117 East 91st Street
Property ID: N/A
Listing Price: $5,995,000
Square Footage: 3300 sq. ft.
From the moment you encounter this marvelous old-world treasure, you will fall in love with its striking architectural style and distinctive Victorian charm. Built in 1875, this magnificent four-story townhouse is nestled in the heart of lovely Carnegie Hill, affording residents a most luxurious lifestyle amidst the calming privacy of a quiet tree-lined street.
Upon entering the exquisite ground floor with separate entrance, one is captivated by the lovingly maintained elegance of the formal dining room, central kitchen, and family room with wood-beamed ceiling, Pierre Deux padded fabric-lined walls, brick wood burning fireplace and French doors that lead to an impeccably landscaped garden. The many original details scattered throughout this wonderful single-family home such as marble fireplace mantels, pocket door with etched glass, high ceilings, period moldings and wide board floors (some with inlaid borders) will surely capture your heart.
The second level’s main entrance with double-entry vestibule boasts full-length glass doors and a beautiful faux marble finish, leading to a receiving room and glorious living room overlooking the garden. An indulgent master bedroom with a Bay window, built-in window seat, original shutters, and fireplace is accompanied by a second bedroom and central bath on level three, with two more bedrooms and baths that share a skylight on the fourth floor. Recessed lighting, custom faux painting, an electronic security gate plus security system with smoke/flood alarms, a new roof and basement for storage top off the amenities to make this a most desirable home.
The townhouse is located on the north side of a 91st Street between Park and Lexington Avenues one of the most desirable blocks in Carnegie Hill on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, home to Museum Mile, Central Park and the cities largest concentration of private and public schools. Galleries, boutiques, renowned restaurants, and specialty food shops are all hallmark to this prestigious community.