The Real Deal New York

Steepest, cheapest listings to hit Manhattan this week

On the high end: A Tiffany stained-glass skylight. On the low: Windows in the kitchen.

September 19, 2014 12:00PM

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The Corcoran Group’s Leighton Candler and Caroline Hall had the priciest single-family residential listing to hit the Manhattan market this week with a $28 million townhouse at 157 East 70th Street in Lenox Hill. Comprising approximately 10,000 square feet, the home features an oversized garden and terraces, in addition to floor-to-ceiling windows and a separate guest suite with kitchen, staff quarters, a security office, powder room and elevator access. The living room is outfitted with a wood burning fireplace, and the master suit occupies the entire fourth floor.

Second on the pricey end this week is a $27.75 million townhouse on the Upper West Side, at 247 Central Park West. Built in 1887, the home boasts a double-height ceiling and glass-and-steel staircase topped with a domed skylight on the parlor floor. The six-level digs, which can also be accessed by elevator, also has a finished lower level with a 60-foot lap pool and home gym, while the chef’s kitchen and dining room open onto a bamboo garden.

Third most expensive this week is a $19.7 million townhouse at 352 Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side. The five-story, nine-bedroom home is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places and boasts views of the Hudson River and Riverside Park. Interiors boast an original tiled mosaic inside the entry foyer, while a mahogany staircase is situated beneath a Tiffany stained glass skylight. An original wood-paneled elevator, decorative wall and ceiling moldings and high ceilings round out the home’s details. Warburg’s Rachel Lustbader has the listing.

The cheapest listing to hit the market this week is a $275,000 one-bedroom co-op at 502 West 141st Street in Hamilton Heights. Situated on the second floor of a six-story building, the home has high ceilings, hardwood floors and a windowed kitchen and bathroom. Douglas Elliman’s Natalia Gavrilov has the listing.

Second most inexpensive is a $285,000 one-bedroom co-op at 330-40 Haven Avenue in Hudson Heights. Recently gut-renovated, the home boasts a kitchen with all new appliances and an oversized walk-in closet in the master bedroom, which was converted to a modern-system closet with one sliding door. The original bathtub door was replaced with a glass partition and chrome hardware. Corcoran’s Fumiyo Hayashi has the listing.

Third cheapest this week is a $289,000 studio co-op at 225 East 36th Street in Murray Hill. The recently-renovated digs boast wood floors, four closets and a revamped bathroom and kitchen, the latter of which is outfitted with maple cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Town Residential’s Mattie Weiser and Frank Taliercio have the listing. — Julie Strickland

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