MODERN LIVING IN A HISTORIC TOWNHOUSE, RIGHT OFF CENTRAL PARK, AT 16 WEST 74TH STREET!
16 West 74th Street, Unit 8, is a modern, completely renovated 1 bedroom/1 bathroom home on one of the most highly coveted tree-lined blocks. The Upper West Side location couldnt be better, right off Central Park West!
This apartment is in a pristine, meticulously modernized, 25-foot wide elevator townhouse originally designed by John H. Duncan and built by Cornelius W. Luyster and in 1891. The 12-unit Renaissance Revival townhouse gem maintains its historic charm while being meticulously modernized and maintained.
On the fourth floor of this five-story elevator building, Unit 8 faces south, overlooking the quiet gardens. The 226 foot long living room has exposed brick walls and new hardwood floors running throughout. The centerpiece of the living space is a wood-burning fireplace. With 106 ceiling heights, the unit has a surprisingly loft-like feel and includes all the features youre looking for in a modern apartment. High-tech elements include LED recessed lighting with touchpad controls, all new electrical wiring, and new heating units with Aube touchpad controls. As the sun streams in from the south-facing windows, the automated Lutron window shades provide you with relief from the light while you relax and watch your favorite shows on the flat screen. Contemporary, built-in custom closets complete the impressive living space.
The renovated, well-appointed kitchen has a white tile backsplash and black granite countertops. The new, stainless Amana refrigerator, cooktop, and built-in microwave complement the Miele dishwasher and built-in oven. Ample kitchen cabinetry satisfies all of your storage needs.
At the end of your day, retreat to the solace of the quiet, corner bedroom, with south and west exposures. The bedroom boasts additional built-in custom closets.
The luxurious bathroom is designed in sleek blue and white and is equipped with a Duravit sink and toilet, inset television, and radiant heated floors.
A large storage unit transfers with this apartment.
The historic building is the only one that remains of an original row of four properties on West 74th Street. Built in 1891 and converted to co-op ownership in 1984, 16 West 74th Street is a five-story, 25-foot wide Renaissance Revival style elevator townhouse comprised of 12 apartments. A common laundry room is located in the basement. The building has recently completed a beautiful renovation of its lobby, hallway, and stairwell. The roof and both the front and rear facades of the building have been recently restored. Washer/dryers, pied-a-terre use, and co-purchases are allowed on a case-by-case basis. Dogs are welcome for pied-a-terre owners only; cats are allowed for any shareholder. Subletting is not allowed.
The location, on a picturesque tree-lined street in the West 73-74th Street Historic District, is just a half block from Central Park. This Upper West Side neighborhood is full of great restaurants, coffee shops, museums, culture, and the best food shopping in town, including Citarella, Zabar's, Fairway, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and more! The remodeled B/C subway station is one block away and the 1/2/3 trains are nearby.
This could be your beautiful new home at 16 West 74th Street. See it today!