Basil Ashmore Real EstateTelephone: (212) 724-2477

129 West 70 St #4

Location, location, location -  reduced to $955,000.

Spacious, affordable charm on great UWS block close to park and express subways. This floor-through, brownstone co-op with no underlying mortgage is located in best, financially-sound building on block just steps from Trader Joe's, Fairway and Columbus Ave's numerous restaurants/bars. Move in as is or reconfigure to suit your own needs. Enjoy Central Park's 843 acres on your doorstep and the efficiency of a spacious but cosy, private brownstone home.

Optional: Purchase 3rd floor in addition and expand to create a magnificent home in the sky with multiple terraces. Combined listing at

Current video of #3 and #4 viewable here.



Call/email/text Basil (owner/broker) for info and/or appointment to view:

Phone:     (212) 724-2477 or (917) 325-4194 (cell/text)



  • Currently configured as 1-bedroom (large), 1-bathroom
  • Convertible to 2-bedroom (by splitting bedroom) or 3-bedroom (by splitting bedroom and adding roof extension)
  • Floor-through
  • Quiet
  • High ceilings
  • Renovated kitchen/bathroom some years ago
  • Working fireplace
  • Exposed brick wall
  • Skylight
  • Central air-conditioning
  • Roof rights available for purchase to create additional room/terrace.
  • Attic storage
  • Murphy bed (optional)
  • 1,000 sq.ft. (approx)
  • Price:  reduced to $955,000  (from $999,000)
  • Maintenance: $1,050 per month (future increase to $1,240 pending)
  • Tax-deductible: 50%
  • Down: 20%
  • Brownstone co-op
  • Prewar building with great character, charm and history
  • Built 1900, converted to co-op 1978
  • Self-managed
  • No underlying mortgage
  • Low maintenance
  • Super nearby
  • Pets allowed
  • Pied-a-terre OK
  • Near 1,2,3,B,C subways and many bus lines


Open House / Showing:

Call/email Basil anytime at (212) 724-2477 or for further info and/or appointment to view.

Photos (click to enlarge in new window):

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129 W 70 St - building 

129 W 70 St - stoop 

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129w70st4 - kitchen

129w70st4 - lr wall fp

129w70st4 - bathroom

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129w70st4 - bedroom