This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from November 16, 2012
Situated in the heart of the West Village, on arguably one of the most beautiful blocks in the neighborhood, this sun flooded, 20 foot wide newly gut renovated townhouse has been completely redesigned to suit even the most discerning palate. In keeping with the feel of the classic style of the house, warm radiant quarter sawn white oak flooring is offset by custom made steel casement windows and doors. Mahogany trim and solid core doors evoke the historic nature of the house while modern conveniences such as a hydraulic elevator (that travels from the cellar to the roof), a central vacuum system, whole house humidifier, intercom on all levels, pre-wiring for a home automation system and 10 zones of central heat and air conditioning elevate the home to cutting edge status. A state-of-the-art security system protects your investment by way of 16 discreet cameras as well as motion, heat, water and glass break sensors. Parlor Floor: Enter the house into the grand parlor featuring two wood burning fireplaces, 10 foot ceilings, a white Cararra clad powder room and Calacatta gold marble wet bar. Configured as a living room, sitting room and dining room, this floor is epitome of comfort and entertaining style. Garden Level: The chef's kitchen showcases custom millwork cabinetry, Calacatta gold marble countertops and backsplash as well as a 48 inch Wolf range with exterior venting, pot filler, Sub-Zero integrated, under-counter and wine refrigerators, Miele dishwasher, speed oven and coffee/espresso station. Enjoy your morning coffee seated at the built-in breakfast nook while the black marble gas fireplace offers a warm glow. This space opens to the exceptionally private garden via steel bi-fold 16 foot wide floor-to-ceiling custom designed doors. Silver travertine (complete with snow melt technology) and Ipe wood fencing surround the irrigated greenery. Surround sound speakers set the mood. Also on this level, a guest bedroom and white Carrara full bathroom offer a quiet retreat. Cellar: Silver travertine heated flooring and custom millwork make this a comfortable place to unwind. A 1,000 bottle temperature controlled mahogany wine room helps relax one even further. The large vented laundry room with utility sink adds to the conveniences of the home. A powder room, A/V control closet and house mechanicals complete the cellar. Third Floor: The third floor is comprised of two well-proportioned bedrooms with en-suite white Carrara marble bathrooms complete with Duravit commodes and Zuma soaking tubs. A private terrace, facing the garden, perfects the east facing bedroom. For convenience, the third floor also offers an additional washer and dryer. Master Suite (Fourth Floor): A generously sized master bedroom is warmed by a black marble wrapped wood burning fireplace. Step out onto the private terrace and enjoy the sunny, tree filled garden view. Pass through custom-built closets to the sumptuous master bathroom featuring a dual rain head steam shower, free standing deep soaking tub and double vanity. The mosaic floor composed of white Carrara marble sparkles in the afternoon sun courtesy of three west facing windows. Roof: Take the stairs (or the elevator!) all the way to the roof and lounge amidst fully irrigated planted trees. The Ipe hardwood decking is both durable and attractive, adding to the ambiance of this unique oasis. The West Village is home to chic cafs, world class shopping and historic landmarks. Once called "Little Bohemia," the West Village features classic artist's lofts, charming townhouses as well as new residential towers along the Hudson River. Angled "off the grid," tree-lined, sun filled streets add to the intimate, residential feel of the neighborhood. Steps from beautiful Hudson River Park and mere blocks from the hip scene offered in the Meatpacking District, The West Village offers something for all of its denizens.