Rarely available landmark Northern Renaissance Revival townhouse located in the Hardenbergh/Rhinelander Historic District of Carnegie Hill. The lively exterior is clad in brick, terra cotta and brownstone. Iconic artist Andy Warhol lived in the historic district from 1960-1972 where he created the famed Campbell soup can works.
Situated on four levels, this unique home boasts a total of eight rooms including four bedrooms, chef's kitchen, formal dining room, receiving room, living room, three full baths, two half-baths, 5 fireplaces (four converted to gas), full basement and landscaped roof deck. There are hardwood floors (cherry and oak) throughout and the home is perfect for entertaining. It is also zoned for live/work possibilities.
Upon entering you are immediately transfixed by the soaring two story wood paneled foyer which beckons you to the gracious living areas inside. Stepping down to the garden level, you'll find a spacious eat-in chef's kitchen featuring cherry hardwood plank flooring, a center island with double sinks, granite counters, stainless Sub-Zero refrigerator, vented Viking stove with warming tray and two dishwashers (Fisher & Paykel and full size Asko). Hidden in a closet is a utility sink, perfect for storage of cleaning items. Immediately adjacent to the kitchen is a formal dining room with a gas fireplace and custom storage. There is also a powder room on this level as well as an enclosed patio accessible from French doors in the kitchen.
As you ascend the beautiful turned oak staircase you arrive at the parlor level which offers a formal receiving room with gas fireplace and concealed bar area. In the rear of the parlor level is a spacious living room/den/library with gas fireplace and a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear patio. There is a powder room and coat closet in the center hallway.
On the second level you will find the master bedroom suite with a gas fireplace, en-suite marble bath with separate tub and shower and double sinks, a walk-in closet and dressing area. The rear of the master suite floor has an additional room ideal as a bedroom, master sitting area or den. The third level offers two additional bedrooms (one with fireplace), two full baths, generous closet space and a laundry room. The crowning jewel of this home is the private landscaped roof garden accessible by a full-sized staircase from the top floor.
The full cellar offers a large washer and dryer and fantastic storage space. The house is heated and cooled by a three-zone system, has a natural gas furnace and has a whole-house triple water filter. Fabulous restaurants, shopping, public transportation, Central Park and the best of the Upper East Side are nearby.