Pushing the price point to $1.5 million opens up the options of enticing apartments and homes. If you want location, there are 2-bedroom units with formidable interiors in the heart of the Upper East Side near Central Park. If luxury is what you want, Riverdale comes calling with a sprawling view unit. Then, some single-family offerings in Queens and the Bronx make you think twice about trading location for living large. Let’s roll.
Kensington 6-bedroom Two-Family
Bang for your buck: Two units and low taxes! This 1901-built two-family sits on a tree-lined street. Owner’s unit is 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a sunroom leading to private backyard. Second unit has 2 bedrooms and pulls in $2,600 a month. Close to many restaurants, bars, cafes, shops in Kensington and Windsor Terrace.
Brooklyn Heights 2-Bedroom Co-op
75 Henry Street #32H — $1.599M
Views abound in this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom co-op on the 32nd floor, especially from the private terrace. Spacious living room. Separate dining room. Oversized windows. Master bedroom with full bath. Full-service co-op has 24/7 doorman, private playground, common outdoor space and parking (wait list). No dogs, though!
Chelsea 1-Bedroom, 2-Bathroom Co-op
368 West 23rd Street #5R — $1.6M
Located in the heart of Chelsea, this sun-filled 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom duplex offers two private terraces. Recently renovated with new hardwoods, central air conditioning, wood-burning fireplace, washer/dryer and custom built-ins. Spa-like, modern bathrooms with radiant heat. Could be converted to two bedrooms.
East Village 2-Bedroom 2-Bathroom Condo
631 East 9th Street #3B — $1.495M
This Tompkins East Condominium unit is 951 square feet and takes up half the floor in this desirable, 12-unit building that was completed in 2008. Open living room, dining area and kitchen extends to a private balcony. Master has en suite bathroom with radiant heated floors. In-unit washer/dryer. Storage in the basement. The building offers an elevator, video intercom, a furnished common roof deck.
Carnegie Hill 2-Bedroom 2-Bathroom Co-op
50 East 89th Street #15B — $1.475M
Dramatic, high-floor, mint-condition home with oversized balcony. Unit measures approximately 1,100 square feet. Bedrooms are split for privacy with large master. Unobstructed views through oversized windows, including sunset views over Central Park reservoir. Euro-style kitchen with stainless steel appliances. One block away from Central Park. All set in The Park Regis is a coveted white glove, post-war, full service, 24-hour doorman and concierge co-op.
Hunters Point 2-Bedroom Condo
48-21 5th Street #4M — $1.499M
Beautiful unit in a boutique condo building one block from the waterfront. Offers 378-square-foot roof terrace. One stop to Manhattan on the 7 train. Close to transportation, restaurants, shopping areas and schools. Private parking.
Queensboro Hill House — With Pool!
Recently renovated five-level, split-style home with oceans of marble and other high-end finishes. Open, center-island kitchen with Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator. Amazing backyard with new hardscaping and in-ground pool and outdoor kitchen and Viking grill, refrigerator and ice maker. Party house!
Riverdale 2-Bedroom 2.5-Bathroom Condo
640 West 237th Street #15A — $1.5M
Plenty of space, views and luxury in this view unit at the luxurious Solaria Riverdale, a 19-story residential building with 65 units completed in 2008. This unit is positively massive at 1,541 square feet. Features an over-sized balcony to expand the living space and amplify views of the Hudson River, Van Cortland Park and Manhattan. There’s also a private observatory with its own celestial telescope at the Solaria.
Fieldston 4-Bedroom House
Fieldston is the go-to Bronx neighborhood for some of the best private homes in the five boroughs. This 4,000 square foot mid-century modern does not disappoint: Cedar-sided; living room with a dramatic floor-to-ceiling wood-burning brick fireplace; wall of sliding glass doors to the rear patio and garden. There’s a renovated eat-in cook’s kitchen with Thermador and Jenn-Air appliances. The master bedroom suite includes a jetted tub and a renovated bathroom. The lower level has a large family room with oversized windows, an office/guest bedroom, a fitness room and laundry room. Garage and central A/C.