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 on the Upper West Side, $2,545/month
Say goodbye to your walk-up apartment—this ground floor space is big, sunny and won’t require you to haul a stroller up three flights of stairs. There’s a washer and dryer in the unit for easy laundry days, plus there’s a large open-concept kitchen, big bedrooms and a beautiful marble bathroom. Since the space is also sandwiched between Central Park and Morningside Park, you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to weekend playtime.
Two-bedroom in the Garment District, $2,500/month
Chefs (adult and mini) rejoice! This apartment’s cool kitchen may be compact, but it packs everything you’ll need for a superior family meal. Enjoy stainless steel appliances (fridge and gas stove), plus plenty of cabinet space for all your kitchen knick-knacks. The space is also in a prime location near Port Authority, Penn Station and the High Line (accessible a few blocks south). Last, you’ll find other awesome perks like exposed brick walls, a newly-renovated bathroom and nice hardwood floors.
This newly-renovated two-bedroom has a lot going for it—especially its amazing living room with high ceilings, huge windows and plenty of natural light. The apartment is also right near great shopping in Atlantic Terminal plus the B, C, Q and 2, 3 trains and Barclay’s Center.
Two-bedroom in Clinton Hill, $2,550/month
This cozy, warm apartment has a unique setup that’s perfect for any family! With two huge bedrooms, there’s plenty of privacy for Mom and Dad, plus there’s a huge kitchen, nice hardwood floors and it’s right near Taaffe playground for playtime with the little ones.
Two-bedroom on the Upper East Side, $2,600/month
Enjoy ample closet space, a cool reading nook and in-building laundry at this cute pre-war apartment. It also puts you right near John Jay Park and the East River!