Built in 1898 by the prestigious architects firm of Parish & Schroeder, 5 East 76th Street is a Neo Renaissance Limestone Mansion located between Fifth and Madison Avenues, in the heart of the Upper East Side's most coveted blocks, steps to Central Park.
Today, this remarkable single family residence is offered for rent for the first time, for a one or two year lease. It may be offered furnished, unfurnished or partially furnished according to the needs of the tenant.
The residence has approximately 10,000 sq ft and is delivered in beautiful renovated condition. An elevator services all levels.
The Entrance floor (2nd Floor) has a wide and inviting grand reception hall beyond which is a gracious ascending original staircase. After the hall there is a baronial formal dining room with high ceilings and a wall of windows overlooking a planted garden below.
The dining room is serviced by a state of the art, large eat in kitchen on the floor below (1st floor) with a large dumbwaiter servicing three levels of the house. The gourmet kitchen has direct views and access to the large planted garden and includes a generous informal dining area. A family room completes this floor. There is also a separate service entrance conveniently located on the kitchen floor.
The chic Parlor (3rd floor) has very beautiful proportions enhanced by soaring ceilings. A wide and gracious landing separates the front Library from the Drawing Room.
The Master Bedroom occupies the entire 4th floor. It has a front sitting room/office/ dressing with, at the opposite end, the master bedroom overlooking the garden. There is a very large master bathroom on this floor, as well as two separate and beautifully appointed dressing rooms.
On the next two levels of the house (5th and 6th Floors) there are a total of four generous, additional bedrooms, all with ensuite baths.
A private staircase leads up from the 6th floor to an enchanting fully furnished roof garden with beautiful exposures and lovely open City views.
The basement of the residence offers a gym complete with steam bath, tremendous storage space, a very large laundry room, the mechanicals, bathrooms and staff quarters.