If you love the idea of living in a historic neighborhood, but don’t want to deal with the maintenance and upkeep that comes with owning an older home, the hill condo may be right for you. These communities, ranging in age from the late-Victorian era to more recent construction, feature beautiful, updated apartments in a variety of styles.

Some of these properties are located in a converted old school, while others are part of newer developments. There’s a lot to consider when looking for the right hill condo for you.

Located on the west side of the city, Murray Hill is one of the most desirable areas in Brooklyn for buyers who are interested in living close to the subway and in a walkable community. This neighborhood is also known for its quaint shops, swanky restaurants and bars. In recent years, it has seen a number of high-rise developments that have added some excitement to the area.

This community features 68 multi-level condominiums in a beautifully maintained park-like setting with meticulous landscaping, mature trees and well-lit walkways. Amenities include a solar-heated pool, tennis courts, chipping green, children’s playground and community clubhouse with kitchen and Wi-Fi. The secluded location is ideal for enjoying seasonal outdoor activities such as skiing at Bromley and Stratton, golfing and ice skating, while celebrated musical performances, professional and amateur theater and exhibits at the Southern Vermont Arts Center are just a short drive away.

Originally built in the 1940s, this complex has recently been renovated and is now offering two-bedroom units with private balconies and roof top terraces. The spacious floor plans are light and airy, with oversized windows providing plenty of natural sunlight. The modern kitchens have convenient pull alcoves and brand-new appliances, including a refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher, microwave and garbage disposal. The bedrooms are large and comfortable, with good closet space.

The building has an elevator and additional storage space. There is also a bike storage room and resident parking in the back of the complex. The condo fee covers heat and hot water.

Residents are encouraged to participate in community events. The community’s newsletter is sent out quarterly and includes upcoming social events, as well as information on upcoming property management initiatives. Homeowners are also welcome to submit action requests and other forms on the website. In order to access this site, you must register using a valid homeowner ID. This information is only shared with the community’s management company and used for association business purposes. You must have your unit # and a valid email address to register.