New York City buyers that might have been interested in a three-bedroom co-op or condo are leaning toward townhouses these days because of the space and privacy they provide, brokers tell Brick.
Townhouses are more in demand in the Covid era thanks to those amenities, plus their private outdoor space and room for home offices, ideal for when the whole family is working and learning from home. Another perk: You won’t have to share an elevator or common areas with neighbors (or strangers), and risk catching the virus.
Right now, thanks to price cuts on luxury properties and historically low mortgage rates, a townhouse might be within reach. Although a renovated townhouse is typically pricier than a three-bedroom co-op or condo, you get more square footage, no monthly charges, and lower taxes.
So, if you’re looking to buy a townhouse, here are five on the market including a Park Slope four bedroom and a Manhattan Valley five bedroom.
15 Prospect Park West, Park Slope
This four bedroom, three bath is asking $4,400,000. The 1915 townhouse features slate and hardwood floors, recessed lighting, arched doorways, moldings, skylights, stainless steel appliances, central air conditioning on the first floor, a breakfast bar, home office, landscaped terrace, finished basement, roof deck, and a one-car garage. Prospect Park and Brooklyn Museum are nearby.
371 Clinton St., Carroll Gardens
This four bedroom, three and a half bath is asking $4,499,000. The renovated 1899 townhouse has hardwood floors, built-ins, high ceilings, restored and original woodwork, a wood-burning fireplace, Bertazzoni and Sub-Zero appliances, central air conditioning, updated electrical and plumbing, a home office, patio, garden, and full cellar. Carroll Park and Cobble Hill Cinemas are nearby.
12 Henderson Pl., Yorkville
This three bedroom, three and a half bath is asking $4,795,000. The landmarked townhouse, which was the set of Woody Allen’s “Manhattan,” has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, crown molding, built-ins, two entrances, stainless steel appliances, a wood-burning fireplace, patio, roof deck, and a private parking space. Carl Schurz Park and Dorian’s Seafood Market are nearby.
79 Christopher St., West Village
This four bedroom, two bath is asking $5,000,000. The townhouse features hardwood floors, recessed lighting, oversized windows, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, a patio, and backyard. Christopher Park and The Stonewall Inn are nearby.
134 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Valley
This five bedroom, three and a half bath is asking $5,350,000. The historic townhouse has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, 10-foot ceilings on the parlor floor, skylights, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, a multi-zone climate control system, security system, Sonos sound system, Lutron lighting, terrace, and backyard. Central Park and Morningside Park are nearby.
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