By A.P. Connolly
Anyone who follows the NYC real estate market knows that there are deals to be had right now. But where exactly can you get the most bang for your buck? We asked our friends at Brown Harris Stevens for some specific neighborhoods and found these four choice properties among the best.
169 EAST 69TH STREET
This immaculately kept six-room home, set up as three-bedrooms, is ready for move-in! Exposures to the South, West, and North bring in maximum light throughout the apartment. The entry foyer provides a sense of the expanse, with the living, dining, and occasional rooms all open to one another, creating an excellent entertaining space.
The kitchen features granite counters, tile backsplash, custom wood cabinetry, panel-front refrigerator, stainless steel appliances, picture windows, washer/dryer, service door, and renovated third bath. The public and private spaces are separated by an efficient closet-lined hallway, while the split bedroom layout provides privacy. Both bedrooms enjoy double exposures and walk-in closets; the primary bedroom features a windowed ensuite floor-to-ceiling honey onyx marble bath, while the windowed hallway bath with custom tile services the secondary bedroom. A desirable home with room to spare. Thru-wall HVAC wired speakers to a central AV hub, and new windows throughout.
169 East 69th Street, situated at 69th Street between Third & Lexington Avenues, is one of the most pleasant Upper East Side blocks. This full-service boutique cooperative was built in 1961 and features 60 apartments spread across 20 stories. The building also features a live-in superintendent, central laundry room, playroom, and new fitness center. Info: $2,395,000; listing agents: Scott Harris and Chloe Chasanoff.
11 EAST 36TH STREET
Welcome to Morgan Lofts, located at 11 East 36th Street! This 3rd-floor one-bedroom loft features a gracious bedroom with an ensuite spa-like bathroom, and an extra-large home office/den/sleeping area tucked discretely in the back of the home.
This charming loft is filled with all-day sunlight and boasts three oversized windows with bright Northern exposure. The cheerful light and views are accentuated by soaring 12-foot ceilings and an extremely flexible and open layout.
The ensuite bathroom is outfitted with fixtures by Kohler, including a deep soaking tub and a separate standing shower. The second bathroom is also well-appointed with Kohler fixtures. Tucked in the home’s back is an additional room ideal for a home office, den, or bonus sleeping area. Other features of this home include a stacked washer and dryer and central air.
Morgan Lofts is a boutique condominium conversion of a historic 1912 loft building reimagined by world-renowned Selldorf Architects with interiors by Andres Escobar. This pre-war gem offers a gym with oversized windows that feature an abundance of light and views, a North and South facing rooftop space with unparalleled open city views, and a 24-hour doorman. Info: $1,250,000; listing agents: Matthew Cohen and Joseph Jake Kringdon.