Located on prestigious East 64th Street and just steps off Park Avenue, this attractive brick house was built in 1892 and had major rebuilding in 1936. At 20 feet wide, the elegant townhouse has an elevator to all floors and is awaiting the next owner’s renovation. In the 1960’s it was owned by actress Diane Lynn and Mortimer Hall, son of New York Post owner Dorothy Schiff. There are 6300 square feet per Tax Records, high ceilings throughout and five stories plus a basement.
Ground Floor: One enters a lovely marble floored reception area with a curved staircase, powder room, elevator and a view through the large Formal Dining Room/Family Room into the garden. Also on this floor is a large Kitchen and Pantry suitable for serving large parties.
2nd Floor: The large reception landing is very grand with 11.5-foot ceilings. Radiating off this is the 30 foot long Living Room with fireplace and small terrace over the garden, while to the front is the sunny spacious Library with fireplace. The landing also has a full Wet Bar and elevator entrance.
3rd Floor: The entire floor is devoted to the Principal Bedroom Suite with 10-foot ceilings, a large sunny Bedroom with fireplace and onyx BathDressing Room facing South. There is a big Study with a fireplace, 10-foot ceilings, and bath/dressing room looking North.
4th Floor: There is a large Bedroom and Bath facing South while another large Bedroom with Bath and a fireplace has a northern exposure. The ceilings are 10-foot ceilings.
5th Floor: The ceilings on this floor are about 10-foot and the oversized front Bedroom has an enormous skylight and Bath. There is a hall Bath to service the 2 staff rooms.
Basement: The laundry facilities are located here along with the townhouse’s mechanicals and ample storage.
Listing Courtesy of Kirk Henckels, Jennifer Callahan
Real Estate Taxes
20.08' x 100.42' (60.42' deep)
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