UWS “Unattainable” Apartment Of The Week

Friday, October 14th, 2011


This week’s “Unattainable Apartment” is a six-story, 20-foot wide townhouse located just steps from Riverside Park at 317 W. 77th.

Completely gut-renovated, it features six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, two terraces, a balcony, a garden, a finished roof deck, a custom chef’s eat-in-kitchen, multiple wood-burning fireplaces, a 1,000 bottle climate-controlled wine cellar, and a new elevator.

The floor-by-floor details:

  • Parlor floor: A lovely restored stoop brings you to the elegant parlor floor of the home. On this floor is a formal dining room with wood burning fireplace that can comfortably accommodate large gatherings. This area could also be an inviting, casual living room. Also on this floor is the amazing new chef’s eat-in kitchen with custom Poggenpohl cabinetry, top of the line appliances including a 48″ Sub-Zero refrigerator, 6 burner Wolf Range with grill, double Wolf wall ovens, Wolf convection oven with warming drawer, wine cooler, 3 sinks, 2 Miele dishwashers and Carrera marble countertops. Adjacent to the kitchen is an office area and a breakfast room with double height ceilings and a wall of glass facing into trees and. There is direct access to the garden from the kitchen.
  • The Third Floor: This is the “formal” entertaining floor, complete with a sunken living room and library (or very large formal dining room) divided by an extra wide landing. Both rooms boast wood burning fireplaces with understated elegant Carrera marble mantles, 11 foot ceilings and amazing sunlight. This floor has a powder room to service guests.
  • The Fourth floor: This whole floor is the sumptuous master suite. The bedroom is in the south facing bowed front room and has charming bay windows and a wood burning fire place. On the other side of the master suite is the extra large dressing room (the size of a bedroom!) which can be customized to suite all needs and has direct access to a terrace. Off the dressing room, the contemporary Carrera bathroom has double sinks, a steam shower and deep soaking tub, in addition to access to the terrace.
  • The Fifth floor: This floor had two very large bedrooms, both with baths en-suite. The front bedroom has a balcony and the back bedroom has a large terrace.
  • The Sixth floor: On this floor there are two more bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom, ample closet space and direct access to the finished roof deck with water, electricity and a security camera.
  • Garden Floor: The garden floor can be accessed directly under the stoop. A guest room or staff room in the front has a full bathroom. The generously sized laundry room has a full size side by side vented washer and dryer plus plenty of room for folding and storage. The recreation area is a perfect play room or gym, is serviced by a powder room and has direct access to the garden and additional outdoor storage. There is also a climate controlled 1000 bottle wine cellar.

This home is listed through Brown Harris Stevens for $12,999,999. No information on annual real estate taxes is available.

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