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Sheepshead Bay Area Apartment Rental Roundup

Don’t even think of complaining about the size of this bathroom. Consider yourself lucky that they’ve included a hand-towel holder.

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. And if you live in or near one the places below, let neighbors know what you think in the comments.

Note: Based on conversations with real estate agents and having written this column for a few months now, rent prices begin to increase after this month until they peak during the spring and summer. So if you’re looking to get a place, now is the time when prices are the lowest.

One Bedroom With No Fee in Sheepshead Bay
Price: $1,550
Location: East 17th Street
Description: Well, there’s no fee. The realtor doesn’t say exactly how big the bedroom is but notes that it “fits” a king-sized bed. The realtor also described the kitchen as “beautiful kitchen stock.” I guess she hasn’t made the transition from selling horses to apartments.
Contact: Yuliyah Lekh, City Solutions, (917) 482-0243

One Very Yellow Bedroom in Midwood
Price: $1,525
Location: Ocean Parkway
Description: Oh wow, look at those pictures. The rooms are all very yellow. But don’t let that fool you, that’s not the yellow sunlight; it’s the light-bulb. The apartment makes many claims – like a brand new kitchen – but the lack of pictures leaves you wondering. While we’re on the topic of wondering, I always wish they would include an actual picture of the super they say is on-site. Preferably, I’d like him to have a Stalin-like mustache and giving a double thumbs up.
Contact: Sophia Kapassakis, Ardor New York Real Estate, (646) 266-7598

Two Bedrooms in Brighton Beach
Price: $1,800
Location: Brighton 7th Street and Brightwater Court
Description: Not only does this apartment have a microwave but it also has a dishwasher so you could go all out for your housewarming party and dazzle your wide-eyed guests with the power of modern appliances. The bedrooms have been renovated and they both have two windows and that’s a real plus considering that a friend of mine has been struggling to find an apartment with sufficient, or any, sunlight. Good luck!
Contact: Open House Management, (718) 858-3585

Three Bedroom Duplex in Gravesend
Price: $2,500
Location: 707 Desmond Court
Description: There’s a one-month broker fee and the place is only available for one year. Heat and electric are not included. The realtor writes that there is a backyard, but there are no pictures to show its size. The house is also completely furnished so feel free to test that new backyard out by building a bonfire out of your new furniture.
Contact: Dmitriy, (917) 403-7747

If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com.