Townhouse Report Created: Sunday, May 29, 2022 - Listings Shown: 3
27 Vandam Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 315664
Price: $14,995,000
Floors: 4
Approx Sq Ft: 5,100
Nghbd: Soho
27 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10013 in the Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District Built in 1823 on the former grounds of the mansion 'Richmond Hill,' where George Washington oversaw the American Revolution and Vice President John Adams once lived, 27 Vandam Street is rich with American history. This 20' wide residence was previously owned by the iconic choreographer, Paul Taylor, who used the top floor as his personal dance studio and created many of his lauded ballets, including his masterful Esplanade (1975) and Promethean Fire (2002). Located in the National Register of Historic Places section of the South Village and landmarked by the New York City Landmarks Commission, 27 Vandam Street is part of a rare row of exceptional Federal-styled townhomes. Together with the vision of Erica Goetz, formerly of Matthew Baird Architects, the current owners meticulously gut renovated the entire home, retaining much of the original masonry and details, such as the high parlor ceilings, the original staircase railing and factually replicated crown moulding while implementing every modern necessity and luxury. Ideally situated on the cusp of the West Village and Soho, this exceptional turnkey single-family townhome offers 5,100 square feet of interior living space, generously proportioned over 4 stories plus skylit lower level. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 powder rooms and nearly 1,200 square feet of private outdoor space, including a manicured, 60 foot deep Bluestone garden. Enter into the parlor level where you are greeted by a gracious sitting room with high ceilings and wood burning fireplace with its original mantel. Beyond the parlor, and easily separated by original pocket doors, a generous dining room with a wet bar and fireplace is conveniently located adjacent to a sleek, state-of- the-art kitchen with Calacatta Regina marble counters and top-of-the-line appliances throughout. A floor to ceiling glass wall overlooks the tranquil, manicured garden, allowing for copious amounts of natural light. A glass door allows convenient access to the garden from the kitchen. Through original wrought iron gates, the garden level floor has a service entrance/mud room leading into an open floor-through living space. A wet bar and refrigerator are situated next to a wood burning fireplace in a casual living room area. Sharing the open floor plan, the library and study are located next to a wall of glass accordion doors, opening out to the outdoor kitchen and lush landscaped garden. This level also hosts a large, private bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a powder room and a large laundry room with storage closet. The Primary Suite encompasses the entire third floor of the home. The bedroom has a fireplace and accesses an impressive, private terrace with an Ofuro Japanese Cedar Tub/Jacuzzi and lounge area. A dressing room featuring a walk-in-closet and an abundance of drawers leads to the spa-like primary bath. Finished in Calacatta Venato marble, the bath hosts double sinks, a walk-in steam shower and freestanding Waterworks soaking tub. A Victorian-era fireplace is a luxurious bonus. This floor also houses an additional room currently configured as a sitting area and home office but can easily become a bedroom. A lovely half bathroom finishes the Primary Suite. The sun-filled fourth floor includes two generously sized bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Well placed skylights add to the brightness, not only to the fourth floor but to the entire home. In addition, the owners excavated a 600 square-foot triple skylight lit, fully finished lower level beneath the garden level. Currently used as a recreation room and home gym, 11-foot-high ceilings and gallery-style walls afford this space to have many different uses. This floor also has a large storage area and mechanicals room. Highlights of this special home includes reclaimed Wormy Chestnut Floors, radiant hydronic in-floor heating, 6 restored wood burning fireplaces (4 with restored original mantels), Tensui Water Filtration System, Dornbracht Fixtures and ER Butler & Co Hardware, Control 4 Home Automation System, whole house Lutron Lighting system.
2036 Fifth Avenue   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 422128
Price: $7,325,000
Floors: 5
Approx Sq Ft: 8,000
Nghbd: West Harlem
A meticulous restoration led by award-winning architect, Jeffery Povero of Povero&Company, results in this immaculate 20 wide, 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom single-family townhouse, featuring approximately 8,000-square-feet of light-flooded interiors with gorgeously restored woodwork and custom details.Upon entering the homes parlor floor you are greeted with soaring 12 ceilings, original dark-wood wainscoting and a gracious central hallway that leads you to the back parlor lounge outfitted with one of three gas fireplaces throughout the home. The centerpiece of this room is a vintage bar that was sourced from an old hotel and restored with new appliances, plumbing and electrical including two running, built-in taps. A fully stocked butlers pantry allows for the convenience of easy entertaining. Original double doors lead you to one of the homes four outdoor spaces - a stunning 500 sqft terraced garden.The elegantly restored wood staircase leads you up to a sun-drenched, loft-like living and dining area overlooking 5th Avenue. The adjacent pro-grade kitchen, which can be closed off by two custom pocket doors for entertaining, is every chefs dream! It includes custom cabinetry, a massive island countertop with a farmhouse sink, two side-by-side 6-burner Wolf ranges, a Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, separate beverage refrigerator, wine refrigerator and an oversized pantry. Two floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to an intimate outdoor deck with a built-in grill for al fresco dining.The third floor features the Primary bedroom suite which hosts a gas fireplace, custom walk-in-closet and a stunning five fixture bathroom outfitted with Nero Marquina marble, a double vanity and separate water closet. Right outside the door is a private, outdoor Jacuzzi which provides a quiet respite in the city. After a soak, step into the cozy library/den for a quiet read or movie night.The top floor features three additional bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a large laundry room and a magical, hidden office. Atop this five story home is a magnificent fully furnished roof deck with a built-in grill, a dining table for 8 under a wood pergola and an irrigation system to maintain the lush garden and landscaping.The garden level of the home is currently used as a production office and includes a ten seat home theater. The basement has a rec room, wine cellar, workshop/gym and plenty of storage. Additional modern features to this historic home include central AC, Lutron lighting throughout as well as a home automation Savant system.2036 Fifth Avenue is located a block from the great thoroughfare of 125th Street, a vibrant boulevard lined with restaurants, shops and cultural icons such as the Studio Museum of Harlem and the world-renowned Apollo Theater.Central Harlem is one of New Yorks most historic neighborhoods, an early 20th century mecca for music, dance and nightlife. Surrounded by historic blocks of townhouses and adjacent to pocket parks and tree-lined streets.
39 West 95th Street   (Click address for more details)
Listing #: 243351
Price: $5,500,000
Floors: 6
Approx Sq Ft: 3,400
Sect: Upper West Side
Imagine finding yourself on one of the most desired tree-lined townhouse blocks of the Upper West Side, a few feet away from Central Park, and discover a magnificent brownstone, located at 39 West 95th Street, you will certainly want to call it Home. Upon entering the residence, your eyes will immediately be charmed by the elegance, the light, the exposures and views of the trees from both sides, large windows, high ceilings, and the most gracious living space. The spacious dining and kitchen area will call upon your cooking expertise! The home has 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 wood burning fireplaces. Every room is sun filled. The bucolic garden is very deep and gets fabulous sun all day. You have the option to use the ground floor apartment as your separate office, gym, rooms for your extended family, or you could use it as income producing, given its separate private entrance under the stoops. The home is located between Central Park and Riverside Park, a few blocks from Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, with some of the best private and public schools, and all means of transportation.
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