266 West 77th St, 5 - Upper West Side, New York
TOWNHOUSE LIVING AT ITS BEST! 266 West 77th Street is a magical, sunny retreat from the frenetic energy of city life. This landmarked, turn-of-the century townhouse is located on a quiet, tree-lined, historic Upper West Side block that conjures a step back in time.Perched on the upper 2 floors of this 1890 townhome, step right into its light-filled open layout and loft-like great room, that warmly greets you upon entering. This inviting main level, a floor-through, boasts amazing high ceilings (approx. 11 ft.), beautiful original wooden paneling, door and window frames, providing lovely old-world, classic detail and character. The great room's three large tilt and turn windows overlook the beautiful, landmarked West End Collegiate Church. This gracious floor also houses a charming kitchen, which boasts light pouring in from its three skylights above, plus an elevated dining nook, with seating for 6. The kitchen features a retro 6-burner stove and double oven with custom-built wooden handles, made to match its beautiful, original wooden cabinetry, which came straight from the world-renowned Dakota building. The main floor also consists of a master and second bedroom, plus two full bathrooms with skylights. Both south-facing bedrooms are pin-drop quiet, as they overlook the tranquil neighboring patios and gardens, below. The master bath showcases a lovely antique clawfoot bathtub. A washer and dryer are conveniently tucked away and out of sight, just outside of the master bathroom. Upstairs, on the second, light-flooded floor of this duplex, are its third bedroom and another sky-lit, full bathroom. Serene and south-facing, light spills into its lovely additional den/home office/living area, which overlooks the glorious rooftop terrace. Get ready to do some serious unwinding, dining and sunset entertaining outdoors! Don't miss out on this special home, ideal for both work and play. 266 West 77th Street is an incredible location, just moments from the UWS's greatest shopping, theatre, and nightlife, the American Museum of Natural History, Central and Riverside Parks, NY Historical Society, The Beacon & Promenade Theatres, and hot restaurants like Red Farm, Serafina, Isabella's, and Shake Shack. Also within a few blocks are some of the city's greatest food markets like Fairway, Westside Market, and Zabar's.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman