There’s nothing “yada, yada, yada” about this Chelsea townhouse.
The stately unfold at 408 W. 20th St., now in the marketplace for $8.65 million, performed a job within the standard sitcom “Seinfeld.” Its exterior was used to indicate the fictional house of Elaine Benes, famously performed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The Wall Road Journal first reported.
The house owners Harry Azorin and Lori Monson snagged this property for $950,000 in 1995, telling the Journal it “wanted work” then.
“Seinfeld” started airing in 1989, so nearly all of shoots on the five-story residence had already wrapped when the couple purchased it. However after they moved in, the crew needed to return for only one shoot.
“They needed to come again and do footage for the ultimate episode of ‘Seinfeld,’” Monson added, “as a result of they found of their archives they didn’t have an evening shot of our home.”
Past its time on the small display, the house is in a historic district. Curbed notes it’s a part of a row of seven Greek Revival homes, which had been all in-built 1839 by Don Alonzo Cushman. Cushman helped discovered the Greenwich Financial savings Financial institution, later changing into its president.
The over 21 ½-foot-wide townhouse has six bedrooms, 4 full loos and two half-baths. A brand new purchaser can take consolation in no fewer than eight fireplaces. On the parlor degree, there are hand-carved moldings, mahogany doorways and a south-facing backyard with a fountain and pond.
Itemizing pictures present a number of charming particulars, like wide-plank flooring, beamed ceilings, a country-style kitchen with a good-looking picket island and oversize paned home windows.
“The home has a soul,” Monson mentioned. “All people feedback on that. You simply stroll in the home and you are feeling all people who’s lived on this home has been a cheerful soul.”
The constructing moreover features a three-bedroom duplex house, however the itemizing notes the house will be restored to single-family use.
Mark Thomas Amadei and Jonathan Hettinger of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty have the itemizing.