A New York City Townhouse Unlike Any Other. Exquisite 19th Century Architecture on the Outside. Unparalleled Modern Luxury on the Inside.
Located on one of the most desirable and exclusive tree-lined blocks on the Upper East Side, nestled between Park and Madison Avenues, this exceptional turn-of-the-century townhouse has been gut-renovated and masterfully remade from top to bottom. Complete with a stunning ivory façade, 68 East 91st Street has been painstakingly designed to maintain a delicate balance between pre-war architectural details and modern amenities.
This 20-foot wide single-family home offers over 5500 square feet of interior space and 1100 square feet of outdoor space over four floors, each offering grand proportions and connected by a contemporary staircase set against restored pre-war exposed brick. Enjoy beautiful and thoughtfully chosen finishes throughout, including Bisazza Italian Mosaico bathrooms and handcrafted cherrywood, maple, and oak.
The garden level is home to an incredible living room bathed in sunlight featuring 20-foot ceilings and a gas fireplace with immaculate marble mantel, a state-of-the-art media room with HD projection screen, an additional living quarters with separate entrance, and a landscaped backyard. The parlor level offers a private library/den with full bath, secure entry foyer, and gourmet chef's kitchen with dining area and 8-person banquette. The custom eat-in kitchen offers a massive Sub-Zero refrigerator seamlessly integrated into the cabinetry, double Gaggenau ovens, professional Thermador range and wok with vented hood, and Advantium convection oven. There is also 50-bottle wine refrigerator and excellent storage throughout.
The full-floor master suite is complete with a second gas fireplace, intimate sitting room, refrigerator and Miele espresso machine, dressing room, steam shower, walk-in closet, and 375 square foot planted terrace. There are three more bedrooms, one with en-suite bath, and a study on the second floor. Unique to this home are oversized pivot windows, which allow each room to benefit from excellent sunlight throughout the day. The basement level houses an additional washer/dryer, pet bath, extra storage, and a stunning 5000-bottle wine cellar. This exquisite home also offers a custom designed Lutron lighting system, a whole-house air and water purification system, BTX Intelligent Fashion motorized drapery, three-zone central air, and security system. 91st Street is a gorgeous and quiet tree-lined block convenient to Central Park, and 68 East 91st lies across the street from the Dalton School.
This six-story, elevator townhouse was meticulously renovated by world-renowned architect Steven Harris and interior designer Lucien Lees Roberts. Upon entering this stunning trophy home, you will feel its grandeur, from the soaring 12 foot ceilings, grand foyer and breathtaking living room, to the...
Listing ID 2956900
Listing Agent: Justin Rubinstein
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 575 Madison Ave
Office Phone: 212.891.7000
Updated: 23rd April, 2018 5:26 AM.
68 East 91st St New York, NY