The Real Deal New York

Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

January 06, 2012 12:00PM

The priciest unit to hit the market in Manhattan this week is a five-bedroom, 5.5-bath condo in Lenox Hill, at 817 Fifth Avenue.  The asking price for unit #1W2 is $23 million. Each of the 15 units in the building agents say is “low-profile” are full-floor units, and #1W2 has a wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings, crown moldings and hardwood flooring. Ilan Bracha at Keller Williams has the listing.

The second most expensive listing is the fifth floor at 1067 Fifth Avenue, with an asking price of $10.6 million. The 1917 Carnegie Hill building, at 88th Street, has four bedrooms, four baths and a maintenance fee of $7,560 per month. Just steps from the Guggenheim museum, the landmarked building offers views of Central Park. Frosty Montgomery of Brown Harris Stevens has the listing.

The third priciest listing is a $9 million co-op in Lenox Hill, at 730 Park Avenue, between 70th and 71st Streets. The eight-room residence has the feel of downtown, but uptown, according to the listing. A private elevator opens into the renovated, loft-like space, which features a gallery, library and a fireplace. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom pad is listed by Valerie Sherman of Sotheby’s International Realty.

The cheapest listing to hit the market this week is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 8 West 119th Street in Harlem. The pet-friendly unit is in “need of a little TLC,” according to the listing for the unit one block south of Marcus Garvey Park. The co-op is available only to an all-cash buyer. The space is listed by H & F Property Group’s Henry Thillet.

The second least expensive Manhattan listing to premiere this week is a Yorkville one-bedroom with an asking price of $219,500. The renovated studio, at 430 East 87th Street, is in a townhouse elevator building with video entry security, according to the listing. The co-op, between York and First avenues, has 10-foot ceilings, exposed brick, refinished hardwood floors, granite countertops and a dishwasher. Prudential Douglas Elliman broker agent Patrick Currier has the listing.

The third cheapest listing to come to market this week is unit #6F at 152 East 118th Street in East Harlem. The price of the two-room studio is $220,000. The building has an attended lobby, concierge service, gym, onsite parking, individual storage space plus a 25-year tax abatement. The buyer’s annual income cannot exceed $95,040, the listing said. The co-op is listed by Eric Agosto of Corcoran.  — Guelda Voien