NYC’s real estate market is as booming as ever, and incredible listings can be found on every corner. But how far exactly does your money get you? We’re comparing three properties on the Upper West Side all priced around $8 million to show how much bang you can get for your buck.

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279 Central Park West, Apt 3/4B


Views is the name of the game at this gorgeous duplex located just off of Central Park. Fully renovated and incredibly spacious, this condo boasts three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. The kitchen and entertaining areas make the lower level perfect for entertaining, while the upper level provides the utmost privacy thanks to its en suite bathrooms. Harriet Kaufman, Coldwell Banker Warburg, 212.439.4575,

212 W. 72nd St., Unit 15G


Natural light, square footage and top-of-the-line finishes all abound in this UWS sanctuary. All 2,834 square feet of this condo are outfitted with gorgeous details such as 5-inch white oak plank flooring, white matte lacquer cabinetry, quartzite slab countertops and polished nickel fittings. Miele appliances, a full-size pantry, two dishwashers and two ovens all make this home perfect for a family who loves to entertain. Ammanda Espinal, Douglas Elliman, 212.891.7000,

16 W. 77th St., 16E

Outdoor space, anyone? This three-bedroom penthouse features a lovely terrace off the family room, allowing you to enjoy alfresco dining while taking in the cityscape views. A charming banquet and Calcutta Gold counters adorn the inviting kitchen, while the spacious formal dining room provides additional seating. Add in the media room, wood-burning fireplace and gorgeous built-ins, and this home leaves little to be desired. Joanne Douglas, Douglas Elliman, 212.909.7960,

Whether you prefer tons of square footage, outdoor space or unmatched finishes, these on-the-market Upper West Side properties are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Let us know which is your favorite!