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The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street, #15A

$13,600,000 ($3,886 per ft2) | 5 beds, 4.5 baths | Approx. 3,500 ft2
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33 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: May 17, 2024
    Days on Market: 33
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Carnegie Hill (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
Monthly Common Charges: $4,573
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $4,900
Total Taxes & Fees: $9,473 ($2.71/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $72,312
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $81,785 ($23.37/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($2,720,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: This luxurious 3,500 SQFT residence is located in the prestigious Lucida condominium in the Upper East Side, near some of the city’s best museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and excellent public transportation. It also boasts proximity to a large Barnes & Noble bookstore and subway stations.
  • High-End Renovation and Features: The property has undergone an extensive two-year gut renovation, resulting in high-end finishes, soaring 10+ foot ceilings, triple-paned floor-to-ceiling windows, chevron hardwood flooring, and cutting-edge automation features. It is equipped with electronic shades, built-in speakers, custom closets, smart lighting Lutron system, and HVAC grills.
  • Spacious and Luxurious Living Spaces: The residence offers scenic open South, West and North city views, five bedrooms including a grand corner master bedroom and a private guest room. The state-of-the-art kitchen features Obumex cabinetry, lilac marble countertops and backsplash, and high-end appliances.
  • Building Amenities: The full-service Certified condominium offers a fitness center, spa with pool, hot tub, sauna, massage room, steam rooms, yoga/Pilates studio, playroom, game room, basketball court, golf simulator, and residents’ lounge. Additional amenities include resident storage, central AC, intercom, rooftop terrace, elevator, party room, valet parking, fitness center, outdoor entertainment space, in-unit washer/dryer, bike room, fireplaces, live-in superintendent, and terraces/balconies.
  • 24/7 Services: The building provides 24-hour doorman, a concierge, a La Palestra spa with a skylit pool, a residents’ lounge with a catering kitchen and a Kidville-designed children’s playroom.
  • Environmentally Friendly: The LEED-certified building features an all-glass exterior for ample natural light, promoting energy efficiency and a healthier living environment.

Description

Welcome home to this one-of-a-kind bright, high floor 5 Bed / 4.5 Bath in The Lucida, one of the most luxurious condominiums in the Upper East Side.

This residence has gone through an extensive two-year gut renovation where no detail was left untouched and perfection was ensured. Marvel at the soaring 10+ foot ceilings, embraced by triple-paned floor-to-ceiling windows that bathe the space in natural light. The chevron hardwood flooring adds timeless elegance, seamlessly integrated with cutting-edge automation features throughout.

This spacious 3,500 SQFT residence exudes luxury from the second you enter the sophisticated gallery leading to the corner sun-filled great room with scenic open South, West and North city views. The thoughtfully designed layout was created with entertaining in mind and custom high-end finishes throughout are evidence that nothing was spared when designing this home.

The massive state-of-the-art kitchen features Obumex cabinetry, lilac marble countertops and backsplash, Subzero refrigerator, Gaggenau oven and speed-oven with warming trays, two dishwashers, a built-in sous vide Gaggenau drawer and Teppanyaki griddle.

A dramatic private gallery opens to 2-ensuite bedrooms, and a grand corner master bedroom. A very large laundry room has been added to this wing with an additional bedroom that can be used as an office as well.

A 5th bedroom / guest room is located on the other side of the hallway offering complete privacy.

The apartment is equipped with electronic shades, built-in speakers, custom closets throughout, smart lighting Lutron system and the HVAC grills have been replaces with slot diffusers.

The Lucida is a full-service Certified condominium with a great amenities package that includes a state-of-the-art fitness center and spa with pool, hot tub, sauna, massage room, men’s and women’s steam rooms and a yoga/Pilates studio. The building also contains a huge padded playroom designed by Kidville, a game room with billiards, a basketball court, a golf simulator and a residents’ lounge equipped with a catering kitchen for private events .

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About The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street

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The Lucida, 151 East 85th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 77, 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
+
20
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
9
=
77
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 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:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 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:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
A Lot 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Intercom
  • Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Party Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Valet Parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • LEED Accreditation
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies
  • LEED

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Pros
  • Large- dramatic bronze planter entrance surround
  • Some terraces
  • Large Barnes & Noble bookstore in building
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Bicycle room
  • La Palestrina spa with pool
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Garage
  • Large lobby with fireplace
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Considerable traffic
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Many apartments
  • Fire station on block
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Subways

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.04 miles

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