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The Governor, 59 West 12th Street, #12E

$3,500,000 ($2,500 per ft2) | 2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,400 ft2
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25 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Apr 25, 2024
    Days on Market: 25
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Greenwich Village (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
Monthly Common Charges: $1,802
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $1,994
Total Taxes & Fees: $3,796 ($2.71/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $18,798
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $22,594 ($16.14/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($700,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Spacious and Sun-filled Apartment: The south-facing 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment is sun-filled and features a terrace, an oversized living room with a wood burning fireplace, and a gracious entry foyer with 2 large closets.
  • Full Service Building: The condo offers full service with a 24-hour doorman, an elegant lobby on a landmarked tree-lined street, and a live-in superintendent.
  • Building Amenities: The building provides a range of amenities including resident storage, central AC, washer/dryer in the building, an elevator, a children's playroom, outdoor entertainment space, a bike room, fireplaces, and terraces/balconies.
  • Pet-Friendly: The condo is pet-friendly, making it a perfect choice for pet owners.
  • Superb Views: The upper floors of the condo offer superb southern views, making it one of the most attractive prewar apartment buildings in the area.
  • Prime Location: This luxury pre-war condo is situated in a prime location in Greenwich Village, close to the New School for Social Research, famous food stores, subway, and a fine public school.

Description

Rarely available sun filled south facing 2 bedroom, 2 bath with a terrace. Enjoy your full service, 24-hour doorman luxury pre-war condo in Greenwich Village’s most perfectly located Bing & Bing doorman building. The property boasts one of the most elegant lobbies on the landmarked tree lined street in prime Greenwich Village.

The gracious entry foyer offers 2 large closets. The serene oversize living room features a wood burning fireplace. Excellent home, Pied-a-terre or investment. Pet friendly condo

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
Listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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About The Governor, 59 West 12th Street

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The Governor, 59 West 12th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 69, 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

25
Out of 44
+
26
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
+
6
=
69
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 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:
Exists 1 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:
No 0 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 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:
Quite Stylish 3 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 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:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1986
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Prime Greenwich Village location
  • Across the street from New School for Social Research
  • Close to famous food stores
  • Close to subway
  • Close to fine public school
  • Doorman
  • Side street is one of the best in area
  • One of the most attractive prewar apartment buildings in the area
  • Superb southern views from upper floors
Cons
  • Across the street from New School for Social Research
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
  • No health club
  • No balconies
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at Broadway and 14th 0.32 miles

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