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156 East 78th Street

$12,800,000 | 5 beds, 6+ baths
67 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Jul 20, 2021
    Days on Market 67
    Building Type Townhouse
    Neighborhood Lenox Hill
    Listing viewed 160 times
Est. Monthly Mortgage $43,172
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost $43,172


156 East 78th Street

Built in 1899 and available for the first time in almost thirty years, this elegant Upper East Side townhouse is located on a desirable and picturesque block alongside beautiful Italianate-style rowhomes and elegant new creations by leading architects Robert A.M Stern and Peter Pennoyer.

156 East 78th Street is a beautiful example of a classically designed townhouse with modern and contemporary updates throughout. This five-level private residence features a traditional layout with modern conveniences throughout while providing generous southern natural light throughout the day with beautiful views of the elegant architecture of East 78th Street.

Built 18.75 feet wide by 66' feet deep on a 102' lot this townhouse spans approximately 5,800 sqft across five levels with over 1,700 sqft of private outdoor space throughout with an elevator servicing each level of this residence, with a total of five bedrooms, five full baths, two powder rooms, and a home office complemented by a zen-inspired garden and fifth-level front-facing terrace.

Welcomed a gated forecourt entrance, an elegant marble vestibule leads towards a contemporary designed dining room and lounge with a wood burning fireplace, leading to a beautiful south-facing zen-inspired garden lined with Ipe wood paneling with storage, stone pavers, Bamboo planters, centered by a modern water feature.

An eat-in kitchen with a separate service entrance complements the garden level of this residence.

An elegant staircase leads to the second level of this residence with an exceptional landing with painted stenciled floors and dramatic ceiling heights measuring over 10 feet with beautiful architectural features throughout. A handsome south-facing wood-paneled library features a wood-burning fireplace, powder room, built-in bookshelves, and a striking architecturally painted ceiling. An amply scaled living room features multiple seating areas, a wood-burning fireplace with an elegant and modern mantel, striking architectural moldings throughout, complemented with a discreetly tucked away wet bar perfect for entertaining.

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Listing provided courtesy of The Corcoran Group