Rental of the Day: 417A 18th Street

This three-bedroom, two-bath townhouse in South Slope seems like a nice rental for a small family or roommates. The first floor has a renovated kitchen with new cabinets and appliances, including a dishwasher, and a living room with built-in shelving. There are two bedrooms and an updated bathroom upstairs.

The smaller of the bedrooms has a sleeping loft and an antique cast iron wood stove. The garden level contains a large bedroom and the second, renovated bathroom, along with a private entrance and a washer/dryer. There’s also a little backyard.

The broker claims the house is “pre-Civil War,” but notoriously unreliable city records peg it at 1915. It’s about seven blocks from the 15th Street-Prospect Park stop on the F and the park itself. It might have recently had a price chop from $4,250 because the listing on the Halstead site puts it at $3,850 a month. What do you think of it?

417A 18th Street [Halstead] GMAP

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  • Cute facade. Definitely not an antebellum clapboard house – doesn’t show up on the 1880s Hopkins map (although the row of tiny 14′ houses to the east does appear there) – was still a 25′ empty lot then, before being subdivided into #417 and #417A. But not 1915 either – fire limits would’ve covered the South Slope by the early 1890s, so that pegs the likely building date as between 1880-1890.