506 East 87th Street, Upper East Side
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Beautifully renovated and recently re-configured in August 2014, this circa 1899 single family townhouse with a garage is situated on a lovely tree-lined block near Carl Schurz Park. Measuring approximately 4,125 square feet with an additional full basement, the house has 4/5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, six working fireplaces and three outdoor spaces. The core of the house is on the garden level, built 67 feet deep, with a garage, an open plan kitchen/dining/great room and a 31-foot garden. The large garage boasts electronic overhead doors and electronically controlled privacy gates, comfortably accommodating large vehicles. An entertainer's dream, the kitchen includes a 13-foot, granite-topped island, custom cabinetry and high-end stainless steel appliances including an eight-burner cooktop, double ovens and two dishwashers. The dining/great room features a gas fireplace, four skylights and a wall of sliding glass doors opening to a south-facing, lushly planted garden with a fountain.
The parlor floor with its 11-foot ceilings houses a front parlor, a rear parlor with a butler's kitchen containing a 118-bottle, 2-zone wine refrigerator and an adjoining sunroom. This floor can easily be opened to create one large space or the rear parlor can be readily converted into an in-law suite. The third floor is the master suite, with two gracious bathrooms outfitted with a soaking tub, spa showers and heated floors, a separate office and private 10-foot by 17-foot terrace with lovely views of the garden below. The fourth floor incorporates three bedrooms and two additional bathrooms. Amenities include washer/dryers on the basement level and the fourth floor, two air-conditioning systems, two water heaters and updated mechanicals. Along with easy access to the FDR and cross-town buses, this is the finest house with a garage on the market under $10 million.
Real Estate Taxes: $22,356/year