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Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street, #9G

$2,675,000 -4.5% | 2 beds, 2 baths

Key Details

  • Listed Nov 18, 2019
    Last Price Change -4.5% ($125,000) on Feb 28
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Greenwich Village
  • Monthly Maintenance $4,083
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Enjoy the open city views to the north and south from this stylishly renovated five room high floor residence at the Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street. This floor-through apartment is flooded with light from the oversized windows on both ends of the home. Upon entering you experience the vast expanse of the space from the center entrance gallery.


The living room offers a wonderful and versatile entertaining space with open views of lower Manhattan.

The grand formal dining room sits across the foyer with northern views including the Empire State Building. The renovated windowed kitchen is adorned with custom solid wood cabinetry, high-end appliances and beautiful stone counters. An adjacent dining nook is currently configured as a home office.


The generously proportioned master bedroom has two large closets and southern exposures as well.

The tranquil private terrace is accessed from both the living room and master bedroom. The large second bedroom is currently configured as a den or home office with incredibly stylish, modern solid wood paneling, built-in cabinetry, and two large closets. Both bathrooms are renovated and the solid wood floors throughout the home are in excellent shape.


The landmarked Butterfield House is considered one of the most important and beautiful post World War II apartment houses in New York City.

Built in 1962 by Architects Mayer, Whittlesey and Glass, residents of this pet-friendly, white glove cooperative enjoy an architecturally significant garden and lobby, resident manager, a full-time doorman, a reasonably priced on-site garage, state of the art fitness facility, bike room, separate storage, and a central laundry room. The perfect location also provides close proximity to all transportation, the Union Square Farmers Market, Whole Foods & Citarella.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View
  • Balcony

Estimated Monthly Cost

About Butterfield House, 37 West 12th Street

87

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
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Courtyard
  • Terraces / Balconies

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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 sundeck
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