6 home offices for in-apartment worker bees

This one-bedroom condo at 34 North 7th Street in Williamsburg (on the market for $1.199 million) boasts this cozy home office, plus views of the East River and One World Trade Center that might be just the motivation your need to buckle down and get some homework done.


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Ready or not, summer is winding down. What better way to prep for the post-Labor Day return to work or school than getting the home office back in order. Not sure where to begin? You can check out these listing for a little workspace inspiration or, if you're in the market for a new place, save yourself the trouble of organizing your own study and just move right into one of these fab, already-officed homes.

For those who need nature and natural light to get the creative juices flowing, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse loft at 82 Greene Street (yours for $11.75 million) has a home office with a skylight and a window that faces a planted terrace.

Off the master bedroom of this five-bedroom, eight-and-a-half-bath townhouse at 27 Monroe Place in Brooklyn Heights (listed at $18 million) is this tidy, windowed office, perfect for those who like to squeeze in a little extra work before bed—or first thing in the morning.

Thanks to tall ceilings and a dramatic skylight, this office on the top floor of a five-story, six-bedroom townhouse at 320 West 80th Street (priced at $9.985 million) doubles nicely as an art gallery, studio and—why not?—entertainment space.

A renovated brownstone at 30 West 85th Street (asking price: $15 million) includes seven bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, and a sophisticated wood-paneled office with a bay window and a gas fireplace.

Thanks to the addition of some clever built-ins, the hallway of a two-bedroom, one-bath co-op at 105 East 15th Street (going for $800,000) is transformed into a handy home office.