163 W 87th StreetBuilding, Upper West Side, New York, NY 10024

Upper West Side, New York, New York 10024
Half Bath
Multi Family Townhouse


Douglas Elliman
Douglas Elliman

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Property Description

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163 West 87th Street is a unique and elegant 5-story single-family home located in the heart of the Upper West Side. The traditional facade belies the exquisite modern interior blending original architectural detail with contemporary sophistication and modern conveniences such as a large glass elevator that travels from the basement to the top floor, 3 outdoor spaces, a top of the line kitchen and dining area with glass doors that open accordion style to create an indoor/outdoor space, multiple entertaining spaces, a media room, a full gym and beautiful bathrooms. There is a separate studio apartment with a terrace, kitchen and bath that can easily be added to the main house.The parlor floor starts with a spacious reception room with two lovely south facing arched windows and a working fireplace. Just beyond is the spacious living room which has picturesque garden views through the 2-story glass wall, which provides beautiful light throughout the day. A glass railing at the far end of the living room provides a dynamic perspective over the elegant double-height dining area and there is a wet bar and powder room nearby.The garden level features a stunning chef's kitchen designed by Henry Built, known for combining elegance, function and craft. The kitchen has slate floors, walnut cabinets, high-end stainless steel appliances, including an 8-burner restaurant-style stove with griddle and double oven, Subzero refrigerator and wine fridge, two Asko dishwashers, Wolf microwave and a double sink. Integrated into a section of the ceiling are reclaimed wood beams from the original house, which add a lovely touch. A long, reclaimed pine counter with seating for 5 separates the cooking area from the back wall which is lined with cabinetry. The generously proportioned dining room has dramatic 21' ceilings and opens to the landscaped garden, creating a wonderful indoor/outdoor oasis. The front of this floor has a separate entrance, allowing direct access to a good sized bedroom and bath. There is also a mudroom and storage in this area.Ascend the modern staircase or take the elevator to the 3rd floor, where you will find 2 south-facing bedrooms, both with loft beds and a secret passageway that can connect them. Just outside is the bath and additional storage.The luxurious primary suite is tucked away on the 4th floor, with a commodious bedroom, with gas fireplace, overlooking the garden and a beautiful windowed en-suite bath with large walk-in shower, soaking tub, and built-in dressing area. A kitchenette with a beverage refrigerator, built-in Miele coffee maker and a second washer/dryer closet separates the bedroom from a sunny front bedroom, spacious 2nd bath with soaking tub and separate shower, and a big windowed dressing room.The sunny 5th floor has two generously sized rooms, currently used as an office and a gym, both of which feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to substantial outdoor spaces. A bathroom with a walk-in shower is situated between them.The lower level consists of a bedroom with a light well, full bath, spacious playroom and an impressive media room, perfect for gathering to watch a film or sporting event.An extra bonus to this house is the separate studio apartment with a lovely deck, small kitchen and bath and a private entrance. The studio is easily combined with the main house and plans are available. Currently used as a music studio and play space, it adds flexibility to this stunning home.Central Air conditioning, wide plank walnut floors, Savant music system, Lutron lighting and strategically incorporated beautiful architectural elements pay homage to the original house, built in 1906.163 West 87th Street is located on a beautiful tree-lined street, surrounded by other well maintained homes and around the corner from many wonderful restaurants, shops and Central Park!
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    4,560 Sq Ft.
  • Property Type
    Multi Family Townhouse
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