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Built in 1916, this gracious 20 foot wide, 4 story townhouse exudes a refined elegance. Soaring ceiling heights, a beautiful garden, abundant light and charm fill this single family home which is in great condition. Offering 11 rooms, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths and a large eat-in-kitchen that leads to a Family/Dining Room and opens onto a lovely planted Garden. The second floor has 14 foot ceilings, an expansive Gallery, an oversized Living Room and a wonderful paneled Library. Mayor Koch was inaugurated twice in this very Living Room and the famed pianist and band leader Peter Duchin lived in this wonderful Townhouse. The third floor has a large Master Bedroom facing South with tree views, a Study, two Baths and a Dressing Area. The fourth floor has 4 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. 159 East 71st Street is a perfect home for everyday living and for entertaining. The home is located in one of the Upper East Sides’ most desirable neighborhoods, convenient to great schools, wonderful restaurants, shops, galleries and museums. While there is no elevator currently there is a space identified for installation.