williamsburg 1-bedroom

Wouldn’t cooking be so much more fun with a view like this?

Since becoming the hipster capital of the world, Williamsburg has certainly seen a boom in new residential construction. Some of the resulting apartments are shiny and new but devoid of personality — and some really make the most of things. Our Rental of the Week obviously falls into the latter category. This Williamsburg 1-bedroom capitalizes on its location with huge windows that offer panoramic city views.

Address: 139 Skillman Ave. #9D

Price: $2,850

Size: 1-bedroom

Neighborhood: Williamsburg

Best feature: This home is in an amenity-packed building that’s close to the Graham Avenue L station and convenient to Williamsburg’s amazing restaurant and bar scene. But it’s also well located in a more literal sense — from nine floors up, the windows and perfectly placed balcony offer unobstructed views of the city, the Manhattan skyline, and endless open sky. And just in case that’s not suitably impressive, there’s also a dishwasher and an in-unit washer and dryer!

Why it’s a deal: The median rental price for a Williamsburg 1-bedroom is $3,313, which puts this apartment more than $400 below average for the neighborhood. It’s even priced below the median rent for a studio ($2,975) in this hot neighborhood.

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Biggest drawback: Design-wise, the two-tone walls and blue hue might not be for everyone. But hey, that’s what paint is for, right? And the listing does not offer a floor plan or a living-room photo, which could mean that what seems like a spacious eat-in kitchen is really a smallish living/dining area.

See the listing: 139 Skillman Ave. #9D. Contact listing agent Scott Rubin at Compass for more information, or to schedule a virtual tour.

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