Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, May 2, 2021 - Listings Shown: 4
29 West 75th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 135425
Price: $11,999,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 9,800
Sect: Upper West Side
Wondrous Townhouse Nestled Right Off of Central Park

A one-of-a-kind Renaissance Revival townhouse boasting a trio of outdoor spaces and a collection of incredible details, this landmarked 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom brownstone blends modern technology and convenience with lavish French countryside charm.

Features of this 6-story 9,800 sq. ft. home include an elevator, stunning ceiling with medallions and crown and French panel plaster moldings, incredible hardwood floors in parquet, chevron, and herringbone patterns, a 28-ft 3-story extension, a pristine brownstone facade, craftsman-finished plaster walls, three pairs of washers/dryers, six wood-burning fireplaces with imported 18th century mantels, a state-of-the-art Crestron home automation system, a noise-reducing sound isolation system with structural integration, a finished basement, a rear patio and pair of spacious terraces.

Beyond a tiled foyer and an elegant staircase, the parlor level of the home flows into a formal living room and a study with lovely built-ins. Just off the living room is a large bedroom with a pair of closets and a windowed en-suite bathroom with double sinks.

A second living area and an eat-in kitchen sit on the garden level of the home. The kitchen is equipped with a massive eat-in island, a pantry, sleek countertops, and high-end appliances, and just past the living area are a pair of bedrooms and a windowed full bathroom.

The third floor contains a formal dining room, a bright den with a bay window, a powder room, and a second eat-in kitchen adorned with a huge island, sleek marble countertops and backsplashes, custom cabinets, and a suite of high-end stainless steel appliances.

On the fourth floor are a family room and the master suite. The family room has an attached full bathroom and leads out onto a spacious terrace, while the master suite boasts a bay window, a pair of walk-in closets, and sublime en-suite bathroom with double sinks, an enclosed water closet, a walk-in shower, and a deep soaking tub. The remaining three bedrooms sits on the fifth floor of the home. Each bedroom has private closet space and shares easy access to a laundry closet and one of two marble bathrooms with walk-in showers. An office completes the fifth floor.

The basement contains a media room, an abundance of storage space, a laundry room, a full bathroom and a recreation room. The home is currently configured for single-family use but it can easily be converted back into a two-family property with a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom rental unit.

29 West 75th Street is a 19th century townhouse located in the heart of the Upper West Side. It is just around the corner from all the restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops that line Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, and is a half-block from Central Park. It is around the corner from the American Museum of Natural History and the New York Historical Society.

Nearby subway lines include B,C,1,2,3.
352 Riverside Drive   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 204033
Price: $11,985,000
Floors: 6
Approx Sq Ft: 10,500
Sect: Upper West Side
Beaux Art Mansion on Riverside Drive 352 Riverside Drive is one of New York's great irreplaceable homes reminiscent of old Europe with all its elegance and grandeur. This extraordinary 26 foot wide limestone and brick mansion sits on a 41 foot wide lot surrounded by private gardens. The home measures over 10,500 square feet, with an additional 1120 square foot landscaped rooftop with stunning Hudson River views. 352 Riverside Drive was designed by Robert D Kohn in 1900 for silk merchant Adolphe Openhym and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. This six story single family residence has nine bedrooms, six full bathrooms and three powder rooms. There are eight stunning fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling mahogany framed windows, leaded glass windows and a majestic baronial mahogany staircase with an original Tiffany skylight at the top. A modernized elevator runs throughout the residence to all levels, including the rooftop. The home is set back from its neighbors and gets phenomenal sunlight from all directions. 352 Riverside runs along the scenic Riverside Park and retains some of the best views of the Hudson River in all of Manhattan.
118 East 95th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 20751397
Price: $7,495,000
Floors: 3
Approx Sq Ft: 4,208
Sect: Upper East Side
European grandeur in Carnegie Hill. A stunning and pristine, 20 ft wide townhouse, on one of the most charming blocks of the Upper East Side. Step into this one-of-a-kind, flawless, single family home at 118 East 95th Street, a masterpiece of old-world charm and modern comforts. The impeccably maintained features of the home formerly owned by Mark Rothko, include a charming brick facade, large bay window, multiple working & decorative fireplaces, elegant built-ins, original hardwood floors, beautiful moldings throughout, and a 50ft private garden retreat. Over 4200SF, laid out on four floors, with ceiling heights over 11ft on the parlor level, this home features four oversized bedrooms, three and a half baths, and a skylit home office. Enter on the garden level to your enormous eat-in chef's kitchen with Viking, Bosch and Subzero appliances, overlooking French doors out to your beautifully landscaped 50ft lush garden with mature plantings, ivy covered walls, gorgeous stonework, and fully operable antique fountain. Your guests will enter on your parlor level to enjoy the grandly scaled living room overlooking tree-lined East 95th Street, or your sitting room spanning the full width of the house overlooking your remarkable garden. The layout of home is ideal for entertaining on a grand scale, as well as for gracious and comfortable day-to-day living. Built in 1889 by C. Abbott French & Co., 118 East 95th Street is a Queen Anne style townhouse with an immensely charming and well-maintained facade on a 20' wide by 100' deep lot. The 27 owner-occupied townhouses on the block, known locally as "Goat Hill," have an active block association overseeing the block's special character and maintaining the block's beautiful plantings.
305 West 78th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 303863
Price: $6,250,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 3,840
Sect: Upper West Side
Own this striking five story 4 to 5 bedroom single family home and you will own a piece of New York City history. In the world of Manhattan townhouses, few have the street appeal and unique presence of 305 West 78th Street. Located on the northwest corner of 78th Street and West End Avenue (in the West End/Collegiate Historic District), this much admired and much photographed townhouse has been home to many prominent New Yorkers since 1886. The current owners completed a respectful renovation under the direction of Baxt/Ingui Architects. The exquisite renovation created a gem-like home of contemporary perfection. Three large outdoor areas -the rear garden, the master terrace and the roof deck-offer desirable private spaces.Steps from Riverside Park and close to Zabar's, Citarella, Fairway, Calhoun School, the Beacon Theatre and Lincoln Center, as well as the #1 train and crosstown buses. There is nothing else in the West 70's at this price point that compares. Monthly real estate taxes are only $2,600 and heat/electric/insurance total only $1,250/month.


Parlor Entrance:
Through the signature recessed brick archway at the top of the limestone stoop, you enter onto the Parlor floor. This floor has an expansive open layout with a formal dining room at the front. The elegant living room has a wood burning fireplace and a butler's pantry in the extension. With ceiling height of over 11 feet and light streaming in from the front and rear windows, this parlor floor offers sophisticated entertaining and dining. The restored box stair was and still is a brilliantly efficient way to connect the five floors of this home. New cherry and oak floors throughout.

Garden and Kitchen Floor:
Access the garden floor from both under the limestone stoop or the interior box stair. A large efficient stainless steel and stone open planned kitchen with room for casual dining is located at the front. A pantry and plenty of cabinets provide ample storage. Adjacent to the kitchen is an informal living/family room with drop-down projection TV and surround sound. Glass doors lead onto a back yard garden with loggia dining. A powder room is also located on this floor.

Third Floor:
The 3rd floor is entirely devoted to the master bedroom, master bathroom, and dressing room suite, with private terrace. The front dressing room has wall-to-wall built-in closet space and could easily be converted into an additional bedroom or nursery. The master bath is luxurious including a wall-size, fog free mirror and double shower heads. The spacious bedroom has a wood burning fireplace with marble mantle.

Fourth Floor:
The fourth floor contains bedrooms in the front and back with a shared bathroom off the hallway. There is also a large laundry room that could be converted into an additional bathroom.

Fifth Floor:
The light and airy top floor is currently laid out as a gym. It can alternatively be used as the fourth or fifth bedroom, office or hideaway for writer, artist or guest. Dramatic curved ceilings from the original mansard roofline have been preserved and the original staff room has been restored behind the gabled windows. Large glass doors open onto the private roof deck and a large skylight overlays this floor making the entire space feel like an inside/outside room.

The renovation included heated Garden level floors, a new seven-zone HVAC system of Mitsubishi units for cooling & new five-zone hot water radiators for heating.
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