41 West 87th Street is a beautifully renovated 20-foot wide, 5-story, single-
family brownstone, nestled on one of the best Central Park townhouse blocks.
This exceptional home affords approximately 7,500 square feet of meticulously
renovated interiors, plus wonderful outdoor space in the garden, two terraces
and magnificent roof deck. Originally designed and built in 1896 by architect
Theodore E. Thomson in Romanesque-style, the home’s beautiful façade and
L-shaped stoop has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur.
Intelligently designed, the home offers an array of modern conveniences,
including an elevator that swiftly serves every level from the basement to the
top floor, two laundry rooms (plus a built-in laundry shoot), four working
fireplaces with original antique mantels, energy efficient appliances, LED
lighting, and pre-wiring for sound and security systems.
The delightful Garden Floor features a spacious recreation room with access to
the home’s tranquil rear garden. The recreation room is fully equipped with a
wet bar, boasting a stainless-steel dishwasher, under-cabinet wine cooler and
microwave. The Garden Floor also affords a gracious guest bedroom with a full
en-suite bathroom and abundant closet space. This guest suite can be accessed
by the home’s second entrance underneath the stoop, which affords added
The magnificent Parlor Floor features a grand, open-concept living and dining
space, with a massive chef’s kitchen, breakfast room and a convenient rear
terrace. Ideal for impressive entertaining, the Parlor Floor boasts
approximately 12-foot ceilings, oak flooring with oversized planks, and
stunning proportions throughout. The large chef’s kitchen is equipped with
top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including a 36” Wolf stove,
Subzero refrigerator, wine cooler, Miele dishwasher, and Bosch microwave. The
countertops, island and backsplash are covered in a gorgeous Cambria stone.
The kitchen also features a beautiful fireplace, with an intricately crafted
wooden mantel. Ample dining space is afforded in the adjacent dining area,
massive center island, and the delightful breakfast room, with a charming
terrace that overlooks the private lower garden and surrounding townhouse
gardens. An elegant powder room is discreetly tucked away.
The Third Floor is comprised of sizeable den, home office, and two gracious
bedrooms, each with full en-suite bathrooms and abundant closet space. This
level also features the home’s second laundry room. The Fourth Floor is
dedicated to the home’s sumptuous full-floor master suite, consisting of a
regal rear-facing bedroom with a private terrace, tremendous walk-in closet,
and a luxurious full bathroom. The sophisticated master bedroom boasts grand
proportions, a beautiful fireplace, and a serene private terrace. An enormous
walk-in closet leads to the massive, full-width master bathroom. Lined with
stunning Italian marble and porcelain, beautiful mosaic tile, and graced with
an elegant fireplace, the luxurious master bathroom is well appointed with a
free-standing soaking tub, dual sinks, and a massive rainfall shower.
With soaring double height ceilings in the common area, the Fifth Floor
consists of two additional well-proportioned bedroom suites. Abundant sunlight
is received through two above skylights, as well as grand windows which clear
the neighboring townhomes. The front bedroom is graced with a handsome
fireplace, and the rear bedroom boats two sizable closets. A wet bar with a
dishwasher, and a large storage closet in the hallway allow for seamless
entertaining on the roof deck directly above.
The generously sized roof deck receives abundant sunlight, with open and
unobstructed city views. In addition, the roof has been equipped with water,
gas and electric, allowing for a perfect rooftop escape. Accessed by elevator
or stairs, the home’s basement affords abundant storage, and houses the first
of two laundry rooms, as well as home mechanicals.
41 West 87th is perfectly located just half a block from Central Park, and
among the fabulous restaurants, cafes, and shops along Columbus and Amsterdam
Avenues. Nearby attractions also include the American Museum of Natural
History and New York Historical Society. Public transportation is easily
accessible along the 1, B and C subway lines.