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838 Fifth Avenue, #6

$24,500,000 ($4,514 per ft2) | 4 beds, 5.5 baths | Approx. 5,427 ft2
130 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Oct 26, 2023
    Days on Market: 130
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 339 times
Monthly Common Charges: $15,605
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $9,730
Total Taxes & Fees: $25,335 ($4.67/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $134,239
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $159,574 ($29.40/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($4,900,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: The condominium is located on Fifth Avenue and East 65th Street, offering breathtaking views of Central Park and close proximity to the city’s finest dining, shopping, and cultural establishments.
  • Luxurious Space: The apartment boasts an impressive 5,427 square feet of space, featuring 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, expansive entertaining and living spaces, a large eat-in kitchen, a wood-paneled library/media room, and a primary suite with multiple rooms, two en-suite bathrooms, and two dressing rooms.
  • Additional Amenities: The apartment includes two Eurocave wine cellars, two private storage rooms, and a separate studio apartment with a kitchenette and full bath on the lobby level, offering practicality and convenience.
  • Building Features: The building, converted into a condominium in 1999, offers a full-time doorman, a live-in super, a gym, and a central laundry room, enhancing the living experience for its private residents.
  • Financial Details: The apartment is priced at $24,500,000 with monthly common charges of $15,605, monthly real estate taxes of $9,729, and total taxes & fees of $25,334.
  • Building History and Architecture: Built in 1951 and converted in 1999, the building is known for its limestone-clad facade, gently curved roofline, and broad windows. It is located near the city's most socially prestigious synagogue, Temple Emanu-El, and offers considerable visual privacy.

Description

838 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is a prestigious and iconic condominium building located in one of the most coveted neighborhoods of New York City. Situated on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 65th Street, this luxury high-rise offers a prime location and breathtaking views of Central Park. 838 Fifth Avenue is renowned for its exclusivity and privacy.

With a limited number of units, the building offers a sense of intimate luxury. Indulge in the epitome of luxurious living with this extraordinary home at 838 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. Boasting an impressive 5,400+ square feet of space, this residence encompasses 10 beautifully appointed rooms and an astonishing 44 feet of direct Central Park frontage, offering panoramic views of the iconic park through multiple oversized windows. Currently used as a three bedroom 5 and half bathroom home, it can easily convert into 5 plus bedrooms. Upon entering through a private elevator vestibule, you are welcomed by a grand reception gallery that sets the stage for an unparalleled living experience.

There are two front hall closets. The expansive entertaining and living spaces to the west flow from this central point, while a separate bedroom wing houses the bedroom quarters for utmost privacy. Every aspect of this home exudes opulence and sophistication. Enjoy the changing seasons of Central Park from the elegant cornered great room, to the adjacent dining room, adorned with a gas fireplace and pocket doors and access to the kitchen.

This layout is perfect for casual intimate gatherings or more formal entertaining. The large eat-in kitchen has everything from two dishwashers, two sinks, and a stove enviable for any cooking enthusiast and storage space galore. A warm and rich wood-paneled library/media room with a gold leaf ceiling invites you to unwind in its refined ambiance. This room faces north with views of central park and it hosts a full wet bar including an automatic ice maker.

A powder room completes the entertaining wing of the house. In the back of the home, the primary suite is a true sanctuary within this grand abode, spanning multiple rooms to provide the ultimate retreat. A primary foyer leads to a serene sitting room with a Juliet balcony, offering a private oasis to relax and enjoy the views. The primary bedroom itself is spacious and offers yet another Juliet balcony, seamlessly connecting the indoors with the outdoors.

Completing the primary suite are two extravagant en-suite bathrooms, each with its own dressing room, creating a haven of comfort and luxury. This wing also features two additional large bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bath, along with an office with a full bath and a laundry room, and 2 extra walk-in closets. All bedrooms enjoy a sense of seclusion and partial Central Park views, adding to the allure of this exceptional residence. In addition to its unmatched living spaces, this apartment includes two Eurocave wine cellars, two private storage rooms, and a separate studio apartment with a kitchenette and full bath on the lobby level, offering practicality and convenience. Located within an elegant limestone building housing only nine residences, 838 Fifth Avenue ensures a sense of exclusivity and sophistication. Nestled near the city’s finest dining, shopping, and cultural establishments, residents can expect discreet and attentive service provided by full-time doorman and a live-in super.

The building also offers a gym and central laundry room, enhancing the living experience for its private residents. *Monthly assessment of $3152.66 through December 2023

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About 838 Fifth Avenue

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838 Fifth Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 89, 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

26
Out of 44
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28
Out of 36
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26
Out of 39
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9
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89
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 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:
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:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 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:
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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Many 2 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:
Some 1 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Catering:
Some 1 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1999
  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry Room

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Pros
  • Faces Central Park to the west and Temple Emanu-El to the north
  • Some Juliet balconies
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Handicapped entrance ramp
  • Storage rooms
  • Wine cellars
  • Doorman
  • Very few apartments
  • Prime location close to elegant boutiques and restaurants on Madison Avenue
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Considerable traffic
  • Frequent parades
  • Across from Central Park Zoo
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at 5th Ave and 60th 0.27 miles
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at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.30 miles
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at Lexington Ave 0.33 miles
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at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.38 miles

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