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StreetEasy’s Most Wanted: These pads aren't far from the park

By Sara Alessi | July 27, 2012 - 9:02AM 

If you love nature and want to live within walking (or viewing) distance of a park in NYC, take notes on this roundup of StreetEasy’s Most Wanted -- the 10 sales listings saved more often than any others by StreetEasy browsers this week.

Stuyvesant Park is “right outside your door” in a $1.195m two-bedroom co-op on East 16th Street and Third Avenue in Gramercy Park. With southeastern exposures, you’ll also have park views from the master bedroom and living room. A windowed office alcove means you can work from home and enjoy the park on your lunch breaks. (The office can also serve as a second bedroom and is accessible through French doors.) The building has a new gym.

If you fancy living directly across from Prospect Park, consider a two-bedroom condo on Prospect Park Southwest -- between Windsor Place and 16th Street -- for $450k. The third floor duplex is located in a walk-up. Other downsides? The kitchen and two bathrooms need “superficial renovations,” and the central a/c system might also need to be updated.

You’ll find views of Central Park (and the southern city skyline) from the picture windows of a two-bedroom co-op on the corner of Central Park West and 83rd Street. The $1.5m prewar unit needs renovations.

In Greenwich Village, a top floor three-bedroom loft co-op on Laguardia Place and Bleecker Street, about two blocks from Washington Square Park, is on the market for $1.695m. Southern and eastern exposures offer views of downtown. The kitchen’s been renovated, and bathrooms were gut-renovated. 

For more apartments just a walk from a park (or a bit further) take a look at the rest of the Most Wanted below. 

  1. 201 East 17th Street—2-bed co-op, $989k
  2. 520 Laguardia Place—3-bed co-op, $1.695m
  3. 67 Morton Street—1-bed condop, $619k
  4. 100 West 89th Street—2-bed condo, $1.298m
  5. 230 Central Park West—2-bed co-op, $1.5m
  6. 82 Charles Street—1-bed co-op, $695k
  7. 111 Third Avenue—2-bed condop, $1.295m
  8. 115 Prospect Park Sw—2-bed condo, $450k
  9. 200 East 16th Street—2-bed co-op, $1.195m
  10. 397 1st Street—2-bed condo, $899k

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