Garage and Gardens Townhouse
Located on one of the Upper East Side's most quiet streets in the historic Treadwell Farm District, 218 East 62nd Street is a 5 story, 18.75 foot wide red brick and black marble townhouse with the luxury of being the only townhouse on the block with a curb-cut and garage.The 4,138 square foot house was designed for formal entertaining on the first floor. One enters the residence though a large foyer, which leads to the open and naturally lit living room. The focal point of this grand space is the floor to ceiling curved bay windows overlooking the enormous 500 square foot backyard garden. Southern sunlight fills this open and airy room giving it the feeling of an outdoor sitting area. No high buildings are to the south of this charming residence, thus the garden is bathed in light. The carved stone wood-burning fireplace and gorgeous wood floors, imported from Versailles, make this a truly unique space. A curved staircase leads to the second floor with a large eat-in kitchen, adjoined by a maid's room with its own private staircase and front service entrance. The kitchen could be expanded into the service room and made into a superb large chef's / family kitchen with eat in seating. The formal dining room, with built-in china cabinets has double glass doors and large windows that open onto a dining terrace overlooking the garden. The third floor is a complete master suite, with high ceilings, balcony, a wood burning fireplace, 7 closets and a marble master bathroom with double sinks, a stall shower and deep Jacuzzi tub. Opposite the large master bedroom is a classic wood paneled library or sitting area. The fourth floor offers two large bedroom suites, each with its own full bath and ample closet space. The top floor with a full wall of windows is a perfect office or gym with large roof terrace and room to expand. The basement has a full height laundry room and storage, including a temperature-controlled wine cellar.This is a one of a kind townhouse with impressive features and incredible potential, including remaining FAR.
Recent Sales in Area*
05/04/2017 52 East 64th St
04/26/16 161 East 63rd St
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