48 East 81st Street

Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY 10028

7,700 Sq. Ft.
$2,857 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


This spectacular, five-story townhouse is a rare find, offering the stately elegance of a classic Upper East Side mansion coupled with a sense of modern sophistication and state-of-the-art systems associated with new construction. Newly renovated and rebuilt, 48 East 81st Street is the ideal place for both calm, intimate living and elaborate entertaining. Throughout the spacious residence, each room reveals an extraordinary level of detail, from imported South African wood floors and Venetian stucco...


  • Deck
  • Roof Deck
  • Common Roof Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Washer / Dryer in Unit
  • Total Renovation
  • Chef's Kitchen
  • Video Intercom


Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Property Details for 48 East 81st Street

MLS IDRPLU-513343834
Days on Market1281
Taxes$10,768 / month
Min. Down Pymt-
Total Rooms13.0
Compass TypeTownhouse
MLS TypeSingle Family Townhouse
Year Built1924
Lot Size2,043 SF / 20' x 102'
CountyNew York County


48 E 81st St

1 Units5 StoriesBuilt in 1924

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Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Building Information for 48 East 81st Street

Stories5Year Built1924Building Size20' x 71'Building Sq. Ft7,100 SFLot Size2,043 SF / 20' x 102'Building AgePre-warBuilding TypeTownhouse

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$84,497 per month

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Property Information for 48 East 81st Street

    Location and General Information
  • Subdivision Name: Upper East Side
  • City: NewYorkCity
  • State Or Province: NY
  • Latitude: 40.7831
  • Longitude: -73.9712
  • County Or Parish: NewYork
  • Stories Total: 0
  • City Region: Manhattan
    Taxes and HOA
  • Tax Block: 01492
  • Building Tax Annual Amount: $129,216
  • Building Tax Lot: 0043
  • Garage: No
    Lot Information
  • Property Sub Type: SingleFamilyTownhouse
  • Property Type: Residential
    Property and Assessments
  • Property Condition: Good
Interior and Exterior Features
    Interior Features
  • Unit Laundry Allowed: Yes
  • Rooms Total: 13
  • Bathrooms Full: 7
  • Bathrooms Half: 0
  • Bedrooms Total: 6
  • Fireplace Features: WoodBurning
  • Bathrooms Total: 7.0
Multi Family
    Multi-Family Information
  • Number Of Units Total: 1
    Rental Information
  • Pets Allowed: UnitNo, BuildingNo
  • Delivered Vacant: No

Property History for 48 East 81st Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciationLink
Sep 9, 2021

Permanently Off Market

RLS RESO #PDES-3343834

May 30, 2018

Listed (Active)

RLS RESO #PDES-3343834

May 29, 2018

Listed (Active)

RLS RESO #RPLU-513343834

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Permanently Off Market

RLS RESO #PDES-3343834


Listed (Active)

RLS RESO #PDES-3343834


Listed (Active)

RLS RESO #RPLU-513343834


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Schools near 48 East 81st Street

PS 6 Lillie D BlakePublicPK-50.0 mi
Loyola SchoolPrivate9-120.1 mi
Rudolf Steiner SchoolPrivatePK-120.1 mi
Ramaz SchoolPrivate9-120.1 mi

PS 6 Lillie D Blake

PK-5, 0.0 mi, Public


Loyola School

9-12, 0.1 mi, Private


Rudolf Steiner School

PK-12, 0.1 mi, Private


Ramaz School

9-12, 0.1 mi, Private


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48 East 81st Street is a townhouse for sale in Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY 10028. This property was listed for sale on May 30, 2018 by Douglas Elliman Real Estate at $22,000,000. This listing's school district is New York City Geographic District # 2. Nearby schools include PS 6 Lillie D Blake, Junior High School 167 Robert F Wagner and Life Sciences Secondary School. 48 East 81st Street is a 6-bed, 7-bath, 7,700 sqft townhouse built in 1924.

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