20 East 78th Street

$26,500,000 7 Bedrooms8 Full / 2 Partial Baths8,760 sq. ft.

20 East 78th Street

20 East 78th Street
Total # of Rooms: 15
Interior: 8,760 sq. ft. (approx.)
tax (annual): $156,416 
Web #: 00110720

Perfectly situated just off Fifth Avenue on one of the city’s most prized and prettiest townhouse blocks, this stunning 25’ wide townhouse is noteworthy for its handsome limestone bow front and brick façade.

Sun-filled, open and airy, the approx. 8,760 sq. ft. house is comprised of a total of 5 stories plus an immaculately finished basement, with elevator access on each floor. This most attractive David Easton designed residence boasts quality construction throughout.

Entry is into a vestibule with bronze double doors then opening into a marvelous double height windowed Gallery that imbues the house with a distinctly European sensibility. Adjacent there is a grandly scaled Dining Room. Beyond, the wonderful eat-in Kitchen and Pantry are distinguished by superb wood cabinetry and a full complement of top of the line appliances. There is also a Mud Room and Powder Room as well as a bright and cheery Sun Room with views to a lovely planted Garden surrounded by beautiful green trellis clad walls.

A wide and graciously ascending staircase leads to the exceptional Parlor Floor which is distinguished by a broad and gracious landing, nearly 12’ high ceilings and hand-carved millwork. The tremendous Living Room and elegant wood-paneled Library both feature tree-line outlooks and wood-burning fireplaces. There is also a Service Kitchen with back stairs access and a conveniently placed Powder Room.

The big Master Bedroom Suite is accommodated on the 3rd Floor and incorporates a fireplace, two luxurious bathrooms, a large Dressing Area, abundant closets and a cozy Study. The 4th floor is comprised of 3 extraordinarily spacious and sunny Bedrooms; each with very ample closet space and ensuite Baths. There is also a south facing terrace. The top floor includes a large Play Room as well two Guest Rooms with ensuite Baths and a full size Laundry Room. A large basement with a wine cellar, a gym and numerous storage closets are situated on the lower level.

Serena Boardman

Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Associate Broker
o: (212) 606-7611


Interior Features

Total Rooms
# of Rooms: 15
Bedroom Information
# of Bedrooms: 7
Bathroom Information
# of Full Bathrooms: 8
# of Half Bathrooms: 2
Kitchen Information
Chef's Kitchen
Design Features
Fireplace(s): 4
Hardwood Flooring
Additional Rooms
Sun Room
Laundry Features
Washer/Dryer in Unit
Heating & Cooling
Central A/C
Other Features
Security System

Exterior Features

Type of Property
Other Features
City/Skyline View

Property/Lot Details

Building Amenities
Pet Friendly
Security System
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