Whether you're on the prowl for a new place or not, it can occasionally be amusing to check out a deluxe listing to see what kind of houses individuals with some money can afford. So what exactly does the top-end of Minneapolis's rental market look like these days — and just how select are the features, given these astronomical prices?
We scanned local listings in Minneapolis via rental site Zumper to find the city's most opulent listings.
Here are the city's select listings, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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212 10th Ave. South, #902 (Downtown East)
Right off the bat, gaze at this apartment over at 212 10th Ave. South, #902, in Downtown East. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and it's 2,432 square feet in size. Whereas the average price for a three-bedroom rental in Minneapolis is about $1,700/month, this home is currently going for $9,542/month. Why so expensive?
The building comes with swimming pool. In the unit, you can expect stainless steel appliances and a balcony. Inhabiting this voluminous house isn't for everyone: pets aren't permitted.
According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is quite walkable, is quite bikeable and has excellent transit.
(Take a look at the complete listing here.)
2622 W. Lake St., #403 (Cedar-Isles-Dean)
Then, here's this apartment located at 2622 W. Lake St., #403, in Cedar-Isles-Dean. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and it's a sprawling 2,463 square feet in size. Whereas the average price for a two-bedroom rental in Minneapolis is roughly $1,650/month, this living space is currently priced at $5,485/month.
The building has garage parking. The unit features a luxurious interior, many windows with views and a balcony. As fashionable as this house might seem, cats and dogs are not welcome.
Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is very bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.
(If you want to daydream, see the complete listing here.)
10 Second St. SE, #514 (East Bank-Nicollet Island)
Finally, here's this apartment located at 10 Second St. SE, #514, in East Bank-Nicollet Island. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and it's a voluminous 1,571 square feet in size. This pad is currently going for $4,795/month.
Building amenities include a fitness center, extra storage space, a roof deck and assigned parking. In the unit, you can anticipate an open living room floor plan, a balcony and a gourmet kitchen. As exclusive as this mansion might sound, cats and dogs are not kosher.
According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and has excellent transit.
(Check out the complete listing here.)