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129 East 70th Street

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Jan 5, 2024
It previously was on the market for a total of 277 days.
277 days on Market

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Townhouse Facts

  • Minimum Down: 20%
    Listed: Apr 3, 2023
    Last Price Change: ($905,000) on Oct 7
    Days on Market: 277
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Listing viewed 508 times
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $8,359
Total Taxes & Fees: $8,359 ($1.49/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: -
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $76,688 ($13.67/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($2,599,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


129 East 70th Street. An Aesthetic And Historic Homestead. Located on the Upper East Side’s most prestigious and sought-after blocks, this four-bedroom and four-and-a-half-bathroom homestead is rich in history yet perfectly attuned to a modern living This venerable 19-foot-wide home rises four stories with an iconic redbrick façade with Italianate and Ruskinian Gothic details, arched windows, and a Gothic bay window topped with a Juliet balcony. The home features five wood-burning fireplaces, a gated front garden, a conservatory, and a spacious backyard with stone pavers, lush plantings, and ivy-strewn fencing. On the first level is a welcoming parlor with gallery-style walls and a wood-burning fireplace with its original wood-carved surround.

Further in is a central staircase with an oculus, and beyond that is a stately library with built-in shelves and wall niches, impeccable woodwork, and a fireplace. The library has access to a double-height conservatory with a regal staircase that leads to the lower levels and the backyard. The garden level has a separate entrance and contains a tranquil office, powder room, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, and laundry room with a utility sink, storage, and a side-by-side washer/dryer. The dining room has a fireplace and access to the conservatory, while the kitchen is adorned with an eat-in island, marble and stainless steel countertops, a marble backsplash, high-end stainless steel appliances, and a dumb-waiter that connects to every level of the home.

All four bedrooms sit on the second and third levels. The primary suite occupies the entire second level. It features a fireplace sleeping chamber, ample closet space, walk-through couples’ en-suite bathrooms, and a private garden-facing study that can also be used as a guest bedroom.

The remaining bedrooms offer great flexibility and have full en-suite bathrooms. Situated in Lenox Hill, 129 East 70th Street is less than three blocks from Central Park and is moments from the many high-end dining and shopping along Madison Avenue. It is close to Museum Mile, Central Park Zoo, and The Mall. Nearby subway lines include the 6 and Q.

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