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The Claremont, 255 West 85th Street, #7B

$799,000 ($1,143 per ft2) -10.7% | 1 bed, 1 bath | Approx. 699 ft2

Key Details

  • Listed Aug 4, 2020
    Last Price Change -10.7% ($36,000) on Oct 14
    Building Type Condominium
  • Monthly Common Charges $1,190
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $980
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Flooded with sunlight and offering a private balcony, this spacious one-bedroom condo is a cheerful and peaceful home in a discreet luxury building in the heart of the Upper West Side.

With windows facing north, west and east, there is no compromising on the natural daylight. Living room includes a dining alcove with a separate window that could be enclosed for a home office or second bedroom.

The balcony is the luxury that has become a necessity, as it adds another location for repose in your home. Views from the balcony are open, yet interior, offering a respite from the noise and traffic and pleasant views of neighboring townhouse balconies and the steeple of a historic church.

Windowed galley kitchen is flooded with eastern light.

Sunny and spacious bedroom with corner windows facing north and west offers plenty of room for a king-sized bed plus additional furniture.

A little TLC and your personal flair will bring this gem to light.

The Building:
A quiet and serene boutique condominium, The Claremont provides full-time doorman, laundry, fitness room and garden. Spectrum is available or $50/month bulk rate.

Pets and rentals are permitted with board approval.

The neighborhood:
Quintessential Upper West Side location. Enjoy a daily constitutional in Riverside Park or Central Park.

Neighborhood dining options include Barney Greengrass, Cafe Lalo, Sarabeth's and French Roast. Transportation options include the 86th Street crosstown bus and the 1 train or a few more blocks to the B or C train.

*Assessment in the amount of $226.08/month and expires in December 2020.
** The taxes are as follows: $979.60/month for primary residents who qualify for the STAR and condo/co-op abatements. $1,157.80/month for pired-a-terres or investors.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Balcony

Estimated Monthly Cost

About The Claremont, 255 West 85th Street

59

The Claremont, 255 West 85th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 59, 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

19
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
+
6
=
59
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 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:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 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:
Attractive / Pleasant 3 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
None 0 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 1988
  • 65 Apartments
  • 21 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Central AC
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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Pros
  • Health Club
  • Lively neighborhood with many restaurants and stores
  • Very good views from upper floors
  • Many bay windows
  • Good public transportation
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Doorman
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No concierge
  • No balconies
  • No garage
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Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.08 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West and 88th 0.48 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway and 95th 0.49 miles
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