Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

February 03, 2012 01:00PM

A duplex at one of the city’s “most prestigious pre-war cooperatives,” asking $19.75 million, is this week’s priciest unit to hit the Manhattan market this week, according to data from Unit PH-16/17B at 480 Park Avenue, between 58th and 59th streets, with four bedrooms and five bathrooms, offers oak floors, a library, a wet-bar and a wood-burning fireplace, according to the listing. The co-op is being offered by John Berger at Brown Harris Stevens.

The second most expensive home is a newly renovated townhome at 151 East 72nd Street asking $16.5 million. The 19th century limestone mansion is five stories and 18.5 feet wide and has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. The listing, between Lexington and Third avenues, is being marketed by Jaar-Mel Sloane at Sloane Square NYC.

The third priciest home is 170 East End Avenue, #6B, which is asking $12.5 million. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom condominium in the Yorkville neighborhood, has an entry foyer and balcony. Barbara Russo at the Corcoran Group has the listing.

The cheapest apartment available this week is a 1930s two-bedroom, single-bathroom co-op in East Harlem at 205 East 124th Street. Unit #3C is asking $94,900 and can only be sold to a buyer with an income of less than $60,000 per year, according to the listing. The co-op is being marketed by Century 21 JT King by Karen Gray.

The second least expensive property is #1C at 513 West 157th Street in Washington Heights, which is asking for
$140,000 in all-cash. The two-bedroom pad has a large master bedroom and high ceiling, the listing says, and one bathroom. Income restrictions do apply for this apartment. The co-op, at Amsterdam Avenue, is listed at Park Property Advisors by Michele Portnof.

A studio available at 345 West 145th Street, in Hamilton Heights, is the third cheapest apartment. The co-op, which has a doorman and bicycle room, is asking $180,000. The apartment, at St. Nicholas Avenue, is being listed by Geraldine O’Bannon at Prudential Douglas Elliman. — Guelda Voien