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Essex House, 160 Central Park South, #1709

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Nov 10, 2015
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,960 days.
Last Sold on Dec 22, 2016 for $2,000,000
2 beds, 2.5 baths | Approx. 1,575 ft2
  • Buyers
  • Ed Suneast Llc
  • Levine, Russell
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Key Details

  • Listed Jul 3, 2014
    Days on Market 1960
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown West
  • Monthly Common Charges $5,809
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $2,197
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Window on the park. Luxurious living quarters, white-glove amenities and a beautiful Central Park view make this light-bathed 2 bedroom 2 and a half bath condominium in the iconic Essex House an unrivaled home or pied-a-terre. Enjoy the ultimate NYC living in one of the world’s highest-caliber hotels and residences, perched high on the 17th floor of the landmarked Essex House.

This recently-renovated apartment seamlessly blends prewar elegance with contemporary finishes and cutting-edge technology. New windows, coffered ceilings, wide- plank herringbone floors, central air conditioning, a washer/dryer, plentiful closet space and spacious bedrooms with spa-like en-suite baths are among the distinguishing features of glamorous 1709. From the welcoming entry foyer you are guided to an expansive corner living and dining room, served by a chic new open stainless and granite kitchen for seamless entertaining.

A top-grade Sub-Zero fridge, Gaggenau cook top, Miele oven, Fisher Paykal dishwasher and 40-bottle wine cooler fit the needs of any discerning chef. Once the tallest tower in NYC, the Essex House opened its doors in 1931, and remains one of Manhattan’s finest Art Deco masterpieces of its era. Designed by the renowned Costas Kondylis, this world-class hotel condominium offers residents 5-star amenities including a doorman, concierge, maid service, 24-hour room service, laundry/dry cleaning, valet parking, a safe deposit box for valuables, health club, spa and business center. Monthly charges include utilities, cable, gym and spa membership.

The exceptional address near Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Fifth Avenue shopping and the city’s best restaurants is unequalled. No pets please.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Garden

About Essex House, 160 Central Park South

91

Essex House, 160 Central Park South has received a CityRealty Rating of 91, 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

31
Out of 44
+
33
Out of 36
+
19
Out of 39
+
8
=
91
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 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:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
Present 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 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:
Some 1 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 1930
  • 200 Apartments
  • 43 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1974
  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Business Center
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Bike Room
  • Terraces / Balconies
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Valet Services

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