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Essex House, 160 Central Park South, #2501

$3,200,000 ($2,492 per ft2) -14.7% | 2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,284 ft2

Key Details

  • Listed Jan 29, 2020
    Last Price Change -14.7% ($200,000) on Mar 10
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Midtown West
  • Monthly Common Charges $5,671
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $1,715
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Enjoy breathtaking, unobstructed Central Park views from this amazing 2 bed/ 2 bath condominium perched high on the 25th floor of the historic Essex House. The fully renovated kitchen features Miele and Bosch stainless steel appliances, quartz counter-tops, custom cabinets designed by Pogenpohl and wine refrigerator. Solid sliding panel doors separate the second bedroom from the living room and can be opened to create one majestic room perfect for entertaining.

The entire apartment has been outfitted with gorgeous hardwood floors and a brand new washer dryer. Both bathrooms have been renovated with marble tile. The enormous Master bedroom has tremendous closet space as well as Park views and great natural light.The Essex House is an exquisite Art Deco landmark built in 1931 consisting 509 hotel units and 185 privately held condominiums.

Located at 160 Central Park South directly across from Central Park between 6th and 7th Avenue there isn't a more sought after location in all on New York City. As a resident you will enjoy Five-Star hotel services and amenities including 24 hour concierge, bell staff, private condominium reception, business center, gourmet restaurant, 24 hour room service, housekeeping upon request including linen service, catering and function rooms, valet dry cleaning service, fitness center and spa.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Northern Exposures

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About Essex House, 160 Central Park South

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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
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Valet Services
  • Bike Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Fine Art Deco-style skyscraper
  • Good public transportation is nearby
  • Spa facility
  • Near midtown office district
  • Convenient to numerous restaurants and a broad variety of retail stores
  • Several concierges
  • Doorman
  • Extremely impressive and elegant lobby
  • Spectacular Central Park vistas
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Unattractive sign on roof
  • Heavy traffic
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Subways

  1. Q
  2. N
  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.17 miles
  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.17 miles
  1. 1
  2. B
  3. D
  4. A
  5. C
at Central Park West and 60th 0.22 miles
  1. E
at Broadway and 53rd 0.30 miles
  1. M
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.46 miles

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