Grand Scale Elegance on West 74th Street. This impressive single family limestone and brick townhouse was built in 1896 by renowned architect and mansion specialist C.P.H. Gilbert. Boasting 22 feet of width with five stories plus basement, the home has been impeccably maintained over the years, retaining myriad old world architectural details, but embellishing with the modern conveniences required for life in the 21st Century. 7 Bedrooms, 5 Full Bathrooms plus 2 Half Baths, with a triple parlor that is an entertainer’s dream. Above it all is a luscious planted roof deck with plumbing and a gas line. Just half a block from Riverside Park, with access to the Hudson River Greenway, the home also offers close proximity to subways, Fairway, The Beacon Theatre, and all the great shopping and dining options of the Upper West Side.
A massive eat-in kitchen with Double Miele Refrigerator, Two Miele Ovens, Bosch Dishwasher, tons of cabinet storage, abundant counter seating plus separate breakfast nook, large pantry and a built in Miele Coffee System. Large Bedroom/Den with decorative fireplace and adjacent full bathroom.
Magnificent foyer with fireplace is highlighted by the grand staircase. Front Parlor with fireplace. Formal Dining Room with Original Mahogany Wood Panelling, built-in cabinetry and an adjacent Butler’s Pantry with dumbwaiter and half bath. 11 Foot ceilings and impeccably maintained original inlaid wood floors throughout.
Primary Bedroom Suite boasts over 600sf, with fireplace, a five-fixture ensuite bath including a deep soaking tub. Beautifully outfitted oversized walk-in closet. Large and stately Living Room/Library with original built-in bookcases and original Tiffany glass transom window.
Three Bedrooms. One “second primary” that enjoys the house’s full width and has a fireplace and ensuite bath. The other two are serviced by an adjacent full bath, and one has a built-in Murphy Bed and doubles as a home office with a lovely terrace. Laundry Room with sink.
Two More bedrooms—one currently set up as a home gym, with and adjacent full bathroom with Dry Sauna. Large Recreation Room with wet bar and dishwasher, to facilitate rooftop entertaining. Additional half bath.
Lush Planted Roof Garden Terrace with plumbing and gas lines.
Abundant Storage, Mechanicals, and Two Large Wine Cellars