Townhouse Report Created: Saturday, July 02, 2016 - Listings Shown: 4
33 West 71st Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 294173
Price: $13,995,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 8,500
Sect: Upper West Side
A mint, newly gut-renovated townhouse with an elevator servicing all six floors on a prime Central Park Block in the most convenient part of the Upper West Side.

The entire house was gutted to the core and re-built over a two year period retaining many of the elegant pre-war details while installing every modern convenience to meet the demands of todays lifestyle. A gracious porch stairway leads you to the front door where an entry vestibule welcomes you. The paneled entry gallery leads to an impressive twin parlor floor with a charming bow window overlooking 71st Street that is lined with mature London plane trees, perfect for entertaining on a lavish scale or a cozy get-together in front of the charming fireplace.

Grand, 12 foot ceilings and meticulously restored molding details define this space creating the perfect canvas that accommodates both a very traditional or super-modern decoration style. The Parlor includes a large area for formal dining, connected via a second (service) stairway to the kitchen below.

The Garden Floor houses a front bedroom suite with a separate entrance, perfect for a guest or housekeeper, as well as the large eat-in kitchen expertly equipped with the best cabinetry, appliances and sleek countertops. A dumb waiter allows you to transport food to the dining room above. This loft-like space leads out to the courtyard garden, just one of the outdoor spaces and perfectly suited to al fresco dining.

The Atelier/Cellar level has been excavated to feature a media room/playroom, a massive wine cellar, a large laundry room and additional storage.

The third floor (accessed via the splendid main stairway) is entirely dedicated to the Master suite with an enormous bedroom, an abundance of closet space and an impressively scaled bathroom, resplendent with a free standing tub perched in the bow window overlooking the tree-lined block.

There are six bedrooms in total. The fourth and fifth floors each house two bedrooms and two beautifully appointed bathrooms and great closet space.

The rooftop features a large seating area with superb, open, protected views to the south overlooking Manhattan. A glamorous hot tub is the bonus!

The entire house is finished with wide hardwood Oak flooring and is equipped with ducted, zoned central air conditioning and heating, with radiant heated floors in all the bathrooms and pre-wiring for electric shades and smart home technology.

This part of the Upper West Side is considered super-prime, just moments from Central Park, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, all transportation, shopping, retail, restaurants and so much more that makes this neighborhood the most desirable and refined in all of New York.
118 West 87th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 164803
Price: $9,995,000
Approx Sq Ft: 8,000
Sect: Upper West Side
Condition: Excellent
118 West 87th Street is a beautifully renovated 20-foot wide, 5-story single family townhome located on one of the best tree-lined brownstone blocks in the Upper West Side Historic District. This superb residence perfectly combines magnificently restored original detail with elite modern technology throughout the stunning interior living space, and the approximately 1,000+ square feet of wonderful outdoor space in the South garden and private terraces.

The townhouse has recently undergone a complete, meticulous renovation by its current owner, and notable features include: a home movie theater designed by Theo Kalomirakis, mobility hydraulic lift elevator, lovely South garden, 3 wood burning fireplaces, gracious room proportions, and a bow-rear which allows abundant natural light. The entire home is wired with an impressive integrated Crestron smart home system, with plasma televisions, high-tech camera security, Sirius radio, DirecTV, internet, lighting, climate and an intercom, all controlled by panels throughout the house and personal handheld devices.

This classic New York brownstone was built at the turn of the 19th Century. Its timeless charm has been carefully preserved and restored throughout the brownstone facade, rare American chestnut woodwork on the doors and windows, and hand carved marble fireplaces.



The fully-finished cellar features an extraordinary home movie theater with a surround-sound system and 2 rows of cinema-style leather recliners. This level also features a powder room, laundry room, built-in Sub-Zero wine cooler, and storage, with two enormous light wells off the garden to allow natural sunlight into this floor. This splendid cellar is served by the elevator, the home's central staircase, and a separate doorway with stairs leading out to the garden above.

Garden Level:

The home's large, lushly planted South garden is lined with beautiful imported Moroccan tiles and provides a perfect urban oasis. The Garden Level is a wonderful living and entertaining space, complete with a den, Moroccan tile powder room and chef's kitchen. The spacious kitchen is lined with Caesarstone countertops and finished with stainless steel appliances, wine cooler, elegant banquette and center island. This level can also be accessed by a separate entrance underneath the stoop.

Parlor Floor:

Ascend the grand L-shaped stoop and enter through the restored original Chestnut door to the magnificent Parlor Floor, with over 12-foot high ceilings. Restored original detail abounds throughout this level, lining the oversized front windows, doorways and grand central staircase. The gorgeous living room is adorned with an ornately detailed wood burning fireplace, and the rear library is lined with built-in shelves and has a Juliet balcony overlooking the garden below.

Third Floor:

The Third Floor is comprised of 2 gracious bedroom suites, both with en suite baths and abundant closet space. The front bedroom has a cozy wood burning fireplace, and the rear bedroom has a built-in desk and seating in the bow-rear.

Fourth Floor:

The Fourth Floor consists of the master bedroom suite with a walk-in closet, wood burning fireplace and a master bath with dual shower heads and sinks. There is an additional rear bedroom and separate full bath on this level, which can also be used as an office or sitting room as part of the master suite.

Fifth Floor:

The Fifth Floor of this lovely home features a wonderful penthouse with a full bath that can be used as either an entertainment/recreation room, or an additional bedroom. This level is surrounded by a large front-facing private terrace, and a planting terrace at the rear.

236 East 19th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 174840
Price: $7,500,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 5,300
Nghbd: Gramercy Park
Live in a historic 19th century townhouse filled with intricate ironwork, high ceilings and beautiful moldings, in addition to multiple decorative fireplaces and several private outdoor spaces. Situated between Gramercy Park and Augustus St. Gaudens Playground, this home presents the opportunity to own a piece of history filled with century-old details and charm, as well the potential for modern transformation.

Built in 1848 and maintained by the Baer family for over 150 years, it is only the second chance in history to own this gorgeous Anglo-Italianate townhouse. Spanning five levels and approximately 5,300 square feet, including the lower level, the charming home offers 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, as well as a home library, office and several dining areas.

Through the front garden with a breathtaking cherry tree, enter the home's sun-soaked parlor floor warmed by original arched entryways. The grand living room, featuring two decorative marble fireplaces, allows for a full-floor of open entertaining space. Graciously separated by stained glass French doors, the adjoining south-facing dining room grants direct access to an upper balcony and overlooks the private backyard garden enclave.

Accessible via a direct, separate entrance from 19th Street, the garden level is a private entertaining oasis with a windowed chef's kitchen, study and additional convertible living space currently arranged as a children's playroom. The floor also has additional access to the garden, with bountiful options for outdoor dining and leisure.

The third floor's grand, bright master suite with decorative black marble fireplace offers luxury and functionality with four mirrored closets and a large master bathroom. An opulent library, as well as additional bedroom and half bath, round off the floor.

The top family floor features three bedrooms, one bathroom, an office with skylight, as well as access to the not-yet-developed roof. The south-facing bedroom's sliding door reveals a private patio.

Warmed by century-old details, including a 100-year-old Ailanthus tree in the backyard, 236 East 19th Street presents an abundance of entertaining space, both indoor and outdoor, making this home perfectly suited for a variety of homeowners.

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308 East 52nd Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 245446
Price: $4,900,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 3,952
Sect: Middle East Side
Condition: Renovation Ready
Situated on an attractive brownstone block, convenient to all of the services provided by mid-town Manhattan, this 19' wide property is built 52' deep on a 100+'lot and contains a deep, sunny south garden. This four story building is currently configured as a multiple dwelling with one apartment on each floor. There is a full height basement which houses mechanicals and used for storage. Plans have been approved to install an elevator, extend the building and add two additional floors. This plan would increase the number of units to nine. The property is presently unoccupied and will be delivered vacant at closing. RESIDENCE AND LAYOUT: BASEMENT: Clean, dry, suitable for development. GARDEN FLOOR: One bedroom apartment with access to garden. PARLOR FLOOR: One bedroom floor through apartment. THIRD FLOOR: One bedroom floor through apartment. FOURTH FLOOR: One bedroom floor through apartment. ROOF: Suitable for development; open sunny city views. The property would also work well for a single family user, Diplomatic Mission or Consulate, wishing to customize the house and occupy the entire building or a buyer who needs a ground floor professional space with living and/or rental income above. This eminently desirable location provides the ultimate in convenience to shopping, restaurants and transportation.
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