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52 West 85th Street

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Nov 8, 2018
It previously was on the market for a total of 196 days.
196 days on Market

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  • Listed: Apr 26, 2018
    Last Price Change: -5.6% ($555,000) on Nov 8
    Days on Market: 196
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Central Park West (Manhattan)
    Listing viewed 67,844 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $50,865
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($1,879,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


Glorious turn-of-the-20th-century townhouse, perfectly situated just steps from Central Park on Manhattan's coveted Upper West Side.

This classic 20-foot landmarked Queen Anne house built by Thom & Wilson offers almost 6,300 square feet of living space over five stories plus a finished basement, and a beautiful bi-level South-facing garden of over 1,000 square feet. It has 2 living rooms, a formal dining room, a huge eat-in chef's kitchen, 6 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 2 powder rooms and a finished basement with sauna. Its features include 8 wood-burning fireplaces, majestic room proportions throughout, high ceilings and doorways, meticulously restored original woodwork and moldings, bowed windows, original wood floors, original pocket doors, a regal wooden staircase, central air conditioning and integrated sound.

The house retains all the grandeur of its original detail and flawless layout while having all its functionality up to date and scrupulously maintained.


Basement: Completely finished. Contains over 900 square feet of open living space, sauna, laundry room, full bathroom, walk-in cedar closet and mechanical rooms.

Garden Floor: Huge chef's eat-in-kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including a professional Viking range with double oven, 6 burners and griddle, a 32" SubZero refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, integrated Miele espresso/cappuccino maker and wine refrigerator. There is also a massive island with a double porcelain farm sink and breakfast bar for 4, as well as an informal dining/living area. Also on this floor is the formal dining room with a wood-burning fireplace which leads to the garden, and a full bathroom.

Parlor Floor: Two living rooms, each with a wood-burning fireplace, perfect for grand and festive entertaining, as well as a catering kitchenette with dumbwaiter and a powder room for guests.

Third Floor: Large master bedroom with wood-burning fireplace, large 5-fixture master bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub, enclosed toilet and separate stall shower, and a second bedroom or master suite sitting room, as preferred, with a wood-burning fireplace as well.

Fourth Floor: Two large bedrooms, each with its own wood-burning fireplace and en-suite basket-weave marble and subway tile full bathroom.

Fifth Floor: Two large bedrooms, each with its own en-suite marble bathroom, one of which also offers a wood-burning fireplace and kitchenette.

The house is zoned R8B (residential) and has additional available FAR of approx. 1,900 square feet.

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