- Asking Price: $8,900,000
- Annual R.E. Tax: $22,778
- 4622sf , not including basement
- Room Count: 9.5 plus basement
- Bedrooms: 4-5
- Bathrooms: 4 Full, 2 half
- Condition: Excellent
- 1895 Clarence True Limestone Townhouse
- Views: Lovely Southern Garden
- Exposures: North, South
- Gracious Floorplan, Spectacular Original Detail
- 26' Chef's Kitchen
- 4+ Bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 1/2 baths
- 8 gas fireplaces; 5 working
- 37 x 16 landscaped garden
Stunning Single Family 4-5 Bedroom Limestone Townhouse on Park Block! Designed in 1894 by famed architect Clarence True, this beautiful Jacobean Revival home retains all the True trademark touches: gracious mansion-like full width rooms front and back on all levels, incredibly rich hand-carved custom woodwork and marquetry throughout, a grand entrance gallery for receiving guests, wide central staircase with oversized landings, 8 gas fireplaces, and a low stoop for easy entrance. Along with the wonderful original detail, 66 West 87th Street has been updated with a keen eye towards modern style.
1st Floor: Grand 19x11 reception gallery with detailed woodwork, welcoming fireplace, and separate seating nook. The southern wing features an immense @ 26x15 state of the art Chef's kitchen, with Wolf double oven, 5 burner stove-top range, professional hood, Sub Zero refrigerator, white Caesarstone counters, center work island with sink, plus a separate dining area big enough to seat 8 and an extra home office zone. French doors lead to the 37x16 professionally landscaped garden, perfect for barbecuing, relaxing, or entertaining. Off the kitchen is a full laundry room and 1/2 bath, along with bonus sink, storage, and second garden entrance. There is an additional service entrance at the front.
2nd Floor: The second floor opens to an elegant 15x10 landing, graced by a full wall mural by famed artist Valentino Cortazar. Period pocket doors open to the elegant living room with bay windows, 11' ceilings, gas fireplace ,and original plaster trim in impeccable condition. The dining room can host your largest party under its canopy of beams and wood wainscoting. There is a bonus butler's pantry with dishwasher, sink, refrigerator, and 1/2 bath, and a private back stairway to the kitchen.
3rd Floor: To the north is a fine 21’ den lined with warm wood bookshelves to match the detail of the fireplace mantle. To the south lies the private master bedroom, featuring a luxurious brand new modern white bath en-suite with glass stall shower, free-standing "egg" soaking tub, dual sink vanity in white Calacatta marble, Toto toilet, and its own gas fireplace. A tremendous 14’ walk in closet hides behind pocket doors.
4th Floor Two generously proportioned bedrooms, each @ 17x 15, plus new white marble shared bath, and a bonus wardrobe/dressing area. The southern bedroom also has direct access to a private roof deck overlooking the garden, and the stained glass skylight brings sunlight to the hall.
5th Floor: 21.6x14.6 bonus bedroom, with huge storage closet and private bath.
Basement Level: The finished basement has a @ 29 x 13.7 main room perfect for home gym/office/hangout, plus a 13.5x8.7 windowed bonus room for guests, full bath, private sauna, and separate utility room.
Utilities: This home has gas fired steam heat throughout, central air on the lower floors, plus window/wall a/cs in the upstairs bedrooms. Please note: Chandeliers excluded from sale.
Building Notes: Built in 1895 by renowned architect Clarence True Jacobean Revival Style.
9.5 rooms+ 4+ Bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 1/2 baths.
* Landmarked - Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
* Lot: 16x100.67
* House: 16x60, 5 stories, plus basement and extension
* FAR as built: 2.87 FAR: 10
* SF as Built: 4,622 Allowable SF: 16,160
* Information provided by Property Shark.