240 East 61st Street
Property ID: N/A
Listing Price: $$10,250,000
Square Footage: 4,835 sq. ft.
Located in Treadwell Farm Historic District is a masterful transformation of a townhouse at 240 East 61st Street. Rarely does one see this level of craftsmanship. This masterpiece was created and tastefully designed for the discerning homeowner looking to entertain formally or informally and have the ability to display fine art. This gorgeous 20 ft wide home features 6 full bedrooms and 5 full and 2 half bathrooms. Designed by Wayne Turett of the Turett Collaborative, the home provides a sleek and contemporary design not typically seen on the Upper East Side. The rear wall facade is constructed of steel and glass, providing unique views of trees, the city skyline, and private gardens, filling the residence with an abundance of sun and natural light.
Parlor Floor: This floor features 12' high ceilings throughout, allowing for a gracious, formal, entry foyer with a gas fireplace in a diamond glass base providing a beautiful upscale setting. A state-of-the-art open chef's kitchen leads you to an elegant living room adjacent to a luxurious dining room with a terrace overlooking the private garden, perfect for entertaining and to enjoy a drink during dinner.
Third Floor: Led up by an architecturally stunning staircase, you arrive on the third floor, which is a majestic scale, divided between a grand master bedroom suite with two separate walk-in closets, and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. Opposite the master suite is a large second bedroom with an adjacent office, a full bathroom, and washer/dryer.
Fourth Floor: The heart of the home lies at the top with a south-facing grand family room with a large terrace. Currently staged as a media and entertainment area, but can also be a very large bedroom with en suite bath with double sink. Facing north are 2 lovely bedrooms overlooking 61st street, with a full bath to service the two rooms.
Garden Level: This level includes a one-bedroom suite with a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchen and full bath, perfect for staff in the front. Towards the rear, the home has a gym and media room which opens to a private garden with a fire pit. All areas of the garden level can be accessed within the home and the one-bedroom in the front can be separated via a locked door to the areas in the back.
Basement: Epoxy floors keep the basement clean and dry and there is a second washer/dryer. Mechanicals are top of the line with central air conditioning and sound system by Control4.
The home is sited on Manhattan's Upper East Side and enjoys proximity to the area's impressive array of cultural pursuits. Madison Avenue's exclusive stores, galleries, and haute couture boutiques are nearby. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Frick Collection are close at hand along with numerous world-class restaurants and charming cafes. Nearby Central Park provides an oasis of greenery and recreation opportunities.