A meticulously restored 1845 Greek Revival elevator townhouse on one of the best blocks of Greenwich Village’s landmark-protected Gold Coast. At 25’ wide on a 106’ lot, the 5 story house measures 6,750 sf with a 1,250 sf basement and 2,750 sf of beautifully landscaped gardens and terraces. With a rich architectural, social and cultural history, 19 West 12th Street has been home to luminaries in the fields of law, the performing arts and philanthropy.
The light-flooded Parlor floor includes a gracious Entry, a well-proportioned Living Room and a Dining Room which overlooks a Terrace through a wall of French doors. A Wet-Bar and Powder Room complete this floor. Upstairs are 3 large Bedrooms, each with an en-suite travertine Bathroom and ample closets, a Library/Media Room, a Study, and a Powder Room. The Fifth floor boasts a dramatic sky-lit Master Bedroom Suite with ceilings rising to 15’, an adjacent sky-lit Dressing Room and an oversized Master Bathroom finished in fine Calacatta marble. A Roof Garden enjoys expansive views of the southern city skyline.
A gated Garden Entry opens onto a wide Hall lined with 8 floor-to-ceiling closets. A Staff/Guest suite with Kitchen and en-suite Bathroom, a Powder Room and a spectacular custom-designed Chef’s Kitchen and Dining/Family Room complete this floor. The Kitchen, finished in rustic wide-planked flooring, is outfitted with a professional Wolf stove with grill, two Miele double ovens, warming drawers, and microwave, two Gaggeneu dishwashers, a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, wine cooler and 2 beverage drawers. A large Dining/Family Room overlooks the verdant 41’ deep Garden, complete with a dining pergola, through a wall of French doors. A 1,250’ Basement houses all mechanical systems and includes the Laundry Room, supplemental refrigeration, a wine cabinet and two large storage rooms. Mechanicals include McIntosh central air conditioning, and sophisticated media, lighting and security systems.