An extremely rare 25-foot wide, meticulously restored, approx. 6,500-sq.ft. (excluding basement) Columbia Heights mansion with unparalleled views of the harbor, promenade lower Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Lady Liberty.
This elegant 5-story home, built in 1859, has preserved all the grandeur of its original 19th Century design, combined with all the functions of a modern home. The spectacular views can be enjoyed from all levels including the roof. The Parlor floor, with its 14' ceilings, stunning entry hall, front and rear floor-to-ceiling windows in living and formal dining room with rear terrace will surely take your breath away. A truly functional wet bar with sink, refrigerator, ice maker and warming drawers, perfect for those special dinners, or serving drinks on the terrace. A gourmet eat-in kitchen, with large pantry, two dishwashers and dumb waiter.
This amazing home features 3 wood-burning fireplaces, 6-7 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 powder rooms, family room, 3 offices, a 5th floor gym, rear garden, 2 rear terraces, and lots of closets. A wired sound system with in ceiling speakers and wireless control, two laundry rooms, 6 zone central air and heat, a full basement with abundant storage, all the mechanical equipment and vault for wine cellar. The basement opens directly onto garden making it suitable for additional living space.
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