A five story 8,310 sqft townhouse with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths at 46 East 73rd Street sells for $11.6 million. The townhouse opens with a foyer leading to a dramatic gallery and spiral staircase. The dining room overlooks the garden with a 21 ft skylight and atrium above. The parlor floor has 12’3″ ceilings and a double library with a wood burning fireplace. The townhouse was listed for $17.25 million in September 2020 and originally purchased for $5.3 million in 2002. [NY Post]
163 Contracts were signed for homes listed for $10 million and above in Manhattan and Brooklyn during the first half of 2021. This total was a 426% increase over the same period last year and higher than the previous record of 137 signed contracts set in 2015. [Mansion Global]
Sotheby’s International Realty reports that in Manhattan during the second quarter of 2021 closed sales increased by 126% and the average sales price increased by 14% compared to the second quarter of 2020. The Q2|2021 average sales price was less than 5% below the 2019 level.
A 5,090 sqft 4 bedroom 4 Bath residence in SoHo/Nolita with more than 1,000 sqft of outdoor space and a 56 x 22 ft great room is in contract after being listed for $16.8 million. The apartment was purchased for $3.81 million in 1999. [WSJ]