For Sale, 17,500,000 USD
9 East 81st Street, New York, New York, United States
Property Type : Apartment
Property Style : N/A
Build Size : 6,150 ft² / 571 m²
Land Size : N/A
Bedroom : 5
Bathroom : 7
Half Bathroom : 1
The current exterior and interior renovations were done by Peter Pennoyer in partnership with the internationally renown landscape architect, Madison Cox.
With 5 stories and a width of approximately 20', the elevatored house contains 6,150 square feet, elegant entertaining rooms, 5+ bedrooms and a wonderfully lush garden. The location is steps from Fifth Avenue and on a particularly beautiful block of other architecturally important townhouses. The house has been fully and continually renovated by the current owner and is in excellent condition.
Ground Floor: The entry Foyer leads to a square Gallery with a free-floating circular staircase which creates a lovely space for displaying art and sculpture. The large Formal Dining Room has enchanting hand painted Chinese wallpaper and 3 French doors opening into a wonderfully landscaped Garden. There is a large eat-in Gourmet Kitchen and a Serving Pantry.
Second Floor: The circular stair opens into a 41.5' long open Living Room with 12' ceilings and uncluttered walls, perfect for large works of art. In contrast, the large paneled library creates a more intimate environment and opens through French doors onto a nice size planted Terrace. For entertaining, there is a spacious Wet Bar and Pantry with mahogany cabinetry and a Powder Room.
Third Floor: This level is entirely devoted to a Master Suite, which comprises a large, south-facing Bedroom with wonderful light. There are 2 connected Master Baths and a walk-in closet, plus a Study or spacious Dressing Room which opens onto a Terrace.
Fourth Floor: The 2 Bedrooms have ensuite Baths and large walk-in closets. There is also another room that may be used as a single Bedroom or Office with Bathroom access.
Fifth Floor: Like the 4th floor, there are 2 Bedrooms with ensuite baths and a third room for a single Bedroom or Office with Bathroom access. In addition, there is a laundry room and Kitchen.
Basement: The fully finished Basement a sizable open room with storage. A separate area is ready to be used as a Media or Exercise Room.