That elusive creature, the two-bedroom apartment for under $1 million, is alive and well, even in some of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods. They’re not easy to find, but diligence—and access to great listings—goes a long way. 6sqft’s rounded up a few two-under-one finds now on the market in great nabes like Park Slope, Harlem and Prospect Heights, and even on a stretch just a half-block from amazing Central Park.
Address: 279 First Street, #2C
Neighborhood: Park Slope, Brooklyn
This two-bedroom co-op does look to be quite a find. Though it isn’t huge, there are two bedrooms and charming common space, all meticulously renovated, with a wood-burning fireplace, custom kitchen and built-ins and a stacked washer/dryer. There’s also extra storage space in the basement. The apartment is located in a great spot in Park Slope on a pretty and eclectic tree-lined residential block, seriously close to the Park Slope/Gowanus Whole Foods, yet just a few blocks from Prospect Park and near the best of the neighborhood’s restaurants, cafes and shopping on Fifth Avenue.
Address: 328 Sterling Place, #4D
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
On the fourth floor of an elevator building in pretty Prospect Heights, this stylish apartment has two spacious bedrooms, high ceilings and ample closet space, plus plenty of natural light and south-facing garden views. The renovated kitchen features custom cabinetry, honed granite countertops, slate floors, stainless steel appliances and a dishwasher–and there is laundry in the building. Situated on a beautiful tree-lined block, the apartment is close to Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Grand Army Plaza, Underhill Playground and the 2/3 and B/Q trains for easy access to Manhattan.
Address: 338 Prospect Place, #2F
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
This two-bedroom pre-war condo on a lovely Prospect Heights block offers treetop views and great natural light. Three oversized windows frame the open living and dining area. A rare find: There is a private balcony overlooking the building’s landscaped courtyard. Rivera Court, a 50-unit pre-war residence offering a full-time doorman, bicycle and stroller storage and a common laundry room, is located a short walk from Vanderbilt Avenue’s dining scene, Grand Army Plaza, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Address: Strivers Gardens, 300 West 135th Street, #3G
Neighborhood: Central Harlem
This 1,000 square-foot-plus, two-bedroom condo in prime Central Harlem offers gorgeous parquet floors, high ceilings, plenty of light, an extra-large master bedroom, a chefs’ kitchen with a separate dining area and a large living room. Another bonus: many walk-in closets throughout the apartment. The building offers a 24 hour concierge, on-site resident super, porter, bike and storage rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center and resident lounge in addition to a zen garden and outdoor courtyard. Located between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, you’ll be across the street from beautiful St. Nicholas Park and near the A,B,C and 2,3 express subway lines.
Address: Towers On The Park II, 220 Manhattan Avenue, #7L
Neighborhood: Central Park West
This spacious two-bedroom Upper West Side apartment is a great value, located diagonally across from Morningside Park and a half block walk to Central Park. Towers on the Park condominium offers a 24-hour doorman and concierge services, a live-in super, a parking garage, private gardens, community and bike rooms, storage, and ground floor laundry facilities. This quiet residential neighborhood begins at the corner of Central Park West and is near Whole Foods, Columbia University, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, terrific neighborhood restaurants and shopping and many bus and subway lines.
Address: Isabella, 545 Washington Avenue, #204
Neighborhood: Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
This spacious two-bedroom, two-bath home ideally located among the historic brownstones of Clinton Hill fully embraces the ideals of luxury and convenience. Oversized windows bring in light, and the apartment’s lighting and central air/heat can be controlled remotely; the main living space divides the bedrooms, which are ideally located on either side; the kitchen is equipped with beautiful Bosch stainless steel appliances, including a gas range, convection oven, large refrigerator and dishwasher, Silestone quartz countertops and contemporary Italian cabinetry. A king-sized master bedroom offers a variety of storage options. Building amenities include a full gym, gigantic roof deck with Manhattan skyline views, garage parking and a doorman, all just a block from the C subway stop, and minutes away from the Atlantic Terminal, with an abundance of shopping, restaurants and cafes just around the corner.
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