The historic and prestigious neighborhood of Yorkville provides the setting for this charming four-story brownstone townhouse. Built circa 1880 this four-bedroom home is located on East 84th Street between York and East End avenues on a lovely tree-lined block.
This beautiful stretch of East 84th Street is extremely quiet and residential. The property offers four generous bedrooms plus a maid’s room/guest room, four full baths, two half baths, and four working fireplaces. The unusually high ceilings and abundance of windows found throughout the house, allow for a stunning amount of natural light.
Features include; central air conditioning, custom millwork, and sumptuous hardwood floors.
Beyond the elegant facade, you are greeted by an intimate foyer entrance with an intricately inlaid mosaic floor and a cozy windowed dressing room. The spacious, ground floor serves as a family room and an elaborate eat-in modern kitchen with endless custom cabinetry, farmhouse sink, oversize Wolf Professional stove, range and hood, Subzero Professional refrigerator/freezer, and Miele dishwasher. From the kitchen, through French doors, you can access the garden, with Bluestone pavers and a gas-line BBQ grill. Also, on the garden level is a nicely tucked away powder room. The full-floor parlor has ornate fireplace mantles and wood-burning fireplaces. There is a formal living room, dining room, and informal family room where three Juliet balconies overlook the landscaped garden. Ascending the staircase from the parlor leads you to the third floor, which houses the master bedroom with fireplace and Juliet balcony. There are also his and hers dressing rooms, and an elaborate master bath with Jacuzzi, a separate shower, and a water closet. In addition, there is an elaborate mahogany panelled office, with a wet-bar and an ensuite bath, that could also be another bedroom. There are three additional bedrooms, two with ensuite baths on the fourth floor.
A painstaking and thoughtful renovation brings this house to the 21st century while maintaining the elegance charm and grace of another era truly setting this house apart from all others. The property has been 100% renovated. All systems were replaced; central air conditioning, gas heat, plumbing, electrical and security systems.
Nearby Carl Shurz Park provides an oasis of greenery and recreational opportunities.