The Listings: Townhouses
The 6 swankiest NYC townhouses currently up for grabs
This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or around this fair(ish) city.
This month: we’ve rounded up six swanky townhouses — because we’ve all just about had it with neighbors above, below, to the left and to the right.
East 7th (5 images)
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 stories
Notable features: Wired for surround sound and smart-home devices, with a seriously luxurious rain shower with body sprayers and a dressing room the size of your first New York apartment. Trust us, she wants this one.
Crown Heights (3 images)
1488 Pacific Street
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Basics: 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 stories
Notable features: Dutiful upgrades to a pre-war building, including a “green roof” patio, private garden and modernized chef’s kitchen. Throw ‘em together and you might be making farm-to-table dinners at home.
Flatbush (3 images)
3 Martenese Court
Basics: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 stories
Notable features: Want to forget you live in a city? Settle in on a charming cul-de-sac next to Prospect Lefferts Gardens. This restored historic home comes complete with a parking spot, a stunning parlor with extravagant stained glass detail, fireplace, terrace and private garden. It’s the best of both worlds incarnate.
Dumbo (5 images)
55 Pearl Street
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 5 stories
Notable features: A turnkey home at its finest, this gem is available furnished, should you so desire. The corner townhouse has north, south and western exposure with a private garage, a garden, gas fireplace and a wraparound roof terrace with views of the Manhattan Bridge.
UES (6 images)
140 East 65th Street
Upper East Side
Basics: 5 beds, 6 baths, 4 stories
Notable features: Channel your inner Tenenbaum at this upper-crust abode sporting an outdoor kitchen, fire pits, motorized awnings, a Japanese Garden designed by the curator of Japanese Gardens at the Brooklyn Botanical, six (yes, six) fireplaces, a terrace and erstwhile neighbors that include the Rockefellers, Richard Nixon and Tennessee Williams.
Greenwich Village (4 images)
19 West 12th Street
Basics: 5 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 5 stories
Notable features: Established in 1845, this renovated townhouse might need a welcome mat that bears the phrase “I have arrived.” On-site, there’s a caretaker’s apartment and a kitchen fitted for a personal chef, while throughout, no detailed has been spared, from the marble- study to the landscaped rooftop garden to the ironclad soaking tub and a superior formal entertaining space for intimate dinner parties of 16.