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.
Three-bedroom in West Harlem, $2,600/month
Get ready for high ceilings, hardwood floors and plenty of room for your growing family. For clans that love to cook together, the huge kitchen is perfect; there’s plenty of counter space and cabinet space, plus there’s a dishwasher and a stainless steel stove and fridge. There are three cozy bedrooms so big kids and little kids won’t need to share too much space, and last but not least, this sweet West Harlem apartment also puts you a block from the Hudson River, the 1 train, West Harlem Piers and six short blocks from the top of Riverside Park.
Three-bedroom on the Upper West Side, $2,600/month
Behold: an apartment with huge closets! Just imagine actually having a place to store you and your kids’ stuff! It features three bedrooms, a small kitchen, a marble bathroom with a large tub and a spacious sunny living room...we’re about ready to move on in. The building also overlooks a pretty cute outdoor area—time to befriend the neighbors? Last, it’s right near the 110th St B, C train station and the northwest corner of Central Park.
Two-bedroom in Williamsburg, $2,599/month
This cozy Williamsburg apartment has a spacious living room perfect for playtime or a good ‘ole family movie night. It also has two large bedrooms, is only a single–floor walkup and is positioned in an ideal location near Sobel and Roebling playgrounds and Rodney Park South for weekend fun with the littles—even the Brooklyn Public Library is only two blocks away!
Two-bedroom on the Upper East Side, $2,500/month
Located right near Carl Schurz Park and the East River, this cute apartment sits on a quiet block and offers pretty French doors, good closet space, hardwood floors, a small-yet-functional kitchen with space for a dining table and a living room that'll fit all you need!
Two-bedroom in Greenpoint, $2,600/month
Ready to make Greenpoint your next family nabe? Here’s a cute apartment to start with! It has two bedrooms, parquet living room floors, a bathroom (with a teeny tiny tub!) and a large kitchen with space for family dinner. You’re also not totally out in the boonies—the Greenpoint Ave G train is less than a block away for easy travel around the city.