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Millay House, 75.5 Bedford Street

$4,190,000 ($4,194 per ft2) -16% | 3 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 999 ft2
595 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Aug 10, 2021
    Last Price Change: -0.2% ($9,000) on Nov 15
    Days on Market: 595
    Building Type: Townhouse
    Neighborhood: West Village (Manhattan)
    Listing viewed 923 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $22,099
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $22,099 ($22.12/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($838,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


This 19th-century building is one of the most unique and historical properties in all of Manhattan with its own Wikipedia page and numerous press articles! Famously known as Millay’s House, the three-story plus finished basement 1873 Dutch-style house has been renovated with a modern touch and aesthetic still it is featuring original details of the house.
This gem of a townhouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 4 wood-burning fireplaces, original exposed beams, and a fully finished lower-level retreat.
There’s abundant light on all three floors, from the skylight to the oversized windows, and the rear of the house has floor-to-ceiling French doors on the first and second floors that open onto a tree-shaded backyard. Each floor has an open layout and a beautiful white oak floor throughout.

Modern kitchen with custom millwork, Italian marble countertops, backsplash, and bathrooms.
With its unique architecture, this famous home shares notable residents. In 1923, the house was leased by a consortium of artists who used it for actors working at the nearby Cherry Lane Theater. Cary Grant and John Barrymore stayed at the house while performing at the Cherry Lane during this time.

The anthropologist, Margaret Mead, The cartoonist, William Steig, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay lived in the house from 1923 to 1924
This is really a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own your own very unique piece of NYC history!

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Notable press: Wall Street Journal, Insider, VillagePreservation, Curbed

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