This meticulously renovated six-story single family Carriage House has it all, unique and rare three car garage, convenient elevator to every floor, quiet and serene private oasis with its beautiful garden facing south and roof deck with beautiful views over the neighborhoods landmarks total of 1,246 exterior sqft . This 6,600 sqft, 5 bedroom 5,5 bath trophy property is filled with character, history and luxury modern convenience. This classic carriage house was built in 1903 and is one of only 75 left in New York City, renovated with no expense spared in 2007 including new pluming. The design was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and is a wonderful marriage of modern luxury with classic New York architectural grace.
Dramatic double height ceilings make this ideally suited to a buyer who wishes to display a significant art collection, as the sweep and drama of rarely seen high ceilings on every floor make this the perfect home to highlight large pieces on an elegant scale. Over sized windows throughout and approx.12’ ceilings on every floor, incredible light and views, the living room has been extended by a dramatic solarium, over sized chefs kitchen with Sub- Zero fridge, Wolf stove and high- end appliances and a separate dining area with double ceiling height makes this perfect for entertaining.
The master suite is lavishly located on the entire 6th floor, a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround, complimented by a small kitchenette, his and hers walk-in closet. The over sized spa like master bathroom has floor to ceiling tile, oversized Jacuzzi tub, double shower and is naturally lit by the skylights adorning the southern ceiling. This town house also includes a separate self-contained maid's quarters which features a windowed full bath, closet, and two large windows overlooking the garden. The English basement with unusually high ceilings feature, second chefs kitchen, dining area and fully equipped gym with sauna.
Special features includes a billiard room, a private south-facing library readily adaptable either as a guest room or office, exposed brick, central air, recessed lighting, built in speakers and Creston entertainment & maintenance system throughout, make this the rarest of Manhattan homes. This is truly prime Manhattan real estate as its best, located on one of Manhattans most fabulous blocks. The uncommonly combined elements of a private garage and garden, walls of light and privacy, and thoughtfully designed space renovation with no expense spared come together in a home destined to suit the lifestyle of households large or small in a wonderful style of living in Manhattan.