Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, August 07, 2016 - Listings Shown: 2
116 Waverly Place   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 334600
Price: $23,500,000
Floors: 6
Approx Sq Ft: 10,200
Nghbd: West Village
Condition: Excellent
116 Waverly Place is an exceptionally renovated, 22-foot wide, 6-story single-family mansion, which generously affords approximately 10,200 sqft of magnificent interior living space, and nearly 2,000 sqft of outdoor space throughout the sunny South garden, 3 terraces, and breathtaking roof deck with an infinity resistance swimming pool and open views of the Empire State Building and Freedom Tower.

This outstanding home features an elevator that runs to all levels, from the fully finished ground floor to the stunning roof deck. There are 7 gracious bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, total smart home technology, 15-zone central air conditioning system, 4 fireplaces, and a hand-crafted wine cellar with temperature and humidity control. Thoughtfully designed by acclaimed architect Dirk Denison, 116 Waverly Place enjoys wonderful light and proportions from the soaring double-height ceilings to the immense windows which scale the entire rear facade.

Located on a beautiful tree-lined block adjacent to Washington Square Park, this grand mansion gives immediate access to the best restaurants and entertainment the Village has to offer.

116 Waverly Place is famed for being the central gathering location for the literary elite of the mid 19th century, setting the precedent for writers' gatherings in Greenwich Village. Miss Anne Charlotte Lynch, notable American author, sculptress and socialite, resided in the home and held receptions every Saturday evening which attracted the most renowned intellectual minds of the era. Notable guests included Herman Melville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Andrew Carnegie, Statue of Liberty creator Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, Louisa May Alcott and Daniel Webster. It is said that Edgar Allen Poe was introduced to New York literary society at one of these gatherings, and debuted his famous tale, "The Raven".

This exquisitely renovated home affords gracious ceiling heights and grand proportions making it perfect for showcasing a treasured art collection or impressive entertaining - evoking the storied history of its remarkable past.


Ground Floor

Enter under the stoop to a fully-finished ground floor that features a street level bedroom which receives wonderful light from large front-facing windows, an elevator that serves all floors from this level to the splendid roof deck, a large home gym/recreation room, hand-crafted wine cellar, and large laundry room.

Garden Floor

Arrive at the top of the gorgeous Greek Revival stoop to the beautiful Garden Floor. The impressive entry boasts soaring ceilings and a grand staircase joins this level to the Parlor Floor above. Guests are received in the bright and cheerful living room at the front of the home, which can also be used as a formal dining area, and has an adjacent powder room. The magnificent chef's kitchen is replete with quartzite stone countertops and boasts the finest Miele, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. Directly off the kitchen is a generous breakfast room and den adjacent to the garden, which receive brilliant natural light through the oversized rear sliding doors that allow for indoor/outdoor dining.

Parlor Floor

The elegant, bright Parlor Floor is perfect for formal entertaining with a spacious living/dining area that overlooks the garden below through oversized windows, a private rear terrace, and a comfortable library at the front which has beautiful treetop views. This level is complete with a custom wet bar and guest powder room.

Master Suite

The luxurious full-floor master suite features a regal master bedroom, tremendous dressing area, sitting room and a bright terrace. There is a gorgeous Bianco Statuario spa master bath with Dornbracht and Waterworks fixtures at the rear, and another full bath immediately adjacent to the bedroom suite. The middle of the floor provides space for a private office that enjoys direct light from the open skylight above.

Fifth Floor

The fifth floor is comprised of 3 bedroom suites, 3 full baths, a playroom/study and an additional laundry room. This level receives wonderful natural sunlight from the skylight above.

Sixth Floor

The sixth floor features a gracious bedroom suite with an en-suite bath, a recreation room/additional bedroom, and a guest powder room. Two sets of French doors off the recreation room/bedroom open to a large private terrace with incredible South-facing views of the Freedom Tower.

Roof Deck

The stunning roof deck with a magnificent infinity resistance pool plus adjacent jacuzzi affords breathtaking views of the Empire State Building to the North and Freedom Tower to the South. There are 2 spacious lounging areas and a set of 5 skylights allows natural light to flood the core of the home throughout the house.
238 East 15th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 592151
Price: $19,750,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 15,600
Nghbd: Gramercy Park
Consisting of two combined, historic townhomes 236 adn 238 East 15th Street facing one of Downtowns most picturesque parks, Stuyvesant Square, never before has a property of this magnitude been offered. Set within the Stuyvesant Square Historical District, just moments from Union Square, these homes were first occupied by Lewis L. Squires, a local ship chandler, and Mahlon Day, a printer and seller of children's books, and were later acquired by the Missionary Sisters in the early 1940s.These two individually impressive townhouses have been combined to create a 52-foot-wide mega-mansion of epic proportions. At 60 feet deep, and ascending five stories tall, the buildings span nearly 18,720 square feet in total (15,600 above grade and 3,120 SF in cellar) and include a spacious south-facing garden. This property is now available as an impressive single-family home unlike any other, as two separate townhouses, or as a condominium conversion.Built in 1850 in the Italianate and Greek Revival styles, many pre-war architectural details remain intact and are in excellent condition. While the Federal style doorway and window lintels have been updated, the brick facades and the rooflines' cornices, modillions and console brackets are original. The parlor floor includes majestic low-sill windows overlooking the lush park, and an elevator services all floors, which boast impressive ceiling heights throughout.Located in Gramercy Park and flanked by the East Village and Union Square, this home is at the epicenter of Lower Manhattan with superb restaurants, shopping and abundant transportation options moments away. Historic Stuyvesant Square, built in 1836 on land deeded to the city by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant, founder of the New York Historical Society, sits gracefully across the street providing scenic views and comforting open space. Zoned R-7-B, this is the perfect opportunity to renovate the property as a grand mansion or foundation, divide it into two separate townhouses or develop it as a multiple condominium residential conversion.
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