MLS® ID: CORC-5674067
43 West 12th Street
Manhattan, New York, 10011 $6,995,000
Meticulously and beautifully renovated, 43 West 12th Street is perfectly situated in the heart of the Greenwich Village Historic District on one of Manhattans most desirable residential blocks. Originally built in 1861, the renowned architect Todd Poisson of BKSK Architects, has transformed this remarkable home into a bespoke modern residence with unparalleled attention to detail for both daily living, as well as gracious entertaining. The home's abundant natural light and flow of perfectly scaled rooms create a sense of loft-like openness rarely found in New York City townhouses. This one-of-a-kind home contains the highest quality design, craftsmanship, finishes, and custom details throughout. There are four bedrooms and three and a half renovated bathrooms.A dramatic cantilevered staircase finished in steel and wood runs through the five-story home and a Marmorino Venetian plaster feature wall vertically connects the spaces. At the top is a skylight which basks the entire home with brilliant sunlight throughout the day. There is a beautifully landscaped roof garden with two entertaining spaces and an outdoor grill as well as an indoor wet bar area. Throughout the luxurious home there are black walnut floors, custom millwork, Marvin insulated double-hung wood windows and a new roof. There are four original and restored fireplaces mantels one functions as a wood burning fireplace and a second is powered by ethanol. The mechanicals have all been updated and include multi-zone central air conditioning, Lutron lighting, a Sonos music system and automatic watering systems for the home's outdoor plantings.GARDEN FLOOR:There is a separate entrance from the street. This floor has a bedroom suite that faces south, a hallway bathroom with a shower and a separate walk-in storage room. Also on this level is library with a built-in desk and bookshelves. It opens to the rear outdoor space which has two large storage sheds.FIRST FLOOR:Entering through the gated landscaped forecourt, there is an entry vestibule that leads to an open loft-like 388 long dining and living space that features a built-in bar with a U-Line refrigerator and a sink. An elegant powder room and a walk-in coat closet complete this floor. PARLOR FLOOR:There is a south-facing living room with two double-height windows, high ceilings, picturesque tree-lined views and a wood-burning fireplace. Off the living room is an informal dining area that connects to a renovated windowed eat-in kitchen. It is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator, a Marvel wine refrigerator, a Wolf oven with a range and griddle, a Thermador oven, a Thermador microwave, a Miele dishwasher, and a double sink with an instant hot water faucet. Finishes include Delphi custom kitchen cabinets and Crema Marfil limestone slab countertops and backsplash.THIRD FLOOR:The third floor contains the extraordinary master bedroom suite. The bedroom has built-in bookshelves and the second working fireplace. There is a 12-foot long dressing room with six custom closets and built-in dressers that connects the bedroom to the bathroom; Tre-Piu sliding doors can be pulled to close off the suite for privacy. The glamorous windowed master bathroom faces south and is finished in Fleuri Travertine stone and has a two sinks, a walk-in shower and a separate oversized soaking bathtub. Completing this level is a laundry area.FOURTH FLOOR:The fourth floor has two additional bedrooms and a hallway renovated bathroom with a bathtub.FIFTH FLOOR:At the top is a wet bar area with a sink, a U-line refrigerator and storage which opens onto a lush landscaped roof garden. This outdoor oasis overlooks the iconic Village skyline and has two entertaining spaces and an outdoor grill. It is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining, and is home to blooming trees and seasonal plantings.