This week the influential business publication Crain’s wrote about the hot market in the city for “starter apartments.” The studio and one-bedroom market is surging, according to recent market data. Here’s a look at three new CORE listings for the types of properties that buyers are snatching up at a rapid pace.
Murray Hill has some of the most beautiful and historic townhouses of any neighborhood in New York, a fact that often gets overlooked. This studio with a great lofted sleeping nook is located within one of those houses in the quaint neighborhood, on one of the best blocks, just off Park Avenue South. Totally renovated with its own fireplace, this is a starter home with lots of character.
Who says you have to break the bank to live in a gorgeous brownstone off Park Avenue? This studio breaks the mold, offering loft living in a traditional brownstone in Murray Hill, a neighborhood filled with gorgeous historic townhouses that don’t get nearly the amount of press as their Upper East Side and West Village brethren. This isn’t your typical studio, and it’s a great mix of old meets new, with original moldings, a pass-through kitchen, new soundproofed hardwood floors and a full renovation. And our favorite part? The grand fireplace that draws one’s eyes immediately, harkening back to a different era. Speaking of a different era, here’s 34 East 38th Street and its lovely surroundings: (more…)