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MLS® ID: CORC-5822304

5 West 87th Street

Manhattan, New York, 10024

$27,000 Active
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Perfectly situated just off Central Park on a beautiful tree-lined street, this single family home was originally built in 1900 and spans approximately 6,534 square feet with five stories and a finished windowed basement. There are five bedroom suites and four renovated bathrooms. The outdoor space is comprised of a 21-foot long garden and a terrace on the third floor. Throughout this stunning home, there are six-zones of central air conditioning, Lutron lighting, hardwood floors and a sound system with speakers in every room.GARDEN FLOORThrough a charming gated forecourt is the entrance to this spectacular limestone and brick home. The entrance foyer is windowed with an oversized coat closet and it leads to an alluring lounge with 10'3" ceilings, perfect for entertaining. The lounge leads to a beautiful central staircase and foyer. Next comes the huge windowed eat-in kitchen which overlooks a picturesque garden. French doors open onto the garden, providing the perfect flow for large gatherings and alfresco dining. The kitchen is also equipped with state-of-the-art appliances including a Subzero refrigerator, two Subzero freezer drawers, two Miele dishwashers, two Thermador ovens, a Thermador six-burner range, a Miele steam oven, and a Miele built-in coffee system. There is a large center island with seating as well a dining area, a built-in desk, and custom cabinets.PARLOR FLOORUp the sweeping staircase is the parlor floor with 10'8"ceilings. Facing south is an elegant living room with three windows overlooking the lush tree-lined street. Adjacent is the library with a working fireplace, custom built-ins and two French doors opening to Juliet balconies. These stylish balconies overlook the beautiful garden.THIRD FLOORUp another set of stairs is the third floor with two bedrooms suites both with 10'8" ceilings. The first bedroom has two large windows facing south, a built-in desk and bookshelves, and two oversized closets. The second bedroom offers a built-in desk and bookshelves, a walk-in closet and a private terrace, which overlooks the garden. There is also a renovated bathroom which has two sinks, a shower, and a separate water closet.FOURTH FLOORThe lavish master suite offers a grand bedroom facing south with custom built-ins including a built-in desk and 10'2" ceilings. There is a separate dressing area with three enormous walk-in closets as well as a luxurious windowed renovated master bathroom with two sinks, a walk-in steam shower, a deep soaking bathtub, two linen closets and a separate water closet. FIFTH FLOOROn the top floor are two additional bedroom suites. The first suite has three windows, a built-in desk, built-in bookshelves, three oversized closets and a sun-drenched skylight. The second suite offers another beautiful skylight, a built-in desk, built-in bookshelves, three closets and French doors that flow into a Juliet balcony. There is also a hallway bathroom with a large shower, two sinks, and a separate water closet. The floor is completed by a laundry room with cabinets, a sink, a large closet and a vented Whirlpool Duet steam washer/dryer.FINISHED BASEMENTThe spacious basement provides tons of storage space including five closets one of which is an enormous storage room. There is also a windowed entertainment room with two closets and a built-in desk.
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Listing courtesy of The Corcoran Group


  • Zip
  • Office name
    The Corcoran Group
  • Bedrooms
  • Property type
    Single Family
  • Year built
  • Agent name
    Cathy Franklin
  • Purchase Type
  • HOA fees
    $ 0.0
  • Full baths
  • Rent
  • Furnished


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