Available July 15th. Designed by famed architect Charles Graham circa 1884, this exquisite five-story townhouse offers approximately 5,000 square feet of stunning original splendor with six bedrooms and four and a half baths in excellent condition, steps from Central Park. Occupied by the same family since 1907 and lovingly preserved, this Italianate brownstone features dramatically high ceilings, sun-filled southern and northern exposures, restored original woodwork, 3 skylights and 8 fireplaces that prominently showcase a unique characteristic in each room. Enter through an elegant foyer to the grand parlor level featuring 12’ ceilings and 3 wood burning fireplaces featured in the formal gallery, living room and sitting room. The large formal dining room showcases a skylight and butler’s pantry with functioning dumbwaiter. The garden level with direct street access boasts a superb Chef’s kitchen and breakfast room, den, powder room and small private garden. The top three floors each feature two large bedrooms and a full bath. Each floor offers beautiful original details such as crown moldings, oversized windows with embrasured shutters and large bay windows. A basement with abundant storage, washer/dryer and an additional full bath complete this desirable floorplan. Outfitted with state-of-the-art communications and alarm systems, central air conditioning and a fifty-case wine cellar, 38 East 70th Street marries the inimitable charm of a bygone era with every modern convenience. Located on a prime block within the Upper East Side Historic District, this spectacular home is steps from Madison Avenue’s fine restaurants, shops, museums and Central Park.
Courtesy of Kristi Ambrosetti
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