For Sale, 8,995,000 USD
132 East 74th Street, New York, New York, United States
Property Type : Apartment
Property Style : N/A
Build Size : 5,161 ft² / 479 m²
Land Size : N/A
Bedroom : 6
Bathroom : 0
Half Bathroom : N/A
Oozing with potential and old-world charm, 132 East 74th is a 19th Century
townhouse ripe for a 21st Century transformation. This one-of-a-kind home
spreads 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and more than 5,000 sq. ft. of space across
5 spacious floors and a basement. Each floor boasts an array of period details
waiting to be restored and showcased within a contemporary frame.
Features of this 18.75-ft wide house include a pristine redbrick façade,
intricate wrought-iron doors and window guards, Juliet balconies, exposed
brick walls, exposed wooden beams, bay windows, hardwood floors, northern and
southern exposure, a 5th floor studio and solarium space with huge windows,
four wood-burning fireplaces with gorgeous surrounds, an elevator serving each
floor, a potential rooftop terrace, and a lush backyard with a shed, a
fountain, ivy-covered walls, and a Grecian-style pergola.
The main living and dining spaces all reside on the garden and parlor floors.
The kitchen flows into a rear-facing dining room that has direct access to the
backyard through a trio of French doors. The living room and library both sit
one level up. Both have fireplaces, and the library has an attached wet bar.
All four bedrooms occupy the third and fourth floors of the home. Each bedroom
has an abundance of closet space, and three have private en-suite bathrooms.
The fifth floor is a sunlit studio that can easily be converted into
additional sleeping or living space. The basement possesses a laundry room,
plenty of storage, a full bathroom, a kitchenette, and access to the backyard.
Located on the Upper East Side, 132 East 74th sits less than three blocks from
Central Park. It is close to The Met, The Frick Collection, the Conservatory
Water, Central Park Zoo, and is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, bars, and
shops. Nearby subway lines include the 6/N/Q.