This 26' wide Greek Revival townhouse with elevator was built in 1846 at 17 West 10th Street between fifth and sixth avenues. A most sought-after street with a rich mixture of architecture including Greek Revival and opulent Italianate. The block is replete with lush trees and gardens. In 1979 it was converted to a cooperative and currently houses 8 residential coops.
Number 5, the entire 5th floor consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (one with skylight, the other with a window), 2 working fireplaces, 4 exposures (including a direct view of the Empire State Building), and 13 windows providing continuous natural light all day from every room. Original wood floors and crown molding are throughout the home. Two south facing bedrooms are currently configured as an office and library and have views of the lovely trees and landmark townhouses on the street. The design of this home incorporates a loft-like layout with each living area seamlessly emerges into the next resulting in a magnificent great room. The main living area with its enormous collection of books, artifacts and working fireplace is warm and inviting. It flows into an expansive chef's kitchen that exudes a rustic warmth and is so inviting you'll be hard pressed to leave. It has top of the line appliances including a 5-burner stove top with a double burner oven, a Bosch dishwasher, extensive cabinetry throughout creating vast storage for your every need. The dining area is ideal for entertaining and features its own wood burning fireplace. The master bedroom with in-suite bath has excellent closets, but even more important, it is pin drop quiet with lovely open views to the north including a view of the Empire State Building in the distance. There is a washer/dryer in the apartment as well as laundry and private storage in the basement. Only one flight up you will find a fully planted roof deck with captivating views of the village and city.
Experience the wonderful qualities of townhouse living while benefiting from the services of a coop.