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Beckford House, 301 East 81st Street, #8A

$4,995,000 ($2,361 per ft2) -10% | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 2,116 ft2
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192 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Nov 17, 2023
    Last Price Change: -3% ($155,000) on Mar 15
    Days on Market: 192
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Yorkville (Manhattan)
    Listing viewed 205 times
Monthly Common Charges: $4,278
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $3,837
Total Taxes & Fees: $8,115 ($3.84/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $26,935
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $35,050 ($16.56/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($999,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Prime Location: This luxurious 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home is located in the prestigious Upper East Side neighborhood, offering convenient access to local favorites like Cafe D’Alsace, JG Melon and Candle 79, as well as Central Park and Museum Mile.
  • High-End Design: The home boasts a luxurious design and craftsmanship by Studio Sofield, featuring an expansive living and dining room with panoramic views, a fully appointed kitchen with high-end appliances and elegant marble countertop, and a primary bedroom with ample storage and a luxurious bathroom with radiant heated floors.
  • Additional Features: The property also includes two secondary bedrooms with privacy and comfort, an additional powder room with custom vanity and marble accents, an in-unit washer and dryer, custom linen and supply closets, and a four-pipe HVAC system with zoned climate control.
  • Modern Amenities: Built in 2020, the building offers modern features and finishes, and residents have access to top quality service and amenities including a fitness center, yoga studio, rooftop terrace, outdoor kitchen, and access to Beckford Tower's amenities.
  • Full-Time Services: The building provides full-time concierge service, a roof deck, a fitness center, and a package room, ensuring a comfortable and convenient living experience.
  • Elegant Architecture: The building, designed by renowned Studio Sofield, showcases classy and elegant architecture with some arched windows and a handsome lobby.

Description

Step into luxury at Beckford House Residence 8A, a corner sanctuary spanning 2,116 square feet, offering refined living here on the Upper East Side. This extraordinary 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home is splashed in sunshine from Southern and Western exposures. Studio Sofield’s exquisite design and vision reflects a commitment to craftsmanship and impeccable style.

The expansive living spaces are a testament to grand scale and proportion, offering a harmonious flow throughout.

Enter through a proper foyer adorned with herringbone flooring, leading to a bespoke Christopher Peacock windowed eat-in kitchen. This fully appointed kitchen features an elegant marble countertop, Sub-Zero refrigerator, freezer and wine refrigerator; a Wolf six-burner gas range with fully vented hood, wall oven, microwave oven, Miele dishwasher, Dornbracht polished chrome fittings and Insinkerator disposal.

The expansive living and dining room is designed to entertain and create unforgettable moments. Enjoy sweeping panoramic South and West views and meticulous craftsmanship throughout.

Generous ceiling heights and white oak flooring with a herringbone pattern, electric shades and custom millwork set the stage for refined living.

The primary bedroom is a luxurious retreat, glowing in Southern light. Closets are optimized to maximize storage efficiency, with a deep walk-in closet complemented by 2 additional storage closets. The primary bathroom is simply delightful, featuring a double vanity with Statuary marble, a Kohler sink and radiant heated floors.

A fluted glass shower, Kohler soaking tub, and Lefroy Brooks fittings complete the spa-like experience.

Two secondary bedrooms are separately located to ensure privacy and comfort. Both rooms enjoy a warm ambiance, splashed in Western light. Secondary bathrooms offer the same level of sophistication with custom vanities, marble accents and elegant design.

The powder room features a custom vanity with Manhattan Dark marble, White Fantasy marble and stately Lefroy Brooks fittings.

Home is complete with washer and dryer, custom linen and supply closets, a four-pipe HVAC system and zoned climate control. Additional storage unit is available separately. Beckford House Residence 8A is not just a home; it’s a masterpiece of luxury living, where every detail is thoughtfully curated.

Beckford House is designed by the renowned Studio Sofield and has emerged as the epitome of Upper East Side luxury living.

Beckford House is an elegant 21-story condominium with top quality service and amenities. Enter via a discreet entrance and be welcomed by a distinguished lobby adorned with exquisite marble and stone detailing. This elegant space is complemented by a reception room featuring a dining area, wet bar and fireplace.

Additional amenities include a spacious fitness center with a yoga studio and an exclusive rooftop terrace with multiple seating areas, an outdoor kitchen and state-of-the-art appliances. Beckford House residents also enjoy exclusive access to Beckford Tower, located across the street. Amenities here include a fully staffed fitness center with 65ft pool, basketball half court, children’s playroom and full entertainment space with kitchen and bar.

Elevate your lifestyle here at The Beckford House!

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About Beckford House, 301 East 81st Street

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Beckford House, 301 East 81st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 85, 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

30
Out of 44
+
24
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
85
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 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:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 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:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 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:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 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:
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:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
11-14 Feet 3 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes, with Swimming Pool 2 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 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

Building Amenities

  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry Room
  • Bike Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Classiest towers on Second Avenue
  • Full-time concierge
  • Roof deck
  • Some arched windows
  • Handsome lobby
  • Tower has pool
  • Tower has basketball court
  • Package room
  • Fitness center
  • Canopied entrances
Cons
  • No doorman
  • No garage
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