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Fido and the cat have ample space to hang out in this five-room apartment, situated in the pet-friendly Avalon Court complex at 100 Court North Dr. in Melville. Apartment 414 -- a ground-level unit listed in March 2013 by Ariel Niazov of Douglas Elliman Real Estate for $3,150 per month -- is about 1,377 square feet and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The layout includes a gourmet kitchen and a living room with a gas fireplace. Amenities include a full-size washer and dryer and an attached garage.
Community amenities include a heated in-ground pool, a gym, a fitness trail, a putting green, a playground and picnic areas and indoor basketball and racquetball courts. The tenant is responsible for utilities and fees, including trash and security deposit. Pet fees include $600 one-time fee at lease signing and $50 per pet per month. (Some breed restrictions may apply.)
Cats and dogs are welcome in this Great Neck apartment building, located at 237 Great Neck Rd. Apartment 1D was being listed in March 2013 by Irene Sarraf of Laffey Fine Homes for $2,900 a month.
The featured four-room unit is on the first floor with access to a private yard. The apartment features a living room, a dining room and an updated kitchen.
It also has two bedrooms and two marble bathrooms. The tenant is responsible for paying the utility bills and for fees, including a security deposit. Shops, restaurants and the train station are nearby.
West 130 is a new pet-friendly luxury apartment building, at 130 West Ave. in West Hempstead, where amenities include a saltwater pool, a fitness center and a barbecue area with an outdoor fireplace. The pictured apartment, #207, is being listed in March 2013 for $2,755 per month by Wendy Sanders of Douglas Elliman Real Estate
All apartments offer kitchens with granite countertops, wood cabinets and stainless-steel appliances as well as a full-size washer and dryer. The featured apartment is 1,110 square feet and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. also has wood floors, central air-conditioning and a patio.
Cats and dogs are welcome, though some dog-breed restrictions may apply. There is a two-pet maximum and a maximum weight limit of 100 pounds overall. There is a one-time fee for pets, plus an additional monthly charge of $50. West 130 is offering incentives, including one free month's rent on all standard two-bedroom units. The tenant is responsible for utilities and security fees.