A one-of-a-kind private oasis awaits. The Townhouse at 251 East 61st Street, with an attached Carriage House offers the epitome of modern luxury living in Manhattan’s most prestigious neighborhood. Perfectly situated in the coveted historical Treadwell District, this turn of the century, four-story brick townhouse has an exceedingly rare two-story rear carriage house, making a perfect home for a live/work lifestyle. Designed by renowned TRA Studios, this home is immaculately designed and thought through, with every detail executed with the greatest craftsmanship. Sun-flooded at every turn, this open concept design allows for the rarity of large windows in the front and back of the home. Designed for entertaining, there are multiple indoor and outdoor living spaces that allow for hosting and gathering. The fully excavated cellar houses an underground passageway, punctuated by skylights, allowing for the combined as well as separated use of the two buildings. The exterior detailing complements the interior design of the space. Both buildings open onto the private court, melting seamlessly the indoor with the serene tranquil, open-air living room, flanked by two similar facades. At the top floor glass addition, when the bronze and glass, 18’ wide sliding door assembly doors is open, the room feels like an exterior space, suspended in the green. The view from the top floor truly highlights what luxury is in the city: looking at your own private complex, surrounded by trees. Adding to the private landscape, the green roof, which also insulates the house and slows storm water absorption complete with integrated Sonos speakers and commanding views of the surrounding neighborhood. Graced with an eclectic collection of premiere finishes and amenities, this 5-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home is a paragon of urban luxury and design. Features of this 6,047 sqft residence include an elegant limestone facade, gorgeous hardwood floors, a blend of floor-to-ceiling and casement windows on every floor, laundry room, elevator access on every level, a pair of manicured outdoor spaces, integrated smart home technology, a back-up generator, and an incredibly restored 1,220 sqft carriage house complete with its own Poliform kitchen, bathrooms, living space, and a clandestine underground entrance. Beyond a formal entryway, the garden floor of the home flows into a luminous kitchen and dining area. The dining space is serviced by a wet bar and a powder room and has easy access to a limestone courtyard fully equipped with a gas grill, a refrigerator, a sink, lighting, and speakers. The second floor contains a floor-through living and entertaining space as well as an impressive gas fireplace augmented with a remarkable stone surround and a chic light well. The third floor is split between a family room, a powder room, and a spacious bedroom with a private closet and full en-suite bathroom. A pair of bedrooms with charming built-ins and pristine en-suite bathrooms occupy the fourth floor, while the fifth floor is dedicated entirely to a tranquil primary suite that possesses an entire wall of custom closets and a windowed en-suite with dual vanity sinks, walk-in shower, and a free-standing soaking tub. The cellar contains a laundry room, a 150-bottle wine room, custom closets, and a passageway that leads to a two-story carriage house that offers amazing lifestyle flexibility of different uses. The lower level of the carriage house features an open-concept kitchen and dining area that opens into the courtyard, a powder room, and a sky-lit double-height great room with custom closets, Sky Light and a wood-burning fireplace. The upper level contains a bedroom with an immense en-suite spa bathroom. 10,000 square feet of available air-rights provide long term flexibility to expand the property as one’s life grows and evolves. Enjoy the stature and privacy of owning this one of a kind single-family townhouse with your own carriage house on the Upper East Side.
Listing courtesy of Jaime Richichi
Real Estate Taxes
19.5' x 100.42' (100'deep)
Washer / Dryer in Unit
Private Outdoor Space
Private Roof Deck
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