THE MORGAN TOWNHOUSE
Owned and renovated by Mrs. John Adams Morgan, this elegant 5-story house with mahogany-paneled elevator has 11 rooms, 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms on 5 floors with approximately 5,500 square feet (including the 800 square foot basement). In addition, it has 3 sunny south-facing outdoor spaces: a spectacular landscaped garden of 575 square feet with fountain and koi pond, a full-width balcony in the master suite and a 150 square foot terrace on the fourth floor. Each level has delightful open and airy views.
The house has been lavishly renovated with hardware throughout by P.E. Guerin Including French doors, hand painted parquet floors by Chris Pearson and decorative marble by Country Floors. Wall coverings by world renowned Gracie Studio and Venetian plastered and fabric covered walls. Interior design by Architectural Digest designers Harry Schnaper, Jean-Pierre Borg and Nancy Pearson. Sumptuous fabrics throughout by Old World Weavers, Scalamandre, Kravet and carpets by Stark.
Among the glories of this house are the custom mosaic floors in the full-width entryway and the two large master baths with nautical motifs personal to the Morgan family. Mr. Morgan, his father, grandfather and great grandfather, J.P. Morgan, were all noted yachtsmen and Commodores of the New York Yacht Club.
The house is on one of the most treasured tree-lined townhouse blocks of the Upper East Side with several landmark historic mansions and you can't find a more central or convenient location. Within one block there is private parking, two subway lines, Soul Cycle and Equinox Fitness Club with a large pool. Shops and restaurants are plentiful and Central Park is nearby. This is cosmopolitan living at its finest.