Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $4,000.
↑ You'll find this top floor 2-bedroom Central Sunset flat two blocks from Golden Gate Park. The 1,200-square-foot apartment is asking $3,900/month. There's hardwood flooring throughout, a working fireplace, 1-car parking, private laundry, and a shared backyard. There's no mention of a pet policy.
↑ $4,000/month gets you a 900-square-foot one-bedroom at Church and 29th Street in the Upper Market area. It's packed with architectural charm, and has an office and large, private outdoor deck. There's also laundry inside the unit. No parking, and no mention of a pets policy.
↑ In SoMa, this 760-sure-foot one-bedroom at The Metropolitan can be yours for $3,900/month. The unit—while small—is packed with luxury finishes and perks like a brand new kitchen and in-unit laundry. The building itself has plenty of amenities, including a gigantic gym, indoor pool, library, and theater room. Parking is included; there's no mention of a pets policy.
↑ A furnished one-bedroom cottage in Nob Hill is on the rental market for $4,000/month. The 700-square-foot unit has an open plan and neat details like a tiled floor and exposed beam ceiling. There's also a gas fireplace in the main living area. Other perks include a private garden with BBQ area. No mention of a pets policy or parking, but there is laundry in the unit.
↑ A few blocks from the Lyon Street Steps in Pacific Heights is this 2-bedroom. It has tons of storage, hardwood floors throughout, and an updated (albeit tiny) kitchen. It'll run you $3,995/month. Laundry's in the building, but pets and parking aren't allowed.