Do you dream of tall, airy ceilings? An inviting back patio? Or, the envy of all envies, a washer/dryer of your very own to do laundry in blissful privacy? New York City real estate can feel a bit cramped sometimes, no doubt, but there are plenty of sizable homes on the market that won’t require you to store your sweaters in your oven. A townhouse in the city can give you a taste of that spacious suburban life without having to give up your favorite bodega across the street—if you can afford it, that is. Check out these five must-see townhomes currently for sale for under $2 million on StreetEasy, New York City’s leading real estate marketplace.
This lovely 1899 townhouse in the Ocean Hill section of Bed-Stuy, available for $1.69 million, is divided into two units: the owner’s duplex, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and a 2-bed/2-bath rental unit. There’s a whole lot of historic charm, including exposed brick and the original staircase and fireplace. But the chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry and marble countertops, the spa-like bathroom, and the patio area made for entertaining make the home perfectly suited for modern living.
Listed by Marta Maletz at Compass
In Crown Heights, this two-family townhome, listed at $1.75 million, has all the space and luxurious details you could want. Completely gut-renovated, the home has a total of 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 3,200 square feet of living space. Stunning features like a sleek gas fireplace in the living room, an immaculate and wide-open kitchen/dining room with a big island and floor-to-ceiling tile, and large bedrooms give you a respite from the grit of the city.
Listed by Natanel Malkoukian at Nest Seekers
This two-story townhome, listed at $1.495 million, is currently configured with 2 big bedrooms but can easily be converted into a 3-bedroom if you crave that extra bit of space. Formerly owned and renovated by an architect, the Crown Heights charmer has an open-layout living space and boasts a large kitchen complete with an island, exposed brick, a finished basement, and a secluded garden space surrounded by large trees.
Listed by Charlie Pigott at Corcoran Group
Private and spacious, you’d never know this Windsor Terrace townhome, available for $1.37 million, was located in one of the busiest cities in the world. The 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath townhome has tons of storage, a covered patio and backyard for entertaining, and a breezy, California bungalow feel thanks to pale-colored hardwood floors and plenty of natural light streaming through the space.
Listed by David Carter at Brown Harris Stevens