There is something special about having your own private sapce outdoors, especially when it is on a floor above ground level. These spectacular homes have their fair share of private terraces, where you can spend time relaxing with a good book during the warmer weather, or even sitting fireside on cooler evenings. The perfect bridge between indoors and outdoors, private terraces provide a breath of fresh air, and often come with amazing views.
New York City
The Westbury, 15 East 69th Street, PH – Upper East Side, New York
4 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | 1 Half Bathroom
This spectacular home’s outdoor space speaks for itself. Located at the corner of East 69th Street and Madison Avenue in the former Westbury Hotel, this two-story penthouse offers panoramic views overlooking the New York City skyline. Windows along a thirty-foot gallery open to a beautiful terrace that runs along the east side of the apartment, while French doors in the living room open to the spacious outside terraces totaling 3,585 square feet. The pièce de ré·sis·tance to this property is the north terrace that includes an English greenhouse and stellar views of the Carlyle Hotel and Central Park.
40 Sullivan Street – SoHo – Nolita
4 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms
Located along quiet, tree-lined Sullivan Street, 40 Sullivan is a mansion with the extraordinary width of 25 feet and five levels of beautifully appointed interiors plus a stunning rooftop terrace and an expansive backyard. After a bath in the freestanding soaking tub, you can step out onto the scenic private terrace with gorgeous western views—accessed via the bedroom and the bathroom. With a spacious, sunlit backyard and a rooftop terrace with a full outdoor kitchen, what more outdoor space could you need?
The Tulip Building, 421 Broome Street, Penthouse – SoHo – Nolita
4 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms
Why opt for only one terrace when you can have four? This bespoke residence at 421 Broome, a small boutique cast-iron loft condominium dating back to 1873, is the epitome of modern grandeur. The top level opens to entertaining terraces, paved in Cenia Gray granite, complete with a wood burning fireplace. Three additional landscaped terraces, equipped with custom gas lanterns, offer a heated spa, garden and open-air dining. An oasis unto itself, yet the perfect place for entertaining, this home balances privacy with the perfect SoHo location.
303 East 33rd Street, PHG – Kips Bay
3 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms
This unit is a one-of-a-kind, incredibly rare triplex penthouse that affords the space and comfort of townhouse living along with spectacular views. Floor to ceiling windows give the space an open and airy feel, while a sprawling rooftop and a private terrace off the master suite bring this open floorplan outdoors. With an abundance of out-of-doors options, this home provides plenty of room to host, entertain and unwind amongst the city skyline.
2 Battery Wharf, 2302 – Waterfront, MA
2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1 Half Bathroom
This 2 bedroom home has 18 windows allowing every inch to be flooded with light. A formal foyer with a coat closet leads you into a beautiful, wide-open living, dining and kitchen space. The master bedroom has a custom-designed, walk-in closet, an incredible en suite bathroom finished with Calacatta Gold Marble and a large whirlpool soaking tub. For even more relaxation, soak in some sun and sea breeze out on the private terrace overlooking the harbor. Or, relax in quiet as you take in the harbor by night.