Welcome to residence 4/5 at 8 East 63rd, an exceptional 25' wide townhouse located on a tree lined street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue- along with the most exquisite real estate in New York City.
Upon entering you are greeted by the foyer, and then a grand living room, dining room, windowed eat-in kitchen, laundry room, bedroom, bath and powder room. A sweeping staircase leads to the second level which has a master bedroom with en-suite bath and terrace, and two additional bedrooms/ two bathrooms. This sophisticated home has European charm, elaborate details and high ceilings. This unit is approximately 3,300 interior square feet and 600 square feet of terrace space.
This one-of-a-kind property was designed by distinguished architect CPH Gilbert in 1878. Gilbert built the townhouse for his client Joseph Hodges Choate- an acclaimed lawyer and salesman- to mirror an 18th century English townhouse. Erected in the finest location, the brick facade boasts limestone trim and an elegant three-story rounded bay. The city block is famous for its limestone facades in the Beaux-arts and Italian Renaissance palazzo styles. Neighboring homes constructed by the great townhouse architects, CPH Gilbert, John. H Duncan, and D & J Jardine for high-profile residents such as Woolworth, Bloomingdale, Brokaw, and Oscar Hammerstein. Planted in the most coveted area in all of Manhattan, the home offers a world-class Upper East Side lifestyle. A few doors from Central Park, fine private schools, first-rate museums, Madison Avenue shopping, and elite dining.