About this property
“GREAT INCOME PRODUCER OR CREATE YOUR SINGLE FAMILY "
THIS PROPERTY CAN BE DELIVERED VACANT.
Available for the first time in over half a century, 161 West 13th Street was built in 1847-8 and retains many of its original features. This stately Greek Revival building has its original stoop, iron hand-railings, dentiled roof cornice and handsome, carved double doors. Semi-detached, it is currently configured as a multi-family home of 3 units with 3 outdoor spaces. It is a great income property or could be converted into a single-family residence.
The garden duplex has 2 entrances, 4 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, and 3 full bathrooms (2 with handmade Mexican tiles, 1 with Portuguese tiles). On the upper floor, the gracious living-room features large, south-facing windows,13-foot ceilings, original plaster work and fireplace with mantle, and original, wide-plank wooden floors. The adjoining library has the same floors, floor-to-ceiling custom bookshelves, exposed brick and another original fireplace with mantle. One of the 2 bedrooms on this floor has a window-seat, and both overlook the large garden. The full bathroom has antique fixtures. The open kitchen on the ground floor features beautiful, custom-made tiger wood cabinets (praised in a New York Times article of August 2, 1964), granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, a washer/dryer, slate floors, as well as another brick fireplace (the original baking oven has been sealed, but is still visible). The formal dining area opens to a lush, landscaped garden with fully matured trees that provide shade and privacy and attract uncommon birds. A full bathroom with antique fixtures and a small bedroom adjoin the dining room. The master bedroom has exposed brick, 2 windows, a walk-in closet and a full bathroom with natural light. Central AC. Rich with charm & character, several celebrities have occupied in this duplex home.
The 1st and 2nd floors have an extension (see floor plan). The 3rd and 4th floor apartments are both floor throughs and offer 3 exposures, exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, 2 large fireplaces each, south-facing living rooms, custom shelving, separate kitchens with western exposure, large bedrooms with ample closets, and charming, Mexican-tiled, full bathrooms. The 3rd floor has high ceilings and a large terrace overlooking the private garden. The 4th floor features a sun-drenched living-room with a large skylight, a breakfast bar off the kitchen and custom bookshelves in the bedroom.
A summary of building expenses, annual income and projections is available upon request.
This handsome building is situated on a beautiful Greenwich Village tree-lined block, close to Meat-Packing District & Chelsea, public transportation, medical centers, parks, gourmet shops, galleries, markets, fine-dining restaurants, cafes and neighborhood boutiques.
Listing courtesy of Eunice Turso and Stephanie Turso