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6 NYC homes with an extra room for the nanny

by Virginia K. Smith | 9/19/14 - 1:59 PM

Cab fare is standard when you've got a babysitter watching your kid for the evening. But what if someone helps out with the kids round-the-clock? If you've got the extra cash, you could take up...

7 NYC dwellings with eat-in kitchens big enough for a crew

by Virginia K. Smith | 9/12/14 - 1:59 PM

As much as we like kicking back on the couch with some Seamless-ed pad Thai, in a city full of cramped kitchenettes, most of us would pay a premium for an eat-in kitchen. Whether it's for family...

5 NYC abodes where even the bathroom has a view

by Virginia K. Smith | 9/05/14 - 1:59 PM

Whatever room they're in, views always come at a premium in New York apartments. But it seems to us there's something extra luxurious about a bathroom with a a major vista, letting you gaze out...

Let there be (natural) light: 6 NYC homes on the market with skylights

by Virginia K. Smith | 8/28/14 - 12:59 PM

In a market full of dark, cramped little apartments, an abundance of natural light may be the ultimate home decor status symbol. And if it's coming from above? Even better (and probably a sign...

Double the luxury: 7 NYC homes with his-and-hers sinks

by Virginia K. Smith | 8/22/14 - 2:59 PM

We've always been skeptical of pairs of double beds that couples share in old movies, but double sinks? Those seem ideal. We've combed the current listings for apartments on the market with his-...

Lounge poolside at these 6 New York buildings

by Virginia K. Smith | 8/15/14 - 2:59 PM

There are a lot of fancy amenities out there we could live without—virtual golf rooms, we're looking at you—but we're convinced that having a pool right in your apartment building would be...

Soak in style: 6 NYC apartments with classic clawfoot tubs

by Virginia K. Smith | 8/08/14 - 2:59 PM

The mark of a truly nice (and expensive) apartment is often a fancy bathroom, and for our money, nothing feels more luxurious than soaking in an old-school claw-foot tub. They can be relatively...

Room service, anyone? 9 NYC penthouses with hotel perks

by Virginia K. Smith | 8/01/14 - 2:59 PM

If there's one thing the rest of us can enjoy about New York's bonkers luxury market, it's trolling the high-end listings for fantasy apartments (or unfortunate decorating choices). And what's a...

6 in-house NYC screening rooms worthy of a double feature

by Virginia K. Smith | 7/25/14 - 1:59 PM

Most of us don't have room for a full-blown dining room table let alone an entire screening room to call our own, but in some New York apartments, you can truly live the dream: theater-quality...

7 NYC homes where you can belly up to the (home) bar

by Virginia K. Smith | 7/18/14 - 1:59 PM

Whether you're working on a bowl of cereal or a stiff drink, there's something specifically cozy about whiling away time at a home bar, feet dangling from the stool and everything you need for a...

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