Charming Fully Furnished Single-Family Townhouse
in Convenient UWS Location for Rent
This inviting 4-story limestone townhouse was built in 1899 by Edward Chester Smith. This detail appointed home has been lovingly maintained and contains 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. There are numerous original details including inlaid hardwood flooring, intricate bannisters, baths featuring original marble and waterworks fixtures. Throughout the home you will find high ceilings, 3 working gas fireplaces, 4 decorative fireplaces and a dumbwaiter. This classic Upper West Side townhouse has all of the old-world charm with modern-day conveniences.
Located a short walk to both Riverside Park and Central Park you will fall in love with the convenience of life at 253 West 99th Street. Shopping, fine restaurants, schools, and access to the express 2/3 line at 96th Street truly gives you everything you need right outside your door.
The townhouse is delivered furnished; the owner is willing to entertain shorter term leases as well.
Upon entering the townhouse, you step into an elegant vestibule that opens into a comfortable reception area with a gas burning fireplace. Past the staircase, you are led into a large dining room adjoining the kitchen, which features Viking and Sub-zero appliances. Completing the space, and making the home perfect for entertaining, is the powder room tucked next to the kitchen.
Outside, the green backyard of the townhouse has ample room for entertaining and enjoying the sun.
The piece-de-resistance of the home becomes clear as you ascend the grand staircase to the parlour floor where a formal living room boasts nearly 11-foot ceilings with large windows bathing the room in southern light. On the other side of the stairs, the library features built-in shelves creating a cozy space to read a book or get some work done. A renovated bath adjoins the library.
The front of the third floor hosts a delightful junior primary suite. It includes a spacious bedroom with three South-facing windows and contains a gas burning fireplace and a luxurious marble ensuite bathroom. The rear of the floor features the main primary suite with a large ensuite bath.
There are three additional bedrooms on the fourth floor with a lovely, shared bath featuring radiant heat flooring.
The cellar of the townhouse is finished and dry, making it a great storage space. There is also a door offering direct access to the street, making it perfect for bicycle storage. The cellar contains a washer/dryer.