MLS® ID: CORC-5760513
115 East 38th Street
Manhattan, New York, 10016 $8,850,000
115 E 38th Street is a Second Empire single family elevator townhouse rich in history and is one of 71 houses in the Murray Hill Historic District. The gorgeous 1865 facade is the gateway to a meticulously renovated modern six-story home boasting five bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, six working fireplaces and three outdoor spaces. Immediately entering into the elegant foyer on the parlor level, one is met with 12-foot ceilings, a study off the entry and formal living room with a fireplace and a wall of French doors opening onto a balcony and overlooking the garden. The open, fully-equipped kitchen makes way to an informal and formal dining room leading into a family room looking into the landscaped garden. The full floor of the luxurious master bedroom suite includes a dressing room, a grand master bathroom and two Juliet balconies. An additionally two floors have four bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. On the sixth floor, there is a library with fireplace and wet bar leading to a two-tiered roof terrace.The first owner, Selah Reeves Van Duzer, was descended from two of the city's oldest households. Published in House Beautiful, 1924 by owner, author Sophie Kerr Underwood. Purchased by Award-winning jewelry designer & Warhol subject Kenneth J. Lane in the late 1960s, sold to Liza Minnelli in 1977. Complete with views of the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings a brand new six-zone, gas-fired HVAC and state-of-the-art systems, 115 W 38th Street is the ideal home.