Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something special going on. But some of these homes are so lovely that they warrant a special kind of notoriety as some of the prettiest homes currently up for sale in New York City. And so, here it is: five listing that have that special "je ne sais quoi" that separates them from the rest. Happy gawking!
↑Located within the landmarked Photo Arts Building, close to Union Square, this massive condo spans 4,200 square feet and comes with three-bedrooms and three-bathrooms, and has an indoor garden of sorts. The pricey pas id asking $12.8 million.
↑The absurdly luxurious triplex penthouse at Chelsea’s ultra-fancy Soori High Line is asking $22.5 million. The 4,510-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom abode offers a tailored living area, nearly 20-foot-high ceilings, and a private heated rooftop swimming pool.
↑Commissioned in 1888 by public health and education advocate Elizabeth Milbank, and designed by famed architects Hugh Lamb and Charles Alonzo Rich, this $17.65 million Upper West Side townhouse offers 8,807 square feet of interior living space, 10 (!) working fireplaces, and "the most astonishing architectural details,” one of which includes 24-karat-gold coffered ceilings.
↑The five-bedroom carriage house at 323 Pacific Street in Boerum Hill wants $7.95 million, and it’s no wonder when you consider all the top-end features the townhouse has to offer. The dining room and kitchen on the ground floor feature 11-foot-tall ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and flooring created with 200-year-old reclaimed heartwood hemlock and bluestone. And that’s just the beginning.
↑Located in a 17-unit co-op on East 3rd Street, this two-bedroom unit boasts plenty of light, and offers views of the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center. The large windows and the exposed brick were renovated and new additions include a washer-dryer in-unit, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and a breakfast bar. It’s asking $975,000.