New York living at its best! Come home to 16 West 74th Street, on one of the most highly coveted park blocks on Upper West Side. This stunning 25-foot wide elevator townhouse was built in 1891 by C.W. Luyster and dutifully retains the charm and detail of the era. Apartment #7 has been well-cared for and is ready for its next lucky owner. Newly skim-coated walls, crown moldings, 10’3″ ceilings, exposed brick wall, hardwood floors, new over-sized windows, original wooden shutters, and a wood-burning fireplace all contribute to the exceptional characteristics found in this soaring space. The kitchen offers brand new Silestone countertops, subway tile backsplash, and hand-painted cabinets. The attractively updated bathroom features new plumbing fixtures, vanity, and floor. Storage is ample in three good closets, 2 of which include Elfa storage systems. The owner’s devotion to maintaining this period jewel is evident throughout.
The cooperative is well run by its diligent board of directors and managing agent. There is laundry in the basement, along with large storage units that transfer with the apartments. The building has recently completed a renovation of its lobby, hallways, and stairwell, featuring new carpet and lighting fixtures. The roof and both the front and rear facades of the building have also been recently restored. Washer/dryers, pied-a-terre, and co-purchases are allowed on a case by case basis. Dogs are allowed for pied-a-terre owners only. There is a 1% flip tax paid by the seller. This is a non-smoking building. Neighborhood highlights include Fairway, Citarella, Joe’s Coffee, fabulous shopping, and your pick of some of the best restaurants NYC has to offer. The subway is two short blocks away and Central Park is just outside your door! Call the exclusive brokers for your appointment today.
This apartment can be combined with the unit next door (#8) to create a fabulous floor-thru 2 or 3 bedroom/ 2 bath home. All alterations and combinations are subject to board approval. See combination Elliman listing #3835526.