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There are 2 apartments for sale/rent at 40 East 78th Street (last updated on Apr 18, 2024)

The Charles House, 40 East 78th Street

Condo located in Upper East Side, at The Southeast corner of Madison Avenue

Description of The Charles House at 40 East 78th Street

The Charles House is a white-glove, full-service luxury condominium located at 40 East 78th Street, on the corner of Madison Avenue. Staff and amenities include a full-time doorman, a live-in super, a planted roof deck with unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park, a fitness center, and a garage. The building is pet-friendly and ideally situated a few blocks from Central Park and Madison Avenue's best dining and shopping. Pied-a-terres and investors welcome.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1924
    Converted Year: 1985
    Building Type: Condo
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 10%
  • Total Apartments: 102 102
    Total Floors: 16
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Pets: Allowed
    Total Floorplans:

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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Resident Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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The Charles House: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 25 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 26 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 16 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #21 Rated condo - Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.

Carter Horsley's Review of The Charles House

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This white-and-gray-brick apartment house occupies the entire block-front on the east side of Madison Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets.

White/gray-brick apartment buildings have not garnered many architectural accolades, but this one certainly is above average. It has some bay windows and some terraces, but its best feature is that most of its second-story along the avenue is indented, which gives the building an important "visual" lift as it seems to levitate the quite considerable mass of the building above it. The central portion of the façade along the avenue is recessed above the second floor, which also helps lessen the building's sense of mass." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Interesting indented second-story
  • Doorman
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Some Terraces
  • Some bay windows
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Garage
  • Close to many major cultural institutions
  • Attractive- quiet street
  • Close to Subway
  • No Balconies
  • No sundeck
  • No health club
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Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Closing History - Last 10 sales

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$999K - $6.8M
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