In the first week of 2014 the most and least expensive properties to be listed on the on the Upper East Side are the following. This information comes from StreetEasy.
At the forefront of the property listings this week is this unique stucco townhouse at 153 East 63rd Street in Lenox Hill. At 32′ wide, this townhouse shows a distinctive facade designed by Frederick J. Sterner in a Neo Renaissance style. Perfect for entertaining in the cathedral ceiling living and dining rooms, as well as five bedrooms with en-suite baths and large closet space to accommodate overnight guests. The master suite bestows the owners with an extra large bath, dressing room, and additional closet space. An inviting library offers quiet solace while three mantled fireplaces create warmth and comfort. A generous kitchen, staff quarters, laundry, gym, and elevator provide functionality for this four floor, plus basement, home. The top floor offers a rooftop terrace with skylight open to the corridor below. A courtyard in the center of the two wings provides outdoor living space as well as a sun room, and the breezeway connecting the north and south wings establishes privacy. Listed by Eva J Mohr at Sotheby’s International Realty for the asking price of $32,000,000.
Next on the high end is this dream Park Avenue Condo with all of the privacy of a townhome but the convenience of a full-service building at 985 Park Avenue. Sleek and modern, this 3,0000 square foot condo with three bedrooms is distinguished by its Asian inspired garden and planted terrace with over 600 square feet of outdoor living space. Light shines through floor to ceiling French doors and wall to wall windows in the master bedroom with a view of Park Avenue. An additional private study area on the garden floor would also make an excellent guest suite with wet bar and wine cooler. Chef’s kitchen featuring state of the art appliances, fixtures, cabinets, and countertops adds to the charm and grandure of this home. Master suite boasts 9 foot ceilings with generous closet space and a spa-like bathroom. The magical private garden was designed by globally known landscape artist, Christian Duvernois. 24-hour doorman, laundry in the unit, video intercom, and private keyed elevator access. Offered at Douglas Elliman by Carol Stabb for $9,500,000.
This Lenox Hill co-op sits at the celebrated Pierre Hotel on a semi-private floor, at 795 Fifth Avenue 2911/534, one of New York’s most elite residences. The corner tower residence offers high ceilings in the oversized living room, a corner formal dining room, and a master kitchen. Private bedroom wing contains master suite with windowed dressing room and a luxuriant master bath. Second bedroom has an adjoining office area which could be a staff room. Washer and dryer in separate laundry closet. On the 5th floor is an additional studio suite which currently functions as another guest bedroom with soaring ceilings, marble bath, and a wall of closets. Residents enjoy full access to hotel services such as concierge, maid service, fitness center, valet parking, and 24 hour room service. Offered at Brown Harris Stevens by Marlene Marcus. Asking price is $7,995,000.
This week’s least expensive property listing is located in a Yorkville co-op at 330 East 83rd Street #3L. Well maintained building and location, but the studio apartment needs renovation work. Excellent north facing light. Live in management, part time evening doorman, laundry room and storage in building. Listed by Susan LeFevre at Corcoran for an asking price of $235,000.
Next on the more affordable list is a one bedroom apartment in Carnegie Hill at 160 East 91st Street #6H. A renovated kitchen with open access offers stainless steel appliances, oak cabinets, and slate countertops. Adding to the warmth of this apartment is a southern exposure bedroom with French doors, custom-fitted walk-in closet, and a ceiling fan. Refinished hardwood floors, updated bathroom, crown molding throughout, elevator, foyer closet, nine foot ceilings, and two air conditioners are all features of this apartment. Offered for sale by Lisa Holland-Davis at Halstead Property for the asking price of $399,000.
This roomy one-bedroom co-op apartment in Yorkville sits at 415 East 85th Street #10G. Large windows, open south-facing views, and lots of sunlight flood this apartment with light. Updated kitchen and bathroom, as well as air conditioners are included. Full service co-op with roof deck, garage, doorman, live-in management, and optional private storage. Property listed for $399,000 by Steven Marvisch at Brown Harris Stevens.