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: $2,000, or Rentcafe’s estimate for average Seattle rent.
Just south of the Seattle city limits in Bitter Lake—cross the street and you’re in Shoreline—$2,030 rents you a 900-square-foot two-bedroom apartment with a fireplace in a sunken living room and a private patio. Shared amenities include an internet cafe and a dog run, plus a larger, outdoor fireplace on a common patio with barbeques.
In Wallingford, this two-bedroom daylight basement apartment in a shared craftsman house comes with a separate office or studio out back. The house’s tenants share a driveway and gardening space. This one rents for $2,000 on the dot.
This 1,065-square-foot Lake City apartment has not only two bedrooms, but two bathrooms—plus a massive kitchen. Shared amenities include a gym with a yoga area, barbeque space, and shared gardening space. It rents for $1,990 a month.
In Capitol Hill, this 900-square-foot two-bedroom apartment has a very pink bathroom. It’s located just two blocks off of Broadway. This one rents for $1,955 a month.
In downtown Ballard, this “open one-bedroom” (the bedroom doesn’t have full walls) has huge windows, plank floors, and an in-unit washer and dryer. Shared amenities include a pet-grooming area, a rooftop deck and a fitness center. It rents for $2,002.
In First Hill, $2,030 per month rents you this brand-new little one-bedroom (541 square feet) has floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit laundry, and a decently-sized kitchen. Shared amenities include a fitness center, barbecues, and a roof deck.
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