35 West 12th Street - Greenwich Village, New York
This elegant, artistically-inspired townhouse on one of Greenwich Village's most prized tree-lined streets is a sight to behold with its exquisite décor and luxurious appointments. Located on prime 12th Street, just off Fifth Avenue in Manhattan's coveted Gold Coast, sits a historical gem that's been wonderfully recreated by one of fashion's most prominent icons. This charming 19th-century home with 4 stories, 4 bedrooms and 2 and a half baths is a reflection of the owner's discerning eye, brought to life by renowned Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects, decorator Richard McGeehan and published in Architectural Digest. Graced by class throughout, with up to 11 foot ceilings, decorative fireplaces adorned with marble mantles, a new mahogany wood staircase, Waterworks faucets and fixtures plus distinctive custom moldings. High-end mechanical and electrical updates include a new electric hot water heater, an upgraded electrical panel, a Siedle intercom system, a new security system, a cell phone booster for optimal reception, and central heating and air conditioning with a compressor on the recently replaced roof (as of June 2012).The lovely sunken garden level is a haven for entertaining, with a state-of-the-art kitchen offering custom maple cabinets, an antique mirror backsplash, a custom raw copper sink, a custom rustic copper ventilation hood, and premium Sub-Zero, Miele and Bertazzoni appliances. Meals can be enjoyed in the adjacent formal dining room with 8" wide maple wood plank flooring, which accesses the private north-facing outdoor garden area with bluestone pavers. The parlor level with a large living room and cozy den/library is perfect relaxing or conversing with guests over cocktails. The second and third sleeping levels present each 2 quiet bedrooms and a full bath per floor. Floor by floor, this awing home offers ultimate style and comfort.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman