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What $2,000 rents in Seattle right now

A First Hill loft or a Sand Point triplex?

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five listings within $100 of today’s price: $2,000.

South Lake Union

Start in South Lake Union, where this 523-square-foot studio with a private sleeping area rents for $1,995 a month. There’s in-unit laundry inside the full bath. It has the standard suite of new-building SLU amenities—dog run (pets are ok!), gym, communal gathering space—and while it’s centrally located, there’s car parking available in a garage.

Sand Point

Up north it’s a different story: a split-level three-bedroom in a triplex on the cusp of Sand Point and Laurelhurst for $1,975. The kitchen is pretty large (and full of storage), and the living area has a brick fireplace. There’s parking, or it’s right on the 75 (and a reasonable bike ride on the Burke-Gilman to light rail). 1,300 square feet is nothing to shake a stick at, either. Pets are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Vashon Island

Those looking for a three-bedroom plus views can hop a ferry out to Vashon Island, where this hillside house with 1,500 square feet and a huge deck overlooking Quartermaster Harbor is going for $2,000 on the dot. It’s not next to the ferry, but it’s near a bus line that goes on the ferry. Pets are negotiable. The catch: It’s possible it’s only available for three months (although it could be up to two years).

Via Thrive

First Hill

Heading back into the city, find this top-floor loft in First Hill going for $1,999 a month. There’s just the one sleeping loft—tucked into a vaulted ceiling—but it has one and a half bathrooms and a total of 878 square feet of space. Two stories of windows have city views, with a balcony to get a little closer. The washer and dryer are in-unit, although tenants share a patio and lawn. Pets are allowed, but with both a deposit and pet rent.

Via Origin

Lake City

Find a little more wiggle room just off the main drag of Lake City, where this two-bedroom apartment in a modern building rents for $2,040 a month. In its 942 square feet it has a large kitchen, laundry, and two full bathrooms. On-site, there’s a resident parking garage (although it’s a block from multiple bus lines), a shared patio and lawn, and a shared entertaining kitchen. Pets are allowed but it’ll cost you both a deposit and pet rent.

Poll

Which $2,000 home would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    South Lake Union
    (16 votes)
  • 15%
    Sand Point
    (34 votes)
  • 7%
    Vashon Island
    (17 votes)
  • 50%
    First Hill
    (112 votes)
  • 19%
    Lake City
    (44 votes)
223 votes total Vote Now