Rare Grand Twenty-five Footer on Best Central Park Block
18 West 76th Street
Park proximity and privilege on a grand scale await at 18 West 76th Street. Located on one of the most coveted blocks on the Upper West Side, this Beaux-Arts mansion boasts twenty-five feet of width, five-and-a-half stories, soaring ceilings, and a gorgeous historic facade. The townhouse was constructed in 1899 by renowned architects Cleverdon & Putzel as the first in a row of four Beaux-Arts mansions. It is now vacant and ready for a modern renovation.
The proposed renovation includes approximately 10,000 square feet of sun-filled living space with elevator access and a large, south-facing garden. Additionally, the plan will create an enormous living room for formal entertaining, a chef’s kitchen with access to a terrace overlooking the garden, and a luxurious, floor-through master suite. The upper floors will host three more gracious bedrooms with ensuite baths, home office, family room, and a bonus “penthouse” level that opens to a roof deck.
This townhouse is a rare find. A discerning buyer will create and customize a real New York City dream house.
Newly Renovated Eco-Townhouse with Elevator on Prime Park Block
53 West 71st Street
ANNOUNCEMENT: 53 West 71st Street is Officially the 2nd Building in Manhattan to receive a Passive House Certification!
This sunny and stunning single-family home will dazzle you with its openness and luxury. Tall windows flood every floor with sunlight, and a double-height ceiling on the garden floor makes a striking impression. With four different outdoor spaces and a coveted location, this is a home that will bring you endless delight.
Baxt/Ingui, premier residential architects, have completed breathtaking brand-new renovation, giving this house not only new splendor, but state-of-the-art systems. This is a “passive house,” which means it has been completely sealed against drafts. As a result, you have an ultra-efficient, ecologically sound home which takes less energy and money to keep warm, while keeping out noise and pests. A sophisticated ventilation system tempers the fresh air that constantly flows into the house. Triple-glazed windows are “passive house” certified and landmark approved, preserving both warmth and elegance.
Convert this extra-wide neo-Georgian mansion to the single-family home of your dreams, or move into the luxurious owner’s unit and collect rental income! High ceilings and majestic sweeping space, rare for a townhouse, define this secluded home. Located a short walk from Lincoln Center, this cul-de-sac block provides privacy as well as the advantages of a side street populated with turn-of-the-century townhouses. Designed by George Keister, an architect famous for such New York landmarks as the Apollo Theater, the Beaux-Arts style Belasco Theater, and the American Airlines Theater (Roundabout). He also designed the McAlpin-Miller House, which was purchased by the Carnegie family and is now part of the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design.
Magnificent Single-Family Townhouse With Enhanced Old World Details
131 West 69th Street
Part of a sophisticated row designed by renowned architects Thom and Wilson, this late nineteenth-century townhouse has been brilliantly restored to its intended single-family glory. Generously appointed with rich wood wainscoting, paneled high ceilings, border-inlaid hardwood floors, and large windows, each of the five floors has a sense of openness and grandeur.
There are six fireplaces throughout as well as a magnificent staircase that connects formal entertaining spaces and private family bedrooms on the upper floors. A beautiful chef’s kitchen, climate-controlled wine cellar, and two outdoors spaces including a private roof deck off the master suite and a lovely rear garden complete this must-see home.Additionally, no expense was spared on the recently redone stoop and façade, boasting an attractive combination of Roman brick and Renaissance stylings that adds to the quintessential Upper West Side streetscape found on this desirable block.
The townhouse is located within walking distance of Central Park, Lincoln Center, world-class schools, classic neighborhood eateries, and all major transportation hubs.
Sun-filled Single-Family; Historic Details Infused with Contemporary Design
121 West 85th Street
Located in the heart of the West 80s, this townhouse
has six levels of living space and is an excellent balance of traditional
features and modern amenities. Reconverted from a multi-family to a
single-family townhouse in 2006, this home had undergone an additional
extensive renovation in 2012 and 2013. The upgrades include: renovations to the
wine cellar and gym, new floors and cabinets in the cellar level, new mantels
throughout, new kitchen downstairs, all bathrooms renovated, new wallpaper,
reconversion of the master dressing room, new home office on the 4th floor,
upgraded HVAC, and access to the terraces on two floors.
Much of the original detailed woodwork has been kept intact including
parquet floors, moldings, mantelpieces, transom windows, and banisters. Select
panels and doors have also been repurposed within the house to meld the old and
Boasting soaring ceilings and light-filled rooms, this home is warm and
welcoming. It features six fireplaces, a top-of-the-line kitchen with Miele and
Viking appliances, a grand master suite, home gym, and a 1,000 bottle wine
cellar. There are also several outdoor spaces including private terraces on the
third and fourth floors, a multi-level back deck off the parlour floor, and a
rear garden with tidy paver stones and mature trees.
Due to the fact the owner insisted on custom renovations, the quality of materials and attention to detail is second to none. You’ll never find this level care with a developer-renovated home.
A Chelsea Treasure Designed with Timeless Details and Loft-like Flow
483 West 22nd Street
Located on the most sought-after block in Chelsea and steps from the Highline lies a five-story treasure. This single-family townhouse is a harmonious blend of timeless formality and loft-like flow. Built in 1856, it has been meticulously maintained and thoughtfully renovated to suit any decor palate. The width of each room has been maximized with plaster to plaster construction while ensuring the preservation of nine original fireplaces as well as the gorgeous banister and newel post. Maple floors with walnut surrounds elegantly flow from room to room, and custom oxidized metal lighting fixtures and curtain rods designed by Jerry Van Deelen offer a unique continuity of style throughout.
The rear of the home boasts gardens galore. With both landscaped and hardscaped areas, this greenspace is a true oasis from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Located on the “Fifth Avenue of Chelsea.” This home is perfectly situated directly across from Clement Clarke Moore Park. This will guarantee unobstructed sunlight and views from its front facing windows and fabulous roof. It is also near the renowned Avenues World School. This six bedroom, five and a half bathroom townhouse truly has something to offer every new owner.
Best Park Block Townhouse. Single-Family Buyers: Bring Your Contractors!
56 West 76th Street
This handsome five-story townhouse is located on one of the most desirable blocks on the Upper West Side. Central Park is only a few steps away. This lovely park block is tree-lined and almost completely townhouse-flanked. Currently configured as ten rental units, this townhouse needs only your creative touch to transform it into your ideal single-family mansion in an unbeatable location.
Vacant 25-Foot Clarence True with Original Details
311 West 91st Street
Enjoy the soaring ceilings, extravagant width, and original details of this lovely Clarence True original. Original details permeate the building, with exposed brick, fireplaces on each floor, a Juliet balcony, and original oak paneling throughout. This home is situated on a lovely townhouse block; Clarence True designed the entire block. The unique top duplex features a dramatic double-height ceiling and splendid light. With twenty-five feet of width, a sizable garden, and great bones, this building is perfectly suited to become a single-family or live-with-income opportunity. It is currently configured as three units: a floor-through garden apartment and two luxury duplexes. Bring your contractor. Building will be delivered vacant.
Sophisticated Luxury in the Heart of the West 80s
West 88th Street
If you’ve been looking for the opportunity to customize an iconic New York City townhouse, this Upper West Side building is for you. The historic façade has been restored and is one of four in a gorgeous row on West 88th Street. Inside, the townhouse has been completely gutted, and is the site of exciting, new construction. All of the architectural design, permitting, framing, and installation of top-of-the-line systems is finished. It is now ready for your vision and custom finishing touches.
Highlights include: a fabulous double-height ceiling at the rear of the garden and parlour floors; an incredible glass elevator that ascends through the center of the townhouse from the cellar to fifth floor; efficient radiant heat throughout; a new bonus floor with two roof decks; a wonderful South-facing garden surrounded by low-profile townhouses. Set on a beautiful tree-lined street near Central Park, the Museum of Natural History, and great shopping, this 18-foot, 5-story, single family is ideal for high-end, sophisticated townhouse living.
Riverside Park 20-Footer with Amazing Parlour Floor
329 West 88th Street
Delight in soaring
ceilings, sun-drenched rooms, and charming original details in this
twenty-foot, Riverside Park-block townhouse. The parlour and garden levels host
a well-appointed owner’s duplex. Featuring three fireplaces, rich wainscoting,
gorgeous border-inlaid floors, country-style eat-in kitchen, and a rustic
wood-beamed ceiling in the garden level den, the unit is warm and inviting.
The upper floors
contain six, one-bedroom apartments. Each unit has enormous windows and
maintains graceful architectural elements while making space for modern
amenities. The building is located on a wonderful tree-lined block with
undisturbed townhouse rows on both sides, and is just steps from the Soldiers
and Sailors Monument, dog parks, playground, and great public transportation.
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