Situated on the south side of a highly desired tree-lined block between Madison and Park Avenues, 68 East 91st Street offers a downtown feel with an uptown address. Dating back to 1887, this historic home features an elegant ivory facade and original details throughout, while a complete modernization adds state-of-the-art amenities.
At 20-feet wide this townhouse spans across 5,500 square feet with an additional 1,100 square feet of outdoor space, offering tremendous scope and impressive ceiling heights. Design elements feature a custom modern staircase set against exposed brick, marble mantles, mosaic tile, handcrafted wood, and numerous custom built-ins for optimal storage.
The garden level features an impressive living room with 20-foot ceilings, massive windows allowing for maximum sunlight, and a gas fireplace with an exquisite marble mantel. A state-of-the-art media room with an HD projection screen allows for relaxed nights at home, while a connected apartment with its own entrance is perfect for guests, a live-in nanny or housekeeper. A landscaped backyard with patio provides a tranquil retreat with space to entertain.
One flight up you will find a private library/den with a full bath, foyer, eat-in kitchen and dining room. The gourmet custom chef’s kitchen is complete with cherry wood cabinetry and stainless steel countertops, two islands topped with maple wood, an 8-person dining area, sub-zero refrigerator, double Gaggenau ovens, and a 50-bottle wine refrigerator.
The third floor features three bedrooms, including one with an ensuite bath, study, and a second washer/dryer. The top floor is reserved for the master floor-through suite, where a sitting room features a second gas fireplace with marble mantle, a refrigerator, and an espresso machine bar. This room opens onto a 275 square-foot landscaped terrace overlooking the garden. The master also features a walk-in closet, steam shower, and grand windows allowing for optimum sunlight.
In the basement you will find an additional washer/dryer, pet bath, extra storage, and an impressive 5,000-bottle wine cellar. Other custom features to this home are the lutron lighting system, air and water purification system through the house, three-zone central air, and video camera security system.
68 East 91st Street presents a wonderful opportunity for a potential buyer to own in the prestigious Carnegie Hill neighborhood while being steps to Central Park, Madison Avenue retail, top restaurants and private schools.