41 West 87th Street is a beautifully renovated 20-foot wide, 5-story, single-
family brownstone, nestled on one of the best Central Park townhouse blocks.
This exceptional home affords approximately 7,500 square feet of meticulously
renovated interiors, plus wonderful outdoor space in the garden, two terraces
and magnificent rooftop.
Originally designed and built in 1896 by architect Theodore E. Thomson in
Romanesque-style, the home’s beautiful façade, l-shaped stoop, wide-plank
Kentucky Pine hardwood flooring, and four working fireplaces with original
antique mantels, have been lovingly restored to their original grandeur.
Intelligently designed, and outfitted with the highest quality finishes, the
home offers an array of modern conveniences, including an elevator that
swiftly serves every level from the first to the top floor, two laundry rooms
(plus a built-in laundry chute), a Savant smart home system, energy efficient
appliances including a cutting-edge multi-zone hvac system, steel beams in
between every level, LED lighting, intricate custom millwork, and pre-wiring
for sound and security systems.
The delightful Garden Floor features a spacious recreation room, with access
to the home’s tranquil rear garden. The recreation room is lined with stunning
restored original wide-plank Kentucky Pine hardwood floors, and is fully
equipped with a wet bar, boasting a stainless-steel dishwasher, under-cabinet
wine cooler and microwave. The Garden Floor also affords a gracious guest
bedroom with a full en-suite bathroom and abundant closet space. This guest
suite can be accessed by the home’s second entrance underneath the stoop, which affords added privacy.
The magnificent Parlor Floor features a grand, open-concept living and dining
space, with a massive chef’s kitchen, breakfast room and a convenient rear
terrace. Ideal for impressive entertaining, the Parlor Floor boasts
approximately 12-foot ceilings, oak flooring with oversized planks, and
stunning proportions throughout. The large chef’s kitchen is equipped with
top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including a 36” Wolf stove, Subzero refrigerator, wine cooler, Miele dishwasher, and Bosch microwave. The
countertops, island and backsplash are covered in a gorgeous Cambria stone.
The kitchen also features a beautiful fireplace, with an intricately crafted
original wooden mantel. Ample dining space is afforded in the adjacent dining
area, massive center island, and the delightful breakfast room, with a
charming terrace that overlooks the private lower garden and surrounding
townhouse gardens. An elegant powder room is discreetly tucked away.
The Third Floor is comprised of sizeable den, home office, and two gracious
bedrooms, each with full en-suite bathrooms and abundant closet space. This
level also features the home’s second laundry room. The Fourth Floor is
dedicated to the home’s sumptuous full-floor master suite, consisting of a
regal rear-facing bedroom with a private terrace, tremendous walk-in closet, and a luxurious full bathroom. The sophisticated master bedroom boasts grand
proportions, a beautiful fireplace, and a serene private terrace. An enormous
walk-in closet leads to the massive, full-width master bathroom. Lined with
stunning Italian marble, porcelain mosaic tile, and graced with an elegant
fireplace, the luxurious master bathroom is well appointed with a free-
standing soaking tub, dual sinks, and a massive rainfall shower.
With soaring double-height ceilings in the common area, the Fifth Floor
consists of two additional well-proportioned bedroom suites. Abundant sunlight
is received through two above skylights, as well as grand windows which clear
the neighboring townhomes. The front bedroom is graced with a handsome
fireplace, and the rear bedroom boats two sizable closets. A wet bar with a
wine cooler, dishwasher, and a large storage closet in the hallway allow for
seamless entertaining on the rooftop directly above.
The generously sized rooftop receives abundant sunlight, with open and
unobstructed city views. In addition, the roof has been equipped with water, gas and electric, allowing for a perfect rooftop escape. The basement affords
abundant storage, and houses the first of two laundry rooms, as well as home
41 West 87th Street is perfectly located just half a block from Central Park, and among the fabulous restaurants, cafes, and shops along Columbus and
Amsterdam Avenues. Nearby attractions also include the American Museum of
Natural History and New York Historical Society. Public transportation is
easily accessible along the 1, B and C subway lines.
Open house: Friday 21st Jun noon till 1:30 p.m.