Rare opportunity to own a Garden Floor in a historic townhouse in the West Village.
Own a piece of history with enormous private gardens on a tree-lined block in the West Village, near the Hudson River Park and Meatpacking neighborhoods. 23 Bethune Street is an exquisite brick townhouse built c.1837. The garden floor features massive working fireplaces, a patio just off the kitchen for outdoor dining and an enormous lush garden with magnolia, hydrangea, rhododendron and more. Located on one of the most a beautiful tree-lined blocks, on Bethune Street between Washington and Greenwich Street.
Truly an ode to its era, all the historic details in this home have been preserved: century-old wide floor boards, original fireplaces, and antique wrought iron window / door grating. Enjoy the lovely south-facing living room with wonderful sunlight, a garden door, a bay window, and bird song!
The generous 16’2 × 15' bedroom easily fits a king sized bed and much more. This room has newly added recessed lighting and a large fireplace with original marble mantel. Adjacent to the bedroom is a renovated bathroom with antique brass fixtures, classic subway tiling, a pedestal sink, and a deep porcelain bathtub.
The Provence-inspired kitchen features Verde Costa Esmeralda marble countertops, custom cabinetry, Travertine floors, sun-drenched windows, and its own door to a patio dining area surrounded by magnificent English ivy. Just above is a 27' × 22' private garden that is the ultimate escape from city life. Lush and quiet, this garden features a giant flowering Magnolia Tree, blue Hydrangea, Wysteria, Viburnum, Rhododendron, Oak leaf hydrangea, Amelmlanchier, Japanese andromeda, Winter hazel, Bottle brush buckeye, and Spirea.
Truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a historic West Village property with private outdoor space, 21-23 Bethune Street is a well-established intimate pre-war co-op on a quintessential West Village street. Two blocks from Abingdon Square with its weekly green-market, the High Line, the Hudson River Park, the bike lane along the Hudson River, Pier 45, and some of the best shopping and dining in Manhattan, in both the West Village and the Meatpacking District which is now home to Hermès, Louboutin, Restoration Hardware, Loro Piana, and the Whitney Museum. Pets are permitted.