39 West 70th St - Upper West Side, New York
On one of the most beautiful Central Park blocks this Upper West Side brownstone townhouse has undergone a meticulous gut restoration of unparalleled quality. Originally built in 1910, the approximately 6600sf (above grade), 5 story home has 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 half baths, 5 gas fireplaces, a rear garden patio, terrace, two balconies and a full roof deck. Period-correct wood paneling and wide-plank flooring has been used throughout. The original 5-story oak staircase was restored in place and still retains it intricately woven and carved wood spandrel. Reproduction or reclaimed brass hardware has been used to set off the period-correct doors and moldings throughout the home. Waterworks plumbing fixtures have been used exclusively in the kitchen and all bathrooms. All windows, doors and skylight are new.The garden floor has a large recreation room with exposed brickwork and gas fireplace. A large den with attached laundry room/pantry leads out directly on to the back patio. Elevator access is from the garden level up to the third floor. The Parlor floor has a furniture-quality kitchen with custom designed cabinetry, marble countertops and back splash as well as Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. The dining room is located between the kitchen and the generously proportioned living room. The living room is a perfect space for entertaining, relaxing by the fireplace or having breakfast out on the charming balcony overlooking the garden. Also on this floor is a home office and guest powder room. On the third floor is the master suite with full marble bath, stall shower and claw footed soaking bathtub as well as a large dressing room/walk-in closet. Also on this floor is a south-facing sitting room with wet bar and powder room. Four more bedrooms with ensuite baths are located on the fourth and fifth floors. Currently the front bedroom on the fifth floor has been set up as a home gym with basketball court. The full roof deck is constructed from cedar, ipe woods and slate. The house has all new mechanicals, including 7-zone air conditioning system. Extensive sound deadening insulation was used in the walls and floors. Reproduced high-tank toilets and claw-foot tubs have been used where appropriate. The house has been pre-wired for any AV system of choice. This house was renovated to the highest standards and has never been lived in.
This listing courtesy of Corcoran Group