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1255 Fifth Avenue, #5B

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Jun 10, 2024
It previously was on the market for a total of 12 days.
Last Sold on Aug 14, 2017 for $710,000
Studio, 1 bath | Approx. 509 ft2
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  • Buyers
  • Melissa C Doll
  • Sellers
  • Claude D. Nesis, As Executor
  • The Estate Of Jaime Davidovich
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3 apartments are currently available in this building.
12 days on Market

Pricing History

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Key Details

  • Listed: May 29, 2024
    Days on Market: 12
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: East Harlem (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 212 times
Monthly Common Charges: $496
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $532
Total Taxes & Fees: $1,028 ($2.02/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $4,733 ($9.30/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 10% ($62,500), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Discover the epitome of Manhattan living in this distinguished prewar condo, perfectly situated on renowned Fifth Avenue, offering an unrivaled view of Central Park. With double-paned windows ensuring a serene atmosphere, this residence exemplifies the marriage of timeless elegance and modern comfort.

As you enter the building, the convenience of a doorman and elevator sets the tone for a sophisticated lifestyle. The elegant lobby welcomes you, hinting at the character that defines this prewar gem.

Relatively low carrying costs and maintenance, covering common charges and taxes, make this property practical as well as exquisite

Inside the unit, 12-foot ceilings create a spacious, light-filled, loft-like ambiance. Positioned on the fifth floor, enjoy unobstructed views above the tree line, capturing mesmerizing sunsets facing west. The versatility of this space allows you to tailor it to your lifestyle-whether it be a personal residence, a pied- -terre, or an inspiring art studio.

Located opposite Central Park and with close proximity to all transportation, indulge in the luxury of a landscaped roof deck, gym, bicycle room, and laundry on every floor.

Pets are welcome, and 90% financing is allowed, enhancing the appeal of this full-service prewar condominium.

Immerse yourself in a culturally rich lifestyle with iconic NYC attractions, including the Conservatory Garden of Central Park, El Museo del Barrio, and the Museum of the City of New York at your doorstep. Leisurely strolls to the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Reservoir are just moments away.

Seize the extraordinary opportunity to own a piece of history, combining classic charm with modern convenience, in one of Manhattan’s most coveted locations. Don’t miss your chance to make this prewar condo your own and experience the best of Manhattan living.

Please note that a monthly assessment of $396.48 is in place through August 2025.

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About 1255 Fifth Avenue

78

1255 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, 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

23
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
8
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 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:
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:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 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 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 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:
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:
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:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
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: 1985
  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

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