324 West 80th Street represents a rare opportunity to purchase a newly renovated 24-foot wide limestone elevator townhouse on one of the most beautiful residential blocks on the Upper West Side. Offering more than 8,000 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, No. 324 boasts ...
324 West 80th Street represents a rare opportunity to purchase a newly renovated 24-foot wide limestone elevator townhouse on one of the most beautiful residential blocks on the Upper West Side. Offering more than 8,000 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, No. 324 boasts a brand new eat-in chef's kitchen, a planted rooftop terrace with enclosed pavilion, a full floor master suite with 2 spa-like bathrooms, a sitting room and dressing room, home theatre with a 75" screen, as well as a gracious Parlor Floor with 11-foot ceilings and grand proportions for entertaining. Built in 1901 by noted architect, Clarence True, this six-story home features a stunning Elizabethan Renaissance Revival style bow-front facade with Roman brick and limestone trim and a ceramic tile pitched roof.
The Entry Floor welcomes guests into a gracious and open reception gallery with a modern ribbon fireplace, polished porcelain floors with custom inlay, and a magnificent cherry wood sculptural staircase. Beyond, a brand new state-of-the-art eat-in kitchen has been installed and features custom, hand-crafted wood cabinetry with under-cabinet lighting, honed statuary marble countertops and backsplash, an oversized island with second sink and counter seating, and an impressive appliance suite featuring a 48" Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, Wolf range and hood with a marvelous wall-mounted faucet for effortless cooking, Wolf double ovens, Wolf microwave, and a Bosch dishwasher.
The Parlor Floor boasts nearly 11-foot ceilings and offers a formal living room that spans the entire width of the house. It features a gas fireplace with remote-starter and a built-in wet bar. The south-facing dining room, with original dentil molding and beamed ceiling, is ornamented by a Juliet balcony that overlooks the house garden through stained glass windows. A secondary kitchen exclusively services the dining room and boasts a separate stainless steel prep area with industrial kitchen faucet sprayer, glass Sub Zero refrigerator, separate Sub Zero beverage refrigerator, Bosch range, Monogram double ovens with a separate warming drawer, and two Bosch dishwashers. A powder room is located off the floor landing.
Upstairs on the Third Floor are three bedrooms. The rear south-facing bedroom serves as a second master suite and features a fireplace, two walk-in closets and an en-suite bath with double vanity, deep soaking tub and separate shower. A second full bathroom is located off the floor landing.
The Fourth Floor is dedicated to the master suite and highlights a spacious south-facing bedroom with fireplace and a windowed marble bath complete with a digitally controlled walk-in rain shower with double shower-heads, free-standing egg-shaped soaking tub, double vanity and heated floors and towel bars. A secondary full marble bathroom, sitting area with fireplace and a windowed dressing room with custom vanity and built-ins complete the floor.
The home's generous offering of entertaining space continues on the Fifth Floor with a sky-lit lounge with almost 18-foot ceilings. It is serviced by an auxiliary kitchenette with stainless steel appliances, a copper-top bar, large-screen TV and intergrated speakers. There is also a guest bedroom with full bath and an enormous walk-in closet. Combined, all of these elements enable the floor to serve as an elegantly appointed guest suite/apartment, if so desired.
Beyond, a beautifully designed floating wood staircase off the lounge leads to a fully decked and planted Rooftop terrace featuring a temperature-controlled pavilion with wet-bar, glorious west, south and north views as well as custom lighting and sound.
The fully-finished Garden Level is spotlighted by a home theater, 500-bottle wine cellar, home office/secondary bedroom with full kitchenette, full bath, laundry, plentiful storage as well as a beautiful south-facing