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988 Fifth Avenue, #9

$30,000,000 ($8,499 per ft2) | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 3,530 ft2
106 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Nov 7, 2023
    Days on Market: 106
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Carnegie Hill (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 381 times
Monthly Common Charges: $7,380
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $5,118
Total Taxes & Fees: $12,498 ($3.54/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $164,537
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $177,035 ($50.15/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($6,000,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Luxurious Design and Renovations: Designed by James E.R. Carpenter and built in 1925, the condo has been renovated with high ceilings over 10 feet, Lutron and Crestron lighting controls, Dornbracht and THG plumbing fixtures, and automatic window treatments in every room. The interiors feature Marron Grecale and Thassos marble, lacquered walls, Poliform closets, and custom Tabu Zebrano cabinetry.
  • Modern Amenities and Comfort: The condo is equipped with central air conditioning and heating with built-in humidification, and a washer-dryer. The modern kitchen boasts custom cabinetry in dyed Tabu Zebrano wood, stone countertops and backsplashes, and top-of-the-line appliances by Miele, Sub Zero, Gaggenau and Wolf.
  • Spacious and Luxurious Primary Suite: The primary bedroom suite offers East, South and North exposures, a walk-in custom built closet by Poliform, and a gorgeous en-suite spa bathroom outfitted with beautiful full-slab White Thassos marble and double vanity, heated floors and a rain shower.
  • Full-Service Building with Amenities: The 14-story building houses only 12 residences, offering a full-time doorman and live-in Resident Manager. It is pet-friendly and provides storage and bike storage in the basement. Building amenities include a FT Doorman, High-Rise, Pre War, Garden, and Elevator.
  • Proximity to Manhattan's Best: The building is close to Central Park, Madison Avenue, and Manhattan’s best cuisine, culture, and shopping, making it a prime location for those who want to enjoy the best of what the city has to offer.
  • Prime Location and Stunning Views: This full-floor condo is located at 988 Fifth Avenue, #9 in the prestigious Carnegie Hill neighborhood. It overlooks Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, offering direct views of these iconic landmarks from new oversized quiet windows.

Description

PREWAR FULL-FLOOR CONDO OVERLOOKING CENTRAL PARK

Exquisitely designed by James E.R. Carpenter, a premier architect of luxury residential high rise buildings in the 1920’s, and built in 1925, the gracious beaux-arts 988 Fifth Avenue is an exceptionally rare full service prewar condominium, perfectly located on the southeast corner of quiet 80th Street and Fifth Avenue.

The ninth floor at 988 Fifth Avenue is a magnificently renovated private full-floor residence overlooking Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This apartment is approximately 3,530 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, and was completely rebuilt and redesigned to the highest level. This home boasts four exposures, which fill the apartment with gorgeous natural light throughout the day and exquisite architectural details throughout every room.

Some beautiful features of the home include high ceilings over 10 feet, new oversized quiet windows, direct views of Central Park, Lutron and Crestron lighting controls, Dornbracht and THG plumbing fixtures throughout, central air conditioning and heating with built-in humidification, and a washer-dryer. The home has been renovated to the highest standard with Marron Grecale and Thassos marble, lacquered walls, Poliform closets, custom Tabu Zebrano cabinetry and automatic window treatments in every room.

Enter through the private elevator landing to the gracious entry foyer, which leads to an enormous living room and dining room with stunning park, Manhattan Skyline and museum views.

The large dining/living area make this part of the home ideal for grand entertaining. The updated modern kitchen and substantial size breakfast room with banquette boasts custom cabinetry in dyed Tabu Zebrano wood, elegant stone countertops and backsplashes, and top-of-the-line appliances by Miele, Sub Zero, Gaggenau and Wolf. A custom designed powder room with Vanilla Onyx countertops and luxurious fixtures is discreetly tucked away.

A long and impressive gallery that leads to three bedrooms is the perfect space to display uniquely large art pieces.

The classy primary bedroom suite with East, South and North exposures, includes a walk-in custom built closet by Poliform and a gorgeous en-suite spa bathroom outfitted with beautiful full-slab White Thassos marble and double vanity, heated floors and a rain shower.

The two additional bedrooms have spacious closets, en-suite bathrooms and custom built-in desks. A separate laundry room off the kitchen completes this residence.

988 Fifth Avenue is a full-service, 14-story building with 12 residences offering a full-time doorman and live-in Resident Manager. This pet-friendly building has available storage and bike storage in the basement.

It is just moments away from Central Park, Madison Avenue, and Manhattan’s best cuisine, culture, and shopping.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View

Listing Agent (Seller's Representative)

Listing courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC

Pricing History

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About 988 Fifth Avenue

89

988 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 89, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

26
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
10
=
89
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Exposed 0 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
1 5 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1981
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Very few apartments
  • fireplaces
  • Attractive canopied entrance and sidewalk landscaping
  • Two blocks south of entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • One block from cross-town bus service
  • Doorman
  • Prime- quiet location on Fifth Avenue
  • Superb Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style detailing
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
Cons
  • No health club
  • Parades
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
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