Sheepshead Bites Tip #126: The key to a happy home starts with pink and blue kitchen appliances. (Source: DSA Realty)

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. And if you live in or near one the places below, let neighbors know what you think in the comments.

Two Bedrooms in Sheepshead Bay
Price: $1,700
Location: East 17th Street between Avenue T and Avenue U
Description: While this apartment is on the expensive side, there are some conveniences like a washer and dryer in the apartment itself. There’s also a dishwasher. But your desire to do that machine-assisted cleaning all day and all night might be curtailed by the fact that electricity is not included.
Contact: Megan Kernan, DSA Realty, (917) 231-6289

Loft Space in Manhattan Beach
Price: $2,000
Location: Amherst Street and Hampton Avenue
Description: For a total of 2,000 square feet and two floors, this loft space can be used for residential or work. And if you’re feeling creative it could be both. The first floor has concrete so unless you recently got out of prison, it doesn’t have a very cozy feel. But the top floor has wood. There is also parking and “two retractable garage doors perfect for loading and unloading.”
Contact: Andrey Kisheyev, (646) 434-9100

Two Bedrooms and a hospital in Sheepshead Bay
Price: $1,700
Location: Gravesend Neck Road
Description: Are you a hypochondriac or just getting really old? Well, this apartment might be well suited for you. No, they don’t have live-in care but, according to the posting, there is a hospital and an Adult Care Facility in the area. You can also have a pet cat. What more could you want?
Contact: Irene Koutros, Ardor Real Estate, (917) 873-1278

One Bedroom in Midwood
Price: $1,350
Location: 1576 East 19th Street
Description: Completely renovated, this apartment can be turned into a two bedroom without a living room. Heat and hot water are included and the super lives in the building. If you’re interested in this place you’ll have to jump through all the hoops of credit and income verification.
Contact: George, ATG Realty , (917) 832-5428

If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com.

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  • Ani

    Whatever happened to cheap basement apartments for people looking to leave their parents homes! No wonder you can’t get rid of your kids.
    Also, it’s apparent that every one is doing wood/laminate floors, which if I can recall correctly, NYC (either law or regulation) states that an apt must have 80% of it’s floors covered to reduce noise in apts. Does anyone know if this has ended?

    • NYC Cit

      It’s not a law, it’s usually a rule in a multi unit rentals. Bottom line, it’s up to the owner to do but they can’t be forced to do it.

  • Georgia

    These rents around here are appauling and a disgrace. What happened to a person renting an appartment is they are paying 3/4 of the mortage for the landlord. I understand the situation that the home owner is in with taxas, water , heating and so on. But come on you are robbing the people so unnecessary. Also not many jobs out there either. What about the seniors they need a place to live on a fixed income. Everyone does not have a 401k or an Ira either. This is my opinion.

  • Nick the Rat

    Any listings with no brokers behind it? brokers are shitty fucking middle men