Exceptional 28-foot wide, elevator Anglo-Italianate townhouse on Stuyvesant Square Park. The elegant building has a three bay facade, round-arched doors and windows, a lovely foliate patterned cast-iron balcony that runs the width of the edifice and a paneled cornice. The five-story, 6,494-square-foot house, with an additional 1,950 square feet for the lower level, was built in the 1850's and currently includes a five-bedroom, four-story owner's residence and two one-bedroom units that can easily be converted into a single family home. Beautifully renovated, the house has high ceilings, a grand winding staircase, five fireplaces, arched doorways, skylights and original moldings.
The Clive Christian eat-in kitchen has limestone countertops, high-end appliances, a separate office and direct access to the charming garden. Additionally there is a formal dining room, music room, media room and a front garden. The master is en-suite with a private terrace and a walk-in closet. 243 offers lovely south facing park views of the historic square. Heating, air and plumbing have all been updated and the building has a sprinkler system and two washer/dryers. The home is located in the Stuyvesant Square Historic District.