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Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street

Between Third Avenue & Second Avenue   |    Turtle Bay/United Nations

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1957
  • 160 Apartments
  • 21 Floors
$1,273 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $735,000 1
  • 2 BEDS $1,900,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 2 closings during past 12 months Last updated May 21, 2018
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$1,313 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

63

Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 63, 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

22
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
10
Out of 39
+
7
=
63
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Good 3 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:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 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:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 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:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 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:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 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:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
8-9 Feet 1 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:
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:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #14 Rated condo - Turtle Bay/United Nations
How was this building rated?

The Continental at 321 East 48th Street is a mid-block, condominium apartment building that was built in 1920

It has 126 units.

The 14-story, white brick building has some terraces, sidewalk landscaping, a two-story entrance surround and some protruding air-conditioners.

The building has a doorman and is convenient to the United Nations and Grand Central Terminal.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. M
  2. 6
  3. E
at Lexington Ave 0.25 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at 3rd Ave and 42nd 0.38 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The Continental at 321 East 48th Street is a mid-block, condominium apartment building that was built in 1920" Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Not far from Grand Central Terminal
  • Close to Subway
  • Doorman
  • Discrete air-conditioners
  • Canopied entrance
  • Close to the United Nations
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No balconies
  • Considerable traffic
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Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street - 10 year Sales History

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Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$1,313
AVG Price / ft2, based on 2 Sales
 

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Turtle Bay House, 249 East 48th Street Alternate Address

  • 901-3 Second Avenue

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 127 Available for Sale
  • $1,759 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,115,263 Avg. Price
  • $1,195,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 50 United Nations Plaza Apt DPH4243 | $49,000,000
    Price / ft2 $5,049
  2. Least Expensive Turtle Bay Towers Apt 17W | $499,000
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  • 103 Available for Rent
  • $64 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $5,598 Avg. Price
  • $3,400 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 50 United Nations Plaza Apt PH40 | $75,000
    Price / ft2 $153
  2. Least Expensive 240 East 46th Street Apt 6E | $2,100
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  • 135 Total Sales
  • $1,453 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,929,728 Avg. Price
  • $1,050,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Alexander Apt 24PHA | $8,470,000
    Price / ft2 $1,540
  2. Least Expensive Beekman East Apt TH3 | $465,000
    Price / ft2 $1,396

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