36-FOOT BEAUTY WITH GARAGE This stunning single-family townhouse with garage, which took two years to design and build, comprising over 9,500 SF of living space, is located on a quiet, lovely Carnegie Hill townhouse block. Constructed to green building standards, it features a garage, large elevator and 26 elegant, light-filled, well-designed rooms. High beamed and coffered ceilings create an airy feel in this charming home. It is well suited to major entertaining and yet offers a livable, warm and Craftsman-like feel as home.
Layout You enter into an elegant marble foyer and lobby with access to the elevator, garage and the large gym with a private patio. The main stairway features an artfully designed bannister to all the floors. Greet your guests and ascend to the living room.
The Second floor brings you to the full width, 23'x 35' living room with 8 north and south facing transom casement windows, 11' coffered ceiling, a gas or wood burning fireplace. There is a separate intimate study with full wet bar adjacent to a south-facing terrace with trellis and climbing hydrangeas.
The Third floor has the large eat-in chef's kitchen, with Thermador appliances, two dishwashers, 8-burner gas grill / range, and antiqued cherry wood cabinets. The adjacent formal dining room comfortably seats 14-16, has north and south facing windows and is wide and bright.
The Fourth floor starts the private portion of the home with a full floor Master suite. The master bedroom has two exposures, marble bathroom with steam shower, and ample closet space featuring a 12' walk-in closet. The sitting room features another full bath. The third room can suit your needs as a dressing room, study or den with a closet and bright south facing window. The Fifth floor has three bedrooms, three baths, two of which are en suite, and a playroom which can be used as an additional bedroom.
The Sixth floor Great Room features 8 arched windows and is the informal twin to the living room. This multi-purpose room has a gas or wood burning fireplace, half bath, and rear terrace.
The Roof Terrace is as grand as any of the rooms, boasting lovely views of the neighborhood, East River and Triboro bridge. There is an outdoor fireplace, kitchen and protective arbor for eating outdoors despite the weather. The Cellar of the house is finished as a home theater with 8' ceiling. It doubles as a Safe Room with dedicated ventilation and communications.
Throughout the house are quarter sawn Oak floors, raised paneled doors, and grand moldings. The Creston Home Automation system lets you control the house when in residence or abroad. The Cat 6 data network is wired for speed to handle your data, lighting, cctv, lights, intercom, shades and security. Radiant heating in all the floors and Mitsubishi air conditioning provide tailored thermal comfort in each room which is individually zoned. Automated heated sidewalks mean you never need to shovel. Video surveillance and alarm systems mean you never need to worry.