Whether you're house hunting or not, it can occasionally be fun to peek at a deluxe listing to see what kind of houses people with money can afford. So what exactly does the top end of Lakewood's rental market currently look like — and what amenities, room count and square footage might someone get, given these astronomical prices?
We combed through local listings in Lakewood via rental site Zumper to find the city's most glamorous properties.
Read on to see the select rentals currently on the market. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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1417 Hopkins Ave.
Up first, check out this single-family townhome over at 1417 Hopkins Ave. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and it encompasses 2,179 square feet. Whereas the average price for a three-bedroom rental in Lakewood is about $1,250/month, this living space is currently listed at $3,400/month. What makes it so pricey?
The rent-to-own unit boasts a three-story foyer, finished basement theater room, gas fireplace, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The building has outdoor space; but unfortunately, cats and dogs are not welcome in this deluxe rental.
Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is very walkable and is fairly bikeable.
(Take a look at the complete listing here.)
16414 Madison Ave.
Then, here's this apartment over at 16414 Madison Ave. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it spans 800 square feet. Whereas the average price for a one-bedroom rental in Lakewood is roughly $650/month, this place is currently going for $995/month. Why the added cost?
The luxury suite has been recently renovated and offers an open kitchen, in-unit laundry, high ceilings and a walk-in closet. The 1920s building has garage parking. Pets are not welcome.
Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is very walkable and is relatively bikeable.
(Check out the complete listing here.)
12520 Edgewater Drive, #1109
Then, take a look at this condo situated at 12520 Edgewater Drive, #1109. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it takes up 793 square feet. This living space is currently listed at $950/month.
In the unit, expect air conditioning, a dishwasher and a mix of hardwood and carpeted flooring. Cats and dogs are not welcome in this deluxe rental.
According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is car-dependent and is somewhat bikeable.
(If you want to daydream, see the complete listing here.)