Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in the Seattle area. We've found six listings within $100 of today's price: Abodo’s estimate for Seattle median one-bedroom rent, $1,750.
In First Hill, $1,700 will rent you an upper-floor one-bedroom with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a cute, full bathroom with subway tile in 560 square feet. The building does not allow pets, though.
On the east side of Capitol Hill, this colorful, first-floor one-bedroom in a vintage brick building has glass doors, bold paint, archways, and hardwood floors, plus a walk-in closet that the listing claims is big enough to be a home office. It rents for $1,750 a month. A shared backyard has a gas grill, and parking is available for an extra $200 per month.
Toward the southeastern side of West Seattle’s Gatewood neighborhood, this two-bedroom house rents for $1,795. The 720-square-foot house has hardwood floors and a ton of kitchen cabinet space, and is surrounded by a “medium-sized yard.”
This apartment in Belltown, despite being 374 square feet, still manages to squeeze a bedroom in there—plus an in-unit washer and dryer. It allows pets and rents for $1,769 a month. It’s a new building in Belltown, so it has all those modern luxury building amenities, including a gym; a lounge; and a rooftop with grills, views, and an off-leash park.
In Eastlake, $1,750 will rent you a one-bedroom, brick townhouse with 900 square feet of space, leaded-glass windows, and hardwood floors. Bonus: It has a full basement with a washer and dryer inside. It does not, however, allow pets.
In lower Queen Anne, this 850-square-foot, two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom garden unit in a Victorian house rents for $1,795, including the shared backyard. It doesn’t allow pets, but there is a view of the Space Needle off the front deck.
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