Bright and elegant, this gorgeous 5-story, single-family Upper West Side townhouse offers the elegance and scale of late 19th century architecture filled with beautiful old-world, original details, balanced by a brand, new custom renovation that includes high-end modern conveniences and comforts including a custom elevator servicing all five floors. Ideally positioned, this triple mint home is a block from Riverside Park on a tree-lined street surrounded by all the best of the neighborhood. Built circa 1900, the fa ade has been beautifully maintained and restored. The layout is gracious with distinct formal entertaining and private living. Formal entertaining spans two floors with a double height 22’ ceiling between them. A full floor primary suite affords every luxury and there are two additional bedroom floors. The home also boasts abundant outdoor space including a serene, landscaped garden filled with blooming trees and plantings off the kitchen with stairs leading to the parlor floor, as well as decked roof terrace on the fifth floor and a patio terrace on the fourth floor.
Comprising approximately 4,830 square feet plus a 1,150-finished basement currently configured as a full gym, this stunning home offers 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 2 powder rooms. The third or primary suite floor is a very private and elegant bedroom with nearly 11’ ceilings, a large custom dressing room and grand spa bathroom bathed in white Thassos marble, featuring a huge walk-in spa shower, two vanities and deep-soaking Jacuzzi tub.
The new, full renovation incorporated some of the stunning original details of the house that includes five grand decorative fireplaces with antique mantels, exposed brick, stained glass transoms, solid woodwork including window and door frames, wainscoting, original wood floors with border inlay and the gorgeous sweeping wood staircase. Additional classically styled details include elegant moldings and trim throughout. Rare to most townhouses the ceiling heights on every floor are impressive with the parlor floor reaching 11 feet. The scale is additionally enhanced by oversize, extra-tall windows on every floor, beautiful garden, and tree-lined block views as well as fantastic light streaming in throughout the day.
A full formal parlor floor features an elegant living room, formal dining room, custom-library/home office, and powder room. The garden floor presents a spacious reception area, den with 22’ ceilings, an expansive gourmet chef’s kitchen with eat-in dining, and powder room. The kitchen is a wonderful place to entertain, cook and dine with access to the beautifully landscaped garden. Abundant custom cabinetry is balanced by beautiful marble counters including a central island. Top-line appliances include Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf dual fuel range oven, Wolf double wall oven/ microwave, Cove dishwasher, Best exhaust hood and two wine refrigerators.
The house was renovated with all the finest systems including central air conditioning and Hyper heat heating on every floor, closed circuit video security system, a large laundry room on the fourth floor, abundant custom closets, natural gas garden barbeque and all new plumbing and electrical throughout.
263 West 93rd Street enjoys a very desirable Upper West Side location a block from the beauty and recreation of Riverside Park as well as abundant shopping, dining, and transportation nearby. There is a cross-town bus stop and B, C subway three blocks away and 1.5 blocks to the 1, 2 and 3 trains at Broadway. Nearby markets include Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s just a few blocks away. Symphony Space is also only a block-and-a-half from the house.
Listing courtesy of Deanna Kory, Audrey Henderson
Real Estate Taxes
16' x 100.67' (75'deep)
Washer / Dryer in Unit
Private Outdoor Space
Laundry in Building
Private Roof Deck
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