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Collage of several on-the-market respites in the sky Collage of several on-the-market respites in the sky
Private outdoor space has become a must-have for many New Yorkers post-pandemic, especially in high-density districts where congestion abounds and greenery is visually scarce. Following months of sheltering in place, local brokerages have reported an uptick in demand for homes with private outdoor space. While the city is teeming with beautiful parks and plush (albeit pricy) roof decks, nothing beats having your own respite in the sky, especially now with the city's notorious congestion back with a vengeance.

As we are now in the midst of steamy summer months, now may be your last chance to claim and enjoy a perch in the sky before this year's autumn chills swoop in. Below are new listings for sale with gracious terraces that would make for ideal sanctuaries in the sky.

From the Listing: In the heart of Fort Greene, a half block from Fort Greene Park and nestled on one of Brooklyns most coveted and gorgeous streets, you will fall in love with this one-bedroom, one-bath coop with private deck located in a grand 25-foot wide brownstone. Designer details and charm abound in this stunning apartment. The living room is anchored by a beautiful mantel and wood burning fireplace. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: ONE OF A KIND! Superb, stylish and serene, mint condition, high floor, one room, studio apartment with huge and divinely landscaped terrace offering magnificent, bird's eye views of Gramercy Park and the dramatic city skyline beyond.Apartment 14A has undergone a complete and masterful renovation and features top-of-the-line kitchen and windowed bath, gorgeous steel casement windows and terrace doors, and exquisite finishes and design details throughout. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Welcome home to your one-of-a-kind two-bedroom two-bathroom condominium with a private, landscaped roof terrace located in a boutique Clinton Hill brownstone. Developed by the Brooklyn Home Company, unit 3 at 110 Putnam Avenue is a mint condition resale that has been renovated to perfection with a focus on both beauty and energy efficiency. As you enter into your bright and spacious living and dining room, you will be immediately impressed with the quality construction and luxury craftsmanship. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Featuring a terrace on the main level, plus a duplex private roof deck that is the same basic footprint as the entire two-bedroom home. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Ideally located on tree-lined and beautiful centrally located Carroll Street, this sunny and stylish 2-bedroom home is perched atop the rooftops of Park Slope and gushes spectacular views from its stunning outdoor space.

The spacious and airy living room features exposed brick, hardwood floors, large windows, high ceilings, and a lovely wood-burning fireplace to cozy up to by night, while a skylight lets in sunshine all day long. The dining area easily holds your extra long dining table, yes for that perfect dinner party you want to host. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and ample cabinetry.
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From the Listing: Incredible opportunity to get a LOT of space (both indoor and out) that comes with an extremely low monthly maintenance. Approximately 2,000 sq. ft. PLUS large, landscaped and private outdoor area. Beautiful open kitchen/dining area with hi-end appliances and split A/C. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Stunning and spacious three bedroom on Park Avenue. Welcome to apartment 17B. This magnificent three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home is not to be missed. A grand entry foyer welcomes you into the home, and opens up to the gracious and bright living space. Walkout onto your private terrace, where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine while overlooking Park Avenue. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Fall in love with this newly renovated, charming and spacious studio complete with your own private outdoor space. On the first floor of this pre-war co-op, the main living space features hardwood floors, high beamed ceilings, exposed brick and a decorative fireplace. Right off the living space you will find your own private outdoor terrace, a rarity in New York City. Topping off this chic home you have a separate windowed kitchen and two closets. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Welcome to this lovely home with a large private patio in the heart of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A unique opportunity to own this convertible two-bedroom duplex with one and a half baths. Enter the upper level and you will find yourself in a spacious open kitchen and living room. The living room with oversized windows leads into a large 250 sq ft Patio that is perfect for barbequing and outdoor lounging. The kitchen features marble countertops, stainless steel appliances, and great cabinet space. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Rare opportunity to live in this romantic penthouse home that is located on one of the nicest, tree-lined blocks in historic West Chelsea. A charming cobbled courtyard leads to a secret back carriage house where you'll find this peaceful top-floor residence featuring a private roof garden. Enter a quaint sky-lit living room with original wood-beamed ceilings, Australian eucalyptus hardwood floors, and treetop views through a wall of French windows. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: For starters, there's a private, huge, set back, terrace with wide open western views overlooking Brooklyn all the way to the Manhattan skyline! The top floor (penthouse?) duplex home has 2 additional private balconies, 2 massive bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms - one with a steam shower, a washer/dryer that vents to the outside, ductless central air conditioning, and incredibly low monthlies. There is a chef's kitchen with double ovens, a gas stovetop, and griddle with hood venting to the outside and fantastic storage. This home, with an open layout and abundant outdoor space, is perfect for entertaining and indoor-outdoor living. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Get excited about Apt. 2AB at 400 E. 85 St. This fully renovated 2BR/2BA, terraced apartment is in the lively Yorkville neighborhood just steps away from Carl Schurz Park and the East River Esplanade. Unit A & B have been combined to create a 7-room home with a large private north-facing terrace. The north-facing windows in this apartment, invite you to enjoy the huge private terrace, and bring a soft warm light into the home. The two bedrooms look over this gorgeous terrace making this home completely private and sheltered from neighbors. Both bedrooms can easily accommodate your work-from-home needs. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet that will make you swoon. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Rare 1420 square-foot Penthouse, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath with private rooftop. Perched above two of Brooklyn's most vibrant neighborhoods, Greenpoint and Williamsburg, this grand-scale three bedroom, two and a half bathroom third-floor walk-up duplex condominium offers an exceptional urban refuge to call home. Entering via a peaceful foyer, the home opens into a loft-like, light-filled living room, dining area, and generously sized chef's kitchen. Ideal for entertaining, this gracious floor plan presents amazing flow and livability. Guests will notice three oversized windows as well as glass sliding doors, opening onto a balcony off of the kitchen. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Spacious and airy 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom duplex condo in prime North Slope, complete with two private outdoor spaces and a deeded parking space. Upon entering this expansive 1,306 square foot condo, you are greeted with extraordinary light and an open concept dining/living area and kitchen. On the upper level you will find the first of three bedrooms and a full bathroom. Off of the living area, there is a beautiful terrace - perfect for dining outside or a serene place to take in a book while enjoying the beautiful southern exposure. From the terrace there is a staircase that leads down to the 800sqft, landscaped backyard that has mature trees, rose and hydrangea bushes. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Downtown loft living on the UES! This rarely available 3-bedroom, 2-bath sun-filled penthouse duplex with three exposures and huge private terrace is the ultimate urban oasis. Located in a 1901 building that was formerly a piano factory, this enchanting home has been lovingly restored, combining Old World charm with modern conveniences. Enter the main level of living space and enjoy an atmosphere that is at once stylish and intimate. Highlighted by a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, flanked by large windows, the space is anchored by hardwood floors, exposed brick, and authentic 9-foot wood-beamed ceilings that underscore the sunny, airy feel of the home. The inviting open living/dining room with room for multiple seating and dining options is open to the oversized kitchen. A See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Penthouse in the sky! Apartment 6B, at the highly coveted but rarely available NV building smack in the center of Williamsburg, is a floor-thru indoor-outdoor living beauty. Indulge in the dual exposure light; plant, grow and lounge on the expansive private South facing roof terrace, or unwind on the North side terrace all while keeping an eye on your beautiful high-ceiling penthouse apartment. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This spacious two-bedroom corner residence offers both southern and eastern views of Carnegie Hill. Its expansive outdoor terrace has over 1,000 SF perfect for entertaining. Beautiful interiors include 5" wide plank oak flooring, a windowed kitchen including Viking and SubZero stainless steel appliances with Caesarstone counters and Carrara marble accents, gorgeous bathrooms with Caldia marble floors and feature walls, LG washer & dryer and generous closets. Carnegie Park exemplifies the impressive and intimate moments of its charmed Carnegie Hill surroundings by offering residents the views and amenities of a contemporary high-rise tower while providing the sanctuary of a private park and easy access to Central Park. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Luxury loft living a block from Central Park AND a private terrace ! Architecturally arresting 2 bedroom penthouse duplex home with soaring 11 foot ceilings. Chef';s kitchen with Ceasarstone counter tops and Fior di Pesco marble backsplash. Subzero fridge, Miele dishwasher, Viking range. ABC Home glass bubbles light fixture. Half bath on first floor includes an Asko ventless washer/dryer. Both bathroom doors are Panelite specially imported from Italy. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Presenting a phenomenal opportunity to own an 2,100+ SF prewar loft with a sprawling wrap-around roof deck set on the top floor of the iconic Smith Gray! Flawlessly located in the epicenter of South Williamsburg, this 1884-built historic cast iron structure became one of the most coveted Brooklyn warehouse conversions in the early 2000's. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: STUNNING Loft-like 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath corner duplex apartment with a MASSIVE wrap-around private terrace that features abundant streaming natural light from 3 exposures with direct unobstructed McCarren Park and NYC Skyline views. Located in the Ikon, a full-service luxury Williamsburg condo building, apartment 4H is adorned with premium features throughout including 10-foot ceilings on the main level, floor to ceiling windows in the primary bedroom, living room and upper level, sleek European style kitchens with Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, designer limestone and Italian porcelain baths, central heating and cooling and beautiful 4" solid Brazilian Walnut flooring. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: The layout of this luxurious penthouse with a generous size terrace takes full advantage of the astounding views of New York Harbor, Lady Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Floor-to-ceiling windows run the entire length of the apartment and the terrace, embracing the south- western exposure... This generously proportioned apartment offers a spacious open living/dining room and kitchen, a lovely master suite, a guest room plus a home office, suitable to be use as a third bedroom and two full baths. The home was originally configured with two master suites, three full baths and a home office, and can easily be returned to this layout; the floor plan was modified to accentuate the breathtaking views and light accessible throughout the apartment. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This chic, modern Chelsea home provides a seamless combination of 600sf of private outdoor space and a 1,519sf 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom loft-style condominium. Its spectacular wrap-around, landscaped terrace offers an extension of the home's entertainment space, in addition to a tranquil, private garden. An abundance of natural light streams through the apartments oversized windows from multiple exposures. The expansive, primary bedroom suite includes extra space for working or sitting, as well as two walk-in closets and an en-suite marble and limestone bathroom with a spa-style soaking tub, stall shower, a double vanity, and radiant heated floors. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Sunbathe, stargaze and dine alfresco on the private roof terrace of this striking penthouse loft located in a boutique Morris Adjmi- designed condominium in historic East Tribeca! Step off the key-locked elevator to a sun-drenched Living/Dining room with soaring ceilings, wide plank floors and sweeping views of the iconic Manhattan skyline from a wall of dramatic arched windows. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Welcome home to 1E at 338 Berry, a one-of-a-kind 3+ bedroom unlike any other home in the neighborhood. This townhouse-style property offers space, volume, and privacy all in a beautifully converted factory constructed nearly 100 years ago. Defining features of this garden residence include 12-foot concrete beamed ceilings, nearly 2,000 interior square feet, a bonus family room, 700 square feet of private outdoor space, covered parking and stunning Paris Forino interiors. This is your chance to live in a full-service loft condominium that feels like a single-family home; all in the heart of South Williamsburg. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This apartment is one of the most unique and sought after 2 bed / 2.5 bath split bedroom apartments located in downtown Manhattan and complete with a highly-prized and RARE PRIVATE ROOFTOP terrace spanning over 700 square feet with views of Union Square Park and Empire State building.

This unit boasts amazing natural light from both north and south exposures into the grand living room that features vaulted high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. The top-of-the-line kitchen features all high-end appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Sub-Zero wine cooler, Miele dishwasher and a built-in Miele coffee machine.
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From the Listing: This one-of-a-kind triplex penthouse with private outdoor space is everything you're looking for! When you enter this remarkable penthouse residence you are welcomed by a grand entertaining level over 22 feet wide! The room is flooded with natural light from a trio of oversized windows. A wet bar and wine fridge are conveniently placed for enjoying refreshments as you relax or host guests, and a powder room and walk-in closet complete this lounging space. One flight up is the main living floor with an expansive open living and dining room. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: One-of-a-Kind Designer Penthouse with Rooftop Hot Tub. Welcome to the Studio Marchetti Chelsea Penthouse, a stunning 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom duplex that fuses contemporary stylings with original industrial details like polished concrete floors, exposed redbrick walls, barrel-vaulted wood ceilings, and massive factory-style windows. The home is truly unique and has a flexible layout that allows for the creation of a third bedroom and bathroom. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Enjoy the ultimate indoor/outdoor lifestyle from this unique and architecturally spectacular triplex Penthouse loft featuring superb luxury finishes and three distinct and magnificent landscaped terraces each offering a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of New York City. From the moment you step off the key-locked elevator, you know you've arrived somewhere special. A See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: High style and meticulous design, matched with an incredible 1500 SF wraparound terrace, make 360 East 89th Street, 8A a showstopper. Thoughtfully designed by SHoP Architects, this four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home was built for entertainment. The vibrant condominium spans 2222 SF and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors to overlook the expanse of the city, leading to the massive wraparound terrace. Ideal for entertaining guests, the extensive terrace provides a captivating backdrop amidst a serene ambiance. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This stunning duplex penthouse is on one of the most beautiful, iconic streets and corners in Tribeca. A gorgeous 360-degree wrap terrace is the pinnacle of this spectacular home.

With only 6 units, this extremely private 3 bedroom 2 and a half bath home spans over 2300 square feet and has just completed a full refresh. You enter through a keyed elevator directly into the expansive 17-foot entry gallery, perfect for showcasing an art collection. Beyond the stately staircase is the 36 foot Great Room. Facing North, South and West, it is sun-flooded, has iconic views and even a wood-burning fireplace. The gleaming white chef's kitchen has a large island, wine storage, Sub-zero refrigerator, built-in oven and microwave, and even a pot filler for those pasta dinners. There is central a/c throughout as well.
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From the Listing: The 5th, 6th, and 7th floor can all be purchased together and combined in ways only limited by your imagination. The combination would have 7,800sf (interior), have 4 exposures, high ceilings throughout, plus a 1,200sf terrace. Almost, like a 35Ft wide townhouse with an elevator. (if townhouses in Manhattan had 4 exposures) See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: I dare you to find a better terrace in Soho! Sure, you can find larger ones, you may even find one with more vegetation, but as "The Terrace Experts" we can tell you when the scores across all categories are tallied, you will have a hard time finding a terrace that scores higher than the 68.72 of this terrace. to find out more about our scoring and expertise make sure you contact us directly.

What makes this terrace so unique is the seamless way in which the many factors that make terraces special were brought together. To start, 15 Mercer Street is taller than its neighbors, so views are spectacular. The best spot to enjoy the view is hot-tub, which is strategically place to have unobstructed views, while being completely shielded from wind gusts. If you get tired of looking at the city, you can always turn on the large outdoor tv. Besides that, the vegetation is curated to create intimacy and protection where needed AND to direct your gaze into the direction with the most open views. This terrace simply has every desirable amenity, covered summer kitchen, hot tub, outdoor tv, speakers throughout, outdoor shower, and seating room for large dinner parties. But the most practical feature might well be the abundance of storage spaces, hidden behind the architectural detailing.

As a matter of fact, the attention to detail, and unique ways to make crucial storage space an integral part of the overall design, is part of the architectural genius throughout this super-sized loft. Immediately upon exiting the key-locked elevator, one only has to look closely at the privacy door to recognize that genius.
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From the Listing: This incredible SoHo triplex penthouse defines modern minimalism in a historic cast-iron loft building, featuring three bedrooms and three outstanding terraces for an ideal indoor-outdoor lifestyle in the heart of downtown. See floor plan and full details here.

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