$4,950,000128 E 38th St *

128 E 38th St *, Unit New York City, NY, 10016


Est. Monthly Price:

3 Bedrooms
3 Full Baths, 1 Partial
2,400 SqFt
Schools Nearby
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Property Facts and Features

Home TypeSingle Family Residence

Year BuiltNew Const., 1910

CoolingCentral Air


MLS #RLMX-5186100317997


About 128 E 38th St *, Unit New York City, NY, 10016

128 East 38th Street is a gut-rehabbed and renovated luxurious 4-story townhouse (plus a finished lower level) with a private elevator on a quiet residential block between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue.<br><br>This 20wide, single-family home was originally built in 1868-1869 by architects D. & J. Jardine and developer Abraham B. Embury as one in a row of five similar, Second Empire-style brownstone dwellings on the East 38th Street. The present brick faade, with the pedimented entryway, and first-story oriel bay window was incorporated by 2001. The current owner/builder has reimagined and designed the open layout for the modern purchasers. The refined interior that was gut renovated and thoughtfully redone to perfection took more than 2 years, completed in 2020, featuring the premium HUNTER DOUGLAS automatic light-diffusing sheers and shadings on all windows, luxury customized HENRYBUILT accent grey walnut cabinets, wardrobes and vanities, SOTA wide-plank white oak floors, new central A/C and heat, new plumbing with water filter system, new electric system, new NEST smart home system, and 3 working marble fireplaces throughout the entire residence.<br><br>Upon entry, a gracious foyer adorned with a custom HENRYBUILT floating entry closet for coats and shoes, leads to an open dining room and chefs kitchen reflecting the high-quality craftsmanship of HENRYBUILT custom cabinets with dark smoke metal pull and drawers designed for storage of dinnerware and utensils. The integrated kitchen features the Arctic white marble backsplash, onyx PaperStone countertop, Miele stainless steel four-burner Cooktop, vented hood, Miele 24 built-in Microwave Oven, Miele 24 Electric Steam oven, Miele 18 Dishwasher, 30 Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer. You will also find a powder room on this floor to convenient your guests.<br><br>The Parlor floor offers double exposures, 108 ceiling height, a step-out balcony overlooking the residentials courtyard, the spacious living, entertaining, and lounging areas, to complete with a wet bar and a modern sleek marble wood fireplace.<br><br>The Third floor is currently used as the office/dressing, with a wall of floor-to-ceiling custom built-in wardrobes by HENRYBUILT. The room can be converted into a bedroom with the existing full bathroom in the rear corner, or simply to be combined with the Fourth floor as a grand primary duplex.<br><br>The Fourth floor is highlighted by 17 windows including 7 large skylights, bringing in tremendous natural light into the full-floor primary suite, with an extensive wall of custom built-in hanging shelves/bins and towel rack. The primary bathroom features a Porcelanosa deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, custom vanity by HENRYBUILT and DURAVIT. The beautiful steel caracol (spiral stairs) ascends to the private roof deck where one can enjoy the precious skyline views of Chrysler and Empire State buildings.<br><br><br>The finished cellar, which provides the 3rd full bathroom in the house, two bay windows and a separate staircase to the street level, offers versatility to be utilized as a staff room/gym/recreation room. It also includes laundry with Samsung smart Flex Washer, vented Flex Dryer (with steam drawer to steam away wrinkles, odors and bacteria) and LG Steam Clothing Care. An additional large, 100 square foot storage space is included separate from the home under the sidewalk. <br><br>Located in the Murray Hill Historic District, 128 East 38th Street is on a tree-lined street between Lexington and Park Avenues, steps from some of the top restaurants in NYC, famous landmarks such as the Morgan Library, Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, and a very short distance from the United Nations, One Vanderbilt and Grand Central Station.<br>Dimensions and square footage are approximate. Buyer to independently​​‌​​​​‌​‌​​​‌​​​​‌‌​​‌​​‌​​​‌​‌ verify.<br><br><br><br><br><br>

Interior Features

  • Partial Bathrooms:

  • Full Bathrooms:

  • Appliances:

    Dryer, Washer
  • Interior:

    Eat-in Kitchen

Exterior Features

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  • Cooling:

    Central Air


  • Originating MLS:

  • MLS Number:

  • New Construction:

  • Listing Office:

    Realmart Realty, LLC
  • Listing Agent:

    Ke (Kay) Yan
  • Agent Phone #:

    (917) 841-0926
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What's it like to live at 128 E 38th St *, Unit New York City, NY, 10016?

Schools Near 128 E 38th St *, Unit New York City, NY, 10016

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Outlined schools indicate they are assigned to this listing.



PS 116 Mary Lindley Murray PS 116 Mary Lindley Murray url

210 E 33rd St0.32 mi

Public District KG-5


River School (The) River School (The) url

425 E 35th St0.45 mi

Public District PK-KG


PS 40 Augustus Saint-Gaudens PS 40 Augustus Saint-Gaudens url

320 E 19th St0.99 mi

Public District KG-5



The 47 American Sign Language and English Lower School The 47 American Sign Language and English Lower School url

223 East 23rd St0.76 mi

Public District PK-8


Jr High School 104 Simon Baruch Jr High School 104 Simon Baruch url

330 E 21st St0.92 mi

Public District 6-8


Ballet Tech/Nyc Public School For Dance Ballet Tech/Nyc Public School For Dance url

890 Broadway0.93 mi

Public District 4-8



Unity Center For Urban Technologies Unity Center For Urban Technologies url

111 E 33rd St0.23 mi

Public District 9-12


Manhattan Academy For Arts and Languages Manhattan Academy For Arts and Languages url

111 E 33rd St0.23 mi

Public District 9-12


Murray Hill Academy Murray Hill Academy url

111 E 33rd St0.23 mi

Public District 9-12

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Frequently Asked Questions About 128 E 38th St *, Unit New York City, NY, 10016

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 128 E 38th St * property is $4,950,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 128 E 38th St * is a house located in Unit New York City, New York, 10016.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 128 E 38th St * is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 128 E 38th St * has 3 bedrooms and 3 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 128 E 38th St * is 2,400 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 128 E 38th St * is 1910.
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Rocket HomesNew YorkNew York10016128 E 38th St *

This home is located at 128 E 38th St * in Unit New York City, NY and zip code 10016 in the Murray Hill neighborhood. This 2,400 square foot home was built in 1910. Features: 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since May 24, 2022 and is currently priced at $4,950,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $105,556.

Between July 2022 and August 2022, New York, NY real estate market has seen increase in the number of listings by 0.2%. In August 2022 median list price was $850,793 and the average listing age was 74 days. Over 350 listings were sold over their listed price in August 2022 in New York, NY. In the same period over 960 listings were sold below the listed price and 1417 listings were sold for the listed price. Most New York, NY residents have annual incomes $200k+. The majority of families are single, no kids. The majority of residents in this area have post secondary degree education.

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