Suburbs in the City: A Roundup of NYC Apartments With Suburban Appeal


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You can have it all. Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to hightail it to Jersey or Westchester the minute you decide to expand your family. We've scoured NYC for what we like to call the "suburbs in the city"-apartments for rental and for purchase that provide the ease and space of the 'burbs just steps away from the cultural playground that is our beloved Manhattan. A River Runs Through It HUDSON TOWERS: 3777 Independence Avenue, 9L | Riverdale Settle into an extra large three-bedroom (convertible four-bedroom), two-full bath home. With over 1,600 square feet plus a deeded indoor parking space and a washer/dryer, you'll feel all the comfort of a house. Entertain friends and family on a spacious terrace with expansive views of the Hudson River, Palisades, and GW Bridge. This luxury building's amenities include a 24-hour doorman/concierge, children's playground, outdoor pool, and a covered driveway for pick-ups and drop-offs. Asking Price: $589,999 Maintenance/CC: $1,657 Agent: Adinah Kranzler, 718.796.1132,917.607.2230 Alan Cutler, Prudential Douglas Elliman, 212.769.6585 Envision Green Living THE VISIONAIRE: 70 Little West Street, PH1F| Battery Park City(http://nypress.com/suspect-apprehended-in-chinatown-killing-case/51269-revision-5/) This two-bedroom penthouse condo with two baths contains state of the art features including: floor-to-ceiling windows prewired for motorized solar shades; digital programmable thermostat controls with fresh air filtration systems; sustainable hardwood flooring; and in-home EnergyStar Asko washer and dryer. If you and your family want to live sustainably without compromising luxury, the Visionaire is the nexus of it all. Asking Price: $1,595,000 Maintenance/CC: $1,595 Agent: Richard Fackman, 212.425.2550 (http://nypress.com/nycs-bike-share-program-delayed/51268-revision-4/)Island Hopping THE OCTAGON: 888 Main Street| Roosevelt Island Adjacent to a three-acre ecological park, The Octagon provides plenty of waterfront space. Family-friendly facilities include six tennis courts, a swimming pool, two playrooms, a playground, and daycare center run by Bright Horizons. Three bedroom units include spacious high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and wonderful views of the East River and Manhattan. Asking Price: $5,300 Agent: On-site leasing staff, 212.888.8692 To read more from New York Family Magazine [click here. ](http://www.newyorkfamily.com/suburbs-in-the-city/)


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