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There are 5 apartments for sale at 305 East 72nd Street (last updated on Apr 18, 2024)

Charing Cross House, 305 East 72nd Street

Co-op located in Lenox Hill, between First Avenue & Second Avenue

Description of Charing Cross House at 305 East 72nd Street

The Charing Cross House at 305 East 72nd Street ranks within the lucky category of buildings that seem to get better with age. When the 17-story high-rise went up in 1955, it offered column-free corner windows and a beige brick façade that harmonized with its pre-war neighbors. Since then, the doorman condop has been upgraded with amenities such as a bike storage room, a spacious fitness center, and a verdant roof deck perfect for open-air socializing while gazing on sweeping skyline views. Moreover, in 2017, the Second Avenue subway introduced the 72nd Street station of the M, Q, and R trains at the foot of the building, turning the building into one of the most transit-accessible on the Upper East Side. Pied-a-terres, co-purchasing, guarantors, and subletting are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1955
    Building Type: Co-op
    Neighborhood: Lenox Hill (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 25%
  • Total Apartments: 177 177
    Total Floors: 17
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Pets: Allowed
    Total Floorplans:

Apartment Pricing Stats

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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Laundry Room
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

Apartments for Sale at 305 East 72nd Street (5) View history of all units

5
Available Apts
$430K - $800K
Price Range
$1,022
Avg. Price / ft2
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Charing Cross House: Rating

21
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 21 / 44

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23
Out of 36

Location Rating: 23 / 36

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12
Out of 39

Features Rating: 12 / 39

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56

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #34 Rated co-op - Lenox Hill
 

Carter Horsley's Review of Charing Cross House

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This attractive, beige-brick, 17-story building was erected in 1955 and converted to a cooperative in 1987. It has 174 apartments.

The building has some bay windows along Second Avenue and some sidewalk landscaping at its canopied entrance, which has a small bronze marquee. The building has a doorman, discrete air-conditioners and some terraces. Its comer retail space is leased to a 24-hour pharmacy." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Central Upper East Side location
  • Many corner windows, some angled
  • Not too far from local subway stations
  • Doorman
  • Convenient cross-town bus service on 72nd Street
  • Not too far from such East Side retail landmarks as Grace's Marketplace and Gracious Home, both on Third Avenue
Cons
  • No balconies
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
  • Many apartments
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Subways

  1. 6
at Lexington Ave 0.32 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$671,667
Avg. Price
Based on 3 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$200K - $3.2M
Price Range
$1,075
Avg. Price / ft2

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