About this property
Newly gut-renovated 5 bedroom/3 bath Queen Anne-style townhouse located only one block from Central Park. This historical landmark was meticulously renovated and now consists of 4 full floors with approximately 3200 interior SF and 1200 exterior SF. Each room is filled with an abundance of natural sunlight.
On the Garden level, there is a separate entrance, mud room, a guest bedroom or home office, full bathroom, laundry, mechanical room, and media room or private fitness room with floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading to a 350SF private garden oasis. On the Parlor floor, you will find the main entrance which leads to a loft-like Great Room with 10’4” ceilings, gas fireplace, and an extraordinary chef’s kitchen. The massive kitchen features custom cabinetry, marble countertops and all top of the line appliances: two Wolf ovens, microwave, built-in Miele coffee machine, 6-burner Miele stove, vented hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and garbage disposal. On the second floor, there are two spacious bedrooms, a dressing room, and bathroom with double sinks, separate shower and soaking tub, and 9’7” ceilings. On the third floor, there are two additional spacious bedrooms, a bathroom with double sinks, an extra room that can be used as a playroom, dressing room or study, and 10’10” ceilings. This home’s oak and glass staircase continues up to a bulkhead with access to the roof where there is the potential to create a 650SF private roof deck.
Additional features include wide plank oak floors, Central A/C and heating, full size washer and dryer, recessed lighting, skylights, ethernet, custom millwork, and beautifully restored stained glass bay windows. This house has everything and can still be easily customized to your needs.
Built by famed architect C.P.H. Gilbert, 140 Manhattan Avenue anchors one end of a row of historic Queen Anne homes on a scenic tree-lined block. This house is conveniently located near Central Park, 103rd St & Central Park West subway station (A, B, & C lines), Whole Foods Market, a newly opened Target in Columbus Square, and many exciting new restaurants. Low real estate taxes. Available for sale or rent.
Listing Courtesy of Liz Yu Chiang