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.
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.
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 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.