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Asten House, 515 East 79th Street, #29B

$1,425,000 -5% | 2 beds, 2.5 baths
460 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Aug 28, 2020
    Last Price Change -5% ($74,999) on Nov 5
    Days on Market 460
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Yorkville
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 800 times
Monthly Maintenance $2,877
Total Taxes & Fees $2,877
Est. Monthly Mortgage $4,206
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $7,083

Description

From the moment you walk through the door and enter the large entry foyer of this high floor coveted 2 bed. 2 1/2 bathroom palace in the sky you will fall in love. This home is full of natural sunlight and located in the heart of the Upper East Side and features the most breathtaking panoramic views spanning from the East River all the way West.

The best part is its own outdoor terrace where you can watch the sunrise over the river while drinking your morning coffee or set over Central Park while enjoying your dinner. This apartment just underwent a full renovation and no detail was missed. The kitchen is equipped with top of the line appliances including a Bertazzoni oven and range, stainless steel dishwasher, sub zero fridge and freezer, granite countertops with a custom tile backsplash.

Each bathroom was designed with Mosaic tiles in the shape of beautiful floral designs, marble showers with custom glass doors, vanities and sinks. This unique layout has an open dining room and expansive sunken living room which leads you out to the magical terrace. You can eat breakfast while feeling the sun cascade through the large windows at your dining table or dinner while looking out at the City skyline.

There is more closet space than you will need, including a wall of closets in the Master Bedroom. For the art lover there is plentitude of wall space to showcase your collection.

The Asten House is a full service white-glove building with a wonderful concierge and attentive staff. There are 2 separate elevator wings with 3 apartments or less per floor which makes it extremely exclusive.

The building has wonderful amenities including a gym with everything you need, in-house valet, bike storage room, party room, storage room and a large laundry facility on the first floor. A beautiful landscaped park just outside of the building and an attached parking garage. 1 dog under 35lbs is permitted with board approval.

This prime location is conveniently close to public transportations (crosstown M79, M31 and the new 2nd Avenue subway), the best shopping and restaurants on the Upper East Side, John Jay Park, The East River running path and right off the FDR drive with easy access in an out of Manhattan.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • City View
  • River View

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About Asten House, 515 East 79th Street

55

Asten House, 515 East 79th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 55, 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

23
Out of 44
+
18
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
=
55
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:
Exists 1 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 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:
Average Mix 2 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
More than 50 blocks 0 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Bland 1 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 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:
Many 2 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:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Some 1 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1982
  • 178 Apartments
  • 31 Floors

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Balconies
  • Short walk to Carl Schurz Park
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Convenient to many private schools
  • Garden- Roof deck
  • Storage space
  • Pet friendly
  • Health Club
  • Garage
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Many good views
Cons
  • No health club
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