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40 Fifth Avenue, #15CD14C

$18,000,000 | 5 beds, 5.5 baths

Key Details

  • Listed May 9, 2019
    Days on Market 12
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Greenwich Village
  • Monthly Maintenance $11,967
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

A once in a lifetime opportunity for the sophisticated and discriminating buyer to purchase a truly unmatched residence in one of Greenwich Villages best buildings, 40 Fifth Avenue.The perfect combination of classic style and modern sensibility, this thoughtfully renovated five bedroom, five and one half bath duplex is a wonderful blend of form, function, style and comfort. From the 14th and 15 floors, the three exposures provide stunning light and dazzling views of the A once in a lifetime opportunity for the sophisticated and discriminating buyer to purchase a truly unmatched residence in one of Greenwich Villages best buildings, 40 Fifth Avenue.The perfect combination of classic style and modern sensibility, this thoughtfully renovated five bedroom, five and one half bath duplex is a wonderful blend of form, function, style and comfort. From the 14th and 15 floors, the three exposures provide stunning light and dazzling views of the Empire State Building and the landmark areas of Greenwich Village.On the main level, there is an expansive living room, dining room, open gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances (Subzero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Viking stove, Viking wine cooler), home office and a guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

These well scaled rooms provide all the elements for the ultimate New York City living experience and are ideal for gracious entertaining.An open staircase leads to the private quarters which include an additional living room, a play room, three bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom, a master suite with an elegantly appointed en-suite bathroom, and a fully equipped windowed laundry room with full size washer/dryer, sink, SubZero wine cooler and custom storage.The apartment features two zoned central air-conditioning units, radiant heat in the bathrooms, two wood burning fireplaces with the possibility of a third, herringbone floors, in ceiling sound system, limestone counter tops, Merit hand crafted hardware and three basement storage rooms that transfer with the sale.40 Fifth Avenue, on the south-west corner of Fifth Avenue and 11thStreet, is a 15 story Neo-Georgian apartment house completed in 1929. It has been described by Paul Goldberger, an architecture critic for the New York Times, as a Park Avenue Building that must have come loose in a storm and dropped anchor down here.Experience the ultimate in gracious living at 40 Fifth Avenue with doormen, elevator men, live-in superintendent and private gardens. Show more

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About 40 Fifth Avenue

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40 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 89, 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
+
30
Out of 36
+
19
Out of 39
+
10
=
89
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:
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:
Attractive 2 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:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 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:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
9-11 Feet 2 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:
Considerable 2 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:
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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1929
  • 75 Apartments
  • 17 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Elevator
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Pros
  • Private garden
  • Distinctive water tower enclosure
  • Magnificent site between two historic and beautiful churches
  • Handsome lobby
  • Private garden
  • Doorman
  • Most elegant high-rise apartment building on Lower Fifth Avenue and in Greenwich Village
  • Close to Subway
  • Nice perimeter landscaping
Cons
  • No health club
  • Few balconies
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
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at 6th Ave and Waverly Pl 0.28 miles
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