The Real Deal New York

Steepest, cheapest listings to hit Manhattan this week

On the high end: An imported stone fireplace and a hand-carved tub. On the low: A modern sink.

September 12, 2014 01:30PM

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John Burger of Brown Harris Stevens had the priciest single-family residential listing to hit the Manhattan market this week, with a $29.5 million co-op at 740 Park Avenue in Lenox Hill. The five-bedroom duplex home is renovated throughout, and boasts hardwood floors, high ceilings and “classic” moldings, according to the listing. A wood burning fireplace and French doors leading to a planted terrace grace the living room, while the home’s northern wing has a chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry, along with an adjacent area for wine storage. A corner master suite on the second floor has a fireplace and bath with double sinks, a custom vanity, separate shower and soaking tub.

Second on the high end this week is a $25 million townhouse at 132 East 71st Street, also in Lenox Hill. Built in 1884, its exterior was “reclad” in 1928. The 22-foot-wide home boasts several fireplaces, a chef’s kitchen and elevator serving all floors. A formal dining room has the room’s original wood paneling and a fireplace, while a 23-foot planted garden overlooks the Paul Mellon Mansion on nearby East 70th Street. Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula Del Nunzio has the listing.

Third priciest this week is a $22 million townhouse at 20 East 10th Street in Greenwich Village. Built in 1846, the 6,800-square-foot home boasts seven fireplaces, an eat-in kitchen and 12-foot ceilings. The guest floor holds three bedrooms, while the master floor is outfitted with a private terrace, imported stone fireplace, hand-carved stone ovular tub and antique tiles. Douglas Elliman’s Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes have the listing.

The cheapest listing to hit the market this week is a $235,000 one-bedroom restricted-sale co-op at 501 West 156th Street in Washington Heights. The home, located not he sixth floor of a walk-up building, features an eat-in kitchen with custom cabinets and hardwood floors, as well as a bath with a claw foot tub and modern sink. Ayno Haynes of Halstead Property has the listing.

Second cheapest this week is a $275,000 two-room studio co-op at 413 East 82nd Street in Yorkville. Topped with high ceilings, the home is outfitted with hardwood floors throughout. Elliman’s Lisa Kobiolke has the listing.

Third on the inexpensive end is a $289,000 two-room studio co-op at 136 East 36th Street in Murray Hill. Located in a prewar doorman building, the furnished studio is “value-packed” and boasts “cavernous storage,” according to the listing. Ari Martin, Doug Perlson and Aimee Denaro of RealDirect are marketing the property. — Julie Strickland 

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