Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, December 5, 2021 - Listings Shown: 2
216 East 18th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 18718441
Price: $7,450,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 5,000
Nghbd: Gramercy Park
This gorgeous house is built on a lavish 25 X 92 foot lot, the interior is approximately 5000 square feet plus a full finished basement.

"Stunning proportions" is likely the first impression you will have when entering this grand home. Second might be the fantastic natural light, followed by the beautiful original plaster molding, high ceilings and the welcoming spirit of this home.


Built in 1842, this 4 story Late Greek Revival home was built on behalf of William E. Dodge, who made his fortune in commerce. Mr. Dodge was a co-founder of the Phelps Dodge Corporation, a founding member of the YMCA, laid the corner stone of College Hall at the American University of Beirut where he was a trustee and treasurer. Mr. Dodge was a Native Americans rights activist, a civic leader and a member of the U.S. Congress. He is memorialized with an oversize life like bronze sculpture on the north east side of Bryant Park. He occupied 216 East 18th Street with his family until 1853. Mr. Dodge also had the "sister" house to this property at 214 East 18th Street build in 1842. Both 216 and 214 East 18th Street are the oldest homes in the Stuyvesant Square Historic District.

216 East 18th Street's convenient downtown location is idea for shopping at the Union Square Farmers Market, the multiple Union Square subways, a wide range of restaurants, shopping, numerous schools, Gramercy Park, Stuyvesant and Rutherford Squares. Currently configured as a generous 2 family house, with a free market rental, this property can easily be transformed into a spectacular one family home.

This house has 15 rooms in total, plus a finished basement, 5 full and one half bath. The 7 fireplaces throughout this home have original mantels.

The gracious stoop leads into a warm and inviting entry that separates the owners Lower Triplex and free market tenant Upper Duplex. The house will delivered vacant.

LOWER TRIPLEX: Basement Floor, Garden Floor and Parlor

Garden floor has a private entry under the house front stoop leading into a study. In addition there is a guest bedroom, and full bath. The private master suite has a full bath, home office and direct garden access;

The spectacular parlor floor has high ceilings, gorgeous original Brazilian mahogany pocket doors, original plaster molding, a windowed kitchen and access to a delightful terrace;

The full height basement has the building's mechanical, laundry room, full bath and approximately 18" of additional ceiling height in a spacious recreation room.

UPPER DUPLEX: 3rd and 4th Floors

The 3rd floor is similar in proportions to the parlor with a living and dining room, den and windowed kitchen. There is a powder room and laundry closet;

The large stairwell skylight fills the staircase up to the 4th floor with natural light. This floor has an on suite bedroom, large 2nd bedroom and 2 smaller bedrooms. There is a 2nd full bath as well

Please note must have no less than 24 hours' notice to show, and no access on Fridays or Saturdays.
448 West 25th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 18714434
Price: $4,150,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 3,900
Nghbd: Chelsea
Sunny Chelsea 20-Footer with Owner's Duplex
Perfect Live-With-Income Opportunity

Located just a short walk from the High Line and Hudson Yards, this Chelsea multi-family townhouse is a unique find. Boasting twenty feet of width, it contains an owner's duplex with three gracious bedrooms and an amazing rear garden. The third and fourth stories host floor-through, free-market apartments. They are well-appointed and delightfully sunny.

During a 2017 renovation, the front facade and roof were replaced, and an extension was added to the parlour and garden floors. The owner's duplex was also completely refreshed with an open layout, new kitchen, and industrial architectural elements.

448 West 25th Street is rife with opportunity for those interested in living with income or single-family. There is potential to add more square footage onto the rear of the townhouse, and the price range is unbeatable for such a prime location.

Garden Floor:
A major highlight of the townhouse is the spectacular garden. It's a city oasis with a high privacy fence, two blooming trees, manicured flower beds, and stone surface. When it's finally time to come inside, a private staircase leads down into the sunken master bedroom of the owner's duplex. Bright and minimalist, the bedroom features large windows, custom closets, and a half bathroom.

Double doors open from the master bedroom to reveal the heart of the garden floor and showcase a restored stone wall and industrial-style staircase. Across from the stairs is a cozy den or home office, which is set-apart by a wall of glass and features a working fireplace and more custom shelving.

A long hallway containing five built-in closets leads past a laundry room and full bathroom, complete with double vanity and large walk-in shower. A third, nicely-sized bedroom is situated at the front of the garden floor. There is a discrete door within the room that leads to the townhouse's mechanicals, as well as a door that provides access to the street under the stoop.

Parlour Floor:
A tidy vestibule welcomes all residents home, and allows them to part ways either up the stairs to two apartments or into the owner's duplex. Once inside, the parlour floor embraces an open concept and creates the opportunity for every room to have a view of the rear garden. The front of the floor has two large windows and can be used as a bedroom or home office. It is separated from the kitchen by a glass wall. The kitchen itself makes an efficient use of space and features ceiling-height custom cabinets, a hidden pantry, a black granite countertop, and high-end appliances including a SubZero, gas range, and dishwasher.

A combined living room and dining room occupy the remainder of the floor, and take advantage of a rear extension with a wall of glass doors that open onto a terrace. Spacious and inviting, this space - both indoor and out - is ideal for entertaining. A centrally located full bathroom completes the floor.

Third and Fourth Floors:
The upper floors of the townhouse contain two sunny, floor-through apartments. Each apartment features a large living room with stone mantelpiece, central kitchen with modern appliances and pass-through counter, full bathroom with classic subway tile, and plenty of storage space. There are three spacious bedrooms in each apartment. One is located at the front of each floor and separated from the living room by lovely French doors. The other two are situated at the rear of the floor and each have a large window and closet.*SOME IMAGES HAVE BEEN RENDERED*
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