Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

April 13, 2012 01:30PM

The most expensive unit to hit the Manhattan market this week is a combination penthouse at the Park Imperial condominium in Midtown, according to Streeteasy.com. Located at 230 West 56th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, the 3,773-square-foot home has five bedrooms, 5.5 baths and floor-to-ceiling windows. Nick Jabbour and Ryan Serhant at Nest Seekers International have the listing for an asking price of $16.7 million. The unit is penthouse AB, a combination of penthouses A and B, which together hit the market one day ago. Penthouse A came on the market six days ago and B came on the market 53 days ago.

Sabrina Saltiel at Prudential Douglas Elliman has this week’s second priciest listing, which is a 4,170-square-foot duplex penthouse condo at the Olympic Tower at 641 Fifth Avenue at 51st Street in Midtown East. The penthouse, with three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, has an asking price of $15 million.

The third most expensive listing is a single-family townhouse marketed by Ann Cutbill Lenane and Deirdre DeRisi at Elliman. Located at 161 East 74th Street between Third and Lexington avenues on the Upper East Side, the asking price for the six-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home is $14.5 million. The townhouse has 7,000 square feet of space, including garden and roof deck.

The least expensive Manhattan home to come on the market this week is a three-bedroom, one-bath co-op unit located at 78 East 127th Street between Park and Madison avenues in Central Harlem. Hank Orenstein at Rubicon Property has the listing for an asking price of $199,000. The unit is 650 square feet and has its own washer-dryer unit.

The second cheapest unit is another Central Harlem co-op, this one at 1919 Madison Avenue at 124th Street. John McGuinness at Halstead Property has the listing for an asking price of $215,000. The unit has two bedrooms and one bath. According to the listing, this is one of the largest units in the building, with 1,079 square feet of interior space plus a private balcony.

The third least expensive home this week is a Fort George condo located at 689 Fort Washington Avenue at Overlook Terrace. Sarah Fearon at the Corcoran Group has the listing, which has an asking price of $219,000. The 520-square-foot unit has one bedroom and one bathroom. According to the listing, the apartment has a newly renovated kitchen and bath. — Zachary Kussin