66 West 87th Street

New York NY, 10024


Phenomenal 5 story Park Block Townhouse boasting Downton Abbey level detail!. Built circa 1894, this single-family home couples the wide rooms, bespoke detail and museum quality woodwork of architect Clarence True with beautifully renovated kitchen and baths.A huge 19' gorgeous reception room with fireplace greets your arrival, with immediate access to a glorious 26x16 eat in kitchen featuring double Wolf ovens, Sub Zero fridge, massive central island, banquet seating, and home office station. From there, French doors lead from the kitchen to the 37x16 professionally landscaped garden, perfect for barbecuing, relaxing, or entertaining. Off the kitchen is a full laundry room and 1/2 bath, along with bonus sink, storage, and second garden entrance.Head up the grand staircase to the parlor floor, with its wonderful entertaining sweep front to back. Period pocket doors open to the lovely living room with bay windows, 11' ceilings, gas fireplace, and original plaster trim in impeccable condition. Across the dramatic landing, the dining room can host your largest party under its canopy of beams and wood wainscoting. There is a bonus butler's pantry with dishwasher, sink, refrigerator, and 1/2 bath, plus a private back stairway to the kitchen.The home offers 4 huge master bedrooms (no split mini brownstone bedrooms here!), a grand formal library/den that can easily be utilized as a 5th bedroom, plus bonus guest space below grade. In addition, there are 4 full baths, 2 half baths, and plenty of room for more if/as needed.The layout allows for both grand entertaining and intimate gatherings, and easily accommodates both classically elegant or more modern/transitional dcor.Extra touches include central air, brand new master bath with radiant floor heating, 8 gas fireplaces, and immense finished basement perfect for gym/rec room (with bonus guest room and bath). With over 5,700sf (4,623 above grade and 1,088 below), this home is perfect for those who want to nest, entertain - or both! Need more room, or the flexibility to use as a community/commercial capacity? The building enjoys C1-9 Zoning, and allowable SF of 16,000 (subject to Landmarks; please consult your zoning professional).Please note: Some photos virtually re-decorated.


Days On Site808


Bath(s) 4 Full, 1 Half

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Area Information

CityNew York
Zip Code10024
School DistrictNew York City School
Listing VS Median (in 10024)
low | high
100% of Average
On Site:
low | high
100% of Average
Listing Updated: 09/23/2019
MLS Number: 10372228
Listing Provided By:
Cynthia Crowley  of  Olshan Realty Inc.