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159 Madison Avenue, #2J

$480,000 -4% | Studio, 1 bath
161 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Aug 8, 2021
    Last Price Change -4% ($20,000) on Oct 6
    Days on Market 161
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Murray Hill
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 33 times
Monthly Maintenance $1,380
Total Taxes & Fees $1,380
Est. Monthly Mortgage $1,638
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $3,018

Description

Rare pre-war studio loft with 10-foot ceilings and a dreamy double wide arched window flooding the home with natural light. Take in warm western light, hardwood floors, and extra-tall ceilings in this wide-open studio offering a flexible floor plan ready to accommodate generous living and sleeping areas and an abundance of closet space, including a spacious walk-in closet! The open kitchen is outfitted with full-size appliances and plenty of cabinet space, while the breakfast bar provides convenient seating for casual dining. 159 Madison is a prewar co-op building offering a full-time doorman, storage, laundry on every floor, plus a beautifully landscaped roof deck.

The well-maintained co-op offers storage units placed on each floor (at an additional fee, subject to availability). Guarantors (in state), co-purchasers, parents buying for children, pied--terre, and dogs up to 40 pounds allowed with board approval. Surrounded by the Kips Bay, Murray Hill, and NoMad neighborhoods, the location represents the best of Manhattan living with great restaurants, shops, and entertainment at every turn.

Madison Square Park is 10 minutes south and Bryant Park is 10 minutes north, providing easy access to open space. Easy access to 6, N/Q/R/W, B/D/F/M, and PATH trains all nearby. Please note there is a 1% flip tax and $119.40 monthly assessment until 10/31/2021.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Western Exposures

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About 159 Madison Avenue

46

159 Madison Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 46, 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

17
Out of 44
+
19
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
=
46
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Mixed 1 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 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:
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:
Average Mix 2 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Bland 1 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 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:
None 0 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:
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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1911
  • 118 Apartments
  • 12 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • PT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Very handsome- Italian Renaissance-style
  • Close to Murray Hill district
  • Not far from Herald Square- Penn Station and Madison Square Garden
  • Doorman
  • Not far from the trendy restaurants of the Flatiron District
  • Close to the Morgan Library
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Pre-war construction
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No garage
  • Immediate neighborhood lacks some charm
  • Considerable traffic on Madison Avenue
  • No health club
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Subways

  1. 6
at Park Ave 0.08 miles
  1. N
  2. R
at Broadway 0.28 miles
  1. M
  2. B
  3. D
  4. F
  5. Q
at 6th Ave 0.31 miles
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at 7th Ave 0.48 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at Madison Ave and 42nd 0.49 miles

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