..A venerable Renaissance Revival corner townhouse with stunning park and river views, this historic residence invites you to experience the grandeur of turn-of-the-century New York City, meticulously updated for gracious, modern living. Now available for limited short term rental.
Wrought in stately limestone, buff brick and terra cotta, the grand five-story mansion at the corner of West 75th Street and Riverside Drive offers six luxe bedrooms and seven pristine bathrooms set across 11,000 square feet of living space. Designed in 1897 by one of New York's premier architects, C.P.H. Gilbert, and spectacularly reimagined by designer Samuel Botero, details throughout the majestic home are sumptuous and unique, heralding the opulence of a bygone era.The first floor welcomes guests with a series of lively salons and reception rooms lined with bold details, trim and archways, signaling the splendor to come. Upstairs, a stunning Art Deco sitting room topped by stained glass panels ushers guests into the lavish, round dining room. Nearby, the massive kitchen, outfitted with professional-grade appliances and an immense center island, offers a separate breakfast room and gorgeous Riverside Park views. On the third level, you'll find the serene full-floor master suite lined with a working fireplace and outdoor spaces and featuring an oversized private en suite bathroom and sitting room. The enviable dressing room is a work of art unto itself thanks to bold flooring, enormous, ornate wardrobes and a stunning Russian chandelier. The media room on the fifth floor is a rich, wood-paneled affair, while the breathtaking rooftop terrace offers uninterrupted views of the park and Hudson river. Five additional bedrooms flanked by four full bathrooms, a kitchenette and laundry room, round out the fourth and fifth floors of this one-of-a-kind residence.Set on a coveted Riverside Drive block, this premier home places 267-acre Riverside Park and the sprawling Hudson River Greenway at your doorstep. The Natural History Museum, Central Park and the abundant dining, shopping and cultural offerings of Lincoln Square are also mere steps away.