FEATURED IN TOWN & COUNTRY. Built in 1899, this exquisite four-story house is located on a distinguished prime tree-lined block between Park and Lexington Avenue and was fully renovated and customized by renowned AD 100 interior designer Jean Louis Deniot in collaboration with Kinlin Rutherfurd Architects. This meticulously crafted...
FEATURED IN TOWN & COUNTRY. Built in 1899, this exquisite four-story house is located on a distinguished prime tree-lined block between Park and Lexington Avenue and was fully renovated and customized by renowned AD 100 interior designer Jean Louis Deniot in collaboration with Kinlin Rutherfurd Architects. This meticulously crafted 11-room home has 5 bedrooms, 5 fireplaces and 7 full and 2 half marble baths with radiant heat. A state-of- the-art SAVANT and Lutron system controls central air and heat, lighting, A/V and security. There are two entrances to this 17' private landmarked limestone residence with heated sidewalk.
The main entrance leads into a stylish mirrored gallery with Terrazzo floors, fluted plaster walls and mlange sconces by Kelly Wearstler. There is mudroom with a secondary entrance to the house with built-in storage for coats, boots and gear and a second coat closet and powder room. Beyond the entry foyer is a separate wing housing two bedrooms with ensuite marble baths. Off the rear bedroom is a charming patio which wraps around the side of the house and a modern back staircase leads upstairs to the kitchen.
A grand curved antique brass stairway lined with light fixtures made individually in Morocco, goes up to the second floor landing with its floors of Nero Marquina marble. There a large and gracious living room with 12' 4" ceilings overlooking the serene leafy street through three large windows with hand-painted Roman shades by Christian Lacroix. An antique marble mantel, imported from France houses a cozy gas fireplace. Across the landing, sun streams from an exceptionally large south-facing window into the grand formal dining room with fireplace which showcases a wrap-around mural by Parisian designer Florence Girette -- recalling the great rooms of 17th-century France. Off the dining room is the sunny spacious chef's eat-in -kitchen with a large bay window showcasing vistas over townhouse gardens. Rift-cut white oak floors customized high-gloss lacquered cabinets and a large Quartzite island, backsplash and counters compliment the state-of-the art Lacanche stove from Burgundy and Miele and Subzero appliances.
The luxurious and bright Primary bedroom suite occupies the third floor located on the front with a large bay window and enormous dressing room with custom built-in closets and distressed hammered brass island. Elegant double baths are crafted from Calcatta Michelangelo marble and Arabescatto Marble with crystal white Glassos walls, shower and a soaking tub. Down the hall is the stately paneled library with cerused oak ceilings, fireplace, wet bar and adjacent powder room. A remote controlled mirrored panel artfully conceals a flat screen TV above a Louis XVI mantle imported from France.
On the fourth floor, there are 2 additional bedrooms each with large closets, en-suite marble baths and a large terrace as well as a convenient washer/dryer. The staircase ends at the finished roof just waiting to be constructed with open Southern views and water and electricity already installed.
The fully finished basement with 8' ceiling has a recreation room and lounge area, full bath, copious storage, temperature controlled Sub-zero wine and freezer, laundry room and mechanicals.
Upper East Side, NYC
Approx. sqft: 6,238 sf
Re Tax: $6,049
Date Listed: 10/12/2021
Last Updated: 10/18/2021
Web ID: 21299681
Type: Single Family
Full Bathrooms: 7
Half Bathrooms: 2.0
Woodburning fireplaces: 5