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Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this week

This week’s edition includes a few classic townhouses with modern revamps and a charming home in Ridgewood

Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something special going on. But some of these homes are so lovely that they warrant a special kind of notoriety as some of the prettiest homes currently up for sale in New York City. And so, here it is: five listing that have that special "je ne sais quoi" that separates them from the rest. Happy gawking!

Keller Williams.

↑This three-story townhouse in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem comes with tons of ornate wooden details. Built in the late 1910s, the brownstone comes with wooden floors throughout the house, a wooden butler’s pantry, original mantels, and the front and interior doors, which come fitted with crystal door knobs. Read more...

Corcoran.

↑A sprawling loft-like duplex located within Morgan Studios, a prewar building along East 78th Street, has hit the market for $1.5 million. The living room has been appointed with 13-foot ceilings that complement the wall of massive casement windows. A wood-burning fireplace is surrounded by a custom mantle and neighbored by a stylish wine rack wall on one side followed by a set of sleek built-in shelves on the other. The windowed kitchen is located on the upper level and is very narrow but nevertheless charming. Read more...

Leslie J. Garfield.

↑The brokerbabble for this neo-Gothic wonderland promises that the four-bedroom, five-story abode “feels like home,” and indeed, the place is approachably cozy, in an elegant, multi-million dollar sort of way. The 1894 townhouse was built by architect Charles H. Israels to “embod[y] the warmth and tranquility” of the neighborhood and includes a full chef’s kitchen; assorted living spaces (living room, dining room, den); four bedrooms across two levels; plus an office and a “media room.” Read more...

Corcoran.

↑If you’ve ever wondered how much it would cost to live at 21 Astor Place—the lovely 19th-century building at the center of the area, best known these days for the Starbucks at its base—the answer, for now, is $17.25 million. One of the building’s 50 condos just hit the market, and it’s gotten quite a price bump from the last time it sold in 2008. Read more...

Citi Habitats.

↑This single-family, four-bedroom home in Ridgewood, asking $850,000, was built at the turn of the 20th century, and has tons of curb appeal thanks to its appealing ivory and green paint job, along with a lovely little front porch. The home is situated on a corner lot, and per the listing, there’s a small backyard as well as a front lot, all of which are surrounded by an honest-to-God picket fence. Read more...