Greenwich Village Loft
MANHATTAN | 200 Mercer Street, #4E
A two-bedroom one-bath loft with a wood-burning fireplace and a washer/dryer in a prewar elevator building with video surveillance. Patrick Mills, CORE (917)657-5607; corenyc.com
MAINTENANCE $2,333 a month.
PROS: Four east-facing windows bring light to the living/dining and kitchen area. Classic loft details include exposed brick and high ceilings.
CONS: The bathroom lacks a tub and needs an overhaul. A partial wall blocks windows in one bedroom; the other bedroom is an interior room.