10 Luxury Rentals In The Upper East Side, New York

luxury rental upper east side

New York City has so much to offer visitors, one could easily visit many times over their lives and not come close to seeing everything there is to see in the city. Take in a Broadway Show, which is definitely something you should experience with visiting NYC. Get a healthy dose of history by visiting the Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island, or if geological history is more your speed, visit the American Museum of Natural History. Enjoy the great outdoors within the city by spending a few hours in Central Park, where you can take bike tours to visit the most interesting points within the park. No matter which of these places are on your agenda, upgrade your trip and stay in one of these luxury rentals in Upper East Side of NYC for the best trip possible!

1. Posh home with beautiful white lines (from USD 578)

With a subtle white color scheme throughout the home, this rental exudes a quiet elegance that you’ll love returning to each night. The living and dining rooms are connected in a welcoming open-concept layout and the kitchen is appointed with gorgeous granite counter tops that are the icing on the cake. Four to six people can stay at a time in this two bedroom, two bathroom house that is conveniently located to many of the area’s best restaurants as well as Central Park.

2nd Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

2. Townhouse full of classically elegant touches (from USD 3300)

Spacious, grand and splendidly luxurious are all ways in which you could describe this townhouse. With room for up to 10 guests, this home features beautiful wood furnishings and flooring that will leave you feeling pampered. The kitchen has more than enough space to cook anything you can dream up, though it looks so elegantly appointed you might not want to dirty it up. Enjoy your stay in the master bedroom, which has a lovely wooden, four-poster bed and sitting area that sees plenty of natural lighting.

East 74th Street Townhouse
Upper East Side, Manhattan
5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

3. Custom-designed home with rustic touches (from USD 545)

There was no detail spared attention in the designing of this luxurious home, which features custom-made cabinets and sliding doors to keep space usage optimized. Distressed cement columns can be found throughout the house that only serves to up the wow factor and leaves you feeling like royalty. You’ll find room for four to five guests in this upscale home, with three bedrooms featuring simple color schemes and two full bathrooms.

Rhinelanders Place
Upper East Side, Manhattan
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Modern home with retro finishes (from USD 556)

One of the first things you’ll notice when entering this home is how wonderfully contrasting the color scheme is; dark, hardwood floors stand out beautifully against white walls in the majority of the house, while colorful furniture pieces add a bit of pop to complete the picture. A full, high-end kitchen is available for guests’ use while two thoughtfully decorated bedrooms can accommodate up to six people. The master bathroom has a fantastic contemporary feel, with floor to ceiling glass doors and a spacious shower.

East River Place
Upper East Side, Manhattan
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Comfortable luxury with great outdoor terrace (from USD 358)

Stately finishings can found throughout this home, which culminate in a wonderfully luxurious place to stay while in NYC. You’re sure to love how the lovely hardwood floors look against the neutral colors of the walls and dark colored furniture. Both the bathroom and kitchen feature lovely grey granite and tiling that truly stand out to make beautiful rooms. Enjoy winding down at the end of the day on the outdoor terrace, where you can watch as the world slips by.

Eastern Boulevard
Upper East Side, Manhattan
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Four-story luxury townhouse (from USD 1210)

Perfect for staying with a large group of friends, this townhouse can sleep up to eight people. You and your guests will love the immaculate hardwood flooring and natural lighting offered by floor to ceiling windows located throughout the house. Clean lines are the norm here, with lovely, neutral-colored walls contrasting with the dark floors. Each room here is a bit different than the next, with the living room featuring both antique and contemporary furnishings while the dining room is set against an exposed brick wall for a bit of an industrial effect.

East 92nd Townhouse
Upper East Side, Manhattan
4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Bright and cheery three-bedroom apartment (from USD 990)

The very picture of sophistication, this house starts with lovely parquet flooring that leads into a comfortably designed, open concept kitchen, living room, and dining area. The coloring is neutral with a mixture of blues to liven things up. You’ll find the master bedroom decked out with dark wooden furniture that offsets the bright walls perfectly, with an en-suite master bathroom that has beautiful marble walls and counters. Spend your evenings relaxing on the terrace, which boasts a great view of Park Avenue.

McKay Place
Upper East Side, Manhattan
3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

8. Lovely apartment with vintage conversational pieces (from USD 220)

Located in a trendy, highly sought after neighborhood, you won’t find accommodations better than this. Up to three people can stay in this home that has an eclectic luxury about it, with beautiful wooden furnishings and several pieces of decor that are older than you might think; for example, the bedroom mirror is actually an original window frame from the Toy Center located on Fifth Avenue. The kitchen is decked out in a no-nonsense lineup of stainless steel appliances while the bathroom has a lovely light grey tiling.

Central Park East
Upper East Side, Manhattan
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Charming cottage hidden amidst the towers (from USD 303)

NYC is known for its towering skyscrapers, meaning you might be surprised to find a luxuriously appointed cottage nestled among them. Perfect for a couple’s getaway, this cottage features beautiful hardwood flooring and a neutral color palette. In the living room, you’ll love the use of the rough brick wall as the room’s dominant wall, as it brings together the starkly white furniture all that more into focus. The kitchen makes the most of its space with stainless steel appliances and vintage black and white checkered floor. Step outside into the enclosed courtyard as a way to peacefully spend your evenings.

East 81st Street
Upper East Side, Manhattan
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Simple and elegant home with great location (from USD 440)

Stay in this rental and find out what makes simple elegance so very desirable. This home is invitingly laid out and has a simple decor selection that leaves you feeling completely at home. The color scheme is subtle throughout the home, which features two bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a full kitchen and a smartly appointed book room. Enjoy relaxing out on the terrace at the end of the day and being only a short walk from the subway station at 86th Street.

Yorkville Terrace
Upper East Side, Manhattan
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Stay luxuriously in NYC

While any trip to NYC is sure to be spectacular, one of the best ways to amp it up is to stay in a higher end vacation rental. Book any of these homes in the Upper East Side in NYC for your trip and you’re guaranteed to return home with only the best of memories.

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