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159 West 87th Street

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Mar 5, 2021
It previously was on the market for a total of 131 days.
131 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Oct 26, 2020
    Days on Market 131
    Building Type Townhouse
    Neighborhood Broadway Corridor
  • Stories 4
    Year Built 1890

Description

Dating back to the 1890s, this historic townhouse on a tree-lined Upper West Side brownstone block has undergone a multi-million dollar restoration and is ready for its newest owner. Featuring 4+ bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, 3 private outdoor spaces, 8 working gas fireplaces, and a fully finished basement, this is a home that New York City dreams are made of.

As you enter on the parlor level, you immediately notice all of the incredible detail. The doors, windows, and staircase are all lined with gorgeous mahogany wood featuring intricate, classical detailing.

The parlor level ceilings soar to 11'5 and feature the original crown moldings. This floor was made to entertain and enjoy life with multiple sitting rooms and one of the most stunning dining rooms in all of Manhattan. The back of this level also features the beautifully renovated kitchen with marble countertops, subzero and Viking appliances, and plenty of storage.

The kitchen opens onto a beautiful deck overlooking your private garden.

The next level features 10'5 foot ceilings and a black marble powder room for your guests. The rest of the floor encompasses an absolutely breathtaking primary suite. The front of the floor is the sleeping area which features three large South-facing windows and plenty of room for a king-size bed and any other additional furniture one could want.

From there, you pass through a gorgeous dressing area to the private office/nursery/sitting area. This area also features a beautiful marble bathroom and a private terrace to escape and enjoy.

The top level of the house features three skylights, a laundry room, two over-sized bedrooms, and two additional full marble bathrooms.

The garden level of the house is a very flexible space that is currently configured as a guest suite with a bedroom, living room, summer kitchen, two fireplaces, and 1.5 marble bathrooms. While it is zoned for potential medical office space, this level cannot be rented out as residential space.

It is perfect for visitors and house staff. This level has access to the stunning landscaped garden with a planting area and marble water feature.

The basement is fully finished and features an incredible temperature-controlled wine cellar.

159 West 87th Street has other notable details such as all new staircases on each level and central air. Located directly between Central and Riverside Park, public transportation, and incredible dining and shopping, this is truly the opportunity of a lifetime to own a piece of New York City.

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