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The Creston, 839 West End Avenue, #3F

$1,995,000 | 3 beds, 2 baths
9 days on Market

Key Details

Monthly Maintenance $1,287
Total Taxes & Fees $1,287
Est. Monthly Mortgage $5,467
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $6,754

Open house:

  • Sun Sep 19 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. By appointment only.

Description

Large and renovated 3-4 bedroom/2 full bath coop perfectly situated in a prewar building with an incredibly low maintenance. Gut-renovated and beautifully designed, move right into this prime Upper West Side home.

Upon entry you'll be greeted by the long entry hall leading to an open and expansive 23-ft wide living/dining space with 4 large windows for ultimate sunshine and treetop views all day long. A beautiful decorative fireplace compliments the space and a large wall of built-in shelves provide for ultimate storage.

The open and airy kitchen has been completely renovated and has plentiful cabinet space with a large breakfast bar, perfect for entertaining and sipping your morning coffee.

This home offers a flexible living space and great flow with bedrooms in the back and enormous living space in the front.

The windowed den can easily be used as a 4th bedroom, playroom, yoga retreat, or home office space. Other features include built-ins throughout, plentiful closet space, and new hardwood floors.

This Upper West Side prewar home is located just a block from Riverside Park, and a short distance from the 96th St express subway, Westside Market, Whole Foods, and Central Park.

839 West End Avenue is a well-run and relaxed turn-of-the-century 7-story building with 43 units. Built in 1901, the building was designed in the Renaissance Revival style by esteemed architect, George F.

Pelham and was converted to co-op in 1992. This elevator pet-friendly building features bicycle storage, laundry facilities, a newly-renovated additional storage room and a live-in superintendent who accepts packages. Pieds-a-terre are permitted.

A timeless, move-in ready home to be lived in for the long-term and with room to spread out.

The low maintenance makes this a perfect situation for a discerning buyer. Please note there is an assessment going into place beginning 10/1 for Local Law 11 facade work.

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About The Creston, 839 West End Avenue

49

The Creston, 839 West End Avenue has received a CityRealty Rating of 49, 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

15
Out of 44
+
22
Out of 36
+
12
Out of 39
=
49
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
No Canopy 1 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Poorly Done 0 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:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 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:
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:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
None 0 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 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:
Yes 1 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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1925
  • 43 Apartments
  • 7 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Elevator

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Pros
  • Rounded corner
  • Wrought-iron fence around much of the building
  • Marble lobby
  • Consistent fenestration
  • Across avenue from very fine building
  • Convenient public transportation
  • One block from Riverside Park
  • Arched and angled windows on top floor
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Fairly far north
  • Facade not in perfect condition
  • Step-up entrance and lobby
  • No health club
  • No sundeck
  • No garage
  • No doorman
  • No concierge
  • Protruding air-conditioners
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Subways

  1. 1
at Broadway and 104th 0.17 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway and 95th 0.31 miles

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