With apartment rentals soaring in nearby Manhattan, savvy young professionals are looking across the river for apartment rentals in Edgewater, New Jersey to find some of the best values in luxury apartment living. According to a recent report from Douglas Elliman, a well-known metropolitan New York-area brokerage firm, Manhattan’s median rent comes in at $3,290, while the average rent is $4,089. For the price of a one-bedroom in Manhattan or downtown Brooklyn, someone can find a two- or three-bedroom in New Jersey with highly competitive commuting times and far superior amenities.

We decided to take a quick look at some of the top apartments for rent in the area and here are some of our favorites.

The Duchess
The Duchess is a new apartment development located at 7601 River Road, North Bergen.  It is a great alternative to apartments in Edgewater.  The development was completed in 2017. Leases for available units range in price from $2,445 to over $9,795. The Duchess has a total of 320 units, sizes range from 600 to 2600 square feet.  Overlooking the Hudson River and the New York City skyline, The chic contemporary apartments for rent at The Duchess blend metropolitan luxury with a serene home atmosphere found in nearby luxury Edgewater apartments.

The first major development outside of Philadelphia by Post Brothers, residences at The Duchess feature floor-to-ceiling windows that wash each room in natural sunlight and capture sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline and Hudson River. Hardwood flooring throughout offers a solid design, matched with recessed LED overhead lighting and eco-efficient, carbon-free electric heating and cooling systems to customize your ideal atmosphere. Enjoy ample storage and closet space, as well as in-home Energy Star front-load washer and dryer sets.  To accommodate your culinary appetite, apartments feature large, gourmet-inspired kitchen and prep areas.  Dressed with high-gloss cabinetry and smooth quartz countertops, kitchens offer ample storage and prep space and feature world-class stainless steel Bosch appliances, including dual wall ovens, induction cooktops, and a Euro-inspired chimney hood.

Each bathroom is designed to serve as a relaxing retreat, fitted with a variety of amenities and finishes.  Enjoy ultra-deep soaking tubs, thermostatically controlled glass showers, rain-style showerheads, and spray body jets. Ambient halogen-style overhead lighting and sleek Travertine tiling create a calming atmosphere, ensuring bathrooms serve both your needs and add accent to your home.  Stretch and unwind in your own spacious sanctuary, complete with Portuguese hardwood floors of European oak, brushed metal accents, and custom furnishings.

The Duchess offers a unique variety of amenity programming throughout the building, with both indoor and outdoor areas fitted with premium, state-of-the-art features matched with artistic design by Paris Forino.  Residents enjoy the convenience of everyday utilities, world-class leisure and lifestyle areas, as well as spaces ideal for hosting friends and socializing.  One of the very best apartments for rent in North Bergen for anyone considering apartments Edgewater and other New Jersey waterfront options.

Avalon at Edgewater
Located along the Hudson River, just a stone’s throw from Manhattan, Avalon at Edgewater is now leasing brand new and newly renovated studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes.

Entertain in a modern kitchen with quartz or granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy state-of-the-art amenities including a 5,000 square foot fitness center with TRX® Suspension Training equipment and virtual fitness classes. Relax in a cabana by our heated swimming pool, or take your furry friend out to play at our WAG Pet Park. You can also choose to live elevated in one of our top floor Signature Collection lofts complete with upgraded finishes, smart home technology, and stunning Manhattan views.

Avalon at Edgewater is convenient to I-95, I-80, the Palisades Parkway, and the George Washington Bridge. We’re also near public transportation including the Edgewater Ferry and bus service to New York Port Authority and the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal – making your commute a breeze.

Infinity Edgewater
Welcome to a unique collection of 1 and 2 bedroom rental residences on the Hudson River, only a heartbeat away from the abundance of living that Edgewater has to offer: exquisite restaurants, a bevy of shopping options and a one of a kind chic city style. Infinity Edgewater offers 6 and 12-month lease options and boasts the finest in modern living, conveniences, and connectivity while maintaining its anonymity in the quiet privacy of Old River Road. Infinity Edgewater puts convenience, simplicity and seamless living at your fingertips. Residents can enjoy a private lounge with a catering kitchen for entertaining family and friends, a state of the art fitness center, sauna and steam shower, and landscaped infinity gardens with gazebos for outdoor rejuvenation. Professionally managed with 24-hour emergency service, the community features a card access entry system and on-site covered parking. Infinity Edgewater provides residents with peace of mind and access to anything they need any time of day.

Riello apartments are located in the distinctive Gold Coast neighborhood of Edgewater, New Jersey, prominently situated across the Hudson River from downtown Manhattan. Enjoy the perks of living in a spacious apartment home, with door-to-door ferry service, just minutes from NYC. Riello welcomes pets and offers a 24-hour concierge service, 7 days a week.

River Club
The River Club Apartments in Edgewater is a gated, pet-friendly community on the Hudson River, 10 minutes from NYC. We are a smoke-free community. Enjoy a complimentary shuttle to the ferry, private balconies with partial views of the Hudson. Central A/C and heat, fully equipped kitchens, 9-foot ceilings, optional intrusion alarms and in-home washer/dryer. Community amenities include 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool and business center. Easy access to the Lincoln Tunnel, George Washington Bridge and I 80. Pet-friendly apartment homes and guarantors welcome!