The ‘Harriet the Spy’ UES townhouse hits the market for $6M

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The listing is located connected  156 East End Avenue and was erstwhile  the inspiration for the children's book, "Harriet the Spy." The listing is located connected 156 East End Avenue and was erstwhile the inspiration for the children's book, "Harriet the Spy." Compass

A Queen Anne-style location located connected 156 East End Avenue, and erstwhile inspiration for the timeless children’s book, “Harriet the Spy,” has been listed for $6 million, The Post has learned. 

A movie based connected the publication was developed, starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rosie O’Donnell, about a miss who keeps a backstage diary she takes everyplace and records suspicious enactment of everyone she knows successful the city. 

Located successful the Yorkville neighborhood, the four-bedroom, three-bathroom location overlooks Carl Schurz Park. 

It was archetypal listed earlier this period for $6.6 million, but received a $625,000 terms chopped connected Monday.

It was last sold successful 2016 aft 70 years disconnected the marketplace for $5 million.

Built successful the 1880’s, the location underwent a afloat gut restoration, according to the listing. 

The location  overlooks Carl Schurz Park.The location overlooks Carl Schurz Park. Compass
A inactive  of Michelle Trachtenberg successful  1996 from the movie  "Harriet the Spy."A inactive of Michelle Trachtenberg successful 1996 from the movie “Harriet the Spy.” ©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Col
The spiraling staircase.The spiraling staircase. Compass
The study.The study. Compass
The kitchen.The kitchen. Compass
The ceremonial  eating  country   with a occurrence  place.The ceremonial eating country with a occurrence place. Compass
The ceremonial  surviving  room.The ceremonial surviving room. Compass

Features see a  foyer that opens straight to a cardinal hallway with a skylit staircase astatine the rear. The surviving country comes with a wood burning fireplace and boasts a afloat country of windows overlooking the park.

Across the halfway hallway is the eating country with a country fireplace astatine 1 extremity and a afloat magnitude bay model astatine the other. The eating country is serviced by a afloat butlers pantry and a restored dumbwaiter which accesses the expansive room below, which besides has its ain fireplace, the listing states. 

Michelle Trachtenberg and Rosie O'Donnell successful  1996.Michelle Trachtenberg and Rosie O’Donnell successful 1996. ©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Col
One of the 4  bathrooms.One of the 4 bathrooms. Compass
The plot  patio with a occurrence  place.The plot patio with a occurrence place. Compass
A corner- windowed seating country  successful  1  of the bedrooms.A corner- windowed seating country successful 1 of the bedrooms. Compass
A speechmaking  area.A speechmaking area. Compass

The location besides comes with a latticed patio garden, and the an highly uncommon historical work entranceway wherever each deliveries and attraction unit person a abstracted access, alternatively than the main entrance. 

Upstairs are the 4 bedrooms with each caller built-in closet spaces and storage. . The bedrooms each person corners of windows and model seats overlooking the park. 

The butler's pantry. The butler’s pantry. Compass
The location  is located successful  the Yorkville neighborhood.The location is located successful the Yorkville neighborhood. Compass
The superior   bedroom.The superior bedroom. Compass
The superior   bathroom.The superior bathroom. Compass

The writer of “Harriet the Spy,” Louise Fitzhigh, lived adjacent erstwhile she wrote the fashionable book, and was inspired by the Queen Anne benignant townhouse astatine the time. 

Pamela Marcus and Phil Wells with Compass clasp the listing and is co-listed with Leighton C Candler from Corcoran.