Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, September 2, 2018 - Listings Shown: 2
52 West 85th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 688955
Price: $9,950,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 6,272
Sect: Upper West Side
Glorious turn-of-the-20th-century townhouse, perfectly situated just steps from Central Park on Manhattan's coveted Upper West Side.

This classic 20-foot landmarked Queen Anne house built by Thom & Wilson offers almost 6,300 square feet of living space over five stories plus a finished basement, and a beautiful bi-level South-facing garden of over 1,000 square feet. It has 2 living rooms, a formal dining room, a huge eat-in chef's kitchen, 6 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 2 powder rooms and a finished basement with sauna. Its features include 8 wood-burning fireplaces, majestic room proportions throughout, high ceilings and doorways, meticulously restored original woodwork and moldings, bowed windows, original wood floors, original pocket doors, a regal wooden staircase, central air conditioning and integrated sound. The house retains all the grandeur of its original detail and flawless layout while having all its functionality up to date and scrupulously maintained.


Basement: Completely finished. Contains over 900 square feet of open living space, sauna, laundry room, full bathroom, walk-in cedar closet and mechanical rooms.

Garden Floor: Huge chef's eat-in-kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including a professional Viking range with double oven, 6 burners and griddle, a 32" SubZero refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, integrated Miele espresso/cappuccino maker and wine refrigerator. There is also a massive island with a double porcelain farm sink and breakfast bar for 4, as well as an informal dining/living area. Also on this floor is the formal dining room with a wood-burning fireplace which leads to the garden, and a full bathroom.

Parlor Floor: Two living rooms, each with a wood-burning fireplace, perfect for grand and festive entertaining, as well as a catering kitchenette with dumbwaiter and a powder room for guests.

Third Floor: Large master bedroom with wood-burning fireplace, large 5-fixture master bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub, enclosed toilet and separate stall shower, and a second bedroom or master suite sitting room, as preferred, with a wood-burning fireplace as well.

Fourth Floor: Two large bedrooms, each with its own wood-burning fireplace and en-suite basket-weave marble and subway tile full bathroom.

Fifth Floor: Two large bedrooms, each with its own en-suite marble bathroom, one of which also offers a wood-burning fireplace and kitchenette.

The house is zoned R8B (residential) and has additional available FAR of approx. 1,900 square feet.
246 West 12th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 680151
Price: $8,900,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 3,420
Nghbd: West Village
Built in 1852, with its original stoop and ironwork intact, a beautiful Greek Revival style townhouse is now on the market. A prime West Village location on a cobble stone street, this special home features a 30-foot south-facing garden surrounded by other townhouse gardens, a true oasis of quiet and greenery. The spacious home has six bedrooms, three full baths, and a half bath. The garden level, with a separate street entrance, includes a bedroom, full bath, kitchen, and patio leading to the garden. The double parlor has pocket doors and floor-to-ceiling grand parlor windows that are true to the architectural era and overlook scenic West 12th Street. There is an eat-in kitchen with a door to the garden and large windows with lovely views. The third floor has two bedrooms, a full bath, and two home offices that could be used to expand the adjacent bedrooms or as very large windowed walk-in closets. One of the bedrooms opens to a large terrace, an ideal place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The top floor has four bedrooms, a full bath, and a windowed laundry room. Original details include two wood burning fireplaces, exposed brick, hardwood floors, and a staircase with beautiful molding and coffin corner. High ceilings and nice light, including three skylights, are throughout this home. Owned by the same family for six decades, this is an incredible opportunity to customize the townhouse of your dreams.
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