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The Excelsior, 303 East 57th Street, #21L

$995,000 | 2 beds, 2.5 baths
92 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: May 10, 2022
    Days on Market: 92
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Midtown East (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 472 times
Monthly Maintenance: $6,048
Total Taxes & Fees: $6,048
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $2,797
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $8,845
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($497,500), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

THE SEARCH IS OVER, ALL WORK IS DONE AND YOU CAN BEGIN YOUR NEW CHAPTER in this spectacularly renovated, generously proportioned two bedroom, two and one-half bath home which immediately affords a most gracious lifestyle, complete with outdoor space and City views in three directions. This gorgeous contemporary apartment, created in the buildings sought-after L line, was totally rebuilt from the inside out, with attention to every detail and to providing the highest quality of beauty, comfort and enjoyment with every convenience at your fingertips.

As you enter the apartment you are drawn forward on light-stained, wide-planked hardwood floors into the bright, spacious living room, which faces south and extends to a balcony which expands the space both visually and functionally.

The living room widely opens to the east into the dining room broadening the southern City view and incorporating views to the east. This setting is perfect for the most enjoyable private times at home or for elegant entertaining and is further enhanced by a dream open kitchen, separated from the dining room by a handsome cabinet with countertop for in-kitchen dining and which also includes a Sub-Zero wine cooler and dish and linen storage for ready, easy entertaining in the dining room. The wide, open windowed kitchen is a chefs haven with Leicht cabinets, plenty of counter space, the breakfast bar, and a Sub-zero side-by-side refrigerator, all positioned to enjoy the views in both directions.

Off of the entry to the north are the two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bath. The primary corner bedroom affords open views to both the north and east, and its en-suite bath is windowed and includes a vanity, double sink, Toto toilet and bidet and a large walk-in shower. Both bedrooms have customized closets and open views, and the baths are spectacularly renovated with vanities, marble, Dornbracht fixtures, Toto toilets and plenty of generous storage drawers.

Positioned off the foyer is an entry closet, a discreet jewel of a powder room, and a concealed Miele washer dryer.

Additional features include added sound insulation within all interior walls and floors, multiple recessed lighting throughout, custom floor-to-ceiling solid wood doors, new double-paned windows with UV-film, Trane HVAC units and auxiliary standing AC units augmenting the central HVAC system, entire balcony sliding door unit (tracks, frame and picture window) was replaced, smart home Nest thermostats, smoke & CO detectors in each room, Stark carpeting in bedrooms.

WELCOME HOME!!!

The Excelsior is a full-service cooperative building with 24-hour doormen, reception/concierge and superintendent.

There is a spa/health club (offering salt water, indoor-outdoor pool & sundeck, sauna, exercise instruction & physical therapies) available in the building with discounted membership to owners. There is direct access to tailoring & dry-cleaning, a 24-hour parking garage and the option for additional basement storage. Pied-a-terres and pets are allowed.

Gas utility included in maintenance. 50% financing. Conveniently located within easy distance of transportation and two supermarkets, the Excelsior is the perfect place to call home.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View
  • River View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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About The Excelsior, 303 East 57th Street

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The Excelsior, 303 East 57th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 72, 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
+
21
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
8
=
72
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Exists 1 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No and Bad 0 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 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:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 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:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
A lot 0 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1967
  • 360 Apartments
  • 47 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • Elevator Operator
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Valet Parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • On-Site Parking
  • Laundry Room
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Porte-Cochère / Driveway
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Many apartments have impressive views
  • Doorman
  • Health club with pool
  • Garage
  • Spacious lobby
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Heavy traffic and noise at busy intersection
  • No sundeck
  • Conventional and small layouts
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Subways

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  2. Q
  3. R
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
at 3rd Ave and 60th 0.26 miles
  1. M
  2. E
at Lexington Ave and 53rd 0.27 miles
  1. F
at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.36 miles

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