The Somerset – 1365 York Avenue

The Somerset is a rental apartment building located on York Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Residences at The Somerset boast hardwood floors and lots of light; the  building offers one, two and three-bedroom apartments, many with balconies. The Somerset was deigned to accommodate an upscale life style in elegant surroundings, offering modern recreational amenities such as a fully equipped fitness center and custom-designed children’s room. The Somerset features a circular drive entry with fountain and a two story lobby with a 24-hour doorman, as well as professionally landscaped gardens, a rooftop sun deck and air conditioned public corridors.

Units and Pricing

There are currently eight available units for rent at The Somerset, ranging in size from one to three bedrooms. The largest unit currently available is a three bedroom apartment with 1,900 square feet. This unit is listed for $8,600/month. One bedroom units start at $2,495/month and go up to $3,295/month. Two bedrooms range in price from $4,195/month to $5,995/month. The average price per square foot at The Somerset is just $54, a steal for the Upper East Side/York Avenue location.

Features and Amenities

Residences at The Somerset are large and filled with light, boasting parquet hardwood floors and often, balconies. The building boasts a two story lobby, 24-hour doorman service, professionally landscaped gardens, a rooftop sun deck, renovated and air conditioned public corridors, a 24-hour attended garage on premises, valet and maid service available, laundry facility, air conditioning and a modern, fully equipped health and fitness center, as well as a children’s playroom.


The York Avenue address is one of the most prestigious in the city, and the building is located just a few blocks from John Jay Park. The Upper East Side is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Manhattan, thanks to its quiet, tree-lined streets and gorgeous architecture. Once a haven for the wealthy and upper class folks, it’s become a place that also suits the upwardly mobile. The neighborhood has drawn bars, eateries and shopping destinations onto its streets, so you’ll never lack for something to do.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

The Somerset offers reasonably priced, large apartments in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in New York. The building might not be chock full of amenities, but it offers laundry and a fitness center – what more does one need? The professionally landscaped gardens and the rooftop deck are an extra draw, as is the elegant two story lobby. Many of the residences at The Somerset also boast private balconies, perfect for watching the world fly by on the FDR Drive below.