In the days of quarantine and social distancing, fresh air is the ultimate luxury – and that couldn’t be more pertinent to New Yorkers who are cooped up in small apartments. Private green spaces have never been more desirable. Take a look at amazing homes currently for sale in New York City that boast must-have outdoor space.
Originally built by Masury & Sons Paintworks in 1891 and 1921 to house their manufacturing and distribution facilities, 168 Plymouth is comprised of two existing, interconnected buildings, 50 Jay and 42 Jay which share a cellar and exterior courtyard. 50 Jay the round arch style Brick & Timber building was erected in 1891 and is a 5-story structure. 42 Jay was built as an addition in 1921 and is a 7-story reinforced concrete building with large daylight factory windows. 50 Jay 42 Jay share a cellar and exterior courtyard. Alloy Development reworked the building to create 46 beautifully considered homes designed around a lushly landscaped private courtyard entrance. The real estate development company added a 1-story enlargement on 50 Jay and a 2-story enlargement on 42 Jay and added new penthouses additions to the top.
Listed for $6,850,000, a full-floor penthouse is a 3,062 square foot home that features 4 bedrooms, a study, 3.5 baths, over 1,565 square feet of outdoor space spread across 3 distinct outdoor spaces (terrace, courtyard, and roof deck), and direct elevator entry.
111 Montgomery in Crown Heights
Situated adjacent to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 111 Montgomery is a rare luxury condominium in Crown Heights with homes and amenities that are very much inspired by the nature that surrounds. In addition to a landscaped roof garden and community garden that residents will be able to help plant, several homes in the building also come with private outdoor space. The perfect example is residence 1Q, a one-bedroom, one-bathroom located on the first floor with an outside terrace. This home is pretty attainable, too – priced at $696,000.
Penthouse with Private Terrace and Grills at The Symon
Neighboring Brooklyn Heights and situated amongst the cherished townhouse blocks and picturesque streets of the neighborhood, The Symon is the 13-story all-new boutique luxury condominium offering contemporary residences with an elevated design sensibility by Studio DB – the New York-based design firm led by husband and wife Damian and Britt Zunino, known for their expansive roster of celebrity clients’ custom/private homes as well as high-end interiors work.
Penthouse Two, the most expensive unit released to date and currently on the market for $3,350,000, crowns the top of the building and spans over two floors. The 4-bed, 2.5-bath home boasts 1,761 square feet of interior space but perhaps it’s ultimate amenity is the expansive terrace that is nearly half the size of the home. Offering 788 square feet of exterior space along a private terrace, the home comes complete with gas grills and plenty of room for lounging and entertaining, thus making it the perfect place for relaxation while overlooking views of the Historic District.
Swoon-Worthy Terraced Studio at 180 East 88th Street
Residence 4B is one of the exceptionally limited studio opportunities available at 180 East 88th Street, a striking condominium situated in the Upper East Side’s coveted Carnegie Hill neighborhood. This brightly-lit residence, currently on the market for $1.295M, features an elegant private terrace with a view of peaceful 88th Street.
Residence 4B combines pre-war style inspired detailing with contemporary living spaces, including a formal elliptical entry gallery with coved ceilings and custom plaster wainscoting complimented by herringbone flooring, expansive tilt & turn Albertini Italian windows framed by handmade, hand-set, Danish Kolumba brick, and an open-plan living area with a custom-designed kitchen that includes Statuario marble countertops and a full suite of Gaggenau appliances. Residents enjoy an extensive selection of amenities, including a partial indoor basketball court, indoor soccer pitch, fitness center with PELOTON bicycle, yoga studio, wine room and children’s playroom designed with the Children’s Museum of the Arts. Wine storage, residential storage and bike storage are available for purchase.
Jewelbox With Private Terrace at 200 East 59th Street
With terraces wrapping around each of its 35 floors, 200 East 59th Street, located at the intersection of Midtown East and the Upper East Side, celebrates indoor-outdoor living at its very finest. It is shaped so that all 67 residences are corner units—with only one to three homes per floor – and feature unique private terraces varying from seven feet to 12 feet deep.
Currently on the market at 200 East 59th Street is a $5.75 million residence with city, park and river views. A jewel box in the sky, this 1,720-square-foot, two-bedroom home features column-free interiors surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass walls and beautiful finishes, like white oak plank flooring, white Calacatta and Siberian white and mink marble.