Apartment for rent in Rose Bay, Sydney, sparks outrage as owners offer it for $230 a week

Apartment in one of Sydney’s most affluent suburbs hits the market for $280 a week – but renters say it’s a RIP OFF

  • A ‘Little’ Grandma Flat Has Been Slammed By Reddit Users For Exorbitant Rent
  • Tiny condo in Rose Bay was asking $280 a week and had a ‘good size’ bathroom
  • Comments said the bathroom is only ‘good size’ compared to living areas
  • Rose Bay is an extremely popular eastern Sydney suburb with limited rentals










The Sydney real estate market has once again shocked people as a small flat in one of Sydney’s most affluent neighborhoods is offered for an exorbitant price.

People on Reddit were outraged after a user shared an “insane” real estate listing for a “tiny” and “outdated” apartment in Rose Bay, Sydney, asking $280 a week.

The small granny flat claimed to be ‘very private’ on a ‘quiet’ street and included electricity and water in the rent.

It also claimed to have a ‘large bathroom’.

People Were Outraged By A ‘Small’ And ‘Outdated’ Grandma Condo In Rose Bay That Charged $280 A Week And Had A ‘Big Bathroom’

The small property claimed to be 'private' and included water and electricity bills in the rent

The small property claimed to be ‘private’ and included water and electricity bills in the rent

The price of the dilapidated granny flat was dropped to $230 before the listing was removed from the property's website

The price of the dilapidated granny flat was dropped to $230 before the listing was removed from the property’s website

The price of the granny flat had fallen to $230 before the listing was removed.

Commentators were quick to dismiss the ‘spacious bathroom’ claim from the listing, saying the owner was asking too much.

“Nice size compared to the bedroom,” one commenter wrote.

“The whole place looks like it’s held together by a piece of tape and some old nails. The real guts,’ said another.

Comments on reddit were shocked at the property's high asking price compared to its small size

Comments on reddit were shocked at the property’s high asking price compared to its small size

Comments joked about the ad's 'open plan living' and that the bathroom was only a 'good size' compared to the living areas

Comments joked about the ad’s ‘open plan living’ and that the bathroom was only a ‘good size’ compared to the living areas

Rose Bay is an extremely popular eastern Sydney suburb where studio style apartments often cost $400-$650 per week

Rose Bay is an extremely popular eastern Sydney suburb where studio style apartments often cost $400-$650 per week

Another user wrote that the offer was ‘definitely the p**s’ by asking $280 a week.

Rose Bay is an extremely popular eastern Sydney suburb with limited tenant options as 55 percent of the area’s real estate is owned.

Studio-style apartments in Rose Bay of a similar size to the ad — though in better condition — often cost between $400 and $650 a week.

“This location is a steal for students,” wrote one user.

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