Rarely available! Stunning, airy Beaux-Arts duplex of sprawling proportions in prime Upper West Side. The elegance and splendor of old New York with every modern upgrade and all the convenience of a full service luxury building.
This magnificent, one of a kind, eleven room home in the legendary Dorilton building is brimming with the exquisite charm of its era. Turn of the century details include high ceilings, French doors, inlaid wood floors, juliet balconies, stained glass windows and four fireplaces. Approximately 4,000 square feet offers the flexibility to accommodate all of your lifestyle needs. As soon as you enter through the gates of 171 West 71st Street you know you are somewhere extraordinarily special. Built in 1902, the Dorilton stands in its own class of iconic architecture.
Upon entering you are welcomed by a gracious 30' entry gallery flooded with sunlight from floor-to-ceiling french doors leading to a juliet balcony. Enjoy wide open views to the south & west, which is extremely rare to come by in a prewar building. A grand living room, formal dining room with french doors and stained glass windows, both with fireplaces, exude elegance at its very finest. Perfect for entertaining. A double primary suite features a sitting room, dressing room and glamorous bathroom with stall shower and soaking tub. Kitchen, oversized maid's room with full bath and guest powder room complete the 8th floor. An elegant, windowed winding staircase leads to the 7th floor with 2-3 additional bedrooms plus an informal living room and great room - ideal for day to day living. A large windowed, chef's kitchen features top of the line appliances complete with maid's room and full bath. Central AC. Washer/dryer in-unit.
Full-time doorman and live-in resident manager. Beautiful common roof deck.