Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, December 12, 2021 - Listings Shown: 5
52 East 69th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 20375591
Price: $10,000,000
Floors: 5
Sect: Upper East Side
52 East 69th is an extremely rare and elegant Manhattan townhouse. Built in 1881 as the residence accompanying 688 Park Avenue, this exquisite property contains the key architectural features only shared by houses of considerably larger size. It has both a private and a service entrance, foyer and stair. The formal staircase of the house is an elegant, sweeping architectural marvel, and beside it an elevator provides access to all five floors. Most significantly, this house has exposure on three sides, which makes it one of the most prized and unique houses on the Upper East Side.

The facade is of limestone and brick with proper entrances not requiring steps up or down. The windows on all three sides of the house are tall and elegant indicating the fine proportions of the gracious rooms within. Refined details and beautiful workmanship are evident in the remarkable plaster work and paneling of the public rooms and continue throughout the five bedrooms and four baths above.

The house is situated on one of the finest blocks of the Upper East Side between Madison and Park Avenue. This exceptional residence is an enduring testament to the finest architectural period in Manhattan?s history.

248 East 68th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 21443961
Price: $6,500,000
Floors: 3
In 1881, the developer John D. Crimmins built the row of brownstones from 222 to 252 East 68th Street, and as the Real Estate Record and Guide said, No monotony will spoil the aspect of this new row of homes. Over several decades this charming beautiful block has continued to evolve as a picturesque postcard of a classic Manhattan thoroughfare. Welcome to 248 East 68th street, a wonderful federal styled single-family townhouse that has been modernized while staying true to its historic character and charm. Originally constructed in 1899, this classic residence with its welcoming steps and iron work balustrade includes 4 floors of living space, and features 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and1 half-bath. Renovated in 2006, and in keeping with the previous owner's love of the theatre and joy of living, this lovely residence has hosted numerous parties and personalities. The depth of the residence was expanded by adding a two-story south-facing glass faade and den with custom millwork which fills the home with abundant light complete with remote shades and custom curtains. When the curtains open on the ground level it reveals a tranquil and artfully set slate Zen garden perfect for dining alfresco or an evening cocktail. The adjacent open chef's kitchen off the family room on the ground level features a Dynasty six- burner oven, warming drawers, Subzero refrigerator freezer, two Miele dishwashers, hot and cold filtered water, garbage disposal, wall to wall custom cabinetry, and anchored with a large serving island with a honed granite counter and large catering sink. A flair of drama resides in the adjacent red and black glass tiled powder room located conveniently to the adjacent private dining room with double door glass entry, wet bar and ample seating room for twelve. A separate entrance is located on the ground level for easy movement of guests, caterers, and staff. An adjacent staircase leading to the parlor floor and basement is located off of the dining room. The parlor floor is befitting for entertaining or relaxing with family and friends, featuring an architectural balance of classic and new with its original exposed brick wood burning fireplace anchored with a dramatic oak mantle and surround, high ceilings, an elegant winding staircase with gleaming mahogany banister, custom wide plank floors and lighting. The dramatic scale of the parlor floor is highlighted with the fabulous view of the south facing two story glass faade which brings light and additional depth to the parlor floor. Located at the end of the parlor floor is a modern steel balustrade with an open view to the family room below and gardens. From the parlor floor a graceful curved staircase, leads one up to the third-floor landing which features a lovely bright south facing master bedroom with high ceilings, custom lighting en-suite bathroom, a wood burning fireplace with original marble mantles and a set of French doors opening to a lovely large private rear terraced garden with a retractable awning perfect for morning coffee. A second north facing bedroom and or office is located opposite with an en-suite bathroom which features original period wood architectural details throughout, and a wood burning fireplace with original marble mantel and surround. The fourth floor features two sunny large north and south facing double windowed bedrooms complete with en-suite marble baths, recessed lighting, ample closets, custom wood flooring, zone heating and air conditioning. The basement level features a 6-person sauna, wine cellar, large walk in cedar closet, washer/dryers along with additional storage. Located conveniently to the Second Avenue subway, fine dining, markets and on one of New York City's most charming blocks, 248 East 68th Street is beautifully presented and lovingly preserved as a timeless classic.
471 West End Avenue   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 602114
Price: $4,850,000
Floors: 5
Sect: Upper West Side
REDUCED! This is a significant building in the Riverside-West End Historic District and an opportunity for townhouse buyers seeking to create a custom home or multifamily residential building in one of New York's most desirable Neighborhoods. Contact the listing agents for more details and to inquire about available seller financing.

The architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White are widely considered the most prominent and prolific firm of America's Gilded Age. The 1885 townhouse they designed at 471 West End Avenue is exclusively offered now as a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire an historic building that has been remarkably re-imagined as a 24' wide single-family home, by arguably today's most prominent and prolific firm, Morris Adjmi Architects.- The two meet in a masterful vision of timeless classic and modern design that is extraordinarily satisfying. Beyond a bespoke dwelling, the person bold enough to write the next chapter in this significant property's history, obtains a priceless piece of New York City's architectural heritage as well. - In a prime location on West End Avenue & West 82nd Street, this landmarked building has been meticulously researched to restore McKim, Mead & White's original vision for its exterior and offers every possible modern luxury: multiple bedrooms with ensuite baths + powder rooms, an endless swimming pool, theatre, library, stone fireplaces, game room, roof deck, and garden. The site can be built up to an estimated 8,400 SF maximum. It is within proximate to both Riverside and Central Parks. - The property is offered "as is", delivered completely vacant, with first phase design plans for redevelopment. It was damaged by a fire in late 2013, but the existing structure is quite salvageable. The property lies within the Riverside-West End Historic District and is zoned R-10A. The extra-wide lot measures 24' x 100', and the existing 5 story building is 24' x 70' and 7200 SF. Plans are subject to the approval of the NYC LPC & DOB. Next phase design and construction are required at additional cost.

238 East 32nd Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 18741740
Price: $4,495,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 2,621
Sect: Middle East Side
MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION Welcome to this gorgeous, turn of the century four story brick faade townhouse located in the heart of Kips Bay between Second and Third Avenues. Charm and character abound throughout the well-maintained house with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. A deep and lushly landscaped garden faces South. The home has hard wood floors throughout. A sky light at the top of the stairs floods the house with natural light. The house is located on a tree-lined, non-landmarked block. The house has additional FAR, so in theory and depending on zoning, the buyer may expand. The constantly improving neighborhood is located close to all forms of public transportation, excellent restaurants, NYU Hospital, Fairway, Trader Joe's, the AMC Kips Bay 15 screen movie theater and Bed, Bath and Beyond. House: English Basement Under the stairs is a gated secondary entrance to a room currently used as an office. It can easily be converted to a 5th bedroom, there is a full bathroom en-suite. A powder room for guests is adjacent to the Formal Dining Room which has a chair rail on the walls. One enters the large square eat in kitchen from the Formal Dining Room. In addition to ample counter space there is a Viking stove, dishwasher, and microwave. French Doors open to the lush and beautifully landscaped South facing garden. The brick patio in front of the garden provides a seating area for dining al fresco and a grill. A beautiful, sculptured statue is located at the far end of the garden path. It is reminiscent of the statue in the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Because of the heavy planting the outdoor space is quiet and serene. Parlor Floor A formal outdoor staircase leads you into the double foyer and elegant front parlor with wood burning fireplace. One then passes through a landing with a winding staircase leading to the Formal Dining Room and Kitchen downstairs. The square living room with wood-burning fireplace is beyond the landing and has a sunroom/office attached which overlooks the garden below. The entire floor has gracious charm and high ceilings. Third Floor- There are two bedrooms with one full bath. Currently one of the bedrooms is used as a library and has a wood-burning fireplace. Fourth Floor The master suite has dramatic soaring ceilings with skylights. It is sun-flooded and light all day. One enters the exquisitely tiled master bath with soaking tub, stall shower and double sinks through an outfitted dressing room/closet. The fourth bedroom is in the front of the house with en-suite bathroom. Basement- The dry full height basement has ample storage including built in closets and an oversized safe which will remain. In addition to the mechanicals there is a washer/dryer, slop sink and extra refrigerator. The house has 2 zone air-conditioning and is heated by oil. There is an alarm and intercom system throughout the house. Roof Has wonderful city views including the Empire State Building. It is currently not decked but one can consider doing so. 24 hours' notice required for showings. Everyone must wear a mask.
349 West 19th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 356288
Price: $4,350,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 4,016
Nghbd: Chelsea
NEW PRICE. BEST VALUE IN CHELSEA. This grand, 22' wide shovel-ready townhouse has approved Department of Buildings plans by renowned architect Joseph Vance. Currently configured as a blank canvas but approved plans consist of a 6-level townhome with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a grand Parlor, eat-in chef's kitchen, fully finished basement, and a private rooftop office or 5th bedroom. Multiple outdoor spaces include a private garden with luscious greenery, a roof deck with skyline city views of the Empire State Building and Hudson Yards, plus 3 spacious terraces spreading along different levels. The rear of the property is adjacent to Saint Peter's Church, providing the home and garden with beautiful views, spectacular natural light, and quiet enjoyment for a townhouse. 349 West 19th Street is located on a charming tree-lined block in the heart of Chelsea, surrounded by some of the city's chicest restaurants, galleries, cafes, and shops. The residence is just one block from the High Line and is only steps away to Chelsea Market, the Hudson River Greenway, Meatpacking District, and the West Village. This property offers enormous growth investment to any potential buyer. This is a co-exclusive listing with Leslie J. Garfield.
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