THE ELEGANCE OF SOPHISTICATED SIMPLICITY This townhouse is the perfect castle ready to be occupied. Every detail has been thought of and perfectly executed. To further facilitate an immediate occupancy, even some furnishings can be separately acquired. The rear garden and the duplex roof terrace garden are exquisitely executed and are superb outdoor spaces. THE LAYOUT Surrounded by a high wrought-iron fence, enter this 18.75 foot-wide townhouse through either of the two front doors. The eastern door leads to a large mudroom with built-in storage for coats and boots and a large bike room connected to the main entrance hall....The western door leads to an elegant marble formal entry hall with a fireplace. A second coat closet and a powder room are positioned opposite a grand curved stair leading up to the parlor level. Entry to the elevator - which serves all floors - and a door to the finished basement are also accessed from the front hall. Ahead lies the chef's kitchen, informal dining space and access to the deep brilliant south-facing garden. The kitchen features a Sub-Zero side-by-side fridge, two Sub-Zero lateral refrigerators beneath the counter, wine refrigerator, high-speed cook oven/microwave, convection oven, Viking hooded range venting to the outside, two dishwashers, a large sink on the center island and a bar-sink below the custom cherry cabinetry, which surrounds the kitchen. There is also a fully wired built-in desk. The kitchen adjoins an informal dining area with a built-in banquet, French doors flanked on either side by flower-boxes, a fireplace, and speakers connected to the central A/V system. The private sun-flooded, south-facing garden is enclosed by a high brick wall surrounded by ivy, outdoor lighting, audio, irrigation system, and stone pavers. With an elegantly curved stair leading to a spacious bowed landing. The parlor floor has a formal dining in front and two large entertaining rooms in the rear. This level includes high ceilings as well as three windows in the front and four windows in the back allowing light to travel seamlessly from end-to-end. With an onyx powder room as well as a wet bar in the living room and two fireplaces, this becomes a definitive entertaining level. The master bedroom suite includes a large bedroom in the rear overlooking boxed plantings and the garden. An enormous master bath with a deep sunken tub and stall shower with steam heat also features two sinks and a separate W.C. The master bath leads to an expansive custom-built dressing room in front also accessible through the main hall. Floors four and five each provide two spacious bedrooms with en-suite baths and a full laundry room on the fourth floor. The sixth floor is arranged as a library/private office with a large solarium. This room includes a fireplace and sits opposite the stairs to the roof garden with sweeping city views. The fully finished basement is a full height floor with a half-bath, wine room, pantry, and vast amounts of space and storage. Other features include: central air, humidification system, radiant heat in all five full baths, central vacuum system, six fireplaces that can be used either to burn gas or wood, an elevator that services every level, Lutron lighting, CAT5 wiring. If you want to move into a townhouse immediately, this is the one you have been waiting for.
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