115 East 38th Street New York, NY 10016

$9,500,000 5 Bedrooms6 Full / 1 Partial Baths6,615 sq. ft.

115 East 38th Street

Total # of Rooms: 10
Interior: 6,615 sq. ft. (approx.)
Exterior: 1,200 sq. ft. (approx.)
tax (annual): $48,362 
Web #: 00111333

The 1865 facade of this Second Empire elevator townhouse belies the striking 21st century American interiors, luxurious finishes & state-of-the art systems within. The 71 houses of the Murray Hill Historic District survive as a cohesive enclave with a distinct sense of place and a rich social & cultural history from the 19th century to the present day. A storied provenance: the 1st owner, Selah Reeves Van Duzer, was descended from 2 of the city's oldest families. Published in House Beautiful, 1924 by owner, author Sophie Kerr Underwood. Purchased by Award-winning jewelry designer & Warhol subject Kenneth J. Lane in the late 1960s, sold to Liza Minelli in 1977. Fully renovated in 2016 to the current owners’ exacting standards with 6 working fireplaces & brand new 6 zone, gas-fired HVAC. In pristine condition and ready for immediate occupancy, with superb proportions and clean high-style finishes.

An open plan, fully equipped Chef’s Kitchen, leads to an informal & a formal Dining Room which open onto a Media/Family Room overlooking a beautifully landscaped Garden. A Powder Room completes this delightful floor. The Parlour Floor boasts 12’ ceilings. A light-flooded, south-facing Library with bar is adjacent to the elegant Entry Gallery and elevator with a stunning brass raised-paneled door. A striking ebonized elliptical stair spirals up 5 stories. The expansive Living Room boasts a fireplace and a wall of French doors open onto a balcony and overlooking the Garden. Upstairs, a luxurious Master Bedroom floor includes a Dressing Room and a lavish Master Bathroom. Two floors contain 4 additional Bedrooms, each with an en-suite Bathroom. A Sixth Floor Library with fireplace and wet bar leads to large Roof Terrace. Distinguished by an open and airy floorplan, terraces and stunning vistas of the Empire State & Chrysler Buildings, 115 East 38th Street unifies under a single roof all the best of 3 centuries.


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Interior Features

Total Rooms
# of Rooms: 10
Bedroom Information
# of Bedrooms: 5
Bathroom Information
# of Full Bathrooms: 6
# of Half Bathrooms: 1
Kitchen Information
Chef's Kitchen
Design Features
Fireplace(s): 7
Hardwood Flooring
Stone Countertops
Laundry Features
Washer/Dryer in Unit
Heating & Cooling
Central A/C
Other Features
Security System

Exterior Features

Type of Property
Other Features
Deck / Patio
City/Skyline View

Property/Lot Details

Building Amenities
Laundry Room
Rooftop Terrace
Security System
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