Here are 5 one bedrooms near Central Park for $850,000 or less

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
May 13, 2020 - 1:30PM

This one-bedroom, two-bath duplex penthouse in Lenox Hill is asking $750,000 and is a four-minute walk to Central Park


If you’re looking to buy an apartment in New York City now, you’re probably looking for a deal or an amenity that in any other market would be out of reach. Take living near Central Park, for example.

Apartments near Central Park are notoriously pricey, however, expensive neighborhoods like the Upper East Side-Carnegie Hill and Upper West Side have seen some of the biggest price cuts in recent months—and while many of these listings are multi-million dollar properties—some are decidedly less. And, if you head uptown to Harlem, where the median sales price for a one bedroom is $650,000, according to RealtyHop, you may find a bigger deal and still be within walking distance of the park.

Brick Underground has done the work for you and found a mix of one bedrooms priced at $850,000 or less that are within a five-minute walk to Central Park. Check out the listings below.

16 West 74 Street, New York, NY, 10023

16 West 74th St., #8, Upper West Side

This one bedroom, one bath is asking $850,00 and is a four-minute walk to Central Park. Apartment #8 is located in a historic townhouse designed by John H. Duncan and built by Cornelius W. Luyster in 1891. There’s a wood-burning fireplace, south-facing windows, hardwood floors, high ceilings, LED recessed lighting, and new heating units with touchpad controls. Monthly maintenance is $1,732.

12 West 72 Street, New York, NY, 10023

12 West 72nd St., #12E, Lincoln Square

This one-bedroom, one-bath co-op is asking $799,000 and is a two-minute walk to Central Park. Recently renovated, the prewar apartment has hardwood floors, high ceilings, and custom built-in bookshelves. The kitchen features a Viking stove, Bosch dishwasher, Caesarstone countertops, and maple cabinetry. Pets are welcome and pieds-à-terre are allowed. Monthly maintenance is $1,732.

61 East 77 Street, New York, NY, 10075

61 East 77th St., #PH9/10D, Lenox Hill

This one-bedroom, two-bath co-op is asking $750,000 and is a four-minute walk to Central Park. The duplex penthouse is located in a Beaux Arts historic townhouse that once housed Finch College. There’s a spiral staircase to the second floor, where you’ll find the bedroom with a walk-in closet and en suite bath—plus a home office. There’s an assessment of $500 for the building’s exterior restoration through June 2021. Monthly maintenance is $3,787.

1270 5 Avenue, New York, NY, 10029

1270 Fifth Ave., #5B, Upper Carnegie Hill

This one bedroom, one bath is asking $649,000 and is a two-minute walk to Central Park. Apartment #5B has a renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, Quartzite countertops and a two-person breakfast bar. The current owner added a second bedroom but it’s not entirely closed off, making it well suited for a home office or playroom. Electricity and gas are included in the monthly maintenance of $763.

64 East 111 Street, New York, NY, 10029

64 East 111st St., #602, South Harlem

This one-bedroom, one-bath co-op is asking $550,000 and is a five-minute walk to Central Park. The apartment has an open kitchen and dining area that features wide-plank hardwood floors, high ceilings, large windows, a breakfast bar, and modern ceiling fan. Amenities include a bike room, gym, landscaped terrace, and virtual doorman. No board approval required and monthly maintenance is $533.



Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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