$1,500 / 1br - 650ft2 - Unit 1 (Cornell and University Ave)

222 University Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850

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222 University Avenue near Cornell Avenue

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1BR / 1Ba 650ft2 available jun 1
rent period: monthly
Spacious apartment with a grand piano in historic Victorian, built in 1890, hardwood floors, large windows, LARGE sunny living room bedroom kitchen, office/bedroom and full bath, next to Cornell on Bus 10 Route and only 10 Min Walk to Commons. $1,500 for one person, $1,750 for two persons. Recently painted! ADDRESS: 222 University Ave, Unit 1. We have very few units left in this very desirable location near Cornell. This unique unit is available as of 1 June. Virtual tours are possible.

With own entrance in the rear and rear room overlooking wooded area. Quiet location a few minute's walk from Cornell campus and downtown Ithaca. Laundry facilities in the building. Available starting any time from either now or in late August. Nine to fifteen-month lease possible, year lease is standard. Easy street parking or lot rental available from our neighbor. Free basic wifi (if you need more can arrange yourself), heat, gas, sewer, electric and water included.

Unit has original woodwork in the front bedroom and living room, spacious living room with grand piano, back bedroom/office, kitchen, and bathroom. The front bedroom is considerably larger than the back bedroom so it is listed as a "one-bedroom" unit, although it is officially "two-bedroom". The unit has three build-in closests, and a free-standing wardrobe.

Some common questions, and their answers:
1. Are these apartments in a building complex? -- No, the building is a stand-alone house opposite the road from Cornell University.

2. How many apartments are there and are they generally occupied by students? -- We have six units in the building, 2 on each floor. The occupancy varies but is usually graduate MA/MSc/PhD, and professionals mostly working at Cornell.

3. What measures are taken towards personal and property security? -- We suggest that all tenants get renters insurance, that said there have been no robberies in the building and it is a very safe neighborhood in a historic district next to Cornell.

4. How is the lighting in the building; Lighted entries? Adequate external lighting? -- Yes as required by law, the street is also well lighted.

5. Does the property have functioning smoke and CO detectors? -- Yes as required by law, and we ask tenants not to tamper with any of these, but to notify us immediately if they begin to malfunction for any reason.

6. Does the building have a Certificate of Compliance from the Ithaca City Building Department? -- Yes, it is regularly regularly examined and re-certified.

7. Is there a bus nearby? -- Yes, the nearest TCAT bus stop is about half a block away, it runs every 10 min daytime during the week, also we are about 15 min walk from the old center of Cornell where the main university library is located.

8. Floor Plan of the Apartment? -- These are included with each listing on Craig's list or apartments.com, see pictures.

9. Which utilities included in the rent? (heat, electric, hot water, internet, cable television, trash disposal)? -- Heat, sewer, water, hot water, gas for cooking, and wifi for internet are included in the basic rent

10. Is there adequate supply of hot water and how is the temperature regulated? -- These are from standard hot water tanks, almost double the size needed for demand of this degree, set on a thermostat

11. Need the apartment be freshly painted and cleaned before handover? -- Repainting is done as needed, we ask that tenants not paint on their own without consulting us because there are particular kinds and colors of paint to be used.

12. What is the type of flooring in each room : hardwood or carpeted ? -- Most rooms are hardwood, some bedrooms are carpeted.

13. Doors and windows and mailbox locks? -- Mailboxes are not locked, but they are in a limited access front hall, windows have locking mechanisms.

14. Intercom facility? -- There is no intercom installed.

15. Can you give us a complete list of furniture in each room that you will provide including electrical fixtures? -- This is as needed and varies greatly from unit to unit. We do our best to help out incoming tenants from our storage supplies to settle you in quickly.

16. List of all kitchen utilities and appliances? -- Gas stove and fridge are standard, many units also have microwaves provided, and we can help you out with a variety of smaller kitchen items that you might need from our storage supplies.

17. Bathroom fittings? -- The usual sink, toilet and tub, we provide a basic shower curtain but you may prefer your own.

18. How is the apartment maintained, is there a maintenance service contract esp. for the ACs, heaters, kitchen utilities? What do you do if there is a breakdown etc? -- We have service on call for basic repairs, please let us know promptly if there is a major issue and we will have it attended to as quickly as possible.

19. Are the beds with mattresses? -- If there is a bed needed there is a mattress provided, you may of course bring your own.

20. Curtains and blinds? -- Some are provided, again depending on unit.

21. Number of closets and storage places? -- Again number and arrangement depends on the unit, but most have at least two closets.

22. How is the laundry / washer & dryer operated? -- They are coin op, $1.50 for wash or dry.

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