After spending the winter cooped up inside, it sometimes seems as though New Yorkers will do anything to get that extra time outside. Unfortunately, few of us have apartments that offer outdoor space, relegating the majority of NYC residents to public parks. That’s all about the change, though, if the frequency with which everyone is hunting for apartments with outdoor space for under $2,500 here on Naked Apartments is any indication. Take a peek at some of the best options on the market right now and move in just in time to enjoy your new terrace/backyard/balcony during those clutch summertime months.

FiDi Studio With Private and Public Terraces

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Amenities galore plus a private terrace? Sounds too good to be true, but trust us, this is for real. This recently renovated studio is listed for $2,400/month and offers a chic kitchen and personal outdoor space with plenty of room for a lounge chair or three. Feeling more social? Enjoy the building’s shared outdoor spaces after making use of the clubroom or one of its two gyms.

Renovated Williamsburg Studio With Private Balcony

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This $2,400/month Williamsburg studio has a lot going for it – including a recently renovated kitchen, exposed brick, onsite laundry and a private balcony. The outdoor space set up has enough room for your grill, chairs, and a cooler. With proximity to McCarren Park, you can spend the day out people watching on the grass and your evenings grilling dinner on your balcony with a beer in hand, surrounded by a few close friends. Sounds like the perfect quintessential Brooklyn home to me.

Bed-Stuy One-Bedroom With Private Balcony and Roof Deck

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Bed-Stuy is seeing a ton of new, amenity-laden buildings pop up and this $2,450/month one-bedroom apartment is part of the wave. The perks include a private balcony plus access to the building’s shared roof deck and its skyline views. What better place to kick back with a glass of wine and enjoy a summer sunset?

Long Island City Studio: Views & Roof Deck

If you’re looking for convenience to Midtown without actually living in Midtown, you can do no better than LIC. With its stunning skyline views, speedy commute to Midtown, and an impressive contemporary art scene, LIC is a great option. If you move to the neighborhood, you’ll definitely want to land a place that cashes in on the views. This $1,950/month studio does just that and has some additional perks like a doorman and amenity-filled building. You can enjoy your view without the headache of city noises thanks to the unit’s sound-proof windows, but when you’re ready to enjoy the skyline en plein air, head to the building’s shared roof deck for a day spent soaking up the sun without leaving your building.

Prospect Heights One-Bedroom with Private Outdoor Space

Conveniently located near Grand Army Plaza, the Brooklyn Museum, and Prospect Park, this renovated one-bedroom is listed for $2,295 and has a unique duplex layout. But the real draw is its private outdoor space, natch.

Two Bedrooms, Balcony, and Shared Backyard in Crown Heights

This apartment is affordable ($2,200/month) and close to a lot of great Brooklyn destinations including all of Franklin Avenue’s bars and restaurants, Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. The real perks of this place, though, are the extra space a second bedroom offers, as well as the private balcony and access to a shared backyard. With all that outdoor space, who needs the park?

Greenwich Village Studio with Shared Backyard

Dreaming of living in the Village, but not willing to give up the perks of outdoor space? This $2,450/month studio may be just what you’re looking for. Featuring exposed brick, a fireplace, and an updated kitchen, this charming studio comes with access to a shared backyard.

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