Townhouse Report Created: Friday, September 27, 2019 - Listings Shown: 3
49 East 67th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 561935
Price: $13,475,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 8,926
Sect: Upper East Side
Perfectly situated in the Upper Eastside Historic District off Park Avenue on one of its finest tree lined streets, this magnificent 20-foot wide townhouse was originally built in 1878 and has been completely renovated. Drenched in sunlight, the residence boasts timeless elegance with high ceilings and an abundance of original prewar architectural details. The luxurious home comes with a 50-foot long indoor swimming pool, six wood burning fireplaces, a skylight and an elevator that services all the floors. The interior features six levels; five stories plus a finished basement with the pool encompassing the basement of the neighboring townhouse co-operative aggregating approximately 8,926 square feet. The outdoor spaces include a lavish landscaped garden, a terrace off the master bedroom and a terrace on the fourth floor. There are six bedroom suites, five full bathrooms and two powder rooms. The highest quality finishes were used throughout the design and construction. The home has multi-zone central air conditioning, Lutron lighting, an audio/video system and a security system.GARDEN FLOOR:The garden level entry opens into an exquisite entrance gallery finished in limestone and marble which has an elegant powder room and a coat closet. Off the gallery is the meticulously renovated gourmet eat-in kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, a Thermador double oven with a range, grill and griddle, a Thermador microwave/convection oven, and a Miele dishwasher. It is outfitted with custom cabinets, wood and stainless steel countertops and hardwood floors. There is a windowed breakfast area that faces south with a built-in banquette for informal dining. It also has a built-in desk and a service entrance to the street. A handsome butlers pantry with a sink, a Miele dishwasher, a Subzero refrigerator, an icemaker and a dumbwaiter allow for endless entertaining. There is a 31-foot long library that has a wall of windows and French doors that open onto the lush landscaped garden which is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining. PARLOR FLOOR:The spectacular parlor floor features high ceilings, beautiful moldings and exquisite decor. There is a south facing formal dining room with three floor-to-ceiling windows, tree-lined views and a wood burning fireplace. Off the dining room is a serving kitchen with a dumb waiter, a Subzero refrigerator and a sink. Also on this floor is the grand living room with the second wood burning fireplace. It has three French doors that open to a glass enclosed solarium which overlooks the picturesque garden. THIRD FLOOR: Overlooking the townhouse garden is the extraordinary master bedroom suite which has two large windows and French doors which open to a terrace. It has an en-suite renovated bathroom finished in marble with a deep soaking tub and a large closet. In the front is another master bedroom suite or sitting room which faces south with three windows and a wood burning fireplace. It has an en-suite renovated bathroom finished in marble with a walk-in shower as well as a dressing room with custom built-ins. FOURTH FLOOR:In the front is a bedroom suite that faces south and has two closets, a wood burning fireplace and a terrace. There is a renovated hallway bathroom with a shower and a linen closet. In the rear is a bedroom suite with a wood burning fireplace, a large closet and an en-suite renovated bathroom with a bathtub. FIFTH FLOOR:The fifth floor has two additional bedrooms, a renovated hallway bathroom and a kitchenette with a Subzero refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher, a Scotsman icemaker and a sink. A staircase leads to the roof which has the potential to become a landscaped roof garden. SPA FLOOR - FINISHED BASEMENT AND SWIMMING POOL:The finished basement has a powder room, a sauna, a large cedar closet, an entertainment area and a laundry area with a side-by-side Miele washer/dryer and a sink. Up a set of stairs to the neighboring townhouse co-operative is the private swimming pool and a shower.
159 East 78th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 660627
Price: $7,500,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 2,052
Sect: Upper East Side
There are a few streets in New York City that are especially beautiful, sweet townhouse blocks. It is well known on the Upper East Side that 78th Street is one of the prettiest townhouse streets. On 78th between Lexington and third Avenues there is a row of Landmarked brick houses with white trim windows that is particularly charming and memorable. 159 East 78th is one of those houses, famous for their European/downtown look and feel, with long windows and lovely details and scale, as well as for the fact that they so rarely are available for sale. 159 East 78th has been meticulously maintained, including upgraded central air, and a new roof and multiple working fireplaces. On the first floor of the house is a lovely entrance, an eat in kitchen with tree filled windows, a powder bath and a large dining room with working fireplace which opens to a beautifully planted garden. There are multiple gardens behind the row of houses, creating a real sense of green and tranquility. The parlour floor, with three full length French doors across both sides, has been completely opened up to create a wonderful, spacious expanse with light and trees north and south, high ceilings and two working fireplaces. The space on the parlour floor feels both expansive and intimate, with cozy nooks within the larger room. The third floor has a big south facing bedroom (currently used as an office) the full width of the house with its own bath and two lovely garden facing bedrooms that feel like a wonderful hotel somewhere in Europe. The top floor is a romantic master suite with a private terrace, dressing room and large master bath. With rooftop and townhouse views, it is a completely private sanctuary. The basement of the house has full ceiling height and is fitted out with a gym, a laundry, storage and a windowed room with a bath.
308 West 81st Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 18726733
Price: $5,950,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 5,052
Sect: Upper West Side
Beautiful 20 foot wide 4 1/2 story Townhouse with Penthouse, full cellar and south facing garden just moments away from Riverside Park. This spectacular house has 5 units that are all free market and lends itself to a very versatile situation. There are multiple outdoor spaces and several wood burning fireplaces in the building plus an amazing south facing roof deck. The wood work inside the building is immaculately preserved and the facade is completely redone. For further information please call or email the listing agent.
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