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$1,899 per ft²
11 rooms 5 beds 5 baths
Townhouse in Lenox Hill
Price per sf
6,840 sq. feet
$ 1,899 / sf
RENOVATED 20' WIDE UES SINGLE-FAMILY
124 East 64th Street is an elegantly renovated 20-foot wide, 5-story single-family townhouse, nestled on a beautiful tree-lined block between Park and Lexington Avenues. This gracious home affords approximately 6,840 square feet of magnificent interior living space, with an elevator, Savant smart home system, and radiant heat floors throughout. An additional approximately 2,000 square feet of wonderful outdoor space is provided in the sunny South garden, lushly planted roof deck, and private terrace off the master bedroom.
124 East 64th Street has been lovingly renovated to exacting standards by its current owners. The integrated Savant smart-home system controls the automated shades, home security, Lutron lighting and 11-zone Mitsubishi HVAC system, plus a redundant 10-zone radiant heating system. Additional high-level appointments include oak and marble flooring, a central vacuum system, six working fireplaces, and a backup home generator.
Brilliant light is received throughout the residence, captured by a glass-walled two-story atrium along the Southern expanse, and grand double-hung insulated windows. A thoughtfully designed light well disperses additional abundant sunlight through the core of the home, from a large skylight above.
124 East 64th Street is located in the heart of the Upper East Side, just two blocks from Central Park and surrounded by some of the finest dining, shopping, museums, and galleries Manhattan has to offer.
The house was built in 1870 to designs by the architectural firm D. & J. Jardine. Harold Prince, theatrical producer and director, is perhaps the most notable recent owner. He is associated with many of the best-known Broadway musicals, including Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Cabaret, and Evita.
Past notable residents have included prominent early 20th century lumber trader Henry William Kalt, as well as Robert Helyer Thayer, renowned American lawyer, naval officer and diplomat.
The fully-finished basement consists of a spacious gym/recreation room, large laundry room and home mechanicals. This level also affords abundant storage with multiple closets, including a spacious cedar closet. The basement also houses the mechanical systems of the building, which include: the central vacuum, two boilers which supply hot water to the radiant heat system, and an additional two-heat pump system capable of heating and cooling the entire house, providing a double dose of heating redundancy.
Enter this gracious home through the entry vestibule and foyer.
A large glass door with iron panes opens to the comfortable den, complete with a Jerusalem limestone wood-burning fireplace and custom shelving.
The massive eat-in chef's kitchen is outfitted with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including two oversized Sub-Zero refrigerators/freezers, dual Miele dishwashers, double ovens, a professional-grade Wolf stove, a built-in microwave, a custom marble sink, smaller stainless beverage sink, and a limestone wood-burning fireplace.
The cabinetry is by Smallbone of Devizes, the countertops are of stunning Calacatta marble. The breakfast bar/serving piece is movable to accommodate shifting space needs for any parties or other gatherings in the kitchen or in the adjacent garden.
The delightful, deep, South-facing garden is perfectly positioned just off the kitchen, accessed through a set of grand French doors along the glass bay rear. Ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining, the sunny paved garden features ample dining space. Beautifully planted with birch and maple trees, the enchanting garden provides a tranquil urban retreat.
The floors of the kitchen, front hall, and the elegant guests' powder room on this level are of Spanish Gaudi marble with a custom leather finish. A spacious, custom-built coat closet completes this wonderful living and entertaining floor.
The stunning Parlor Floor features soaring ceilings and grand rooms for impressive entertaining. The magnificent living room enjoys abundant South light, which is captured through floor-to ceiling casement windows at the home's bay-rear. This exceptional living space boasts outstanding proportions, and is graced with an impressive Nero marble fireplace.
The elegant formal dining room features a wet bar and a stunning Giallo Reale marble fireplace. Grand floor-to-ceiling windows in the dining room provide beautiful treetop views onto picturesque 64th Street. A gold onyx powder room is discreetly tucked away.
The Third Floor comprises the home's private full-floor master suite. The regal rear-facing master bedroom overlooks the home's lower garden through eight foot casement windows, and adjoins a serene private terrace. The sumptuous master bedroom is graced with an elegant limestone fireplace.
A tremendous dressing room is lined with custom shelving and drawers, affording plentiful storage. The luxurious five-fixture spa master bathroom spans the entire width of the home. Lined completely in white Thassos marble and custom-crafted mosaic marble flooring, the well-appointed master bathroom features a free-standing soaking tub, spa-style steam shower, separate vanity area, two back-to-back infinity sinks each with its own mirror, and an enclosed Duravit toilet.
The Fourth Floor features two grand rooms with outstanding light and proportions, ideal for use as either bedrooms or additional living spaces. This wonderful level enjoys stunning natural light received through the above light well at the core of the home, plus oversized windows along the South and North expanses. Beautifully restored original exposed wooden beams along the ceiling create a charming, inviting feel.
The front room on this floor affords a large drop-down projection screen, perfect for home entertainment. The rear, South-facing room is complete with a marble mosaic fireplace. The half-bath on this level features a stunning porcelain backsplash. Both grand rooms on this floor are lined with custom-crafted warm wood built-ins.
The Fifth Floor is comprised of two gracious bedrooms, each with generous proportions and abundant closets. The front-facing bedroom enjoys charming treetop views, and has an interior window which receives abundant sunshine from the skylight and light well at the core of the home. The rear bedroom receives cheerful sunlight as well, as it clears the neighboring townhouses. The lavish full bathroom on this level is finished lined with Alhambra Stone and glass tiles designed by Ann Sacks.
The lushly planted roof deck boasts captivating open city views and receives brilliant sunlight throughout the day. This outstanding outdoor space is the perfect oasis, ideal for both entertaining and private relaxation.
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