East 17th Street with the breathtaking and beautifully landscaped esplanade is truly one of the most stunning streetscapes in New York. Lush greenery, mature plantings and trees surround you, creating the feeling of 'country in the city', a truly idyllic place to call home.
Perfectly situated on the corner of a cul-de-sac is 684 East 17th St, a lovely 5 bedroom, 2 full and 2 half bath, Victorian with two-car garage!
The inviting front porch welcomes you, followed by the generous entry foyer where enchanting original detail surrounds you including parquet floors with a variety of patterns, stained glass windows, dentil moulding and arched, built in bookshelves. Numerous windows that flood the parlor level with natural light combined with a generous, open flow make this home ideal for entertaining. The huge living room connects to the dining room big enough for a table that seats 12. The custom, eat-in-kitchen was designed for a serious home chef and host. Stainless steel countertops with two integrated sinks, TONS of upper and lower cabinetry provide more storage than you will ever need, double wall ovens ( one of which is convection), cooktop, Kitchenaid double door refrigerator with freezer drawer, Bosch dishwasher, and Maytag microwave. It it's enjoyment of the outdoors you crave, the door off the kitchen opens to a lovely deck that is a delight during the warm weather months. A private oasis to enjoy a morning coffee, grill outdoors, or host guests.
On the 2nd floor are three bedrooms, all with windows that flood the rooms with light while affording amazing views of greenery. One of the bedrooms features a walk-in cedar-lined closet. The large full bath offers both a soaking tub as well as a standing shower. On the 3rd floor there is a gracious L-shaped room with a deep, walk-in closet. A space that lends itself to many configurations and uses, it could be an additional bedroom, a media room, art studio or office. There is also another large bedroom with walk-in closet and a full bathroom with soaking tub and separate standing shower.
The basement has the original wood floors and paneling, laundry room, half bath and new boiler and hot water heater. Conveniently located near delightful restaurants, cafes and shopping of Newkirk Plaza and Cortelyou Road and express B & Q trains to Manhattan!