Welcome to 26 WEST 87, the esteemed home where Jazz legend Billie Holiday once lived . This historically significant home was built in early 1900 and meticulously restored and optimized with modern technology.
Home is perfectly located adjacent to Central Park and the Reservoir. The Renaissance Revival home is inspired by influential architectural design from the early 1900 period.
Spanning more than 6,300 square feet, this 20-foot wide townhouse is six levels featuring 7 Bedrooms, 6 Full Bathrooms and 2 Powder Rooms along with a curated backyard garden.
Enjoy vibrant rooms with grand proportions, glistening light, soaring 10-foot to 12-foot ceiling heights, 6 fireplace mantles, screening room with kitchen and bar, wine cellar, mud room and skylight. Townhouse is designed to showcase a private art collection.
PARLOR FLOOR Enter this luxurious home via the L-shaped stoop with 2 landscaped landings. The mahogany doors are majestic and entry features smart home technology for security. The foyer showcases classic paneling, chandelier and herringbone oak floor. Continue along the entry vestibule to an exceptional living room. The 12-foot carved plaster ceiling and stately fireplace mantle adorn this simply remarkable room. Private office is situated off of living area.
State of the art kitchen can be closed off with pocket doors. Kitchen has every modern amenity including SubZero refrigerator/freezer, Bertazzoni six top gas range, 2 Fisher and Paykel dishwashers, 2 sinks, marble countertops, subway tile backsplash, wine refrigerator, wet bar and powder room.
The formal dining room has grand proportions and can accommodate sizable dining table. Room is vibrant with expansive windows and custom crafted dome ceiling.
THIRD FLOOR This level is designed as a romantic and sophisticated private suite. Primary bedroom enjoys beautiful ceilings, picturesque window, fireplace along with fully outfitted dressing room. Hotel quality bathroom features heated floor, deep soaking tub, dual sinks, spa shower and elegant marble detailing. The private library is stunning with gas fireplace, herringbone floor, large windows and high ceiling.
FOURTH FLOOR Split bedrooms are spacious and bright. The first bedroom has fireplace mantle, expansive windows, full desk area, generous closets, full en-suite bathroom and potential to build outdoor deck. The second bedroom has fireplace mantle, seating and desk areas, and full en-suite bathroom.
FIFTH FLOOR Two more generously sized bedrooms are bright and spacious. One bedroom is configured as a stylish office, ideal for all work from home needs. Office is private with large windows and full bathroom. Additional bedroom is bright with fireplace mantle, seating area by windows, 3 large closets and en-suite full bathroom.
GARDEN FLOOR Enter into Mud Room via private street level entrance or internal staircase. The impressive media room boasts wallpaper by Lenny Kravitz and is complimented with full kitchen and bar area. A more intimate office area is off of the primary media room with access to Garden. Garden Floor bedroom has windows, en-suite bathroom with dual sinks, heated floors and rain shower. Outdoor garden has zen vibes, curated landscaping, dining and lounge area, heat lamp and BBQ.
BASEMENT This level is notable for its arched brick design. Spacious layout is perfect as a playroom or available for more storage space. Level features a temperature controlled wine room, additional storage room, laundry room with sink and half bathroom.
SUMMARY Townhouse is complete with skylight, new white oak floors with mahogany and maple detailing, premium Cat 6 network for optimum internet connectivity, new windows, fully upgraded plumbing and electrical systems, restoration of doors and hardware, intercom system, HVAC upgrades, recessed lighting and two washer/dryer rooms. Welcome home to one of the premier Townhouses available in New York City today!
Real Estate Taxes
20' x 100.67' (79' deep)
Washer / Dryer in Unit
Private Outdoor Space
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