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340 East 72nd Street, #PH

$4,650,000 | 3 beds, 3 baths
129 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Oct 26, 2023
    Days on Market: 129
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Lenox Hill (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 702 times
Monthly Maintenance: $13,137
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $15,924
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $29,061
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($2,325,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: Located in the Lenox Hill neighborhood at 340 East 72nd Street, this penthouse apartment is conveniently close to restaurants, shops, museums, and the second avenue subway.
  • Luxurious Living Space: The apartment features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a library, and media rooms. The living room boasts a woodburning fireplace and floor to ceiling windows, offering dazzling views of the Manhattan skyline.
  • High-End Amenities: The apartment includes a spacious media room with a wet bar and an 18-foot windowed eat-in-kitchen with a solarium, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances. The primary bedroom has a wood-burning fireplace, a generous walk-in closet, and a large bathroom.
  • Outdoor Features: The apartment is surrounded by a wrap terrace with 4 exposures, offering beautiful views. The building also features a common garden on the lobby floor.
  • Building Details: Built in 1930, this cooperative building has 33 apartments across 16 floors. It offers full-time doorman service, a gym, bike room, laundry room, and private storage bin. Pets are permitted.
  • Financial Details: The apartment is priced at $4,650,000 with a monthly maintenance fee of $12,650. Financing is available up to 50%, and a 2% flip tax is paid by the purchaser.

Description

Every Penthouse Buyer Should See This! Life at the Top Live elegantly with ease in the penthouse that has it all. This stunning and sun drenched 8 Room Prewar Penthouse with wrap terrace is an exceptional and unique residence. Currently 3 bedrooms plus library and media rooms, it encompasses the entire top floor and is surrounded by setback wrap terraces with 4 exposures and beautiful views. The elevator opens directly into an entrance gallery adjacent to a dramatic living room with woodburning fireplace, framed by a wall of south facing, floor to ceiling windows and access to the sweeping south terrace.

The floor to ceiling windows continue across the dining room with both rooms offering wide open dazzling views of the Manhattan skyline and sunsets. A spacious yet comfortable media room with wet bar is perfectly tucked between these rooms optimizing the entertaining flow. The 18 foot windowed eat-in-kitchen with solarium is fully equipped with top of the line appliances and finishes and completes this wing of the home.

The primary bedroom contained in its own wing with wood burning fire place has ample storage including a generous walk in closet and large bathroom with separate bathtub and shower. Located on the northeast corner it has direct terrace access with charming views. The second bedroom, also a private wing with bath and ample storage, is bathed in sunlight and has direct access to the terrace. A fourth wing features a library with skylight and a “secret bedroom” with bath.

The ceilings are high, the scale of the rooms elegant, the fine prewar detail abundant, the finishes high quality and classic. This is a one of a kind sophisticated residence. Conveniently located to great restaurants, shops, museums and the second avenue subway, 340 East 72nd Street is a full-service, white glove cooperative known for its fine quality.

There is a common garden on the lobby floor, a gym, bike room, laundry room and private storage bin. Pets are permitted. Financing up to 50%.

A 2% flip tax is paid by the purchaser.

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Listing courtesy of Compass

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About 340 East 72nd Street

50

340 East 72nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 50, 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

18
Out of 44
+
20
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
=
50
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 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:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 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:
No 0 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
None 0 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 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

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Garden
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Very few apartments
  • Convenient cross-town bus service
  • Close to many restaurants along First and Second Avenues
  • Close to hospital complexes along York Avenue
  • Doorman
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No health club
  • No garage
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No doorman
  • No roof deck
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.34 miles