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The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street, #8

$6,750,000 | 3 beds, 3 baths

Key Details

  • Listed Jan 27, 2020
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Monthly Maintenance $8,950
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

This magnificent renovated three-bedroom corner duplex apartment at The Dakota showcases direct Central Park views and is in perfect move-in condition.

A gracious entrance foyer with 13 ft high ceilings leads to a generously proportioned living room featuring beautifully restored plaster moldings, double mahogany doors, oak flooring and a wood-burning fireplace surrounded by an original mahogany mantle. This expansive living room is flooded with natural light due to the floor-to-ceiling windows facing Central Park. The living room flows seamlessly into the corner library which has light streaming in from its East and North exposures making it a perfect space for entertaining.

Off the library is a gracious master bedroom and a five-fixture oversized renovated marble bathroom.

On the perfectly laid out lower level is a family room conveniently adjacent to the dining area and an open chef's kitchen. The beautifully appointed state-of-the-art kitchen showcases a six-burner Thermador stove and double oven, a double-wide Subzero fridge, Bosch dishwasher and Calcutta marble countertops and backsplashes with a large breakfast bar making it the ideal area to congregate. The two bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows both boast custom storage cabinetry providing an abundance of closet space.

There are two renovated bathrooms downstairs both of which have Waterworks fixtures and Urban Archaeology tiles. Chilewich flooring throughout the lower level adds to the feeling of comfort throughout this flawlessly designed residence.

Additionally, this apartment boasts central air conditioning, a washer/dryer and a Creston system.

The Dakota was designed by Henry J. Hardenbergh and completed in 1884.

It is one of the world's greatest and most renowned residential buildings. Its monumental form, embellished with ornate finials and gothic gables, makes it one of New York's most iconic structures. A unique gas lit entry and enchanting center courtyard add to its enduring charm.

The building offers residents the highest levels of privacy, service and security. A brand new fitness center was completed in 2018. There is a 3% flip tax payable by the buyer.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

Pricing History

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Estimated Monthly Cost

About The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street

99

The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 99, 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

37
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
99
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Free Standing 2 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
Distinctive 2 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Individual Designation 2 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
Yes 1 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
14 or more Feet 4 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
Some 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1882
  • 103 Apartments
  • 10 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Landmarked

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Pros
  • Legendary address
  • Doorman
  • Impressive wainscoting
  • Many fireplaces
  • Four separate lobbies at corners of courtyard
  • Large center courtyard with fountain
  • Impressive entrance
  • Prestigious resident roster
  • Sensational Central Park views
  • Very high ceilings
  • Very spacious apartments
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Several blocks from cross-town buses
  • Not close to supermarket
  • Busy intersection
  • Tourist attraction for John Lennon fans
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Subways

  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.08 miles
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.32 miles

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