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The Spencer Condominium, 1 East 62nd Street, #2A

$3,600,000 ($1,707 per ft2) -10% | 2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 2,109 ft2
88 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Jul 8, 2022
    Last Price Change: -10% ($399,000) on Sep 14
    Days on Market: 88
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St. (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 286 times
Monthly Common Charges: $7,321
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $2,575
Total Taxes & Fees: $9,896 ($4.69/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $18,929
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $28,825 ($13.67/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($720,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

Located steps from Fifth Ave, Madison Ave and Central Park, this Neo-French classic style mansion features old world elegance and European charm located in a full-service, White glove condominium building. This unique one-of-a-kind home with 16.4 high ceilings is available for the first time in more than 35 years. Three large French bay windows with original wrought iron balconies and a wood burning fireplace completes the expansive living room which adjoins a formal dining area with abundant space for entertaining-beyond there is a windowed kitchen with bar style seating and a bedroom that can also be used as a home office with a full bath, as well as a laundry room that completes the first floor of this unique duplex home.

The primary bedroom suite with a Spa like bathroom and abundant closet space enjoys lush views of the historically remarkable mansions which the elegant tree-lined E 62nd St. is known for. This magnificent Pre-War 42-foot-wide limestone facade mansion, designed by Horace Trumbauer, America’s greatest classical revivalist architect, is one of the few remaining examples of Mr. Trumbauer’s “Great Houses” in New York City.

Originally built in 1903 for John R. Drexel and his wife, later converted into apartments in the 1930’s when Ernest Hemingway lived in the mansion and wrote The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Spencer condominium with its elaborate architectural detailed reception hall offers residents 24-hour doorman service.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Park View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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About The Spencer Condominium, 1 East 62nd Street

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The Spencer Condominium, 1 East 62nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 81, 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
+
28
Out of 36
+
19
Out of 39
+
10
=
81
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:
Dramatic 3 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:
Not Visible 0 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:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 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:
14 or more Feet 4 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 1910
  • 12 Apartments
  • 6 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Walk Up
  • Intercom

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Pros
  • Arched windows on first floor
  • Limestone house designed by Horace Trumbauer
  • Close to Subway
  • Canopied entrance
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Very large lobby
  • 24-hour doorman
  • Few apartments
  • Some fireplaces
Cons
  • No fitness center
  • No concierge
  • No garage
  • No roof deck
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at 5th Ave and 60th 0.15 miles
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at Lexington Ave and 63rd 0.27 miles
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at Lexington Ave and 60th 0.29 miles
  1. M
  2. E
at 5th Ave and 53rd 0.47 miles

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