Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

August 09, 2013 12:00PM

Douglas Elliman’s Florencia Kaufmann, Jennine Gourin and Patricia Vance are marketing one of two single-family homes that tied for the priciest listing to hit the Manhattan market this week, according to StreetEasy. The William Boring-designed 521 Park Avenue condominium, located in Lenox Hill, has an asking price of $20 million. Completed in 1911, the property features a wraparound cast-iron Juliet balcony accessed by floor-to-ceiling French doors, ten-foot ceilings, original moldings and herringbone floors.

The week’s second priciest listing is a $20 million townhouse at 154 Waverly Place in the West Village. The six-bedroom home was recently renovated and boasts an open concept layout with a parlor and formal dining room with French doors that open to a high-end kitchen, terrace and private garden. The home is being marketed vacant, but previously housed a tenant who paid $1 million in annual rent, the listing says. Martha Keys at Greenwich Land Fund has the listing.

We head back Uptown for the week’s third-priciest listing, a $10.9 million condo at 15 Central Park West. Listed by Liz Mercedes Berk and Noel Berk at Mercedes Berk, the 2,021-square-foot two-bedroom property features an open eat-in kitchen, en suite marble baths with each bedroom, A Large Terrace off the master bedroom, herringbone hardwood floors and crown moldings throughout.

The week’s third priciest listing, with an ask of $7.5 million, is a two-bedroom condo at 825 Fifth Avenue in Lenox Hill. The property has two paneled libraries, Venetian plaster, onyx baths and custom built-in cabinetry and is listed by Genevieve Sonsino, Barbara Cardozo and R. McTighe at Elliman.

The cheapest property to hit the Manhattan market this week — a studio co-op at 435 East 85th Street in Yorkville – has an asking price of $275,000 and is listed by Ray Schmitz at Charles Rutenberg Realty. The unit has tree line views, and building amenities include an elevator, laundry in-building and a live-in super.

The second least expensive property of the week is up in Inwood, at 579 West 215th Street. This one-bedroom co-op has an asking price of $285,000 and is listed by Kelly Cole at the Corcoran Group. The property features double closets in the bedroom, a Jacuzzi soaking tub, parquet floors and updated electric.

The week’s next cheapest home brings us back to the east side, where a one-bedroom co-op at 241 East 76th Street is asking $300,000. The sponsor unit is a rent-stabilized apartment with a tenant currently in place and cannot be viewed, and is being proposed as an investor property. Details on the unit are limited, but building amenities include a bike room, laundry in-building, doorman, live-in super and an elevator. Normal Shabot at ONE Manhattan Real Estate has the listing. – Julie Strickland