Second Ave. & First Ave.
For the sophisticated and discerning purchaser, this elegant home has been exquisitely renovated by Oliver Cope, an award-winning New York City architect known for classically-inspired designs and craftsmanship of the highest quality. It has 13 rooms on 6 levels, including 4 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 2 powder rooms. The beautiful wood floors are custom-cut, quarter-sawn oak parquet . Walls, ceilings and moldings are real plaster, not plasterboard. All doors have Nanz nickel hardware. Bathroom hardware is by Waterworks, Sherle Wagner and Grohe. All 3 wood-burning fireplaces are lined in custom brick with a herringbone pattern and surrounded by antique statuary marble mantels. The 10-zone HVAC system is augmented by a 3-zone humidification system. There is a large red cedar temperature-controlled wine cellar in the basement along with a laundry room, powder room and 2 mechanical rooms. The garden level has a vestibule, library, dining room, powder room and kitchen with Carrara marble countertops and top grade appliances by Viking, Subzero and Miele. The bluestone-tiled garden features a limestone fountain. The parlor floor has a vestibule, living room, family room, 3 closets, 2 fireplaces and powder room with a Calacatta gold slab floor and Sherle Wagner vanity and fittings. The third floor master suite includes a bedroom with fireplace, double dressing room and extra-large master bath with twin vanities, shower stall with bench, bathroom stall with bidet, Calacatta floors and a refurbished free-standing antique English tub. The fourth floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The fifth floor has a library/guest suite with full bath and two large terraces. This townhouse boasts the inclusion to a neighborhood block association that is well known for its dedication to block preservation of beauty and aesthetic maintenance.
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