54 East 81st St | TOWNHOUSE
54 EAST 81ST ST | New York, NY 10028
Nestled on a charming tree-lined block between Madison and Park Avenues, 54 East 81st Street is a grand single-family limestone mansion, beautifully reconstructed to the highest standard, throughout its approximately 8,375 square feet of magnificent interior space and approximately 2,040 square feet in the delightful South garden, balcony, and fully-finished roof deck with a hot tub.
Intelligently designed, this exceptional home features a high-speed Federal elevator, a snowmelt system in both the front and rear gardens, dumbwaiter with dual openings, a noise-cancellation and vibration dampening system between each floor, and a central vacuum system. An integrated smart-home AMX system controls the advanced 16-camera security system, Sonos audio, automated shades, Lutron lighting, televisions, 5 GHZ Wi-Fi, and a dual central heating/cooling system with two climate zones in each room.
A stunning Archimedean spiral staircase with oak risers and a cast iron filigree banister opens to a circular skylight, which allows abundant natural light to flood into the center of the home. Grand windows, astounding room proportions, and soaring ceilings throughout the residence create a bright, airy feel.
Impeccable home finishes include an exterior facade built of the finest Indiana limestone, walnut hardwood flooring, Calacatta marble countertops, and extensive custom millwork.
54 East 81st Street is situated in an unrivaled Upper East Side location, in close proximity to Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, amongst some of the best dining, shopping, museums and galleries New York City has to offer.
54 East 81st Street was once the address of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Turner Dana, a prominent Colonial family. Mr. and Mrs. Dana were descendants of Brigadier General John Morin Scott, a member of George Washington's council, and of the Continental Congress. ... more on SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/RPLU21920130338