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955 Lexington Avenue, #8A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Aug 7, 2019
It previously was on the market for a total of 548 days.

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Key Details

  • Listed Mar 25, 2019
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Lenox Hill
  • Monthly Maintenance $7,808
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Grand Classic 8 renovated into 7 rooms with open views and fabulous light from nearly every window! This high floor and well-proportioned pre-war home was completely renovated down to the studs! Interior designer and architect, Penny Drue Baird, imported the finishes of this home from Paris.

The charming home is wired with a Control4 smart home automation system and speakers. There is central air throughout.

A handsome foyer leads into an expansive living room and formal dining room with magnificent herringbone wood floors imported from Paris.

The living room, dining room, and master bedroom boast western light. Experience beautiful sunsets through the over-sized Georgian-style windows. There are two wood-burning fireplaces, one located in the living room and the second located in the master bedroom.

The custom eat-in kitchen contains glassos countertops and state-of-the art appliances, heated flooring, and a picture window with gorgeous city views. There are two additional spacious bedrooms plus a staff room with washer/dryer.

The building has a 2% flip tax.

A storage bin is included with the apartment and the building provides fire wood for each home.

955 Lexington is a Rouse and Goldstone designed cooperative building built in 1924, which features a doorman/elevator operator, live in resident manager, storage and beautifully landscaped roof deck. Its highly desired location on East 70th Street & Lexington offer superb convenience to Central Park, world-famous boutiques and galleries, restaurants as well as major subway lines. Pets allowed.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

About 955 Lexington Avenue

71

955 Lexington Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 71, 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

23
Out of 44
+
27
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
+
9
=
71
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 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:
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:
Exists 1 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 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 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:
Considerable 2 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1924
  • 29 Apartments
  • 12 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Elevator

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