Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Listings Shown: 2
41 Bethune Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 596451
Price: $7,725,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 2,400
Nghbd: West Village
Authentic, charming and nestled on one of the best blocks in prime West Village, 41 Bethune stands as a superb example of early 19th century American New-Classical architecture, dating back to 1842. This handsome 20ft wide, three-story brick townhouse is a real gem. The owner of the last 30 years paid respect to the character of the house by embracing the original wide plank floors and keeping the three wood-burning fireplaces. When you arrive a the front door, you then travel through a piece of history. This home is currently configured as a 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath with a beautifully designed multi-tiered outdoor secluded oasis.The parlor floor has a proper entrance foyer, living room, wood burning fireplace and a windowed powder room. Perfect for entertaining, the dining room's French door leads directly to the backyard, which is lined with aged brick, lush fauna, and quaint vignettes, a perfect escape from the everyday hustle of the city.The second floor features a large open eat-in kitchen with ample space to dine and relax by a wood burning fireplace. The south facing bedroom has an en-suite windowed bathroom.The third floor is most impressive for its exposed beamed ceilings, a wood burning fireplace and a spacious 400 square foot master-suite bathed in natural light from not only four windows but also one skylight, with the possibility of two. The third bedroom includes a huge walk-in closet and completes this exceptional top floor.The cellar currently houses a laundry room and two storage rooms in addition to the furnace room and offering a wealth of possibility for the future owner of this cherished townhouse. Subject to Landmarks Preservation Commission approval, the home's air rights increase the transformative options of this refined townhouse offering a unique opportunity for a buyer seeking a downtown property to make their own dream house.Close proximity to the excitement of the Meatpacking District, the beauty of the High Line and the new location of the Whitney Museum, 41 Bethune Street is surrounded by urban amenities yet retains an air of civilized seclusion within the tree-lined West Village.
326 West 19th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 594296
Price: $6,795,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 4,220
Nghbd: Chelsea
PRICED TO SELL!!! ALL SERIOUS OFFERS CONSIDERED! Rarely does a prime, Chelsea, multi-family townhouse, of this calibre, become available. 326 West 19th Streets beautifully restrained, mid-century modern, brownstone facade, sits on an elegant row of historic townhouses, and is located on lovely tree-lined street. It exudes the charm and class of its townhouse roots, while having been updated and meticulously maintained as an income producing apartment building. Invest in it as is; with a large owners garden unit and 4 apartments above; or use its additional build-able rights to expand the property into a large single family home, with a penthouse addition viable. One thing thats certain is that this is an opportunity to own a building with room to grow and appreciate, in the heart of one of Manhattans hottest neighborhoods.The subject property is a 22' X 50 building on a 22' X 92 lot. In addition to the existing 4200 SF building, it has over 1800 SF of additional build-able Air Rights, permitting expansion to a residence of over 6020 SF. It is zoned as quality housing R7B, and expansion is NOT restricted by any area Landmark Historic District designation. It contains three fair market, and two rent stabilized apartments. Current rental income exceeds $230,780 with much room for future upside. The large garden is secluded and elegantly landscaped, currently outfitted with a deck and Koi pond. Its perfect Chelsea location affords residents easy access to the cafes, restaurants and shops of Eight Avenue; and are a minute's walk to the Chelsea Gallery District, Meatpacking, and West Village. It is served by the A, C, E, 1, 2, and 3 Subway lines. Call us for specific information and to book a viewing.
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