Prime, No-Fee Living on the Upper West Side

We’ve gathered a list of the most modern, elite, no-fee apartments on the Upper West Side. No-fee apartments are precious and rarely stay on the market for very long, especially in a neighborhood as desirable as the Upper West Side. It is now reputed as an upscale, primarily residential area. Home to some of the greatest and most prestigious institutions, it’s not hard to see why it’s such a sought-after place to live. Find easy access to transportation with the 1, 2, 3, A, B, and C subway lines; as well as some of the best markets, dining establishments, and cultural centers.

Hawthorn Park (160 West 62nd St.)

Simultaneously the youngest and largest full-service, luxury building on our list is Hawthorn Park. This building contains an astounding 598 no-fee apartments over 54 floors. The luxe spa service, a private screening area, a pool, resident’s lounge, fitness center, conference room, and children’s playroom makes owning an abode in this building similar to a long-term vacation. Feel free to relax and enjoy more views from apartment terraces and the building’s rooftop deck.

Look out at wonderful views of Central Park and the Hudson River from oversized windows in any apartment. The spacious floor plans and high ceilings are perfect for those looking for optimum square footage, smack in the center of the Upper West Side.

Bathrooms in each unit feature oversized mirrors and glorious granite countertops, as well as aesthetically pleasing glass showers and bathtubs. In the kitchens, find windowed stainless steel appliances.

1-bedrooms start at $5,000/month.


The Larstrand (227 West 77th St.)

Relish in natural lighting from the oversized windows in the apartments at The Larstrand. High ceilings, hardwood flooring throughout, fireplaces, and complete washer/dryer sets in each apartment set this building apart as a sure favorite among elite Upper West Siders.

In the bathrooms, you’ll find heated floors, oversized mirrors, Kohler fixtures, glass showers, and Kohler bathtubs. In the gourmet chef’s kitchens, you’ll find fully-equipped, stainless steel appliances and Allura Blanco Crystal Quartz countertops, along with stainless Bosch appliances.

Enjoy full-time privacy and security with the 24-hour doorman and concierge service. Building amenities include a rooftop deck, a resident’s lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center, and a children’s playroom.

1-bedrooms start at $5,250/month.


The Ashley (400 West 63rd St.)

The Ashley is home to one of the largest (40,000 sqft) private amenity spaces in Manhattan. Solid white oak hardwood flooring throughout and oversized windows offer jaw-dropping Hudson River views.

Open kitchens feature Caesarstone quartz countertops, white oak cabinetry, and Bosch stainless steel appliances. A stackable washer/dryer set are included in each apartment, along with self-controlled heating and A/C. Like many other residential developments in the city, the Ashley occupies the building with another luxury condo development, the Aldyn. The newly renovated, elegant bathrooms are adorned with white oak vanities, Kohler fixtures, and soaking tubs.

You won’t find this full spectrum of building amenities anywhere else: residents have full access to a spa, bowling alley, game room, golf simulator, basketball and squash courts, climbing wall, indoor pool, pilates studio, yoga studio, and fully-equipped weight and cardio room with personal trainers available.

Studio apartments start at $3,200/month.


The Sagamore (189 West 89th St.)

Just a short walk from Central Park and Riverside Park, The Sagamore has all the architectural accents of a prewar, but all the convenience, space, and top-shelf amenities one can expect to find in new construction. The distinct wood and marble lobby is a testimony to the elegance found in each no-fee apartment. Oak parquet covers the flooring in every room, as well as oversized and floor-to-ceiling windows which bring natural light in and provide inspiring views of Manhattan’s favorite park.

Each unit contains a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, state-of the-art appliances, and euro-style cabinetry. Spacious closets allow for plenty of storage, and select units have private terraces.

Building amenities include a fitness center, children’s playroom, and landscaped rooftop. Expect a-line security with the 24-hour doorman, concierge, video security, and valet parking service in the private parking garage.

Studios start at $3,150/month.


The Regent (45 West 60th St.)

Renovated in 1996, the Regent has ranked among the finest no-fee rental listings on the Upper West Side. It features generous floor plans, renovated baths and kitchens, featuring stylish countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, and dishwashers.

The Regent's sun-drenched, state-of-the-art fitness facility is just one of the building's many amenities, along with the children's playroom, landscaped private garden, rooftop sundeck, private storage, and bike room. Full-service and full-time concierge and doorman, video security, and valet service provide optimum security.

1-bedrooms start at $3,800/month.