks clean and was recently updated.  The floors are pristine and stainless-steel appliances appear to be brand-new. In addition, the building is pet-friendly and allows guarantors.

Why it’s a deal: The median asking rent for a 2-bedroom on the Upper East Side is $3,462. At $2,825, this apartment is definitely a bargain for such a desirable neighborhood.

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Biggest drawback: The kitchen area is tight and may require some gymnastics to access the washer and dryer, which is in close proximity to the refrigerator. The bedrooms also seem a bit snug. Nevertheless, this practical apartment offers a sharable space with low rent and some nice perks.

See the listing: 314 E. 78th St. #16, listed by Gabriel Gambardella and Anthony DelleCave of Citi Habitats.

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