Located in the prime CarnegieHill area on a beautiful tree-lined street, steps from legendary Central Park, surrounded by museums, quaint shops, restaurants, and schools, this notable five-story home was built in 1920 and is 20’ wide and 68’ deep. Lot 100’. Skilled stone workers carved ornate designs into the brownstone, producing the distinctive, elegant façade. Over 7000 sq. ft. of interior space and 944 sq. ft. of glorious, planted garden and terraces.
A wrought-iron gate opens onto both an elevated sandstone staircase with an iron handrail and secondary service entrance with planted trees and flowers. French-style glass doors lead to a vestibule ahead of a stunning parlor floor which features a magnificent double-size living room separated by a massive solid wood pocket door. Soaring ceilings and sweeping circular stairs with a beautiful mahogany railing and a skylight. There are gorgeous herringbone parquet floors, fireplaces, carved wood crown moldings, transom windows, and wainscoting throughout. A butler’s pantry and first floor elevator landing complete the parlor floor.
Garden Level: Windowed chefs eat-in kitchen with wood cabinetry, a cozy banquet breakfast arrangement, all top-of-the-line double appliances, and a ton of storage. Separate street entrance for all deliveries, as well as an individual laundry room. Powder room near elevator landing. The north side has a handsome informal sitting room with a fireplace, as well as a unique dining room with garden views, surrounded by exposed red brick walls with arresting arches. A commodious home office is tucked underneath the stairs leading to the butler’s pantry.
2nd Floor: Primary north-facing outsize bedroom overlooking the planted garden, with two sumptuous bathrooms and ample closet space. Striking south-facing den/library with three large windows, enhanced by the original wood shutters and decorative wood trim. Fireplaces and 10’ high ceilings throughout complete this floor.
3rd Floor: Two glamorous, sun-filled bedrooms each with ensuite baths, plus a peaceful glass-enclosed private reading/meditation room. 10’ ceilings, multiple windows and closets galore.
4th Floor: Extravagant south-facing king-size bedroom with windowed tile/marble bath. Two north-facing junior bedrooms with a tile bath and abundant closet space. 10’ ceilings.
5th Floor A set-back, spectacular, multiple-use top floor with south-facing terrace, 8’ 7"ceilings, wet bar, library-style built-ins, fireplace, and superb light from all-around windows.
“And not to be forgotten, there is an additional planted roof terrace with pretty open views.”
Finished Basement: Temperature-controlled wine closet, tons of storage, and mechanicals.
The home boasts state-of-the-art modern living accommodations such as central air, wifi, stereo system, humidification system, water purifying filter, irrigation system, and much more. This lovingly maintained home is for elegant entertaining and casual living, with seven handsome bedrooms, six full marble/tiled baths, and a powder room. Library as well as multi usage top floor sun- room. Elevator.
Listing Agent Contact Details: Olga Reindlova ''Neulist'' - O. +1 212.606.7707 - M. +1 917.821.1116