Townhouse Report Created: Saturday, July 3, 2021 - Listings Shown: 5
15 West 89th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 166195
Price: $7,995,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 5,930
Sect: Upper West Side
Serene, sophisticated and sunny come to mind when describing 15 West 89th Street, a 5 story, 19' wide airy, modern masterpiece with a large landscaped garden and terrace. This stately, one of a kind brownstone is architecturally distinguished by the open stairwell and 4 story atrium, punctuated by a 14'X 5' skylight, saturating every floor with natural light. Situated off Central Park West on tree-lined 89th Street, amongst numerous schools, restaurants and markets, this house must be seen to be fully appreciated. Every room is light-filled with wonderful proportions and high ceilings. There is 3 zone central air-conditioning, Australian hardwood floors, and updated mechanicals. This turn of the century home underwent a clever renovation and is configured as an approximately 4,690 square foot, 4 story home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths plus 2 powder rooms and a 1,240 square foot 1 bedroom/1.5 bath garden apartment; this space is easily incorporated to the main house or left as a separate income producing apartment or guest/nanny suite. A myriad of options are possible! PARLOUR FLOOR: Arrive to the vast and impressive parlour floor via a vestibule which opens to a gracious entryway, showcasing a beautiful curved wall clad in attractive light wood paneling, a design element that continues on the 2nd floor. Just inside the foyer and discreetly tucked away is a sizable south-facing office/den with a wall of closets. A sprawling and expansive 2nd living room and game area comfortably accommodates a grand piano, full size pool table and substantial seating area anchored by a wood burning fireplace with stone surround and mantle. Modern double doors with transom above open to an outdoor landing providing access to the 400 sq ft, lush garden with mature plantings. The parlour floor also has a windowed powder room and a windowed wet bar with a full height wine refrigerator, SubZero beverage fridge, dishwasher, ice maker, and ample storage. This floor has 11'2' ceilings. SECOND FLOOR: The elegant living room, with wood burning fireplace, spans the width of the house and has a charming south-facing triple bay window overlooking the trees on West 89th Street. It seamlessly connects to the formal dining room via an open walkway around the atrium. The gracious formal dining room has an extra-wide north-facing window overlooking the garden and the chic and efficient kitchen is just behind it. The kitchen has stainless appliances including a Subzero fridge, Bosch dishwasher, 6 burner vented Viking stove, Soapstone counters, stainless backsplash and a lovely west facing arched window in addition to a north-facing window. This floor has 10'3 ceilings. THIRD FLOOR: The north-facing principal suite has a 9' x 12' terrace surrounded by attractive lattice, providing a private outdoor space. An en-suite bath with dual sinks, walk-in shower and soaking tub connects to the substantial dressing room. On the opposite end of this floor is a sunny bedroom with 3 south-facing windows. This lovely room has a renovated en-suite bath and 3 deep closets. This floor has 10'6'' ceilings. FOURTH FLOOR Drenched in light, the top floor houses 2 generously proportioned bedrooms on either end, a big laundry room with storage, 4 deep closets and a spacious full bath with dual sinks and vanity. The south-facing bedroom has 3 charming arched windows beautifully framing the tree tops, a wall of custom closets and built-in desk with storage. The large north facing bedroom has a walk-in closet and oversized windows overlooking the garden. This floor has 9'10' ceilings. GARDEN APARTMENT: A wrought iron gate opens onto the charming planted courtyard leading to the front entrance of the garden apartment. Enter the large living/dining area with double doors to the garden and a kitchen with garden access. A closet lined hallway with a full bath, leads to the bedroom which has an en-suite half bath and a pretty southern view of the plantings in the entry courtyard. This floor is easily divided into a guest or nanny room and separate studio apartment off the garden. This floor has 8'6' ceilings. CELLAR: This approximately 1,240 sq ft. space, with concrete floors, houses mechanicals and provides an enormous amount of storage. Note: The order of the photos follows the main house from parlour to 4th floor, then the garden apartment.
315 West 29th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 676130
Price: $6,800,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 5,808
Nghbd: Chelsea
Walking Distance to Facebook, Amazon, and Apple!
100% Free Market, Vacant Multi-Family Property in Chelsea

Centrally positioned near Manhattan's most vibrant neighborhoods, including the Chelsea Gallery District and Hudson Yards, this five-story multifamily property has tremendous potential. Although well-maintained by the current owner, it represents an ideal opportunity for an investor to upgrade the units further and benefit from an increased rent roll. With the influx of big-tech companies to the neighborhood, 315 West 29th Street is now within walking distance to Manhattan's new and rapidly evolving central business district:

3-minute walking distance to Facebook's Penn Farley Complex
7-minute walking distance to Facebook's Hudson Yards offices
7-minute walking distance to Apple's 11 Penn Plaza
9-minute walking distance to Amazon's 5 Manhattan West

The building is currently configured as ten free-market units. All apartments are light-flooded and provide views towards public and private gardens. Four units are 2-bedroom duplexes; the remaining six units are configured as generous one-bedrooms. There are two apartments per floor, and four units have access to private outdoor space. The apartments feature open kitchens, fireplaces, and through-the-wall air condition units.

The property's location is right next to the Lamartine Place Historic District, a small historic district featuring twelve charming mid-19th-century-row houses. While 315 West 29th Street retained its charming front garden and numerous historic features, including exposed brick throughout, the building is located outside of the historic district and not encumbered by a landmark designation. The property also comes with 2,890 SF of unused Air Rights. The building dimensions are 22 47, and the lot dimensions are 22 98.75.

There is substantial future upside in the rents as demand for apartments in this area is expected to grow further. The immediate neighborhood of 315 West 29th Street is emerging as one of Manhattan's most desirable commercial and residential neighborhoods due to over $27 billion in recent public and private investments, including the revitalization of Penn Station and the development of Hudson Yards, Manhattan West, and the High Line.

This property presents a unique opportunity to acquire an entirely free-market investment property with multiple options for future use.
514 East 87th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 686193
Price: $6,800,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 4,683
Sect: Upper East Side
A gorgeous & fully renovated 18- foot wide brownstone home on the Upper East Side, half a block from Carl Schurz park. Spread over 4600 square feet, this recent renovation was completed to the highest standard, combining modern amenities with an appreciation for historical architecture. Complete with elevator, state of the art security system, Cat 5 wiring, a Kohler generator, warm floor technology and three fireplaces, this home offers an abundance of amenities. Included in the square footage is a 900 SF finished basement. Garden Level - The front door vestibule opens into a welcoming foyer with powder room finished in Anne Sacks mosaic tiles. A chef's kitchen designed by London kitchen maker and mill worker, Clive Christian, sets the tone for the home. A six burner La Cornue range, granite countertops and a beautiful glass enclosed china cupboard are some of the highlights of this room. The adjacent entertaining room with french doors opening onto the south facing garden, features recessed lighting, beautiful moldings, and gorgeous new oak floors designed in the same fashion as the original floors. The highlight of this lovely room is a stunning antique marble fireplace mantel. The private garden is walled with charming brick and is a perfect place to entertain or have an intimate al fresco dinner. Second Floor - With soaring ceilings, this level features a large living room with fireplace, a second kitchen by Clive Christian , and an exquisitely restored library with walnut paneling, also complete with fireplace . Third Floor - The Primary bedroom level, with ample closets and large master bathroom. Finished in mosaic tile and carrera marble slab, this spa like bathroom has a deep soaking tub, extra long vanity with two sinks, and a shower with Samuel Heath fixtures. Adjacent to this room is another bedroom which functions perfectly as a private office or dressing room. Fourth Floor - Two additional bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms and ample storage. Fifth Floor - Skylights fill this space with an abundance of light. Perfect as a luxurious guest suite with spa like bathroom ensuite. An additional bedroom is also located on this level.
32 Mount Morris Park W   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 19977746
Price: $6,450,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 7,000
Nghbd: Harlem
First Showings This Sunday, June 5th. By Appointment 2-4PM MORE THAN A HAVEN IN HARLEM Rarely is there a home with as much volume, scale, and provenance as 32 Mount Morris Park West. With 6 levels of living, this monumental, 24-foot wide and park-facing townhouse boasts five bedrooms, five bathrooms and two powder rooms across 7,000 interior square feet, as well as a full primary suite/floor, guest (or investment) apartment on the garden level, and over 2,000 square feet of landscaped outdoor space. Originally built in 1888 by John Dwightthe baking soda pioneer and owner of Arm and Hammer Co.Number 32 Mount Morris Park West was intended for his daughter, Clara, and her husband, General Alexander Phoenix Ketchum, who served under Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. The owner/designer took great care in their meticulous restoration of this extraordinary mansion, preserving much of the original detail while also modernizing the home for contemporary living. A generous elevator services all floors of the homeincluding the basementwhile a multi-zone Central HVAC system and nine working fireplaces offer comfort and warmth. Sitting along the eastern border of the verdant Marcus Garvey Park in the Mount Morris Historic District of Manhattan, Number 32's faade is grand and inviting with its large, classic stoop and baronial front doors. Floor after floor, this incredible home offers security, sanctuary and sophisticated living in the center of Manhattan's dynamic Harlem neighborhood: PARLOR FLOOR With nearly 13-foot ceilings and a majestic, original staircase, this lofty floor welcomes you into the heart of the home with a formal dining area, comfortable family room, and an airy and bright eat-in chef's kitchen. With an imported granite slab center island, working fireplace and a French door-ensconced breakfast nookthat opens up to a gracious terrace overlooking the lush garden, replete with a Maple and Dogwood treethe kitchen is an architectural dream with top-of-the-line appliances and a separate butler's pantry. SECOND FLOOR Two original cast iron columns and a fireplace, ~ 11-foot ceilings, and a beautiful library alcove add character and scale to a more formal living room on this floor, with lovely park views outside three extra-tall windows. This level also boasts a generous guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom and fireplace, as well as a perfectly appointed and windowed powder room. THIRD FLOOR The third floor offers over 11-foot ceilings and a nearly 1,300 square-foot, full-floor primary suite with three distinctive rooms: an unparalleled spa-level bathroom with double sinks and vanities, a cast iron and ceramic tub centered in front of a working fireplace, separate water closet, and a windowed steam shower with privacy screen; a fully customized, walk-in closet with a midnight bar; and a primary bedroom with an original fireplace and French doors opening to the back. A large windowed laundry room with double washer/dryer completes the floor. FOURTH FLOOR Two additional and substantial bedrooms with original fireplaces and dedicated, windowed bathrooms complete this upper floor, along with a galley kitchen in the middle that leads up to the fifth-floor bonus level. FIFTH FLOOR Unlike any townhouse rooftop in the city, the owner outfitted an impressive and bright glass-enclosed gym/solarium in the center of this floor for an indoor/outdoor flow where the front-facing, decked terrace offers the perfect, landscaped roof with city and tree-top park views, and a rear terrace is home to a barbecue grill for alfresco dining and entertaining. GARDEN/RENTAL FLOOR A fully restored garden-level apartment with an open kitchen, primary bathroom and additional basement bonus roomwith a separate powder roomis perfect for visiting family and friends, a staff residence, or for additional income. A separate, fully-finished corridor on this level provides additional building storage and access to the ~1,000 square foot private garden sanctuary. More than a haven in Harlem, every detail has been considered at 32 Mount Morris Park West. Turn-key and grand, let us welcome you home.
173 East 64th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 20082633
Price: $5,795,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 3,500
Sect: Upper East Side
Condition: estate

This 4 story plus basement late 1800's townhouse, which has been under the same ownership since 1981, is not landmarked, is not in an historic district and is in need of a total gut renovation.

The house is built 16x54 on a 16x100 lot. According to NYC records the allowable usable floor area is approximately 6400 square feet. You can either renovate the existing approximately 3500 square feet measured wall to wall or expand to take advantage of the additional FAR. This is a blank canvas for the discerning investor or future homeowner to realize their vision. Please review these square foot numbers with your architect and attorney.

The house is located on a wonderful block between Lexington and Third Avenues. Nearby you will find some of the best restaurants, museums and shopping in the city. The block's existing homes are mostly renovated and are some of the most attractive on the Upper East Side.

Showing by appointment only.
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