137 West 87th Street
Columbus & Amsterdam Upper West Side
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Front-A gracious master bedroom with a wood-burning fireplace that has a beautiful antique carved marble mantle and bath ensuite. the bath has a large jacuzzi, steam shower with "rain bar," heated towel bar, double sink, and skylight. the marble in the room Carrera. Rear-Fourth bedroom (currently used as a dressing room).
Front-The bow front of the building is highlighted in this beautiful bedroom with three windows looking out to the trees and townhouses. The floor is original with a decorative mahogany border. A wood-burning fireplace graces the room. There is a center hall bath wit jacuzzi and pedestal sink. The laundry is also located on this floor. The ceilings on this floor are approx. 11' high. Rear-Family room/second bedroom with 8x14 decked terrace.
Up the stoop, notice the original stained glass street number over the door. Living room with wood-burning fireplace, powder room under the stairs, bar hidden under stairs, pocket doors leading into the formal dining room. The formal dining room has a wood-burning fireplace, beautiful plaster moldings and stairs leading to the garden. Original stained glass transoms are over the doors leading to the garden as well as the extension kitchen.
Separate entrance under stoop. Currently configured as a beautiful two bedroom apartment. Living room, new kitchen with Corian countertop and slate floor, two bedrooms, marble bath and garden access. Numerous possiblitile for this floor include an in-law apartment, nanny's quarters, therapist's office, or reincorporation into the main house. Vacant.
High and dry with built-in shelving and storage, washer/dryer, vault, gas boiler.
- Central air
- Guarantors allowed
Impeccable 1890 4-6 BR TH, sublimely restored w/ cutting-edge modern systems (CAC, electric service, sound, intercoms etc). Amenities include 5 WBFPs, beautiful landscaped garden, elegant chef's kitchen with custom chestnut cabinetry & top appliances, full repertoire of fine original detail, high, clean basement. Configured as single family house or owners' triplex with separate ground floor apartment. Located in an historic row on glorious townhouse block. Triple mint.
Additional features of this building include: Custom Chestnut Cabinetry, Landscaped Garden, and 5 Wood Burning Fireplaces.
Upper West Side
Upper West, from Central Park West to the Hudson River, 59th Street (excluding Columbus Circle) to 110th Street.
Every ten blocks of the Upper West Side seem to have its own character. The 70s and 80s have their share of “Classic Six” prewar apartments (that’s two bedrooms, a living room, dining room, and kitchen plus a room for the maid or domestic staff, sometimes used as a home office) as opposed to a “Classic Seven,” which has all these rooms in addition to another bedroom. Along Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side, some grand-scale apartment buildings with magnificent river views perfectly match the street’s name. Meanwhile, the southern bit of the Upper West Side embraces the Time Warner Center, which has some of the most spectacular luxury condos in the city, along with high-end shops like Coach and Hugo Boss, once-in-a-lifetime eateries like Per Se, and a giant subterranean Whole Foods that seems to have the capability to hold every resident of the Upper West Side at once.