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222 East 61st Street

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Oct 26, 2022
It previously was on the market for a total of 35 days.
35 days on Market

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Key Details

  • Listed: Sep 21, 2022
    Days on Market: 35
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Lenox Hill (Manhattan)
    Listing viewed 128 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $30,846 ($7.09/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($1,200,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Income producing or ideally suited for a conversion to ONE FAMILY.

Totally renovated in 2012 this lovely townhouse can be converted from a 2 family to single family building with additional air-rights for expansion.

On the first floor the duplex apartment (approximately 3056 sqft) features one bedroom and one full bathroom with shower, eat -in kitchen, a gorgeous living room with fireplace and a lovely dining room that leads to a very spacious garden (740 qsft) perfect for gathering.
The upper level features the primary bedroom with its ensuite large windowed bathroom facing a large terrace facing back gardens. It also have a large walking closet.
The third bedroom has been convertible as a full studio with very high ceiling, a kitchenette and a large marble bathroom (separate entrance on the upper level).

The upper duplex (3rd and 4th floor) (approximately 2875 sqft) features an huge eat-in kitchen with a small terrace, a large living room, abundant closets and half bathroom, while on the upper level a very large and charming primary bedroom with high ceiling, a second bedroom and two ensuite bathrooms.

The townhouse offers as well 3000 Sqft of air rights.

This home was the residence of one of the most courageous and respected journalists, Oriana Fallaci. From, or in this residence, she interviewed and wrote about world leaders such as Gandhi, Golda Meir, Arafat, Ali Bhutto, Brandt, Shah Reza Pahlavi, Kissinger, South Vietnamese President Nguy’n Van Thi’u and North Vietnamese General V Nguyn Gip during the Vietnam War. Kissinger later wrote that it was "the single most disastrous conversation I have ever had with any member of the press".

Alfred Hitchcock, and many more. She nailed them all.

The townhouse is occupied but will be delivered vacant at closing. Or rents could be renegotiated with the tenants.

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Building Amenities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Fireplaces