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The Century, 25 Central Park West, #4B

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Mar 19, 2019
It previously was on the market for a total of 624 days.
Last Sold on Dec 15, 2004 for $1,475,000
2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,250 ft2
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14 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Sep 10, 2018
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Monthly Common Charges $1,685
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $1,726
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Best of class, blue chip property priced at a fraction of its value! Under 2MM for two bedroom, two bath corner apartment in the iconic art deco condominium masterpiece, The Century. South and west exposure with partial city views.

Bright and sunny. Oversized windows, hardwood floor. Step-down living room.

Eat in windowed kitchen. Capacious, windowed bathroom. Refurbished spectacular lobby.

Pets allowed, Washer dryer permitted (with approval.) Central air conditioning permitted. The Century is one of the rare, destination condominiums facing Central Park. Full time doorman and concierge, of course.

Across the road from Central Park, Steps to Time Warner Center, Whole Foods, all buses, A,C,B,D and 1 trains. Gas and electric included in common charges. Investors welcome!

. Rarely available and truly well priced. Special assessment of $248.31 per month.

The Owner's Story

My dream was a simple one.

I wanted my son, Michael, to live nearby. I had little time to waste: he was graduating college. I needed the perfect apartment to lure him to live near me, and I found it!

Apartment 4B at The Century, A dream home, Beautiful, across from Central Park, and in an historic and one of a kind condominium near to everything.

Michael took me up on my offer. He loved the place.

But, then came graduate school, where he met the lovely Anne. The two of them moved out West to great jobs, and marriage, and the building of a family with my two incredible grand kids. It was "the whole catastrophe," as Zorba the Greek said.

I couldn't be happier, but what about the apartment? What about the whole family being together? Career and life - it gets in the way sometimes.

So, now, with a heavy heart, I sell this jewel of an asset.

It's in an iconic building on Central Park. And, they aren't making any more of these, last I checked. It's a condominium, another rarity by the Park.

And it's in a world class location. This is as good as it gets.

Feel free to call me if you'd like to know more (about my grandchildren, or Michael, or Anne.) Otherwise, ask Nan about the real estate.

The capital appreciation on this over time will bring a smile to your face. I know you will love it as much as I did.

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Apartment Amenities

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About The Century, 25 Central Park West

85

The Century, 25 Central Park West has received a CityRealty Rating of 85, 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

29
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
9
=
85
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Good 3 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:
No, but Very Good 3 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:
Discrete 1 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:
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 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 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
  • Condo
  • Built in 1931
  • 410 Apartments
  • 32 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1987
  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Landmarked

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