History and luxury mingle to stunning effect in this unique 20-foot wide elevator townhouse with rear carriage house located on a quiet tree-lined block in Greenwich Village. Hidden behind a 19th-century brick facade, you'll find this contemporary loft-like residence featuring dramatic entertaining spaces, seven fireplaces, a tranquil garden with plunge pool and a sun-drenched rooftop terrace with open views. A long entrance foyer ideal for displaying art leads to an architecturally striking staircase that connects you to the sun-drenched entertaining levels of this remarkable home. The grand double-height parlor floor is crowned with beautiful plaster moldings and features a front...sitting room with wood-burning fireplace, raised library with custom bookshelves, and a spacious dining area with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the pool. On the tranquil garden level you'll find the gorgeous state-of-the-art chef's kitchen, separate dining area with fireplace, full bathroom, and a wall of glass doors opening to a charming dining patio with stairs leading to the pool area. The third floor offers a spacious lounge with fireplace and wet bar, a tranquil bedroom overlooking the quaint carriage house, and a beautifully renovated windowed bathroom. The fourth floor primary bedroom suite is a sun-drenched sanctuary featuring a separate sitting area with fireplace, enormous walk-in closet, kitchenette with wet bar, and a fabulous 5-fixture windowed bathroom with sumptuous heated floors, custom sinks, oversized rain shower, and deep soaking tub for two. The top floor landing is accessed by either stair or elevator and is wrapped in floor-to-ceiling accordion glass doors that fold away and open completely to the private rooftop terrace replete with a wet bar and a two-sided gas fireplace creating the perfect ambiance for outdoor entertaining. Additional amenities include multi-zoned central air-conditioning, a custom AV system with built-in speakers in all major rooms, a central laundry shoot and a state-of-the-art video intercom security system. In addition to the main house, a separate entrance leads to a charming three-story rear carriage house consisting of a three bedroom upper duplex (currently rented) and a ground floor one bedroom apartment ideal as an office, separate studio or flexible guest suite. Built in 1845 in the Greek Revival style this unique and special property is quietly tucked away on a quaint block in Greenwich Village and offers a true sense of neighborhood with intimate cafes, cozy restaurants, gourmet shopping and all major transportation lines right at your doorstep. A hidden gem right in the heart of Downtown! Just bring your toothbrush and your bathing suit.
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