This quintessential Queen Anne style townhouse is in impeccable condition. Built in 1890 and renovated to the highest standards in 2000, it is full of period character and all modern amenities fitting a home of this caliber. Boasting 20 feet of width, exceptional ceiling height throughout, and perfect proportions from room to room, the flow of the townhouse will make traditionalists of us all.
Moreover, 330 West 87th Street is a home that will serve any lifestyle. It is an ideal mix of formal and casual spaces. Plus, there are three outdoor areas–a well-appointed garden and two terraces–suited for private relaxation or luxurious entertaining. Additional highlights include a massive kitchen, five full and two half bathrooms, potentially seven bedrooms, and a finished cellar.
Located steps from Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Riverside Park dog run, Hudson River Greenway, and all UWS favorites this single-family townhouse is the touchstone of sophisticated living.
An entrance under the stoop provides access to a charming vestibule. The front of the garden floor is occupied by a family room or possible guest bedroom. It receives ample natural light and features a built-in entertainment center, full ensuite bathroom, and generous closet. A bit further down the hall lies a mini mudroom with storage closets and a powder room.
The heart of the townhouse is situated at the rear of the garden floor. A breathtaking chef’s kitchen invites everyone to gather and partake in the garden view. Featuring plenty of counter space, a center island, functioning dumb waiter, Viking range with pot filler faucet, SubZero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, and two built in desks, this kitchen will be a hub of activity and joy. A large dining area is situated just beyond a bar height counter and a double set of French doors open to the garden. A South-facing oasis, the garden has a country feel to it with a high lattice fence, hanging greenery, and brick pavers.
Stepping into the parlour floor of this townhouse is a “blast from the past” in all the best ways. From rich mahogany finishes to a grand restored staircase and stained-glass transoms, the formality and grandeur of the era is on display. The parlour front serves as a sitting room and boasts a bay window and original mantlepiece. A passageway to the rear offers access to a wet bar as well as a powder room and closet.
The rear of the parlour floor is a huge living room with a gas fireplace and French doors that open to a terrace. Adjacent to the living room is a gracious home office with a window overlooking the terrace.
The third floor hosts two bedrooms with ensuite baths. The master suite sits at the front of the floor. The master bedroom features a bay window and a fireplace. It is an incredible display of original details such as built-in shutters and hunting themed tile on the hearth. His and hers walk-in closets as well as a spacious bathroom with jacuzzi tub, double sink vanity, and shower stall complete the master suite.
The rear bedroom suite overlooks the garden and has a private terrace. Additional highlights include a fireplace and clawfoot tub in the bathroom.
The upper floor of the townhouse will add to your delight. A glorious skylight floods the central landing with energy and sunshine. There are three bedrooms with large windows, high ceilings, California Closets, and two that include original fireplace mantles. Two side-by-side full bathrooms are situated just off the landing. The floor also contains a bonus room at the rear, laundry and linen closets, and ladder access to the roof.
The finished townhouse cellar offers even more living space. A spacious recreation room has built-in entertainment shelving and access to multiple storage closets around the perimeter. There is also a laundry room and separate room for utilities including oil tanks, a well-maintained boiler, two new hot water heaters and electric panels. The plumbing on this level was updated in 2019. This home has a two-zone heating system and three central A/C zones.