Exceptional 28-foot wide, elevator Anglo-Italianate townhouse on Stuyvesant Square Park. The elegant building has a three bay facade, round-arched doors and windows, a lovely foliate patterned cast-iron balcony that runs the width of the edifice and a paneled cornice. The five-story, 6,494-square-foot house, with an additional 1,950 square feet for the lower level, was built in the 1850's and currently includes a five-bedroom, four-story owner's residence and two one-bedroom units that can easily be converted into a single family home. Beautifully renovated, the house has high ceilings, a grand winding staircase, five fireplaces, arched doorways, skylights and original moldings.The Clive Christian eat-in kitchen has limestone countertops, high-end appliances, a separate office and direct access to the charming garden. Additionally there is a formal dining room, music room, media room and a front garden. The master is en-suite with a private terrace and a walk-in closet. 243 offers lovely south facing park views of the historic square.
Sold | $13,500,000
506 East 87th Street , Upper East Side
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.
Sold | $6,336,000
135 East 38th Street, Midtown East
This beautiful 1864 townhouse is one of Murray Hill's largest homes. The elegant edifice is situated on an attractive tree-lined block. Approximately 5,780 square feet with an additional full basement, the property has two residential units and one commercial space with a private entrance. Many period details remain, including fireplace surrounds, curving staircases, wooden shutters and hardwood floors. Amenities include 11.5-foot ceilings on the parlor floor, planted garden and balcony, direct stairs and bulkhead to the roof, two renovated kitchens and laundry in both units. There are exposures on four sides, highlighted by an immense oriel window, which is the main architectural feature on the front facade. The building can be delivered vacant and is perfect for a large single family home, live/work, investment or a small embassy. Air rights include an additional 1,700+ square feet buildable. Minutes away from Grand Central, Metro North and Subways.
Sold | $6,000,000
17 Minetta Street, Greenwich Village
Located on a private mews in Greenwich Village, this extraordinary 19th century Federal townhouse was renovated in 2008 by two of New York's leading architects and designers, Zhenya Merkulova and Alan Tanksley, and is in mint condition. The home is accessed through a gated mews which leads to a private garden along the rear of the building that has been transformed into a wall of windows, while the front facade maintains its traditional character. The four story edifice with a full basement has exposures on three sides, creating a sunny and inviting space. The modernist interiors are grounded by a stunning metal semi-oval staircase featuring lit pictographs reminiscent of civil-war era daguerreotypes. An open floor plan encompasses the living, dining and kitchen areas. The master floor boasts extensive closet space and an exquisite spa-like bathroom with a fireplace.
Sold | $5,676,000
16 Cheever Place, Brooklyn
Location, value and charm: a three-unit townhouse on one of Cobble Hill's most Instagram worthy blocks.
The owner's duplex has a large full-floor living space with an open dining area and a big renovated kitchen which leads to a spacious private garden. There are two bedrooms, an interior den, two baths, laundry, and a usable 800-square-foot sky lit basement that is not included in the square footage.
Additionally, there are two one-bedroom, floor-through rental units with renovated eat-in kitchens and baths, and individual laundry. They rent out at approximately $3,000 per month each or can be combined with the owners' duplex.Built in 1899, this 3,400-square-foot residence is 16’7” x 50' on an 88’5” lot. The property can be delivered vacant.The central Cobble Hill location is ideal for great local stores and dynamic restaurants. Union Market, Staubitz Market, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Carroll Park and the F/G trains (Bergen Street) are all nearby.
A great home in a great neighborhood.
Sold | $2,730,000