142 West 11th Street Active


20 Rooms
9 Bedrooms
6.5 Baths

Type: Mutli family townhouse
Maintenance: $0
Taxes: $66,312

Constructed by Linus Scudder in 1855, this grand Italianate-style townhouse is superbly positioned on one of the most charming and prestigious, tree-lined townhouse blocks in Greenwich Village. The impressive scale of the house is showcased by its 23-foot width, 5 stories, 6,000 (+/-) square feet, 17’ ceilings on the garden floor, fabulous natural light the extra tall windows draw in throughout and over 1,200 square feet of private outdoor space: Over 40’ landscaped, tiered garden and two terraces. The house’s brick façade has been painstakingly restored and is surrounded by a row of gorgeous townhouses built by the same original architect in the 19th century. The intricate cast iron railings, the high stoop and the gracious Italianate details capture the essence of 19th century Greenwich Village. The entire south-facing facade has been replaced by a gigantic wall of windows overlooking the gorgeous landscaped garden with a fountain, waterfall and a custom built aviary which is alive with bathing and migrating birds. This historic home has been featured in The New York Times “Big Deal”, in Craine’s weekly and on N.B.C T.V.’s Open House. There is unlimited potential for the new homeowner: convert to a magnificent single-family home, live in the grand owner’s triplex with 4 income-producing rentals or an as-is turn-key investment property with 5 market rate units! See our proposed single-family architectural plans and rent roll/lease terms. Can be delivered vacant. The building is currently divided into a dramatic owner’s triplex with 4 renovated free market apartments which command high rents (a 2 or 3 bedroom garden triplex, a full floor 2 bedroom with terrace and three one-bedroom apartments (one a fully renovated penthouse with terrace) that each offer unique details such as fireplaces with exquisite marble mantels, exposed brick, oversized windows and private outdoor space. With a superb location, a fantastic history and provenance, well-preserved old-world detail, grand-scale and well-proportioned, lovely and desirable apartments, this is an incredible opportunity!

Property Features
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Building Features
  • Garden
  • Terrace