Historic elegance meets modern sophistication in this magnificent, impeccably gut-renovated 25-foot wide, 5-story mansion located in the vibrant East Village. Erected circa 1840, the building since served as a parsonage for St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, and later became home of a radical press, commune, the world’s first macrobiotic restaurant, a coffee shop, and a bookstore/hangout for poets and creatives. More recently the 7,500 square foot jewel was meticulously restored and transformed into a prized single-family residence with 5 stories of stunning living space connected by stairs and an elevator, an additional full basement, and generous outdoor space with a parlor floor terrace, third floor balcony, remarkable rooftop terrace and a sunny south-facing garden.
An architectural masterpiece, 64 East 7th Street is marked by a striking main entrance graced by a paneled entablature set atop the brownstone pilasters and a sleek wrought-iron entry gate. Interiors are finely finished and tastefully designed, featuring striking elements throughout like gorgeous wood beamed ceilings, rich wood floors, oversized windows bathing rooms in floor-through natural light, warm exposed brick, 7 fireplaces, built-ins, and fabulous moldings and millwork. Here you’ll enjoy the ultimate in downtown luxury living, in one of NYC’s most dynamic neighborhoods.
The ground floor with its own front entrance is an exceptional and historic space that has many functional areas. An oversized den leads to the informal dining areas, complete with a wood burning fireplace leads to a well-appointed chef’s kitchen with doors opening to the garden. The entire floor looks out through a south-facing wall of glass to the architect-designed garden. At the rear of the garden is a slightly raised, secluded sitting space bounded on three sides by artist-design Jesmonite walls planted with greenery under beautiful shading tress. Closer to the kitchen is a large dining area with barbecue.
Up the inviting front stoop awaits the grand parlor level with very high ceilings and large windows at both ends which fill the floor with light. For upscale entertaining formal living and dining rooms here afford an ideal backdrop for the host and can remain open or privatized by pocket doors. Both living and dining rooms have woodburning fireplaces. The living room has a state-of-the-art Cinemascope projection theater with projector, screen and speakers hidden in the ceiling. A catering kitchen sits nearby for formal dinners or for use as an informal drinks bar. French doors from the dining room open to a lovely terrace with stairs to the garden.
The third story hosts the open floor-through primary bedroom suite with wood-burning fireplace, sitting alcove, and three tall double doors which open to a private balcony. Enhancing the luxury is a large dressing room, high-end bath with sitting, gas fireplace and dual sinks, a freestanding soaking tub and separate shower. A beautiful, separately accessible home office completes the floor.
Level four is occupied by 2 bedrooms with en-suite baths both with separate showers and a soaking tubs. There is also a staff room with a full bath. An additional guest bedroom suite resides on the penthouse floor complete, which has an electric fireplace and a full bath. This penthouse is adjacent to a private planted roof terrace with a pizza oven for sitting in the sun, enjoying the birds, and taking in the views.
The full basement has a laundry area, large open central storage area featuring the original brick “vaults. state-of-the-art mechanicals including whole-house air conditioning and radiant heating. State of the art electronics include Gigabit Ethernet and advanced WiFi, Crestron home and AV control, Lutron lighting, a newly upgraded alarm and monitoring system, and even an Elevator UPS to provide power the elevator in case of a blackout.
Dishwasher Pets Allowed Washer / Dryer in Unit Private Outdoor Space BUILDING AMENITIES LISTING AMENITIES Central Air City View Fireplace Garden View Hardwood Floors OUTDOOR SPACE Balcony Courtyard Garden Private Roof Deck Terrace
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