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First Floor Enter under the stoop to the ultimate in family living. The very best gourmet eat-in kitchen is outfitted with full-size fridge & freezer, 2 sinks, 2 dishwashers, 3 ovens, 6-burners & griddle/grill cooktop with vented hood, 2 warming drawers & wine fridge. Eat at the island or the large family table. A coffered ceiling mirrors the floor which is laid with alternating tile & wood, providing cushioning for the back & feet while doubling as a stunning decorative feature. Oversized French doors open to a landscaped garden large enough to accommodate 50 seated guests. Jerusalem stone is complemented by fully irrigated planting beds. There is a gas line for grilling & custom lighting creates a magical atmosphere. The hall connecting kitchen to family room serves as a walk-through pantry with custom designed doors & extensive storage. Adjacent is a south-facing family room with one of the home’s 8 stunning fireplaces. A windowed office with garden views, a beautiful powder room with hand-laid imported European tile & a back-stair leading to the formal dining room complete this floor.
Parlor Floor A meticulously restored brownstone stoop, front doors with original grillwork & frosted glass transom lead to the parlor floor--it’s an absolute showstopper. Ceiling heights soar to 13-ft and ornate plaster moldings in perfect condition are testaments to fine artisan craftsmanship. The south-facing living room has an extraordinary fireplace, Venetian-glazed walls, gold leaf trim, wainscoting & original wooden shutters on oversized windows, all painstakingly restored. Here is one of Manhattan’s most impressive private dining rooms, featuring an extraordinary fireplace hearth, original stained glass windows, coffered ceiling with plaster molding detail & an original oak breakfront--absolutely breathtaking. A fully outfitted butler’s pantry reached via the back stair enables staff to serve discreetly; sit-down dinners for 80 can be readily accommodated.
Third Floor The master suite is the pinnacle of luxury living--elegant & casually chic. Ceilings remain high at 11-ft. On the south side is the library, with bowed windows, another incredible fireplace hearth, exceptionally beautiful patterned hardwood floors and original oak pocket doors with stamped hardware. The master bedroom has ample space for a king-size bed, chaise and additional seating with double walk-in custom outfitted & windowed dressing rooms. The ultra luxe master bath is marble-clad, with Jacuzzi tub & 2 sinks.
Fourth Floor Three additional bedrooms, 2 with en suite baths, both with magnificent fireplace hearths. A side room has existing plumbing for an upstairs laundry.
Fifth Floor A huge office spans the entire north side of the floor, with 3 windows, built-ins, wet bar & skylight. There are 2 additional bedrooms, 2 full baths, a gorgeous original stained glass skylight & huge storage room. A kitchen could be added should one wish to convert the floor to staff quarters.
Lower Level State-of-the-art home theater with a ceiling that lights up the constellations, 2,000+ bottle wine cellar with barrel-vaulted ceiling, gym, laundry & abundant storage.
Additional Features A commercial grade elevator (fits 4 adults) services all 6 floors. Southern exposures. 8 fireplaces. Artisan-tiled bathrooms. Thick walls insure quiet & privacy. Oversized custom closets & cleverly designed storage--there’s even a “garage” for bikes, skis & other gear. Lutron lighting, 6-zone HVAC, Crestron system with Sonos, CAT-5 wiring and pro security system.
This 25-ft brownstone is exquisite, luxurious, rare--and move-in ready!