Updated 6 days ago
Off Market

175 East 78th Street

Upper East Side, Manhattan | Lexington Ave & Third Ave

8 Rooms4 Beds4.5 Baths2,995 Square FeetMulti-Family

floors / apts4 / 2
Lot Size37'x102'2"
Built Size37'x40'
Building TypeTownhouse
RE Taxes$73,848
Price Per SF

Outdoor space and views

  • Backyard [18'x54']

Building Amenities

  • Garage
  • Laundry Room

Property Description for 175 East 78th Street

This rare and never before listed house at 175 East 78th Street is an incredible four-story townhouse with a finished basement. Built circa 1899, this house has just been completely gut renovated from top to bottom and is now a stunning home with 4 spacious bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and an enormous tree-lined backyard. Located on one of the best blocks on the UES, this house has soaring high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. The first floor features a large eat-in kitchen with top-of-the-line Bosch stainless steel appliances. A huge family room/ dining room with oversized bay windows leads outside to a beautiful backyard, ideal for entertaining. The second floor offers an expansive formal living room and dining room with light streaming in from North and South. The top two floors feature 4 gracious bedrooms, each with its own tastefully renovated bathrooms and large closets. The vast primary suite features an enormous dressing room and marble main bathroom with dual sinks and a stall shower. The finished basement includes a powder room, brand new media room/gym, storage room, and a full laundry room complete with a sink and brand new Electrolux washer and dryer. For your convenience, there is a full-service garage directly across the street. This prime and charming Upper Eastside location is conveniently located near transportation and the best markets and shops in all of New York City, Approx: 3,818 Square Ft of Unused Air Rights

Listing History for 175 East 78th Street

Back on the Market by Elizabeth Sahlman
POM by Elizabeth Sahlman

Building Details for 175 East 78th Street

Building TypeTownhouse
Year Built1899
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Transit and Citi Bike


77 St
0.08 miles
72 St
0.36 miles
86 St
0.41 miles
86 St
0.44 miles
68 St-Hunter College
0.5 miles

Citi Bike

E 77 St & 3 Ave
0.06 miles
3 Ave & E 81 St
0.16 miles

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Upper East Side | Manhattan

Quick Profile

Exuding a cosmopolitan, refined air that is reminiscent of Paris or other European cities, the Upper East Side (the UES, to local cognoscenti) has a reputation as being a bastion of wealth and privilege. Even though it was built by American “royalty” families like the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Kennedys, Carnegies and Rockefellers, whose elaborate mansions once anchored Fifth Avenue, there are affordable housing options throughout the neighborhood. The further east you move, away from Central Park and the more commercial avenues, the more likely you are to find quiet, tree-lined streets with historic townhouses and brownstones. Keep your eye out for reasonably priced apartments in pre-war low-rise and even a few high-rise buildings.

With abundant, beautifully landscaped green spaces, including the oasis of Central Park acting like a backyard, the area is quiet and lushly green. You can relax and unwind in John Jay Park, Carl Schurz Park or take a stroll along the East River Promenade. The whole neighborhood seems isolated from the workaday chaos of the city at large. Add to that the history of the neighborhood and the abundance of cultural institutions, and you have a uniquely welcoming neighborhood.

Known for its abundance of high-end retail shopping, especially on Madison Avenue, the Upper East Side is host to the Barneys New York flagship department store. Here you can find upscale goods, fashion and home decor items. You will also find the edgy runway-inspired Alexander McQueen collections. If you are dying to treat your feet to red-soled opulence, be sure to visit the Christian Louboutin boutique. These are only a small sampling of this high-end shopper’s paradise that features everything from designer boutiques that offer the ultimate in haute couture to resale shops where you can find last season’s best on sale at hefty discounts .

There are many unique dining experiences, from fine dining to the casual bite-on-the-go, awaiting you in the UES. Sushi is going through a renaissance in the city, and the best omakase-style sushi can be found at Sasabune on E 73rd Street. Omakase sushi means that you leave the choice of ingredients, preparation method and presentation to the chef. Elegant French cuisine can be experienced at JoJo, E 64th Street, housed in gorgeous townhouse. Just for fun, visit the Lexington Candy Shop on Lexington Avenue, to get a taste of an old-fashioned soda fountain.

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OLR ID: 85552TH