320 West 80th Street - Upper West Side, New York
Built in 1899 by renowned architect Clarence True, this exquisite 5-story townhome in the Riverside Drive West Historic District showcases iconic Elizabethan Renaissance Revival style that has been impeccably and lovingly maintained. Sprawling over 6,565 square feet, the grand 6-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom residence opens to a gracious entry foyer with a beautiful, original wooden staircase that anchors the home's light-filled and spacious living spaces. Exquisite original detail throughout includes eight handsomely carved fireplaces, ornate wood paneling, pocket doors, hardwood floors and high beamed ceilings. Take the stairs or the elevator and enjoy the home's generous layout, which sprawls over five main floors plus a finished basement. The first floor entry level includes a large family and media room including a breakfast kitchen, plus a tranquil, south-facing garden, your private oasis for relaxing or entertaining. On the second floor, the windowed chef's kitchen is professionally equipped and opens to a large formal dining room, while the graciously appointed living room is flooded with northern light. The third floor houses the spacious master suite, which boasts an en-suite bath with separate shower and Jacuzzi, plus a large walk-in closet. Across the hall, a home library (or possible bedroom) features built-in shelves and four closets. The fourth floor houses two additional bedrooms with en-suite baths, while the fifth floor offers a sky-lit studio and gym, or possible fifth and sixth bedrooms. The home has been upgraded with six-zone air cooling for added flexibility. Situated on a historic, tree-lined block near Riverside Park, this stately brownstone home enjoys close proximity to trendy restaurants and storefronts, the culture of Lincoln Center and the ease of multiple transportation choices.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman