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Low carrying costs. Welcome to this magnificent pre-war floor-through residence, its first offering in over 30 years. Unit 3, located on the second floor, is grand and exquisite, exuding elegance and grace with soaring 10’7” ceilings, generous room proportions and rich original details dating back to 1892.
The south-facing great room is replete with the warmth of an enormous fireplace as its centerpiece. It is surrounded with gorgeous tile and wood mantel, hardwood floors, Pella aluminum clad wood double-hung and glazed windows overlooking serene leafy trees.
The timeless and classically designed kitchen features stunning custom cabinetry, stone countertops, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, inlay hardwood floors, solid wood pocket door, and an eat-in island facing a hand-painted mural wall.
On the north side of the residence is the enormous bedroom with a magnificent fireplace as its centerpiece, an oversized window with views of serene leafy trees, two large built-in wood-paneled closets and bookcases, and a charming exposure overlooking the neighboring townhomes. The grand en-suite bathroom has a solid wood pocket door, an oversized window with tree exposure, a cast-iron claw-foot tub, a hand-painted mural on the wall and tub, a sink with marble countertop, two large closets and medicine cabinets.
Notable features include, some original to the building from 1892, inlay floors in the kitchen, tiles in the fireplace and bathroom walls, rich crown and base moldings, hardwood floors, oversized Pella windows, ample wall space for your art collection, a classically elegant kitchen, built-in closets, two fireplaces and pocket doors. The kitchen cabinets, living room and bathroom floors were installed in early 1990s. These attributes, among others, gives the residents of this apartment a unique experience, not found anywhere else.
There is a unique opportunity to combine units 3 and 4 and make this a remarkably tranquil and spacious private residence. Let your imagination soar and put your personal stamp on this expansive living space, boasting beautiful light and exposure, with exceptionally low carrying costs. Make it yours!
Built in 1892, converted to condos in 1988, the building is located on the north side of West 87th Street on a Historic Landmark District. The tree-lined residential street is on the West side of Manhattan between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive. The stoop is surrounded and framed by flat limestone decorative pilasters, and jambs and lintel with a pair of glass and wood doors with glass transom. These doors are original. The interior vestibule door is identical to the exterior except it is a single door with glass side lights. The vestibule is paneled completely with wood wainscoting and ceiling. The lobby is finished with decorative wood wainscoting. The trim and wood of the equally decorative original stair and railing are a unique feature of this building. The lobby has a single wood stair with wood treads and five wood risers up to a small intermediate landing and an additional run continues to the second floor. It has a wood and highly decorative handrail with balustrades and infill panels. The interior stairs are wood box stringer and carriage beam construction with wood treads and risers, wood landings, with decorative wood balustrades and handrail. There is a large, dedicated storage in the cellar and a washer and dryer for residents.