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Apartments ready for summer: These 10 picks (priced at or under $4,500/month) have pool access

UPPER EAST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom with an open kitchen, a marble bathroom, and ample closet space in a condo building with a 24-hour doorman and concierge, a 50-foot heated indoor pool with a sun deck, a fitness center, yoga room, entertainment lounge, and a roof deck with a grilling area at 200 East 94th Street (between Second and Third avenues). $3,800/month 

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Summer’s just around the corner, bringing with it the promise of al fresco dining, outdoor concerts, and disgustingly sticky weather that New Yorkers know and loathe. Since you probably can’t head to the beach every day, wouldn’t it be nice to have a place (very) nearby where you can escape the crushing humidity?

Here are 10 apartments across all five boroughs that come complete with a pool on premises—including an L-shaped Gramercy Park studio in a building with a 60-foot pool, a two-bedroom downtown Brooklyn condo with a heated indoor pool, and a Riverdale one-bedroom with a year-round pool—so you can beat the heat without ever having to leave your building.

GRAMERCY PARK, MANHATTAN: An L-shaped studio with hardwood floors, a pass-through kitchen, and great closet space in a full-service luxury condo building featuring a free health club with a 60-foot pool, a gym, and a sun deck at 1 Irving Place (between East 14th and East 15th Streets). $2,950/month

CHELSEA, MANHATTAN: A studio with floor-to-ceiling windows, wide-plank oak hardwood floors, a huge walk-in closet, central air, an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and an in-unit washer and dryer in a full-service condo building with a doorman, a concierge, a live-in super, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a landscaped roof deck with a bar, gas grills, cabanas, and an outdoor shower at 133 West 22nd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues). $3,800/month

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, BROOKLYN: A renovated two-bedroom, two-bath loft with hardwood floors, central heating, and cooling, a stainless steel kitchen, customized closets, and an in-unit washer and dryer in a building with a swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, and a gated backyard at 2619 Emmons Avenue (between East 26th and East 27th Streets). $2,800/month

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo with Brazilian hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, central heating and air-conditioning, a stacked washer and dryer, custom solar window treatments, and a chef’s kitchen with granite countertops in a building with 24-hour concierge service, attended parking, a library/lounge, a 2,000-square-foot fitness center, a heated indoor pool, sauna, and multi-level roof garden with an outdoor movie screening at 150 Myrtle Avenue (corner of Myrtle and Flatbush Avenues). $4,500/month  

GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, one-bath unit with floor-to-ceiling windows, a separate laundry room with a washer and a dryer, and central air in a six-story luxury building with a heated indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room, a fitness center, a children’s playroom, a solarium, a full-time concierge, on-site parking, and a furnished roof deck at 110 Green Street (between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue). $3,057/month, no broker’s fee

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS: A one-bedroom, one-bath apartment with white-oak stripped wood floors, ample closet space, a stainless steel kitchen, and a washer and dryer in a building with a fitness center, a yoga studio, a screening room, a game room, a BBQ area, an outdoor swimming pool, an interior courtyard, and an outdoor roof deck at 41-42 24th Street (between Queens Plaza North and 41st Avenue). $2,762/month, no broker’s fee

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS: A spacious one-bedroom with a renovated bath, an in-unit washer and dryer, and a balcony in a full-service luxury condo building with a 24-hour concierge, a doorman, and a 12,500-square-foot health club with a 60-foot lap pool, a sauna, a steam room, and a whirlpool at 112-01 Queens Boulevard (between 75th Avenue and 76th Road). $2,500/month

RIVERDALE, BRONX: A one-bedroom, one-bath unit with double exposures (north and west), wood floors throughout, floor-to-ceiling closets, an L-shaped living room, a windowed pass-through eat-in kitchen with new appliances, a separate dining area, and a balcony in a full-service luxury building with a 24-hour doorman, a concierge, a 24-hour attended garage, and a year-round swimming pool at 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway West (between West 232nd and West 235th Streets). $2,400/month   

NEW SPRINGVILLE, STATEN ISLAND: A 500-square-foot studio unit with new wood flooring, a galley kitchen with lots of counter space, large walk-in closets, a laundry closet with a washer and a dryer, and a private balcony in a pet-friendly elevator building with a swimming pool at 2 Elmwood Park Drive (near Marsh Avenue). $1,300/month