Image of 170 West 74th St #514 Upper West Side 1-bedroom

This UWS 1-bedroom offers glorious south-facing views and is listed for well under the neighborhood’s median asking rent.

Our Rental of the Week is a breath of fresh air: a gorgeous Upper West Side 1-bedroom located just off of Amsterdam Avenue in a classic prewar building that would make even residents of the Apthorp swoon. The corner unit offers a spacious layout, glorious south-facing views and a price well below the neighborhood median rent.

Address: 170 W. 74th St. #514

Price: $3,200

Size: 1-bedroom

Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Best feature: The four windows wrapping around the living room of this home are truly something special, creating a naturally cheerful feel that pervades the entire apartment and offering a quintessential New York City view. In the bedroom, two more big windows offer ample sunlight. The space can fit a king-size bed and also contains a walk-in closet — imagine the luxury! Adding to the apartment’s appeal is its top-notch UWS location, two blocks east of Central Park and the San Remo, where Demi Moore and Bruce Willis once lived.

Why it’s a deal: The median asking rent for an Upper West Side 1-bedroom is $3,500. That puts this apartment $300 per month below the median: a solid bargain for the area, especially if you consider the elevator and 24-hour doorman.

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Biggest drawback: The kitchen, while updated with new cabinetry, is small, lacking in counter space, and only has a half-size fridge — the listing even suggests relocating the kitchen and bathroom as a different layout option. And aside from the walk-in closet in the bedroom, there is no indication of additional storage space.

See the listing: 170 W. 74th St. #514, listed by Moshe Kanarfogel at Compass.

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