This is a rare, one-of-kind offering on the most beautiful block in Manhattan. The Carriage House at 78 Irving, dating from 1926, is a spacious 2,423 square foot two-bedroom, two- and a half-bathroom home brimming the elegance of the gilded age. Situated on two levels, the Carriage House is buttressed up against the main structure which shines with a regal limestone and masonry exterior and features a gated private entrance. 78 Irving is a unique ground-up renovation where prewar style meets present-day amenities, such as a 24-hour doorman and private elevator access; in one of Manhattan's most cherished and coveted neighborhoods. Set on the corner of tree-lined Irving Place and block beautiful's 19th Street, this well sought-after location provides residents with an overwhelming sense of charm, authenticity, and integrity.
From your own tree lined entrance you are welcomed into a gracious foyer that leads to a dramatic kitchen and living area with 14ft ceilings, a fireplace and a unique peaked skylight that fills the space with an abundance of natural light, while solid oak chevron wood floors lead you throughout the house. The kitchens at 78 Irving feature custom Shaker-style cabinetry of maple and white lacquer, a Calacatta Tucci marble countertop and backsplash, and is equipped with a 36inch La Cornue CornuFe cooktop, 36inch Gaggenau refrigerator, 24inch Gaggenau microwave, 24inch Gaggenau and Fisher & Paykel dishwasher. The spectacular master bedroom is an inviting haven with a gracious walk-in closet and en-suite master bath featuring Carrara Bella and pearl gray mosaic marble floors, Calacatta Michelangelo marble walls, double vanity, two Glasscrafters Deco style mirrored medicine cabinets, separate soaking tub and steam shower, Lefroy Brooks fixtures, and a private water closet with Toto Maris wall-hung dual flush toilet.
The spacious lower level opens into a media room with feature closet wall, and fireplace, with separate recreation space or guest room, half bath, and laundry with stackable Gas LG washer/dryer.
78 Irving stands proudly as part of the Gramercy Park Historic District, a neighborhood that retains a sense of literary nobility. From the outside, this is a building that helped coin the term Block Beautiful; from the inside, it peers tree level onto the renowned architecture that surrounds it. This is New York living with an authentic sense of place and history.
Rarely available, this sophisticated two bedroom, two and a half bath home on Gramercy Park has a 40 foot expanse of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the historic, verdant square with splendid city views. Double height ceilings in the spacious great room soar 12 feet high and allow beautiful...
Listing ID 2644675
Listing Agent: Holly Parker
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 690 Washington
Office Phone: 212.352.3400
Updated: 24th September, 2017 9:58 AM.
78 Irving Pl New York, NY