Newly Renovated Eco-Townhouse with Elevator on Prime Park Block
53 West 71st Street
This sunny and stunning single-family home will dazzle you with its openness and luxury. Tall windows flood every floor with sunlight, and a double-height ceiling on the garden floor makes a striking impression. With four different outdoor spaces and a coveted location, this is a home that will bring you endless delight.
Baxt/Ingui, premier residential architects, have completed breathtaking brand-new renovation, giving this house not only new splendor, but state-of-the-art systems. This is a “passive house,” which means it has been completely sealed against drafts. As a result, you have an ultra-efficient, ecologically sound home which takes less energy and money to keep warm, while keeping out noise and pests. A sophisticated ventilation system tempers the fresh air that constantly flows into the house. Triple-glazed windows are “passive house” certified and landmark approved, preserving both warmth and elegance.
Create 21'-Wide Single-Family Mansion on Prime West 70s Block
140 West 75th Street
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140 West 75th Street is ready to become one of this city's premier residences. Its whopping 21 feet of width earns it a place among the most sought-after townhouses in Manhattan. It already boasts 6,926 interior square feet, not counting the cellar level. There is enough remaining FAR to build approximately 3,400 additional square feet, according to PropertyShark, pending zoning and historic district regulations. Consult your architect. The approximately 600-square-foot, south-facing garden is to die for. The moment you step outside you are sure to fall in love. Best of all, the house is fully renovation-ready. Appropriate paperwork to vacate the house has been obtained by the current owner. It can be delivered vacant, allowing you to start plans for construction almost immediately.
This is your opportunity to join the elite club of Upper West Side single-family elevator townhouse owners, by investing only a fraction of what you would pay for a finished home of this caliber. Finished homes of this width on the Upper West Side have consistently tickled the $20 million mark. These West 70s blocks have proven especially valuable. Here on West 75th Street, number 22 sold for $18,850,000 - a house that was the same width as 140 West 75th Street. 26 West 76th Street and 47 West 70th Street both sold for over $19 million when finished, and 47 West 70th Street was a foot narrower than 140 West 75th Street. Market indications confirm that this home has the potential for a similar sale price, once it is fully finished as a deluxe elevator single-family mansion. Investors know that even if you invest $3.5 million in a deluxe renovation, you will still be positioned to potentially make millions upon resale.
20'-Wide Townhouse in Prime West 70s - Create Your Dream Single-Family
144 West 73rd Street
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Situated at the center of a row of historic, single-family homes, 144 West 73rd Street is a 20'-wide, five-story townhouse ready to be renovated into your deluxe, single-family elevator mansion. This classic, Queen Anne brownstone can be delivered vacant. Bring your architect, and get started right away. Stop just dreaming of owning a single-family mansion on Manhattan's coveted West 70s, and start designing your custom home!
Finished, 20-foot, single-family elevator townhouses nearby have broken price records over the past few years. The West 70s, in particular, have proven themselves to top the category of "location, location, location." Finished homes on these blocks, including 22 West 75th Street, 47 West 70th Street, and 26 West 76th Street, all grazed the $20 million mark in the past few years. 144 West 73rd Street is poised to be next on that list. Since there is potential for a sale price near $20 million, even after a $3.5 million luxury renovation, you will still be positioned to potentially make millions upon resale.
“White Box” Elevator Townhouse on Perfect Park Block
23 West 69th Street
On a tree-lined street just steps away from Central Park, this vacant “white box” twenty-footer is ready for your vision. The best and brightest architects will vie for the opportunity to design a single family mansion at this prestigious address. Choose to create your single family home now, or enjoy nearly $400,000 in annual rental income until you are ready to renovate. Newly envisioned luxury floorplan and virtual Parlour Floor rendering are now available.
Convert this extra-wide neo-Georgian mansion to the single-family home of your dreams, or move into the luxurious owner’s unit and collect rental income! High ceilings and majestic sweeping space, rare for a townhouse, define this secluded home. Located a short walk from Lincoln Center, this cul-de-sac block provides privacy as well as the advantages of a side street populated with turn-of-the-century townhouses. Designed by George Keister, an architect famous for such New York landmarks as the Apollo Theater, the Beaux-Arts style Belasco Theater, and the American Airlines Theater (Roundabout). He also designed the McAlpin-Miller House, which was purchased by the Carnegie family and is now part of the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design.
Single-Family Townhouse, Newly Renovated with Loft-like Parlour Floor
154 West 73rd Street
This fully renovated 20-footer with South garden near Lincoln Center is move-in ready!
You’ll notice the attention to detail the minute you take off your shoes and feel the radiant warmth from these gorgeous floors. Leveled during the renovation, this stained quartersawn white oak floor with radiant sub-floor heating system provides luxurious underfoot heat throughout the house.
This parlour floor has an amazing open feel that is almost loft-like. Between the tall ceilings and ability to see all the way to the back of the building, this is a perfect space for entertaining.
Plentiful light, fresh air, and warmth flow through every floor. Original woodwork can be found throughout the house, including mirrors, wainscoting and stair banisters, which were all meticulously stripped to remove the old leaded varnish. The new stairs are sturdier and wider than most townhouse staircases, but retain the same look due to the original banisters, newels, and posts. The attention to detail even includes the custom doors: the colorful doorknobs have been wrought from beautiful gemstones and minerals.
The building features a Mitsubishi fresh air Energy Recovery ventilator system, which maintains a constant flow of fresh air through the carefully insulated building while re-capturing the discarded heat in the winter and the discarded cool air in the summer. An IQ Air microfilter system provides additional filtration of incoming air. The central Carel steam humidifier adds humidity to the incoming air in the dry winter months. New and reinforced beams were installed during the recent renovation to accommodate a future elevator south of the staircase. A central alarm system protects the house. Ceilings are all spring-mounted double sheetrock, which reduces sound transmission and provides greater fire protection.
Magnificent Single-Family Townhouse With Enhanced Old World Details
131 West 69th Street
Part of a sophisticated row designed by renowned architects Thom and Wilson, this late nineteenth-century townhouse has been brilliantly restored to its intended single-family glory. Generously appointed with rich wood wainscoting, paneled high ceilings, border-inlaid hardwood floors, and large windows, each of the five floors has a sense of openness and grandeur.
There are six fireplaces throughout as well as a magnificent staircase that connects formal entertaining spaces and private family bedrooms on the upper floors. A beautiful chef’s kitchen, climate-controlled wine cellar, and two outdoors spaces including a private roof deck off the master suite and a lovely rear garden complete this must-see home. Additionally, no expense was spared on the recently redone stoop and façade, boasting an attractive combination of Roman brick and Renaissance stylings that adds to the quintessential Upper West Side streetscape found on this desirable block.
The townhouse is located within walking distance of Central Park, Lincoln Center, world-class schools, classic neighborhood eateries, and all major transportation hubs.
Deluxe 25-Footer in Prime Brooklyn Heights
118 Remsen Street
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This building is a rare treat indeed: A 25-foot townhouse in a prime Brooklyn Heights location. With incredible ceiling height on the parlour level and 83 feet of depth, the spaciousness alone will stagger you—and everything about this building is top-notch. The façade is in immaculate condition, and the mechanicals are world-class. Brilliant sunlight floods in through huge windows. The space is currently configured as a spectacularly renovated owner’s triplex plus three floors of one-bedroom apartments. Live-with-income, or configure this as a lavish single-family home. With eight different subway lines just steps away, and the quaint shops and restaurants of Brooklyn Heights around the corner, this location—just one subway stop out of Manhattan—is simply ideal.
Quintessential UES Single-Family with Extra Deep, South-Facing Garden
208 East 62nd Street
This four-story, single-family elevator townhouse is in mint condition and move-in ready. Renovated with comfort and gracious entertaining in mind, everyone will feel welcome in the formal living and dining rooms that overlook the garden through floor to ceiling windows, as well as in the library with custom-built mahogany shelves. Enjoy three large sun-drenched bedrooms, a nursery, three full and two half-baths, eat-in-kitchen with cork flooring and a butler’s pantry, and an outstanding south garden originally designed by Edwina von Gal. With four working fireplaces, a central music system, and Nulux art lighting throughout, sophistication and elegant design abound. Note that the available FAR could allow you to add significant additional square footage.
Located in the coveted Treadwell Farm Historic District, 208 East 62nd Street is near wonderful restaurants, iconic shopping, and a plethora of cultural activities. Access to transportation is ideal as the townhouse is only two blocks from major subway lines including the new Q train that runs along Second Avenue.
Best Park Block Townhouse. Single-Family Buyers: Bring Your Contractors!
56 West 76th Street
This handsome five-story townhouse is located on one of the most desirable blocks on the Upper West Side. Central Park is only a few steps away. This lovely park block is tree-lined and almost completely townhouse-flanked. Currently configured as ten rental units, this townhouse needs only your creative touch to transform it into your ideal single-family mansion in an unbeatable location.
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