179 East 71st St. $15,950,000


    179 East 71st St. New York, NY 10021

    • 5 Beds
    • 6.5 Baths
    • 6,725 sq. ft.
    • Condo/Townhouse
    • MLS# 3816619
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    Located on one of the Upper East Side's most historical and sought after blocks, this 6,725 square foot Neo-federal townhouse has absorbed decades of art, vision, and culture within its four walls. Behind closed doors lies the most exquisite millwork, this townhouse has been renovated to perfection. This 20.25 foot wide townhouse is flooded with natural sunlight through oversized floor-to-ceiling windows. With the perfect balance of class, elegance, and allure, this home is the ultimate Manhattan sanctuary. Garden Floor: Upon arriving to this distinguished townhome the entry vestibule leads to the grand foyer and features a large, walk-in coat closet, powder room, and south-facing windowed home office. The foyer is defined by a sweeping staircase leading to the parlor level and an elevator that services all 6 levels of the home. As you move through the foyer to the rear of the garden level, one's attention is immediately captivated by the open, eat-in chef's kitchen complete with stone countertop center island, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, Poggenpohl cabinetry, 2 Miele dishwashers, double sinks, Wolf range, custom-designed Vinotheque wine refrigerator, Silestone countertops, and oversized pantry. The kitchen is perched above the garden and the floor-to-ceiling wall of glass allows for exquisite light throughout the day. The kitchen also features a service staircase to the dining room on the parlor level for seamless entertaining. Parlor Floor: The parlor floor is elegantly designed with an open sightline to all 67 feet of the townhouse. The living room includes a Chesney wood burning fireplace, built-in surround sound system, and a wall of floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the residence's bucolic garden and offers an immediate sense of serenity. With ample space to host friends and family, the luminous formal dining room occupies the front half of the parlor level and is lined with custom-built cherry wood bookshelves. Three sets of French doors open to the large Juliet balcony facing the greenery of the tree-lined 71st Street. Third Floor: The cinema room has a Sony 4K rear projector, 80' screen, Vida Box multimedia control system, and theatre seating for 10 which makes for a cozy movie night at home. Across from the home cinema is a powder room. The floor is completed by a large bedroom with en-suite bath, separate dressing rooms, and wood-burning fireplace. Fourth Floor: The entirety of the fourth floor serves as the primary suite complete with private elevator access, wood burning fireplace in the bedroom, a dressing room, and separate walk-in-closets leading to private, elegantly designed separate bathrooms. Fifth Floor & Rooftop: The uppermost floor is comprised of two bedrooms that share a full bathroom with a double vanity and a spacious study with an extra-large skylight, flooding the area with natural light. There is a full staircase that leads to an all-glass solarium and lovely reading nook which leads directly to the finished rooftop, a perfect outdoor entertaining space for friends and family. (*The roof photos are virtually furnished) Basement: The finished English basement includes a large laundry room with two washers and two dryers, folding table, a wall of closets for additional storage, home gym, powder room, and staff room. Parking garage is available next door. Townhouse Features: Building dimensions of 20.25' x 67' on a 102' lot 6,725 sq. ft. Elevator access to all floors 5 Stories Finished Basement and Roof Deck Garden Patio 4 Wood Burning Fireplaces Cinema Room Video Intercom on each floor Surround Sound System Home Gym Chef's Kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances

    • General Features
      • Year Built 1909
      • Hoa Fee 0.00
      • Neighborhood Lenox Hill
      • New Development No
      • Real Estate Tax 9857
    • Building Features
      • Building Bike Storage No
      • Building Class A4
      • Building Doorman No
      • Building Elevator Yes
      • Building Garage No
      • Building Gym No
      • Building Laundry Yes
      • Building Pets Yes
      • Building Pool No
      • Building Prewar Yes
      • Building Rooftop Yes
      • Building Storage Yes
      • Dishwasher Yes
      • Formal Dining Room Yes
      • Foyer Yes
      • Garden Yes
      • Has Fireplace Yes
      • Has Outdoor Space Yes
      • Number of Building Stories 5
      • Number of Building Units 1
      • Number of Half Baths 1
      • Number of Rooms 10.00
      • South Exposure Yes
      • Unit Balcony Yes
      • Unit Garden Yes
      • Unit Laundry No
      • Unit Terrace Yes



    10021 (New York) Demographics

    42 Median Age
    110,899 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    83% College Educated
    $130,968 Estimated Median Income
    10,153 Estimated Total Home Owners
    11,931 Estimated Total Renters
    46% / 54% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    2 Estimated Average Household Size
    42,253 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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    $3,369,000 Median Sales Price
    4 Homes Sold
    24 New On Market

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        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $15,950,000
        5/18/2022 9:39:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $15,950,000

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