You already know the reasons why NYC is the best place to raise a family, right? But when it comes to finding a family-friendly apartment in Gotham, we know the odds are stacked against even the bravest of space-seekers. Lucky for you, we've rounded up our pick of the week's best two-bedroom NYC apartments, all priced between $1,800 and $2,600 per month. Just remember, if you love it, move fast-they'll be gone before you know it! Godspeed, dear renter, and don't forget the ten commandments of apartment hunting. Check back next week for more from real-estate site Zumper's inventory.
Two-bedroom in Crown Heights, $2,600/month
Located in a traditional brownstone in Crown Heights, this two-bedroom abode boasts original molding details (ceiling and walls) and original trim, two big, sunny bedrooms and a modest kitchen. Radiator heat will also keep your family cozy all winter long!
Two-bedroom in Bay Ridge, $2,200/month
Just a few blocks away from the 77th St R train, this huge Bay Ridge apartment is right on the water (and next to Shore Rd)! There’s a large kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a full-size gas range that’s perfect for cooking family dinners, plus there are two roomy bedrooms and walk-in closets. Saunter over to Owl’s Head Park (about 10 blocks north) on the weekends, too!
Two-bedroom in Morningside Heights, $2,550/month
This beautiful living space offers a huge kitchen with plenty of space for a big table, a gigantic living room, aged wood floors, an in-unit washer and dryer and a brand new slate/marble bathroom. It’s also right on Central Park near the B and C trains at 110th St—what’s not to love?
Two-bedroom in Park Slope, $2,416/month
This traditional pre-war apartment in Park Slope offers a gorgeous remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, a gas stove, a built-in microwave and dishwasher. Though the bedrooms are all pretty small, there’s good natural light and cozy radiator heat for snuggling up in the winter.
Two-bedroom in Greenpoint, $2,500/month
Even without recent updates, this McGuinness Blvd apartment charmed us! There are exposed brick walls in the living room, plus there’s a large master bedroom for you (and a smaller one for your kids). Grab the G at Greenpoint Ave just three blocks away!