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The Osborne, 205 West 57th Street, #10DA

$2,250,000 -9.8% | 2 beds, 2 baths
113 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Nov 3, 2023
    Last Price Change: -9.8% ($245,000) on Jan 11
    Days on Market: 113
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Midtown West (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 606 times
Monthly Maintenance: $5,350
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $7,743
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $13,093
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($1,125,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: This stunning 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom cooperative is located at 205 West 57th Street, Midtown West, a stone's throw away from Broadway theatres, Whole Foods, and top restaurants. The building is a New York City Landmark, built in 1885, and is home to 111 apartments across 12 floors.
  • High-End Renovations: The unit has been fully renovated with custom woodwork and storage, featuring 11’6" ceiling height, 7’ window height, 8’ closet/room doors, and decorative ceiling medallions with large crystal chandeliers. The kitchen includes a built-in desk/eat-in counter with an integrated TV and W/D.
  • Luxurious Bathrooms: The bathrooms are finished with maple wood, recessed lighting, and additional storage, providing a luxurious and comfortable living experience.
  • Building Amenities: The building offers a range of amenities including resident storage, a rooftop terrace, a washer/dryer in the building, and an elevator. The building also has a full-time doorman for added security and convenience.
  • Pet-Friendly and Financing: The building is pet-friendly and allows 50% financing. There is a 3% flip tax paid by the buyer and a $200/month charge for electric collected with maintenance.
  • Listing Details: The unit is listed at a price of $2,250,000 with a monthly maintenance fee of $5,350. It was listed on Nov 3, 2023, and offers bright, south-facing views.

Description

Elegantly appointed 2-bedroom 2-bath in Landmark full-service well-known building called The Osborne. This traditionally styled classic apartment is fully renovated with custom woodwork and storage throughout. With its elaborate chair rail, crown molding, and 8" baseboard molding, this home exudes attention to detail.

The floors are in superb condition and are authentic to the 1885 pedigree. The den/second bedroom is fully wood paneled and there are 2 WBFPs. The ceiling height is 11’6", window height is 7’ and closet/room doors are all 8’.

Most room ceilings show off decorative ceiling medallions with large crystal chandeliers. The graciousness of the space is unparalleled. A unique built-in desk/eat-in counter with an integrated TV and W/D is located in the spacious kitchen with lots of windows. Only the best appliances are used with handcrafted wood cabinets that are completely traditionally fashioned.

Both full sized bathrooms are made with maple wood finishes, recessed lighting, and additional storage in specially built cabinetry. Remodeled closets and complete window seats with full southern exposure are characteristics of the main suite. This is indeed a very bright unit facing south throughout with wide-open views. The Osborne is a full service coveted grand apartment building built in 1885 and notable for its landmark status and well known current and past residents such as Leonard Bernstein, Lynn Redgrave and Bobby Short.

The Osborne lobby is richly decorated and reminiscent of Italian Renaissance and Romanesque revival style. The neighborhood has it all, walking distance to Broadway theatres, Whole Foods and near a multitude of the best restaurants in the world. There is a live in building manager, pets are welcome, a new gym and a stunning roof deck where one can see the ball drop on New Year’s Eve.

50% financing allowed. 3% flip tax paid by buyer. $200/month for electric collected with maintenance.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Southern Exposures

Listing Agent (Seller's Representative)

Listing courtesy of Sothebys International Realty

Pricing History

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About The Osborne, 205 West 57th Street

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The Osborne, 205 West 57th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 86, 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

26
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
86
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Poorly Done 0 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:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Exposed 0 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:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Individual Designation 2 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
Some 0 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
11-14 Feet 3 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 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:
Some 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Spectacular and magnificent lobby
  • Close to Subway
  • High ceilings
  • Very unusual layouts
  • Diagonally across Seventh Avenue from Carnegie Hall
  • Doorman
  • New York Historical Landmark building
Cons
  • Drastic alterations have removed handsome porte-cochere - moat and balustrades
  • Confusing interiors with split level floors
  • Traffic
  • Tourists
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Subways

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  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.09 miles
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  3. D
  4. A
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at Central Park West and 60th 0.18 miles
  1. F
at 6th Ave 0.20 miles
  1. E
at Broadway and 53rd 0.22 miles
  1. M
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.48 miles

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