Priciest, cheapest listings to hit the Manhattan market this week

November 08, 2013 12:00PM

Caroline Guthrie of Brown Harris Stevens had the priciest listing to hit the Manhattan residential market this week, with a $17.6 million townhouse at 42 East 74th Street on on the Upper East Side. The property is currently mixed-use, with a doctor’s office and two duplex apartments. The property can be converted to single-family use, according to the listing.

Second priciest this week was a $16 million co-op at 770 Park Avenue, also on the Upper East Side. The four-bedroom duplex home, located in the Rosario Candela building, features a gallery, library, dining room, three bedrooms with ensuite baths and a two-room master suite that includes a marble bathroom. Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing.

The third priciest home to premiere this week was a $15.75 million townhouse in the West Village. Located at 271 West 10th Street, this 7,972-square-foot former carriage house requires a full renovation but is accompanied by approved plans that call for a single-car garage, staff room, 25-foot wide media room and sunken living room with a fireplace. A formal dining room and four bedrooms with ensuite baths and a master suite with a landscaped terrace, walk-in closet and powder room are also included in the proposed design. Alf Naman of Alf Naman Real Estate has the listing.

Olga Pidgeon of Halstead Property has the cheapest listing of the week with a $175,000 one-bedroom co-op at 438 West 49th Street in Midtown West. The home, described as an investment opportunity, currently has a rent-stabilized tenant in place.

The week’s second-cheapest listing has an asking price of $235,000 and is located at 447 Fort Washington Avenue in Hudson Heights. This prewar one-bedroom co-op in the Pinehurst building boasts high ceilings and large rooms, with building amenities that include a live-in super, video intercom, gym, bike storage and a central laundry room, according to the listing. William Vilkelis of Charles Rutenberg Realty is offering the pad.

Third place on the inexpensive list this week goes to a $249,000 one-bedroom co-op at 96 Arden Street in Fort George, Upper Manhattan. The listing is scant on details about the unit, but building amenities include a live-in super, bike room, elevator and in-building laundry. Susanna Saarinen of Access Property Group has the listing. – Julie Strickland