This elegant, peaceful, sun-swept and garden-inspired home welcomes you into its rare and tranquil, private landscaped front garden, Newly renovated with sensitivity and meticulous taste, this gorgeous 5-story Italianate townhouse is located perfectly in the Upper East Side at 74th & Lexington, mere blocks to Central Park. Originally built in the late 1800s, this home is inviting and maintains its great entertaining style as well as its warmth, comfort and livability.
As one of 12 brownstones designed by architect John G. Prague on a lovely tree-lined street, this artfully-transformed residence in the historic district has been modernized to perfection, and includes a spacious 2-story extension, with a formal 25 entry that introduces the homes timelessness, you notice stunning details with natural light pouring in from oversized windows & glass doors; 5 fireplaces, wood & stone floors, newly-renovated spa-inspired baths & other refined finishes which grace the elegant ambience. With full-width living room, dining room and Garden room, five to seven well-proportioned bedrooms, newly renovated 4 full & 2 half baths, these open flowing rooms assure optimal enjoyment for living & entertaining. A new highly functional state-of-the-art chefs kitchen with premium appointments & a pantry proceeds into the sun-flooded garden room with a custom wet bar, dining island & southern glass wall that overlooks the lush 38 garden, with a fountain, lattice & sound system for fabulous indoor-outdoor gatherings. Seamless entertaining & relaxing times continue on the Parlor Floor in the grand yet inviting light-bathed 25+ living room with 2 exposures, a garden-view bay window, tasteful moldings, fireplace & arched built-in bookshelves.
Additional highlights include an upscale wet bar, renovated half bath & wonderfully sunny dining room for easy hosting. The 3rd story is reserved for the luxurious primary suite. A southern glass wall in the fireside bedroom & private 12 terrace capture garden vistas. A tranquil sitting room with fireplace, huge his & her walk-in closets & a sleek 5-fixture marble primary bath with double sinks, a deep soaking tub & rain-head shower optimize your comfort. The 4th floor offers 3 bedrooms with walk-in closets, 2 with fireplaces, plus a beautiful dual-entrance full bath. On the 5th level featuring a dramatic 20+ sky-lit landing sit 3 more bedrooms (1 en-suite), 2 full baths & a sizable laundry room. A spacious basement for storage, new Daiken heating/AC, new audio/visual wiring system, generous closet space, and an outstanding location near the Park, premier museums, restaurants & shops leave you wanting for nothing. Call now for a private tour of this rarely available gem. Lenox Hills most livable townhome!!