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1 Fifth Avenue, #MEWS

Between Waverly Place & East 8th Street   |    Greenwich Village

A home unmatched in its history, character and charm, this two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom former carriage house is located in the gated Washington Mews, a coveted street between 5th Avenue and University Place in the heart of Greenwich Village. The single-family residence, which comes with a parking spot on the street, was built in 1840s and has been fully renovated, while maintaining the integrity of its rich past. Enter through a formal foyer, flanked by two sets of deep closets, which leads to the expansive open kitchen, dining and living area.

The high-end kitchen is outfitted with a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Viking six-burner stove, Miele dishwasher, and a central island with fitted microwave, providing additional counter and storage space. Above the double-sink is a set of casement windows, which look out onto a tranquil courtyard. The dining space centers on a gorgeous French marble gas fireplace, and the adjacent living room is flooded with light from three large south-facing windows.

Follow the central walnut banister staircase upstairs to the living quarters. Natural light pours through four dramatic skylights, which decorate the third level of this extraordinary home. The oversized master bedroom boasts two full walls of built-in cabinets and storage.

Three windows, framed by pale blue, louvered shutters and wooden planters equipped with automatic irrigation, overlook the quiet, cobblestoned street below. In the second bedroom, French doors open to a charming balcony, which is perched above a serene central courtyard. The marble-clad master bathroom is appointed with Barber Wilsons fixtures and features a soaking tub and separate, large steam shower with Samuel Heath rainfall shower head.

The downstairs level opens to a den/media room, which can also function as an additional bedroom. Another inlaid marble Georgian fireplace accentuates the unparalleled allure of this majestic, yet inviting, space. Also on this floor is a spacious office, bathroom with separate shower, and a large laundry room with vented Miele washer and dryer, sink, shelving and numerous closets.

Nest thermostats control the two HVAC zones throughout the house. 64 Washington Mews is an extension of One Fifth Avenue cooperative, a renowned, pre-war landmark situated at the entry of Fifth Avenue's Gold Coast. Residents have access to the co-op's full service amenities, while enjoying the independence of a standalone carriage house.

This unique residence evokes a significant piece of Downtown Manhattan's extensive history, as only a handful of mews--formerly used as stables and carriage houses--still exist in New York City. Show more
Amenities:
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
  • Balcony
  • Garden
 

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$25,000 Current Asking Price (+6.4%)
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Date Listed: Nov 18, 2016 Updated: Apr 11, 2018 Days on Market: 520 Cooperative

About 1 Fifth Avenue

Nearby Subway Stations

  1. N
  2. R
at Broadway and 8th Ave 0.22 miles
  1. M
  2. E
  3. C
  4. B
  5. D
  6. F
  7. A
at 6th Ave and Waverly Pl 0.23 miles
  1. 6
at 4th Ave and East 8th 0.30 miles
  1. Q
  2. 5
  3. 4
  4. L
at Broadway and 14th 0.35 miles
  1. 1
at 7th Ave 0.37 miles
  1. 3
  2. 2
at 6th Ave and 14th 0.38 miles
90

1 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 90, 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

30
Out of 44
+
32
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
10
=
90
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 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:
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 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 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
1 Fifth Avenue
Between Waverly Place & East 8th Street
Cooperative
 
 

Features & Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Many apartments have excellent views
  • Good public transportation
  • Close to Washington Square Park
  • Large wood-paneled lobby
  • Original Art Deco skyscraper design
  • Some terraces
  • Elegant entrance
  • Prime location on Lower Fifth Avenue
  • Close to Subway

Cons

  • Heavy traffic
  • Not many large units
  • Noisy location

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