A $600 one-bedroom apartment in the trendy Greenpoint section of Brooklyn It’ll be a dealbut one of the units advertised on Craigslist comes with a fishing feature – it’s on a sailboat, and it doesn’t have a shower or wifi.
“Sailboat for rent” reads the listing.
“Suitable for one person. 600 dollars per month. It has a toilet, taps, solar energy, a stove and a heater.”
According to Craiglist, anyone looking to take a shower every day will have to find a creative solution.
“No showers, the most common solution is a membership to a nearby gym,” the listing says.
“No wifi, portable hotspot can be used. 5 min walk to 7 train. Minimum stay 3 months or more.”
The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Green Point is $4,000 — a 70% increase from last year, according to market research firm Zumper.
Just across the East River, rent prices in manhattan He recently blew upwards of $5,000 a month.
As of Friday afternoon, the post was still active on Craigslist, which means it hasn’t been picked up yet.
The online listing includes photos of what appears to be a cramped living space on the ship.
In October last year, Local news site Greenpointers He wrote a feature about an artist who lived on a schooner moored in Newtown Creek.
After he lost his job at The beginning of the epidemicfound a listing on Craigslist for a one-bedroom sailboat in Greenpoint, the jazz-friendly area sandwiched between trendy Williamsburg and Long Island City.
In the article, Jaime, 34, describes how he showers at a local gym, has to pull gallons of water he took from a nearby fire hydrant, and lives without air conditioning. It’s unclear if his boat is the same one offered for rent on Craigslist.
Jaime also says that when large tugboats and barges sail across the creek, they generate waves that rock his living space back and forth as if it were experiencing an earthquake.
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