If you’re looking for a new apartment, you’ve likely already spent hours and hours scrolling through listings that fit your budget and lifestyle. At some point, you might feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the sheer number of listings out there. With tens of thousands of options out there, and hundreds of listings coming to the market every day, finding something that fits your criteria isn’t always easy.

We’re here to do just that, make it easier for you. In our new bi-weekly series, we will highlight a hand-picked collection of unique, beautiful, and desirable listings that just came to market. To give you a well-rounded overview, we’ve included apartments that suit lower budgets, but still have a charming element to them that makes them a special place to call home. For our first edition, we have an eclectic mix of rental and sales listings, neighborhoods, and price points. Let’s get it started!


The Sky’s the Limit

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Fancy an apartment with a skylight? A skylight is one of those features you’d probably never put on your list of must-haves, or even nice-to-haves, but once we plant that seed in your mind you won’t be able to get rid of the feeling that you absolutely need a skylight. Well, here it is! This one bedroom, one bathroom, multi-family in Williamsburg is on the market for $2,600 right now. “This one comes with a really cool skylight, an enormous eat-in kitchen and a California King Size bedroom”, says Hila Peled, exclusive agent for this listing.


High Ceilings And Outdoor Space

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If your budget is around $3,000 and you’ve always wanted to live in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a neighborhood that is also lovingly referred to as Bed-Stuy by its Brooklyn residents, Hila’s got you covered. “This beautiful apartment features high ceilings, private outdoor spaces and washer/dryer hookups”, she tells us. And she isn’t exaggerating when she says ‘high ceilings’. 12 foot ceilings make this place feel even more airy and spacious, not to mention the exposed brick!


Brand New And Beautiful

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This luxury penthouse apartment truly has it all: It boasts 1,380 square feet of space, as well 454 square feet of outdoor space, split between a roof deck and two balconies. Floor-to-ceiling windows, a 21st century center island  kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms. On top of all that, this Williamsburg gem is situated in a beautiful, brand new elevator building with a roof deck, bike storage, virtual doorman, and welcoming to pets.

Olgierd Minkiewicz, the exclusive agent on this property, represents two more apartments in this building, one with three bedrooms and another one bedroom. “I’m so excited about these three listings. With all their amenities, the airy, large rooms, and an abundance of outdoor space, these apartments are truly magnificent.”


Exclusive Park Access

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New York wouldn’t be New York if there weren’t places you can’t get into, like that hot new club or the rooftop that has a strict dress code. So it’s no surprise that New York City’s first planned neighborhood, Gramercy Park, requires an actual key to get into its namesake park. With the purchase of Apartment 14H at 60 Gramercy Park North, you can do just that.

You’ll receive a golden key in the mail, that will gain you access to this mysterious, exclusive park right in the middle of this more than desirable neighborhood… OK, now we’re exaggerating. You probably get the key upon purchase. However, 14H has more selling points. Exclusive agent Phillip Salem gives us the full scoop:

“It is a massive 1 Bed, 1.5 Bath apartment with totally unubstructed city views in every single room! It is inviting, bright, and totally gut-renovated while maintaining its pre-war charm.”


Gut-renovated And Stunning

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Seriously, every time we see the listing photos of the apartment above, our jaws drop with awe. It is enormous, recently gut-renovated, flooded with light, and in a prime location. On top of all that, this listing at 110 Riverside, 14F, just had a major price drop of $200,000, now listed for $5,195,000. With pre-war finishes, incredible amenities, and more than enough space, you’ll never want to move out.

Julie Gans, representing the sale of this absolute gem, tells us: “This listing is definitely unique. It combines gut renovations with pre-war charm all with panoramic river views. 110 Riverside Drive is a full service building with terrific amenities.”