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812 Fifth Avenue, #3A

$5,495,000 -15.4% | 3 beds, 3.5 baths
232 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Apr 21, 2022
    Last Price Change: -7.6% ($455,000) on Nov 9
    Days on Market: 232
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 280 times
Monthly Maintenance: $6,911
Total Taxes & Fees: $6,911
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $28,104
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $35,015
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($1,099,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Experience the incomparable elegance afforded at this luxury estate on Fifth Avenue, overlooking verdant Central Park.

Residence 3A at the white-glove cooperative 812 Fifth Avenue suits the most discerning buyer and exudes attention to detail. Its history is equally impressive, once home to Howard Deering Johnson, the famous American entrepreneur, businessman, and the founder of the Howard Johnson’s chain of restaurants and hotels. Other prominent figures such as former U.S.

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller also resided at this prestigious building, hence it often being referred to as the Rockefeller building.

Enter through the foyer and into to an impressive entrance gallery showcasing marble floors, designer lighting, ceiling medallions, stunning millwork/wainscoting, brass details, and other refined finishes found throughout, Residence 3A is a special treasure. This gracious classic 7 apartment is brightened by oversized windows facing West and East, offering the ultimate pairing of Central Park and sunny townhouse garden vistas on either side. Flanking the gallery is a generous park-view living room and a formal dining room, perfect for entertaining with a seamless open flow.

Adjoining the living room is 12.2 ft. by 24 ft. handsome library clad in walls of built-ins, featuring a recessed ceiling and park-facing picture windows, which can be converted into a third bedroom. The windowed eat-in kitchen offers abundant cabinetry, black granite countertops, and a breakfast area with full bath/laundry room. Your park facing primary bedroom retreat sits privately on the Western side of the apartment, complete with 2 walk-in closets, and a marble en-suite bath with separate shower and tub.

The secondary bedroom looks East into beautiful townhouse gardens. It is also en-suite with built-ins and abundant closets. A separate service entrance, ample closets, custom built-ins, separate storage unit and elegant details complete this home.

This rare-to-find estate is in need of renovations. Bring your designer to create your dream home on Manhattan’s Gold Coast! Plus, maintenance includes utilities and private storage.

Located on coveted Fifth Avenue, the distinguished cooperative, built in 1963, houses 30 upscale residences and offers full-time doormen, elevator attendants, a bell captain, resident manager, common laundry, a lovely garden, and onsite storage.

Best of all is the exceptional address directly across from prized Central Park, just moments to world-class shopping and dining, acclaimed museums and entertainment. 50% financing is allowed, as are pied-a-terres. 3% flip tax paid by buyer.

No dogs allowed.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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About 812 Fifth Avenue

77

812 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 77, 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

24
Out of 44
+
30
Out of 36
+
13
Out of 39
+
10
=
77
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 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:
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:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 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 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
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:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 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:
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:
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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Prime- quiet location on Fifth Avenue
  • Attractive canopied entrance
  • Close to Subway
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Few apartments per floor
  • Not too far from public transportation
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
Cons
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
  • No balconies
  • No garage
  • Parades
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Subways

  1. N
  2. Q
  3. R
at 5th Ave and 60th 0.15 miles
  1. F
at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.29 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.31 miles
  1. M
  2. E
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.47 miles

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