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Carlton House, 21 East 61st Street, #11A

$8,250,000 ($3,548 per ft2) -5.7% | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 2,325 ft2
237 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Aug 2, 2022
    Last Price Change: -5.7% ($500,000) on Jan 24
    Days on Market: 237
    Building Type: Condop
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 367 times
Monthly Maintenance: $8,863 ($3.81/ft2)
Total Taxes & Fees: $8,863 ($3.81/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $43,159
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $52,022 ($22.38/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($1,650,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


Pure Luxury and sure to take one’s breath away... Elegant, perfectly appointed and basking in sunlight, this 2325SF turn-key 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home with an additional 110SF TERRACE facing CENTRAL PARK at the Carlton House is now being offered for Sale for the first time.

One of Manhattans most coveted addresses in Manhattan, set along Madison Avenue and East 61st Street, The Carlton house is surrounded by a collection of haute couture ateliers and boutiques that place Madison Avenue among the world’s most chic shopping destinations.

A half block from Central Park, Midtown’s storied Plaza District, and the cultural riches of Fifth Avenue and fine dining including Cipriani, Il Mulino, and LeBilboquet. The beauty of the brick and limestone exterior of The Carlton House has been preserved and restored to its original gracious appearance.

Residence 11A is a Designer renovated home by Frampton & Company, with all rooms having a partial park view, facing South and West.

With exquisite quality, craftmanship and ideal layout, the expansive entrance gallery gracefully transitions into a vast living and dining room with an open kitchen and all 3 bedrooms occupying a private wing; separate from the living and entertaining areas.

This beautiful Corner private sanctuary primary bedroom offers a lovely terrace overlooking Central Park; ideal for morning tea or relaxing with picturesque sunsets. Facing south and west, the oversized suite includes 3 custom designed closets (2 walk in’s), the convenience of a private dressing area and electronic shades including blackout shades. The five-fixture windowed Corner double exposure master bath is smartly designed in a calming color palate with a custom double vanity in Ebonized Ribbon Mahogony with rare and exquisite marble; polished Bianco P marble countertops, polished Cloudy Mist marble exterior, private glass enclosed shower, separate deep soaking tub, and polished bright black nickel fixtures by Waterworks.

Enjoy the view of the lovely terrace from this exquisite bathroom as well.

The two well-proportioned additional bedrooms each with double exposures have their own stunning En-suite bathrooms, with finely blended design features to match the luxury of the home including custom closets and shades, lovely appointed lighting and shades. One bedroom is luxuriously fitted out as an office, which can be easily re-used as a bedroom.

The modern design and details of the open kitchen plan are seen in the selection of richly toned exotic wood and fine grey, white wood and lacquer cabinetry, polished stone countertops and top of the line Miele appliances.

Additional counter seating adds to this chic design.

Luxury features include: Grey, natural stone and wood entry gallery, Ebonized white oak flooring throughout, completely outfitted custom high end interior closets including custom draws, shelves, and hanging, Central HVAC, Electric shades and Custom window treatments, custom light fixtures including art setting lighting, audio visual- 4 zones with integrated ceiling speakers and Sonos, built in CCTV, beautiful millwork including a smart home office set up, AV rack, powder room, small safe, 2 built in camera’s, convenient built in entry bench for shoes including a section for charging phones, and a vented side by side Miele washer dryer complete this re-imagined and brilliantly designed home. Furnishings can be purchased separately.

Rarely occupied home, this apartment is in immaculate condition.

Five Star Amenities and services including a 24 hour doorman, Concierge service which provides personalized services to assist residences with entertainment reservations, travel accommodations and much more. Lobby lounge with fireplace; resident manager, courtyard garden with stone fountain and sculpture; State of the Art Fitness Center including a 65’ indoor heated pool, large steam room, changing rooms, Bike Room, Billard’s Room, private storage, and Lobby cold storage room.

Easy board approval process, subletting, purchasing in a Trust, LLC are permitted.

Showings by appointment only, please contact Sellers agent for a private showing. This is a rare offering, not to be missed.

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Listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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About Carlton House, 21 East 61st Street


Carlton House, 21 East 61st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, based on:


Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.


Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.


Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

Out of 44
Out of 36
Out of 39
Out of 119

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
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
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
None 0 out of 2 points
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Part of Historic District 1 out of 2 points
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
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
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:
Only Top Floors 1 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
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 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
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
None 0 out of 1 points
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
None 0 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Pool
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Screening Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

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  • Close to Central Park
  • Close to Hermes
  • Close to subway
  • Handsome building with 3-story limestone base
  • High-end retail
  • Doorman
  • Fitness center
  • No balconies
  • No roof deck
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