This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from October 06, 2013
22 East 81st Street is located on a prime residential block, steps from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This impeccably maintained 6-story townhouse was built as a single family residence in 1883, and re-designed in the 1970s by renowned architect Robert Stern. The house includes Sterns dramatic owners triplex with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 3 half baths, and a spacious landscaped garden. In addition there are 5 one-bedroom apartments and 1 studio apartment. The house is ideal as a luxury rental property or for conversion to a single family residence. Zoning permits commercial uses as well, including an art gallery, restaurant, or shop. The total area is 7,550 S.F. (+/-) and the total buildable area is 9,112 SF (+/-) including one-half the garden level. The house is in excellent condition with working fireplaces throughout. Ceiling heights range from 10-7 to 8-3 (+/-). All sales proceeds will benefit the Irving and Phyllis Millstein Charitable Trust for Animals.