Located on a beautiful and quiet tree lined street, this house - measuring just under 4,000 sq' including the finished basement - has been taken down to the studs and completely rebuilt. The renovation seemlessly blends contemporary living while paying homage to the house's historic roots. All new mechanicals, multi-zone central ac, windows, wide plank floors, appliances and structure have been installed.
GROUND FLOOR: The ground floor serves as the more casual of the two living spaces. There is a mudroom with an ample coat closet and space for a bench and extra storage, half bathroom, open plan kitchen with Carrarra marble countertops, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, AGA stove and a casual sitting area with a gas fireplace that opens onto the landscaped and irrigated garden. Ceiling height: 8'
PARLOR FLOOR: The parlor floor with almost 11' ceilings is accessed by the brownstone stoop. There is a formal dining room, butler's pantry with a Bosch dishwasher and ice maker, and living room with a wood burning fireplace. Ceiling height: 10' 9"
SECOND FLOOR: Currently configured as a primary bedroom suite with two bedrooms both with original marble fireplaces, a bathroom with a double sink and claw foot tub and shower, walk in closet and linen closet. Ceiling height: 10'.
THIRD FLOOR: Two bedrooms both with original marble fireplaces, bathroom with a double sink, vented washer/dryer and access to the roof. Ceiling height: 9' 10"
FINISHED BASEMENT: 3' was excavated yielding 800 sq' of addional living space. There is a full bathroom, two storage rooms, an additional vented washer/dryer as well as a separate mechanical room. Ceiling height: 8'
Further enhancing this amazing property is a neighborhood Block Association that is well known for its dedication to block preservation of beauty and aesthetic maintenance. The townhouse, located on the south side of 69th street between First and Second Avenues, is in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Manhattan. A block away from the renovated St. Catherine's Park and Playground and near the newly created Q line as well as the 6 line and crosstown buses. Grocery stores, restaurants, dry cleaners and drugstores are all close by.
There is additional FAR available. Sold by Owner/Broker.