Prospective homebuyers are often curious about the number of bedrooms, bathrooms or fireplaces in a residence. But they rarely ask for the number of spirits. New York City does have its share of ghost stories, involving some properties currently available for sale or rent. This Hallowe’en, check out photos of these haunted homes after the jump.
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Images from the home at 117 East 69th Street, some muppets (center, left) and Edgar Bronfman (center, right)
The Upper East Side’s Muppets Mansion, so-called because of its former use as the creative headquarters for Kemit the Frog and Miss Piggy mastermind Jim Henson, has been sold at a 16 percent discount after just one month on the market, according to the Observer. The 40-foot-wide townhouse, at 117-119 East 69th Street, belonged to Warner Music Group head Edgar Bronfman, who in 2008 paid $28.5 million for the property, gutted it, and planned to renovate, but moved to London instead and never followed through with the plans. … [more]
HGTV’s new realty reality show, “Selling New York,” premiers tonight at 9 p.m., promising to showcase the “top of the real estate food chain.” The show follows Gumley Haft Kleier’s Michele Kleier and her broker daughters, Samantha Kleier Forbes and Sabrina Kleier Morgenstern, as well as Core’s Shaun Osher, among other brokers from each firm as they maneuver their way through some of the city’s most high-end real estate transactions. In honor of the debut, The Real Deal did some digging to find out which of the city’s prized properties are slated to be featured this season. Among them: a four-bedroom loft at the Chelsea Mercantile listed for $22.45 million, the 25 Murray Street loft for which former Giants star Michael Strahan is asking $1.85 million, a $17 million landmarked townhouse at 109 East 69th Street, and a 2,295-square-foot spread at highly-anticipated One Brooklyn Bridge Park (see slide show of many of the homes above). Click here for more information about the residences expected to appear in the upcoming season.
Jeff Urwin, former co-head of investment banking at Bear Stearns and
now JPMorgan’s head of investment banking coverage in the Americas, has
cut the price of his Upper East Side townhouse to $26 million from
$32.8 million. The listing, with Corcoran Group’s Carrie Chiang and Loy
Carlos, says the mansion is in the low 80s between Fifth and Madison
avenues. The five-floor townhouse has 640 square feet of outdoor space.
The home first went on the market in mid-February, then went off the
market, was re-listed in March, removed from the market in May and
re-listed later that month, according to Streeteasy.com…. [more]