A stately West Village Town Home in a country setting.
Built in 1852 , it sits in the middle of a magnificent row of Italianate houses, on the south side of West 12th street on one of the few remaining cobbled stone streets . The Parlor floor, with its soaring 12 foot ceilings, boasts exceptionally preserved original 19c ornate moldings, with a unique ornate molded archway midway. Dividing this grand Parlor are pocket doors with finely etched glass and sterling silver doorknobs. There are beautiful working period window pocket shutters . There are also 7 working fireplaces, 6 of which have fine 19c carved white marble mantles. All additional floors have high ceilings and authentic crown moldings.
This is a house for connoisseurs! Perfectly situated on one of the most desired streets in the West Village. With almost 1500sq ft of total combined outdoor space, the enormous 900sf rear yard is surrounded by gardens on all sides, maximizing the south facing light & the quiet country like setting. The 4 story house plus basement sits on a 21 x 98 foot lot, built just under 5500 SF. The full height basement has both a front and rear exit. The roof deck offers views of the Hudson River. The front of the property is surrounded by a rare fleur de lis patterned 6 ft iron gated fence.
Within a distinguished neighborhood, this rare home is just steps from the Meatpacking district, The Whitney museum, the High Line, all local transportation and has very low property taxes