Turtle Bay Co-op • $629,000 • MANHATTAN • 235 East 49th Street, No. 7D
A sunny one-bedroom, one-bath duplex apartment, in a prewar doorman building that used to be a theological seminary. Michael Lessner, 908-723-0733, and Maggie Kent, 646-342-0698, CORE; corenyc.com
MAINTENANCE $1,641 a month
PROS All of the rooms, including the kitchen, get ample sunlight from west-facing windows. The bedroom is upstairs, so the first floor can be used for entertaining. There is a shared rooftop and laundry room in the building.
CONS The ceilings are low — under eight feet in the hallway — and the only bathroom is upstairs. Neither pets nor washer/dryers are allowed.