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50 East 79th Street, #16D

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Dec 2, 2014
It previously was on the market for a total of 85 days.
Last Sold on Mar 8, 2016 for $4,800,000
4 beds, 4 baths
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  • Buyers
  • Erica Distenfeld
  • Michael Distenfeld
  • Sellers
  • Fred Distenfeld
  • Rita G Distenfeld
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1 apartment is currently available in this building.
85 days on Market

Pricing History

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Key Details

  • Listed: Jan 12, 2015
    Days on Market: 85
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 277 times
Monthly Maintenance: $7,414
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $24,797
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 60% ($3,807,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

This grand three bedroom home is on a high floor with sunny open north, south and east exposures. A grand marble entrance gallery opens onto the entertaining space: a 25 foot living room, 40 foot terrace with Central Park view; a south facing wood paneled library with bar and a formal dining room. The south facing renovated kitchen suite is comprised of three rooms including a large eat in kitchen, a full laundry room and an office.

It features a SubZero refrigerator, Wolf oven, double dishwashers, granite countertops and custom wood cabinetry. There is also a large staff room with a full bath. There is a sound system in the library, living room and master.

The private bedroom wing has three large bedrooms. The east facing master suite has two walk in closets, a marble bath with double sinks and a steam shower. Two other bedrooms look onto the lovely planted terrace and have open sunny exposures, huge closets, and share a twin basined bath.

Completing the picture is a 17 foot walk in closet off the gallery; a powder room with a shower; individual through the wall hvac units. 50 East 79th Street is a full service cooperative located on the Upper East Side’’s gold coast, steps from the Met, Central Park and Madison Avenues finest stores and restaurants. Sorry, no pets allowed.

Planned improvements: New lobby & air conditioned hallways this summer.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Northern Exposures
  • City View

About 50 East 79th Street

78

50 East 79th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, 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

27
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
9
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 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:
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:
Part of Historic District 1 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 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 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:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
Quite Stylish 3 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:
Yes 1 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1963
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center

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