Well, not that we're real estate geniuses or anything (maybe a little), but "strikingly impressive in beauty" is definitely not applicable to some apartments. See, for example, the listings below.
Exhibit A: Stunningly ... Average
Living in New York City gives you license to exaggerate -- a little. Bright rooms can be described as "sun-drenched." Rooms larger than 70 square feet can be classified as "generous." But in no city can you get away with calling a tiny, cluttered living room in a $2,746 per month, one-bedroom apartment "stunning."
Exhibit B: Stunningly Messy
It's a stretch, but we could probably see this apartment's potential to be "STUNNING" one day -- when all the construction tools, ladders and painting debris have been cleared.
Exhibit C: Stunningly Bland
You never know -- this apartment might actually be stunning. If we could see the rest of it... Because if the apartment is anything like this closet, it looks pretty run-of-the-mill to us. (These closets, however, are irrefutably stunning).
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