GEM STONE Welcome to the West Village, the most desired neighborhood in New York City and this the most sought after enclave in the West Village! The West Village with its rich architectural history and bucolic lifestyle has served as the muse for many artists and writers past and present. Eugene O'Neil,Jackson Pollock,E.E. Cummings and Jasper Johns called the West Village home and in modern times Sarah Jessica Parker,Matthew Broderick, Liv Tyler, Andy Warhol and Brooke Shields have called it home to name a few. This 25 Foot Wide Federal Style house with later 19th Century embellishments at 251 West 11th Street is both a New York City Landmark as part of the Greenwich Village Historic District and it is part of the Greenwich Village Historic District listed on the State and National Registers of historic places. This Beautiful three-story house is the Oldest on the block. It was one of two houses built in 1827 for Henry Potter,grocer and businessman. This is a Single Family home and categorized as an A 4 Residence.Situated on a beautiful Tree Lined street this beautiful Townhouse represents an exceptional opportunity to purchase an architecturally significant home in the Heart of the West Village! The wrought iron fence and railing in the front of the house sets the tone for the beauty within. Upon entering this amazing home one is immediately transported to a bygone era replete with its original Red Pine floors, 3 Decorative Fireplaces and sumptuous room sizes not typically found in prewar or modern buildings. As you enter the foyer the large living room with a decorative fireplace is on your left and leads you into the formal dining room. Additionally there is a renovated bathroom with a shower and a sun room/den on this level. You can access the beautiful landscaped Zen like garden from the sun room or from the finished basement. The second level is where we find the Huge Master Bedroom Suite with a connecting doorway to a Second Bedroom or Home Office. There is also a Massive 13' by 9' Dressing Room/ Closet with Beautiful Custom Shelving and Storage PLUS a Cedar Closet that is part of the Master Bedroom Suite which also has a Decorative Fireplace. There is another Renovated Bathroom as well. The Third Floor has another Master Bedroom plus Two more Bedrooms and a Renovated Bathroom. Each Floor has North and South Exposures with City Views. The Finished Basement has a huge Dining Room and Large Kitchen with Custom Cabinets. Additionally there is a laundry room with a table for folding your freshly laundered clothing and Half Bathroom with the mechanical's situated at the back of the basement..You may also go up to the Beautiful Zen Garden from here.This Townhouse has been lovingly maintained and to that end the owners recently installed all new gas lines from the street to the boiler,(the boiler is a few years old)new gas,electric and water meters, a New Hot Water Heater,a New Stove,a New Chimney for the Boiler and Hot Water Heater,New Sewage Lines from the House to the Street and New Full Access Panel to Plumbing and Sewer Lines. No cost was spared on these improvements and All were Inspected and Approved by Con Ed and The City. In short this Magnificent Gem of a Home offers the Grace,Charm and Warmth of a bygone Era with the conveniences of Modern Living. I look forward to showing it to you!!