A unique and rare opportunity for an affordable Upper West Side townhouse with endless possibilities. This 20-foot wide West End Avenue townhouse, infused with natural light, is part of an eight home development designed by Frederick B. White in 1886. It invites you to write the next chapter in its rich and storied history.
383 West End Avenue is the perfect property for a wide range of buyers, including those considering the purchase of a co-op or condo. Priced below $4 million, 383 West End Avenue provides a real opportunity for ownership to those dreamers who always thought “townhouses” were beyond their reach, as well as those who appreciate the many unique offerings of this property. Build your dream home without co-op board restrictions.
Much of the original 1886 interior detail remains, including three original carved mantled fireplaces, a stained glass transom, carved wooden banisters and spindles, and skylights that flood this home with natural light. This residence is perfect for those seeking to combine historic architectural detail, including a crimson brick facade, stepped gables, and graceful entry archways, with a personal statement.
383 West End Avenue provides great flexibility and can easily suit your lifestyle. Currently, it is configured as a single family home, with 10 rooms, including a very large drawing/living room, formal dining room, two large open kitchens, five bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths. Storage and closets are plentiful.
This property can also be legally used as a two-family residence, ideal for those seeking private living space for an au pair, family or friends, or separate work space or rental income property. A second fully functional kitchen provides for creative opportunities. There is additional FAR to potentially add another floor or enhanced roof deck.
The potential is limitless.
Situated on the West Side of the avenue, the house overlooks the Apthorp. It benefits from both direct sunlight and reflected light that careens off the Apthrop’s limestone and shines into 383 West End Avenue.
When this house and its adjoining properties were erected in 1886, they were instantly heralded as a major advancement in architecture and design. The well-respected Real Estate Record and Guide celebrated the home for their ''freedom from all meretricious tricks of ornament, and thorough honesty in the whole plan and style of construction.'' Its crimson brick, distinguished archways, steeped gables, and stained glass transoms instantly separate this townhouse and its companion properties from all others on the market.
We have created renderings for illustrative and inspirational purposes. Pictures 1-7 represent the current property, pictures 8-16 are virtually staged images. These represent one of a variety of ways that the house can be transformed for your vision. If you are looking for a home with a rich legacy, filled with history and tradition, that is awaiting its next steward, then look no further than 383 West End Avenue.
*Some of the rooms in this apartment have been virtually staged. Photos shown are for representation only.