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(7 Essex Street via Elliman) (7 Essex Street via Elliman)
When done right, a soak in a hot tub can be highly restorative for mind and body alike. But as tempting as it may be to sink into a hot tub, it is not without risks. Even at the most high-end spas, hotels, and residential buildings, sharing a hot tub can mean sharing bacteria, including the dreaded "hot tub rash." Add fears of Covid-19 to the mix these days, and even the most luxurious hot tub isn't enough to soak that stress away.

However, this is no reason to stick to showers. As long as the cleaning staff is diligent, the risk of contracting something from a hot tub is significantly reduced. For those willing to go one step further, a private Jacuzzi or hot tub can keep many of these fears at bay, and for some lucky residents, look out on spectacular city views. Behold ten apartments throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn where relaxation

366-West-11th-Street-1 All images of 366 West 11th Street via Rise Media/The Corcoran Group
From the listing:
The open layout provides for an enhanced sense of space, yet the separate living and sleeping quarters, accessed via the floating staircase lend additional privacy. The open kitchen features stainless cooktop, oven and dishwasher by Miele and Sub-Zero refrigerator, and the dining area opens onto the private balcony a perfect spot to watch the boats go by, or just enjoy an amazing sunset. In the cooler months, the wood-burning fireplace will be most appreciated, along with the radiant floor heating beneath the stone floors.

The dual Mitsubishi split system provide both AC and supplemental heat for year-round comfort. The full-sized bath on the bedroom level boasts both a deep Jacuzzi tub and a large walk-in shower with seven directional shower heads for complete relaxation, along with a stacked Miele washer/dryer. The lower level has a powder room for added convenience.

152-Elizabeth-Street-1 All images of 152 Elizabeth Street via The Modlin Group
From the listing:
Ensuring complete privacy and enhanced security, the key-fob elevator opens directly onto the extraordinary custom Gabellini Sheppard-designed stairway. Connecting the three floors, the glass and satin stainless steel stairway is strikingly paved with beautifully honed Pietra Cardosa stone. Graced by 10' ceilings, a gas-burning fireplace surrounded by a honed Pietra Cardosa hearth, and floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase views while opening up the home to even more light and air, the 52' great room connects to an expansive planted terrace featuring signature water walls and reflecting pools.

The master suite includes a spacious walk-in closet and dressing room, as well as a private covered balcony. En-suite bathrooms feature honed Bianco Sivec marble, glacier white Corian vanities and wall-mounted faucets. With boundless exposures of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and Williamsburg Bridge, the landscaped roof terrace features a full kitchen, an Ando-designed granite fireplace and custom-carved granite soaking tub, as well as an Ando signature reflecting pool.

521-Park-Avenue-1 All images of 521 Park Avenue via LaSeven Incorporated
From the listing:
Beautifully renovated and impeccably designed with the most refined architectural details, this unique home is the perfect place to entertain or just relax. It spans nine rooms elegantly divided between the two floors, each with its own private entrance. The entry gallery leads you through impressive arched openings into spacious and light-filled south facing living room with french windows, a cast-iron Juliet balcony and an antique marble fireplace. Directly adjoined the corner broad library, with handsome custom cabinets/bookshelves and an antique fireplace, offers southern and Park Avenue views with a glimpse of Central Park The living room opens up to a well proportioned south facing ceremonious dining room, which leads to a large and airy corner windowed chef's eat-in kitchen with top of the line stainless still appliances and custom cabinetry. The adjacent windowed guest bedroom/maid quarter's room and private bathroom could be easily converted either to a den, private office or a laundry room.

The upper floor welcomes three generous sun-filled south facing bedrooms with four en-suite marble bathrooms, two antiques fireplaces and a mechanical room. The private and spacious master bedroom with 11'3" ft ceilings and a beautiful marble fireplace, features two spa like en-suite windowed mosaic marble bathrooms with radiant heated floors, a Jacuzzi, a steam bath, a separate stall shower, two large walk in custom closets/dressing areas and additional storage areas. The lovely and well proportioned adjacent bedrooms have both an en-suite marble bathroom and a private closet. One of them is a corner overlooking Park Avenue.

133-Norfolk-Street-1 All images of 133 Norfolk Street via R New York
From the listing:
A wall of custom floor to ceiling french doors beckons you to your own sunny, over 500-square-foot private outdoor oasis. Cozy up in front of the wood burning fireplace in the massive living room with soaring 11'6" ceilings and gorgeous original wide plank floors. The large chef's open kitchen features top of the line stainless steel appliances, outdoor vent, garbage disposal, plenty of counter space with a wrap around dining counter plus a floating kitchen island.

The large master bedroom suite features an en suite private bathroom, separate glass enclosed shower, jacuzzi tub, double sinks and vanities in addition to tons of storage. The king sized second bedroom features a wall of windows and large walk in closet. Only two flights up, this amazing home also includes a new washer and dryer, central A/C and heat.

152-Reade-Street-1 All images of 152 Reade Street via Compass
From the listing:
Originally designed by the pioneer of Tribeaa's modernization John L. Petrarca of Guenther Petrarca, this truly unique residence has been completely redesigned and customized by Philip Koether Architects and holds historical significance being one of the first, and very few, single-family homes built in the area in more than a century. Standing seven floors high, the home consists of five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, four separate outdoor spaces and fully outfitted cellar floor. This stunning residence features soaring ceiling heights, a private elevator, Italian marble and iron spiral staircase with motion-activated lighting system, Sonos audio system, 100-gallon fish tank, wood-burning fireplace, sun deck with stainless steel Jacuzzi, multiple wine storage units as well as custom closets and cabinetry throughout.

131-Fifth-Avenue-1 All images of 131 Fifth Avenue via Peter Oh Group
From the listing:
This expansive duplex home with a mezzanine level and roof garden totaling approximately 2,300 square feet is a rare find and exceptional value in one of the most desired neighborhoods in Manhattan. Enter the premises along a dramatic foyer opening into a double-height reception area filled with gallery-quality natural light permeating through oversized wall to wall windows on the upper level and in the living room.To the left is the grand 40’ x 23’ living / entertainment area featuring an angled original brick wood-burning fireplace and floor to ceiling windows.

On the upper level is the master bedroom with large triangular windows overlooking the roof garden. It has a built-in home office and a large en suite master bath oasis. The seamlessly integrated master bathroom has a spa-like atmosphere with a skylight. It is a true relaxation space, large enough to be used as a private yoga / meditation room. It enshrines a whirlpool Jacuzzi tub, twin pedestal sinks, a separate enclosed toilette and an open shower surrounded by a beautiful masonry glass block wall.

1228-Dean-Street-1 All images of 1228 Dean Street via Halstead
From the listing:
Cross the threshold of a crested parquet floor, enter the dining area, with a charming original mantled fireplace and hardwood floors. Then flow into a marbled bathroom room with a soaking Jacuzzi jetted tub. Adjacent is a marbled kitchen equipped with Viking stove and dishwasher with counter top space for preparations and entertaining. Access from here to a quiet backyard.

Enter through grand doors into a double seating living room with vestiges of Brownstone details; high ceilings, parquet floors, floor to ceiling windows, moldings and a mesmerizing marble mantle fireplace. Additionally, this floor boasts a luxurious sprawling sun-drenched master bedroom. Adorned with its very own marble fireplace and french doors. Who could ask for anything more... well there is more!

7-Essex-Street-1 All images of 7 Essex Street via Elliman
From the listing:
This magnificent triplex penthouse loft features a huge private terrace on the 9th floor, and an incredible private roof deck with amazing light and panoramic park and city views complete with Jacuzzi and outdoor television.

An open layout with high ceilings and an open chef's kitchen is great for entertaining with wood burning fireplace. The master suite features a spa-like bath and an enormous walk-in closet. Central air, abundant closet space and additional storage space available on each floor.

730-Fifth-Avenue-1 All images of Aman New York Residences via Elliman
From the listing:
Interior features include a grand entry foyer with herringbone patterned floors and custom designed oiled walnut double doors, white oak wood plank floors, three glass enclosed fireplaces and 10'7'' ceilings. The elegant gallery opens to the immense living and dining areas with picturesque views of Central Park and the Upper East Side to the north. The windowed open kitchen by Minotti Cucine includes a center-island, natural stone floor, polished quartzite countertops and a full suite of Gaggenau appliances.

The master bedroom suite includes a private terrace with a Jacuzzi, and a spacious walk-in-wardrobe built out with timber shelving, leather panels and brass accessories. The windowed master bathroom's finishes and fixtures include two blackened steel vanities with polished dark quartz stone countertops and Hansgrohe fixtures, and marble walls and floors accented with Kenya black cabochons. The master bathroom retreat is completed with a freestanding soaking tub, radiant heated floors and a steam shower.

41-Great-Jones-Street-1 All images of 41 Great Jones Street via Nest Seekers
From the listing:
Boasting exquisite interiors and a quartet of private outdoor spaces including a private roof with a built in hot tub, this luminous duplex penthouse redefines indoor/outdoor living in Manhattan. Features of this magnificent home include 10-inch wide European oak floors, airy 10'6" ceilings, an in-home washer/dryer, a private keyed elevator entrance, and 1,661 square feet of outdoor space comprised of a private street-facing balcony, a pair of gorgeous terraces, and a vast rooftop deck.

The upper level of the home opens directly into an open-concept dining room and kitchen. The dining room is augmented with a cozy breakfast nook and leads out onto a north-facing terrace finished with a built-in Weber gas grill. The Boffi-designed kitchen is equipped with gorgeous white quartzite countertops, a massive eat-in island, and a suite of fully-integrated Gaggenau appliances. The southern end of the upper level is occupied by a powder room, additional closet space, and a capacious living room adorned with a gas-burning fireplace and a large south-facing terrace.

Honorable Mentions
1748-Dean-Street-1 1748 Dean Street via Compass
47-Walker-Street-1 47 Walker Street via Compass

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