39 Charlton Street New York, NY
$ 8,500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#4907621
  • TypeMulti-Family
  • CountyNEW YORK
  • CityNew York
  • AreaNew York
  • NeighborhoodNew York
  • Zip10014
  • Style
  • Year Built1899
  • Taxes32784
  • Price$ 8,500,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4432
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Property Description

Located on a quaint, tree lined block of Greenwich Village, 39 Charlton Street is a truly special offering. Built in 1827, this is a 25-foot-wide grand scaled Federal style home of epic proportions with a 49-foot-long garden. Commended by the Landmarks Preservation Commission as one of the most well-preserved examples of neoclassical architecture, every aspect of this home has been delicately maintained to its original splendid grandeur. On the Parlor floor, a sweeping foyer makes a profound first impression, boasting 12’ ceilings and original plaster moldings. Front and rear parlors on this level serve as optimal entertaining spaces, each with elements of old world glamour that are a testament to the time period in which the home was constructed. Yet, it is easy to imagine modern elements being added to bring this home graciously into the 21st century. Original details such as floor to ceilings windows, wood burning fireplaces with opulent marble mantles, plaster moldings and built in bookshelves. Light streams in a sunny eat-in kitchen through a bay window, and attached patio overlooks the home’s large, enchanting private garden, with peonies and roses abound. The third and fourth floors of 39 Charlton Street are home to five grand scale bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Each of the bedrooms retains exceptional period details and beautiful, original hardwood floors. All are filled with an abundance of natural light, and three of these bedrooms have wood burning fireplaces. Both floors present a balance of private and common living spaces, the third floor has a separate roof terrace, optimal for outdoor seating, and the fourth floor has a second living room. Either could easily be reimagined as a designated master floor. The garden level is an idyllic harmony of indoor and outdoor townhouse living with exposed white beams and an additional fireplace. Two sets of French doors open to an expansive garden-- a private sanctuary in your own backyard. A brick patio provides room for outdoor separate seating in this bucolic setting. This floor is accessible by separate entrance if desired, and features three spacious bedrooms, and one and a half baths. A rich history lies behind this charming row of red brick townhouses developed between 1820 and 1829. In the late 1700s, the area was known as Richmond Hill and a great Georgian mansion built for Major Mortier was erected on a hill over 400 feet high. Many prominent United States historical figures used the Richmond Hill mansion. This included George Washington as headquarters during the Revolution and Aaron Burr as a personal residence for lavish entertaining. Ultimately John Jacob Astor took control over the mansion which was moved, and planned the development over the land. Because the development of such a large area was controlled by one party, it is nearly impossible to find such an excellent state of continuity of period and preservation as these Federal and Greek Revival houses. It was here that the simultaneous construction of these townhouses began, each built to the same precise standards.

Elementary School Middle School High School
City of New York Elementary School City of New York Middle School Call Listing Agent High School
Price History
3/27/2019 Listed $8,995,000
5/8/2019 6% - $8,500,000

General Features

Additional Fee Land assessed value
Amenities Terrace, Hardwood Floors As Seen, Floor to Ceiling Windows, Garden, Building Access - Walk Up, Exposure North, Exposure South
Post Office New York
Property Type Multi-Family 2-4
School District New York
Status Active
Tax Amount 32784
Village None
Water Description Other/See Remarks

Interior Features

Air Conditioning None
Attic Description See Remarks
Basement Description See Remarks
Beds Total 7
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Other/See Remarks
Heating Type See Remarks
Total Rooms Finished 10

Exterior Features

Garbage Other/See Remarks
Parking Other/See Remarks
Sewer Description Others/See Remarks


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 10014

AVG $7.78M
AVG $33,908
AVG 45
Year Built
AVG 1882
AVG 100
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

Looking for more comfortable experience?

Check out our mobile application and browse the properties as no other.