rentals

Cool Listings, Tribeca

40 Walker Street, tribeca, cool listings

From the wide-plank oak floors to the sleek contemporary kitchen and exposed brick walls, this two-bedroom loft in a former textile merchant’s building at 40 Walker Street looks like it could be the perfect bachelor pad, as long as the smooth operator in residence is willing to fork over $9,995 a month for the Tribeca condo.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons, Interiors

25 Cosdrew Lane, Hamptons, Cool Listings, Rentals, holiday rentals, weekly rentals, interiors

This three-bedroom East Hampton rental on a half-acre of landscaped greenery could be the perfect place to spend an end-of-summer getaway week (h/t Curbed). Dressed to the nines in on-trend decor and fun, fine finishes, this vacation home comes complete with heated pool, grill and outdoor fireplace for $12,000 a week in season or $40,000 a month ($20K after Labor Day).

More cute rooms, this way

Cool Listings, lincoln square

33 west 67th street, cool listings, lincoln square, co-ops, rentals

This four-bedroom pre-war duplex would be unusual for its double-height living room alone, but the soaring internal space is graced with a stunning living wall feature that you definitely won’t find in the average Upper West Side living room. You can rent this cool space–originally an artists’ loft when the Atelier at 33 West 67th Street was constructed in 1903–for $16,450 a month.

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Cool Listings, Harlem

123 West 122nd Street, Harlem, Townhouse, Brownstone, cool listings, Harlem,

This renovated, turn-key townhouse at 133 West 122 Street in Harlem combines 4,745 square feet of gorgeous historic details with the space and convenience of a modern mansion in one low-commitment rental opportunity for $12,950 a month. This uptown stunner was built in the 1880s by architect Francis Kimball; a recent renovation by David Mann brings contemporary chic and 21st-century comfort to the home’s five bedrooms and five stories of living space, all while highlighting historic details like stained glass transoms, inlaid floors, and a whopping seven decorative fireplaces.

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Cool Listings, DUMBO

50 Bridge Street, cool listings, lofts, dumbo, outdoor spaces

This classic industrial Dumbo loft at 50 Bridge Street is already ahead of the rental pack by being an extra-large one-bedroom, two-bath apartment that spans three levels. It has the prerequisite high ceilings and exposed beams plus a working fireplace, central A/C and large south-facing windows. It’s asking $6,900 a month, which seems a bit steep (even with a swing in the middle of the living room), until you discover the massive private roof deck with all the summertime fun necessities including a hot tub, a cabana and more.

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Cool Listings, West Village 

73 8th Avenue, cool listings, meatpacking, lofts, rentals

The listing for this “truly unique” 1,200-square-foot loft at 73 8th Avenue at the Meatpacking/West Village border tells of its “ton of exposed brick,” and though we’re not sure that’s an exact measurement, we know it’s asking exactly $6,000 a month to enjoy its one bedroom, 14-foot ceilings, wide-plank cherry wood floors and private outdoor paradise.

Looks like a fun place to live

Clinton Hill, Cool Listings, Interiors

227 Washington Avenue, cool listings, clinton hill, townhouses, rentals

Historic Brooklyn townhouses are at a premium, and they’re a lot of work to maintain. Opportunities like this gorgeous duplex on one of the prettiest avenues in the Clinton Hill Historic District give you a chance to live in high-ceilinged grandeur, fabulous backyard oasis and all, without the mortgage or the commitment. It will, however, cost you $5,500 a month for this 1,700-square-foot rental at 227 Washington Avenue.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

360 west 19th Street, Chelsea, rentals, cool listings

Right from the beginning you’ll feel fortunate–if  you can swing the $8,495 a month rent–living in this charming townhouse condominium at 360 West 19th Street: You’ll only have one neighbor, as the building only contains two units. Two sun-filled upper floors hold the standard townhouse bounty of three bedrooms above a spacious living area, plus a private roof deck, all on a pretty Chelsea block.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Park Slope

In the heart of lovely, leafy north Park Slope, a block from Prospect Park and surrounded by some of Brooklyn’s priciest historic architecture, this 1,500-square-foot duplex condominium at 502 1st Street is available for rent, asking $4,800 a month. If you’re looking for a townhouse tryout–without all the stress that comes with purchasing an actual townhouse–the two-floor, three-bedroom space is big enough for the whole family. They’ll fit right in here–and two private outdoor spaces provide a closer-to-home alternative to the park.

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Bed Stuy, Cool Listings, Interiors

481 Greene avenue, cool listings, Bedford Stuyvesant, Rentals

In a sea of cookie-cutter rentals, there are a rare few that look like home–or even like an interesting place to live. Located at 481 Greene Avenue in what seems to be the new neighborhood of choice for the city’s interior design professionals, this two-bedroom brownstone apartment goes far beyond the average Bed-Stuy rental when it comes to good looks. The gut-renovated 1,100-square-foot first floor unit is one of only six, and it comes with the rare bonus of a private back yard.

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