Extraordinary 25-foot-wide Mansion in the heart of the historic and landmark district, Hamilton Heights.
This rare and graceful home comprises five levels of beautifully appointed interiors designed and executed to the highest standard plus a stunning private backyard enclosed in custom wrought iron lattice. This home is meticulously maintained and modernized with an elevator to make all floors easily accessible. In total, the home offers 6,400 interior square feet and 2,175 square feet of exterior space. Unique features include a gated private garden entrance, 11-ft ceilings, original details such as stained glass and the original old forest mahogany paneling, doors and moldings throughout. This home is also equipped with a custom security system.
Garden Floor: The garden floor boasts a massive eat-in kitchen opening to the beautiful backyard garden that spans over 465 square feet, perfect for entertaining. This chef’s kitchen is appointed with handpicked pine wood cabinetry, natural granite counter-tops, a large pantry, expansive island, and top of the line appliances including Sub-Zero. Additionally on this floor, there is a separate studio apartment with a private entrance that can be used for family, friends, staff, or to generate income.
Parlor Floor: Your formal entry is through a gracious houndstooth marble entry foyer, flawlessly inviting you into the enfilade of rooms providing a vista through the entire suite of rooms. The impressive Great Room offers 11’’ ceilings, oversized windows and a sophisticated antique French carved mantel. The restored pocket doors open onto the Center Hall boasting the original intricately carved wood mantelpiece from the Victorian era. West facing, the sunny formal grand scale Dining Room, which comfortably seats 20, with a bolection marble mantel fireplace and overlooking the elegant private garden is perfect for entertaining. Conveniently located on this floor is a guest powder room. The elegant staircase connects all levels and is crowned with a skylight bringing natural light throughout the home.
Third Floor: Facing the serene garden, the primary bedroom suite offers beautiful afternoon light and original dual dressing rooms. On this floor, facing east, the exquisite library with custom designed bookcases is completed with a period fireplace.
Fourth Floor: This level has three additional bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, study, and a great walk-in closet. Adjacent the second bathroom is a professional laundry room.
Fifth Floor: The top floor features a bedroom and separate living room that can be easily converted back to bedrooms or a playroom, or can be customized to suit your particular needs or interests. The roof top offers impressive open views and a blank canvas to create your perfect oasis.
Hamilton Heights is the paragon of rich history, architectural wonders and serene tree lined streets. It is named after its one-time historical resident, Alexander Hamilton. Besides one of the country’s Founding Fathers, there have been many other notable residents including musical greats Count Basie, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein, and Lena Horne – who all lived here, as did the artist Norman Rockwell. Conveniently located steps away from all public transportation. Easy commute to all residential suburbs.
Listing Courtesy of Jessica Chestler, Ben Jacobs
Real Estate Taxes
25.17' x 95’ (55' deep)
Washer / Dryer in Unit
Private Outdoor Space
Private Roof Deck
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