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The Salem House, 520 East 81st Street, #PHA

$1,559,000 ($1,498 per ft2) -13.3% | 2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,041 ft2
91 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Sep 6, 2022
    Last Price Change: +13.4% ($184,000) on Nov 30
    Days on Market: 91
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Yorkville (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 1,519 times
Monthly Common Charges: $1,344
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $1,236
Total Taxes & Fees: $2,580 ($2.48/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $9,017
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $11,597 ($11.14/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 10% ($155,900), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Description

This penthouse condo with low common charges and taxes is a true hidden gem on the upper east side. Light streams in through a wall of windows showing open exposures of the city. The kitchen features plenty of counter space, dishwasher, a gas range and venting hood.

The spacious open living room includes a hidden bar cupboard and door to the terrace, which runs the full length of the apartment. Off the living room is a second bedroom or den with laundry room and hookups for a washer and dryer. The master suite is separate from the public rooms and features two walk in closets, one cedar lined, a spacious bedroom with picture window and updated master bath with glass shower.

The building is conveniently located close to Carl Schurz Park and the second avenue subway.

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About The Salem House, 520 East 81st Street

45

The Salem House, 520 East 81st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 45, 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
+
21
Out of 36
+
9
Out of 39
=
45
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Attractive 4 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 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:
No, but OK 1 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Not Visible 0 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Partially Visible 1 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
No Consistency 0 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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
10-15 1 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:
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:
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:
Some 1 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1980
  • FT Doorman
  • Full Service Garage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

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Pros
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Canopied entrance
  • Not far from Carl Schurz Park
  • Convenient cross-town bus service
Cons
  • No garage
  • No health club
  • No balconies
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