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The Osborne, 205 West 57th Street, #2DB

$1,250,000 | 2 beds, 1 bath
24 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Jun 8, 2022
    Days on Market: 24
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Midtown West (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 412 times
Monthly Maintenance: $3,500
Total Taxes & Fees: $3,500
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $3,600
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $7,100
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($625,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Open house:

  • Tue Jul 5 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. By appointment only.
  • Thu Jul 7 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. By appointment only.

Description

This is a 2 bedroom with the only Juliet balcony in the renown Osborne Apartments. Once a townhouse with separate entrance, this special apartment was lived in by Ralph Bellamy, Oscar nominated actor in 1937. This is the first time on the market since the 70s.

All you need is your architect and some imagination to bring back this unit to it’s former glory. Dramatic staircase leads to the grand front room which faces south onto West 57th Street. Original wood paneling, beamed 12.5 ft ceilings, decorative stone fireplace and leaded glass transom all dominate the room..

Original herringbone wood floors are in very good condition. Generous sized foyer leads to huge primary bedroom and an extra large bathroom with 2 entrances. A 2nd full or half bath is possible as is a washer/dryer.

All rooms have large gracious windows. The original kitchen can be expanded or just renovated, your choice. Rarely does a property of this magnitude come on the market. 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 landmarked Osborne lobby is richly decorated and reminiscent of Italian Renaissance and Romanesque revival style. Its Byzantine features include stuccoed and mosaic-tiled walls, floors that mix artistry tile with slabs of varicolored Italian marble and mosaics of glazed terracotta “Della Robbia” panels which cover the walls and ceilings in rich hues of red, blue and gold leaf. 50% financing allowed, 3% flip tax paid by buyer, pet friendly, and pied -a- terres allowed.

Call for your private appointment on Billionaires Row today. Some Photos are virtually staged.

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About The Osborne, 205 West 57th Street

86

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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1885
  • 111 Apartments
  • 12 Floors

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

  1. Q
  2. N
  3. R
at 7th Ave 0.09 miles
  1. 1
  2. B
  3. D
  4. A
  5. C
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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