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Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street, #2J

$4,395,000 | 4 beds, 3.5 baths

Key Details

  • Listed Sep 3, 2019
    Days on Market 16
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Greenwich Village
  • Monthly Maintenance $5,285
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

This is a rarely available opportunity for a Butterfield House Classic-7, one of the most coveted and iconic West Village Gold Coast buildings. In beautiful condition, this 4 Bed, 3.5 bath is currently configured as a 3 Bed, 3.5 Baths and was previously owned by the 7th American Poet Laureate, Stanley Kunitz. Featuring South-facing glass atrium which overlooks tranquil gardens of adjacent townhouses while allowing ample light into the home.

The home boasts a massive living room with built-in bar and window seats which overlook these same gardens. The modern eat-in kitchen has Varenna Poliform cabinets, 2“ white marble counters, Gaggenau, Sub Zero, Miele and Viking appliances. This cooks kitchen is also accompanied by a walk-in pantry, slate floors, and pass-thru kitchen counter.

The formal dining room is large enough to seat 12 comfortably and can easily be converted into a 4th bedroom. The bathrooms feature glass tiles, Duravit fixtures, Zuma spa tub, double sinks, large walk-in shower with pebble floor, and more. This tranquil home also features Brazilian hardwood floors and crown moldings throughout which tops off the feeling of home at this white-glove, award-winning, architectural masterpiece. Building features include full-time doorman, concierge, courtyard, gym, private storage, and central laundry room.

The Butterfield House is a significant Gold Coast Greenwich Village luxury cooperative which also features a resident superintendent and manager, perennial landscaped garden, garage access, and more. Pets are welcome. A rarely available beautiful home with amazing history within its walls.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Balcony

Pricing History

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About Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street

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Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 87, 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
+
26
Out of 36
+
23
Out of 39
+
8
=
87
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 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:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 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 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 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:
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:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 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:
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:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1963
  • 104 Apartments
  • 7 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • One of the city's most distinguished post-World War II apartment buildings
  • Garage
  • Some balconies- including many on the north wing that face south overlooking the garden
  • Several nearby supermarkets and gourmet food stores
  • Convenient public transportation
  • Doorman
  • Prime Greenwich Village location that is also close to Flatiron and Chelsea districts
  • Lovely street
  • Large- deep bay windows on 12th Street
  • Magnificent and elegant lobby and glazed courtyard
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No health club
  • The New School for Social Research is located on the same block
  • No sundeck
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