manhattan | 208 West 85th Street, No. 2W
Upper West Side Co-op
A three-bedroom, two-bath, roughly 1,150-square-foot railroad apartment with an updated eat-in kitchen, a breakfast bar, a wine fridge, an en suite primary bedroom, a second bathroom with a soaking tub, a decorative fireplace , window-unit air-conditioning, a washer/dryer and ample storage, on the second floor of a five-story walk-up townhouse from 1906 with a live-in resident manager, basement storage lockers and bike racks. Mary Barbrack, Stephane Guerrier and Julia Hoagland, Compass, 646-522-3080; compass.com
Maintenance: $1,931 a month
The bedroom wing is tucked quietly away from the living area. Storage lockers cost $60 a month and bike racks are $7.50 a month.
In the primary bathroom, a window is at seat level next to the toilet. One bedroom is tiny, just 81 square feet.
manhattan | 695 First Avenue, No. 33G
Murray Hill Condo
A two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath 1,640-square-foot apartment with an open floor plan, an island with a marble waterfall countertop, a garbage disposal, a vented gas range, two en suite bedrooms, a washing machine /dryer, a smart home system, motorized window shades and central heating and air-conditioning, on the 33rd floor of a 43-story doorman building with a concierge, public parking garage, lap pool, sauna, gym, games lounge, catering kitchen and dining room, screen room, children’s playroom and residents’ lounge. Melanie Estrada, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group, 212-685-7200; corcoran.com
Common charges: $2,396 a month
Taxes: $2,753 a month
Floor-to-ceiling windows offer impressive views of the Chrysler and Empire State buildings. There’s space for a home office or play area. The elevator goes directly to the parking garage.
The motorized shades in the bedrooms are not blackout variety. Parking spots in the public garage cost $750 to $1,000 a month and basement storage cages are $35,000 each.
queens | 151 Beach 96th Street, No. 9c
Rockaway Beach Condo
A two-bedroom, two-bath 1,239-square-foot condo with waterfall quartz countertops in the kitchen, an en suite primary bedroom with a dressing room and outdoor access, a smart home system, motorized window shades, a washer/dryer, epoxy floors, ample closets, a balcony and a deeded parking spot, on the ninth floor of a 10-story building with a video intercom, bike room and roof deck. Nia Casilla, Rockaway Properties, 646-712-0400; rockaprop.com
Common charges: $1,179 a month
Taxes: $627 a month in abated taxes
Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the ocean and bring in lots of light. A full renovation was completed in the last year.
The tax abatement ends in 2024. The commute to Manhattan takes over an hour.
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