Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - Listings Shown: 3
351 West End Avenue   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 517544
Price: $6,995,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 6,875
Sect: Upper West Side
Only $1,017 per square foot...Best Value on the Upper West Side! Bright and airy, this grand 20' wide, 5-story townhouse combines the scale and elegance of late 19th century architecture with modern day comforts such as central air-conditioning. With 6-8 bedrooms and over 6500 square feet, the house can be used as a single family home or as income producing with two units.Its location with unique East and West exposures on a wide thoroughfare and landmarked townhouses opposite guarantees exceptional light throughout. The house was built circa 1891 and designed by famed architects Lamb & Rich as part of an original row of 14 houses. Many original details, such as curved mahogany pocket-doors and quarter-sawn paneling remain.The impressive scale of the house is enhanced by its high ceilings, beautiful garden and tree-lined block views, abundant oversized windows on every floor and 2 enormous skylights at the peak of the house all providing fantastic light streaming in throughout the day. This beautiful home has been immaculately preserved with original interior and exterior details. This home is currently configured with a garden floor guest suite which could easily be converted to a separate, income-producing unit. The layout is flexible and can accommodate 6-8 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and 1 powder room. The house will be delivered vacant. This elegant home boasts an outdoor garden surrounded by a series of other brownstone gardens replete with blooming trees and open sky.There are six original fireplaces (3 wood-burning and 3 gas) with antique mantels throughout the house and exceptional old-world detail with exquisite moldings, ceiling rosettes, border-inlaid hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, solid wood pocket doors, built-in bookshelves and cabinetry, French doors and custom window shutters.The house is part of a unique landmark block of townhouses on both sides of the avenue, in the West End-Collegiate Historic area, with no commercial traffic allowed. The area is well-known for its beauty, serenity, and safety, only one block from Riverside Park. It is extremely quiet and offers a retreat from busy city life with every convenience just around the corner.
58 Downing Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 174315
Price: $5,500,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 2,661
Nghbd: Central Village
Located in the West Village and moments away from Soho, this historical home, built in the 1800s, has been renovated for a contemporary lifestyle. With exposed beams and brick, five fireplaces and original wood paneling, charm runs throughout this residence. The Parlor level, with 10? ceilings, features a formal sitting room and dining room with beautiful walnut floors. The chefs kitchen is located one floor below and is furnished with Sub-Zero and Viking appliances. An additional sitting area is located on this level with direct garden access and fireplace. This room could easily convert to an additional bedroom or breakfast room. The master suite is located on the second floor and features a large dressing room, bedroom with fireplace, and spacious master bathroom with radiant heated floors. A laundry room is located on this level. The third floor of this home has been converted into a media room and guest suite. Wide plank oak flooring, wet bar and handsome cabinetry create a perfect retreat. The garden is a perfect venue for hosting barbeques and entertaining friends and family. With Blue Ribbon Bakery on the block, Bar Pitti, Buvette and countless other restaurants close by, 58 Downing is in the heart of it all.
123 West 82nd Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 633214
Price: $5,300,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 4,108
Sect: Upper West Side
New to Market - not available since 1980! 123 West 82nd Street is the flexible charmer you've been waiting for. Presently, a 5-unit townhouse with a delightful renovated owners' garden triplex commanding more than 1/2 of the building. The upper 2 floors are 4 charming market-rate studios that can be DELIVERED VACANT. This 4-story plus a finished cellar is 20' wide and 4108 sf. Additional FAR may afford a new owner room to expand on the roof. The owners' apartment is entered through the private entrance under the stoop. The garden level includes a modern chef's eat-in solarium kitchen adjacent to the landscaped garden and contiguous to a large comfortable living/dining area. A separate office/den/guest bedroom with adjacent bathroom is conveniently located immediately off the main entryway. A sweeping staircase leads to the 2 bedrooms and 2 bathroom on the parlor floor level. 4 wood-burning adorn the owner's duplex as well as 3 others in the studio apartments. This townhouse easily lends itself to becoming a single family home or maintaining its present configuration to house a new owner in the garden duplex and have 4 rental units with their own separate entrance atop the stoop. Great light sweeps into the south-facing rooms and more muted sunlight comes into the rooms facing north. The cellar consists of the washer/dryer area, an exercise room, a small sound studio and access to the garden from a stone staircase. The upper 2 floors are comprised of 4 separate market rate, studio apartments that will be delivered vacant if desired. Presently, there are 2 month-to-month tenants. Major work has been done to the front and rear exteriors including the stoop. There is a relatively new roof in excellent condition. Conveniently located near major subway lines and bus routes. Some of the city's best food markets: Zabar's, Citarella's, Fairway, and Trader Joe's are nearby as are the highly lauded Upper West Side restaurants and retail stores. Close by are the Museum of Natural History, central Park, the New York Historical Society and the Children's Museum. There is huge potential here for the most discerning townhouse buyer.
Past history: A famous scientist, Franz Boas, known as the Father of Modern Anthropology who oversaw the Columbia Anthropology Department for more than 4 decades rented part of the house in 1895. He and his wife with 5 children lived there so Franz could work at the nearby Museum of Natural History.
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