Manhattan has some of the best avenues and plenty of beautiful buildings to make them shine! Most of all, there are choice places to call home. You can find breathtaking pre-war buildings, kitchens with ultra-modern appliances and living spaces with ample light. Let’s peek at some of the best properties available now.
We asked our friends at Brown Harris Stevens for their choice offerings this month and found these three properties among the best.
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251 WEST 95TH STREET
This bright and tranquil prewar apartment features four bedrooms and two baths. The beautiful turn-of-the-century cooperative is unique with its spacious, loft-like layout. It’s move-in ready and features nine-foot ceilings, huge windows with three exposures, and hardwood floors. In addition, there is central air, custom built-ins, great storage, a brand-new Miele washer and dryer, and low maintenance.
Enter the apartment, and you are immediately drawn into the vast oversized room set up as a living and dining room with both south and west exposures. Adjacent to this room is the den which could be a fifth bedroom; it also faces south through oversized picture windows. The large windowed eat-in kitchen is off the dining room with limestone floors, backsplashes, granite counters, top appliances, and fabulous wood cabinets.
The primary suite is a quiet corner room with two exposures, a large walk-in closet outfitted by California Closets, and a windowed limestone bath with a large spa bathtub and glass-walled shower. There are three additional good-sized bedrooms along with a hall windowed limestone bath.
This intimate Edwardian-era building has an incredible roof deck, a live-in super who takes packages, a deeded private storage locker, bike storage, and advanced technology video entry.
Built in 1925, 251 West 95th Street is a boutique 17-unit building with a stunning outside facade, and pets, pied-a-terre, and renting are allowed. It is close to many fabulous restaurants, shops, and neighborhood conveniences, just two short blocks from Riverside Park and three blocks from Central Park!
Info: Represented by Lisa Lippman of Brown Harris Stevens. Asking $2,499,000
2 COLUMBUS AVENUE
The ultimate luxury! Move into this spacious, southern exposure, sun-filled corner two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home, newly renovated and never lived-in! Enjoy an expansive, bright living room featuring wraparound windows with open city views. The windowed kitchen includes sleek white custom cabinetry, stainless steel Bosch appliances, a wine fridge, and a beautiful Caesarstone countertop and backsplash. In addition, the apartment boasts a split bedroom layout, affording maximum privacy.
The generously proportioned primary bedroom benefits from a southern view and offers two large closets and a floor-to-ceiling statuary marble ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom features a renovated bathroom and excellent closet storage as well. This home’s other wonderful attributes include electric shades, custom window treatments, Tom Dixon’s light fixtures, a powder room off the generous foyer, a vented washer/dryer, hotel-style AC in every room, and surprisingly low taxes and standard charges.
The building at 2 Columbus is a white-glove, full-service condominium located at the crossroads of the Upper West Side, Columbus Circle, and Lincoln Square. The building amenities include a full-time door attendant, a concierge, a live-in resident manager, a fully-equipped fitness center with Peleton bike, private storage, and bike & stroller storage. The building is close to Central Park and Columbus Circle with all its shops, Whole Foods, Equinox, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Spa, and dozens of world-class restaurants. This central location is also within walking distance to Broadway Theaters, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center, to name a few of the best cultural institutions in Manhattan. Info: Represented by Scott Harris of Brown Harris Stevens. Asking $2,600,000
35 WEST 82ND STREET
Enjoy this turn of the century charmer! This tree-lined brownstone block offers a sun-filled, south-facing living room boasting extra lofty ceilings. It features two bedrooms and two windowed baths. Completing this beautiful picture is the chef’s kitchen with its perfect quartzite countertops, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, stacked Miele washer/dryer, dishwasher, professional stove with a hood that vents out, and plenty of custom cabinetry. The formal dining room is the heart of the home, with original wood paneling adjacent to the kitchen, which is perfect for entertaining and gives one the feeling of Old-World Paris!
Finally, your own home office to escape to or a short workday at home. 35 West 82nd Street is an intimate boutique elevator co-op built-in 1912 by the preeminent architectural firm Schwartz & Gross and is part of the historic district of the Upper West Side. This well-maintained building features a live-in resident manager, video security system, bike room, storage, a private courtyard, and is pet-friendly. Residents are just minutes away from the absolute best the neighborhood has to offer—Central Park, Museum of Natural History, Hayden Planetarium, 79th Street Farmer’s Market—to name a few pluses; there are many options for transportation, shopping, and restaurants. Currently, there is an assessment of $60 per month through August 2022. Info: Represented by Louise Phillips Forbes, Brown Harris Stevens. Asking $1,995,000