60 West 11th Street
Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue Greenwich Village
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Additional functional space in attic; currently accessed with drop down staircase.
Centered upon a spacious, open den with custom built-ins, this floor has three bedrooms and a full windowed bathroom. This floor also provides access to the attic.
This floor has 10'4" ceilings and is comprised of the south-facing master suite and a large second bedroom with office alcove. The master bedroom has a fireplace, huge walk-in closet, a windowed en suite bath with double sinks, a marble floor and a vanity top. The second bedroom also has an en suite bath with a glass-enclosed marble shower stall, an internal closet and a fireplace with a glass mosaic Tiffany mantle.
With 11'6" ceilings, this floor has two formal living rooms separated by sliding pocket doors. Both rooms have a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. There is a wall of built-in storage and a wet bar leading out to a spacious terrace with a spiral staircase leading down to the garden.
Enter under the stoop and to the right is a formal dining room with a fireplace. Down the hall is a half bathroom and at the back is the large open kitchen with a casual dining area, a fireplace and living room that looks through a wall of French doors out onto the multi-level, irrigated and landscaped garden and patio. The kitchen has a large center island, two built-in ovens and a 6-burner gas stove. A small butler's pantry leads into the formal dining room.
Accessed through the garden level, this fully finished cellar has a laundry room with sink, huge storage closet with a separate cedar closet, large recreation room, two mechanicals closets and a 1,200-bottle temperature controlled wine cellar.
- Alarm system
- High-speed internet
Located on the coveted Gold Coast and just off of Fifth Avenue this house is situated on land which was once part of the Wouter Van Twiller farm established in 1638. In 1745 it was granted to Admiral Sir Peter Warren by the City of New York in recognition of his capture of the French Fort Louisbourg, during the French-Indian War. The house was built in 1842 by Andrew Lockwood, the master builder of West 11th Street. It is characteristic of Lockwood's houses, combining elements of both Federal and Greek Revival periods. The first occupant was Samuel E. Bourne, ship's captain. This four-story single family townhouse boasts 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 6 wood-burning fireplaces and a stunning south-facing landscaped garden with it's own fountain. This home was originally built as one of a pair in 1842 and has been patiently restored and preserved. The front entrance stoop leads to an elegant foyer, a side hall and extraordinary double parlors on the main level. The dining room and kitchen with an additional living area overlook a lovely south facing garden. Intrinsic details of the period such as pilastered windows and door frames are intact along with Mahogany doors, handrails and floors. Meticulously maintained and with several modern upgrades, this elegant home is full of old world charm and detail with high ceilings, full height windows, decorative ceiling roses and various hardwood floors. Property has an attic level bringing the total square footage to 4,680.
Additional features of this building include: Automatic Garden Irrigation System, Full Intercom System, Phone System (floor to floor), Temperature Controlled Wine Cellar (1,200 bottle), Central Air & Heating, Integrated 2 Floor Sound System, High Ceilings, Full Height Basement, Attic, 6 Fireplaces, Terrace off Parlor Level, and South Facing Garden .
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