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Seattle rent comparison: What $2500 rents you right now

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A Capitol Hill one bedroom, a West Seattle single family home

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various Seattle neighborhoods. We've found six listings within $100 of today's price: $2,500.

The front of a mission-style apartment building
A terrace overlooking a courtyard
A bedroom with hardwood floors and multi-pane windows
A living area separated from another living area by an arch, with a kitchen in a large alcove

↑ This mission-style villa in Queen Anne designed by Frederick Anhalt has a one-bedroom available for $2,495 a month and features hardwood floors, stained glass, and a substantial outdoor area with a wrought-iron railing.

An empty loft with a water view. Kitchen runs along the wall to the right.
A roof deck with furniture

↑ This loft in Belltown is a one-bedroom, but it’s made of some seriously high-quality parts: bamboo floors, luxury hardwoods. It also boasts a sweeping view of the sound through both floor-to-ceiling windows and a shared rooftop deck. It’ll run you $2522 a month.

A white house with a peaked roof and blue trim
A kitchen with a blue and gold backsplash and red and gold walls
A backyard with some raised areas lined by rocks
A corner room with hardwood floors and windows on two walls

↑ In West Seattle’s Gatewood area, $2450 can get you a full, single-family, three-bedroom house. This 1400 square foot home with a fun, peaked roof has a large kitchen a backyard, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms.

A beige-gray Craftsman house with white trim
A living room with a stone fireplace and a leather, corner sectional
A wood patio with a barbecue, seating, and a large umbrella-style shade.
A kitchen with wood cabinets and an island

↑ Rainier Beach also still has single-family homes in the price range. This two-bedroom, two bathroom craftsman with a large kitchen and an expansive, sunny deck will run you $2500.

A small dining room table in front of a large window
A living area with hardwood floors and a hallway in the background

↑ $2434 will get you in the door in some new Capitol Hill construction—like this one-bedroom in the Pike Motorworks building. At 615 square feet, it’s one of the smaller items on the list—although you could go smaller, especially in Capitol Hill—and, depending on which way the windows are facing, might have a view of the patio at Linda’s, which may or may not be a bonus for you.

A marble-top dining room table with leather sectional and kitchen in the background
A bed
A jetted tub
Marble countertop kitchen. Stairwell in background.

↑ In Greenwood, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom upper-level duplex with a den, a washer and dryer, and an unprecedented number of recessed ceiling lights will cost you $2500 a month. The building is nondescript, but the unit is huge—1600 square feet—and the master bath even has a jetted tub!

You have your options. Which one will it be?