Pumpkin House in Manhattan for sale: Take a look inside

If you’re obsessed with Halloween, the perfect house for you is now on the market.

Manhattan's “Pumpkin House” has been put up for sale for $5.25 million, just in time to start planning the ultimate costume party, as first reported by Gothamist.

The 3,144-square-foot home, located at 16 Chittenden Ave. in Hudson Heights, received its nickname from local residents who say they see a jack-o'-lantern in the building’s exterior when the windows are lit up at night, according to realtor Simone Song Properties LLC.

Built in 1923, the six-bedroom, three-bathroom brick building is also set on a cliffside facing the Hudson River, offering sweeping views of the river, northern Manhattan and the Palisades.

According to a New York Times profile from 2008, the house sits at the highest natural point in the entire borough.

The then-homeowner, William Spink, told the Times that although he was aware of the home’s nickname, it played no role in why he made the purchase.

Instead, Spink said it was the draw of owning a free-standing home in Manhattan that helped make the decision.

In fact, Spink told the Times he didn’t really see the pumpkin in the building’s exterior at all: “I guess if you’ve had enough Quaaludes, it might look like a pumpkin.”

Scroll down to take a peek inside the Pumpkin House.

The three-story Pumpkin House is listed as a two-family residence with a separate one-bedroom rental unit.

The home's refurbished French country-style kitchen is located on the parlor floor.

The home features two master bedrooms and three additional bedrooms. The sixth bedroom in the listing is located in the home's basement unit, which can be rented out.


The intimate library features floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.

The roof terrace spans the entire length of the house.