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Indulge in the epitome of luxurious living on the Upper East Side at 161 East 63rd Street, where classic elegance meets contemporary luxury in a magnificent 20-ft wide, five-story, Neo-Greco Italianate Style townhouse. Unwind in an oasis of tranquility and serenity in the heart of the bustling city, boasting approximately 5,500 square feet of lavish indoor living space and an additional 1,750 square feet of outdoor space, including a beautifully landscaped backyard and a finished roof deck with cityscape views.As you enter through the grand foyer with its intricate moldings and marble checkerboard mosaic tile flooring, you'll be mesmerized by the pre-war charm of this home. The garden level offers a modern open concept kitchen, a sitting and dining area, and a serene backyard perfect for relaxation and entertainment.On the second level, or parlor, you'll find an impressive living room with coffered 11-ft high-ceilings, an original period mantel fireplace, inlaid wood floors, and a large French casement window with picturesque views of the garden and surrounding turn of the century mansions. The adjacent library, with its cozy fireplace and built-in bookshelves, is a perfect place to unwind, entertain, or use as a home office.The third floor is dedicated to the primary suite, featuring a working fireplace, morning terrace, a spa-like primary bath with a soaking tub and stall shower, and a huge walk-in closet. The fourth floor offers two generously sized bedrooms with en-suite baths, while the fifth floor features a fourth large bedroom with an en-suite bath and separate quarters with two smaller-scale bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a renovated kitchen, making it ideal for a guest suite. All rooms throughout the house offer tranquil natural light and charming views of the garden or tree-lined surroundings. The recreation room on the lower level provides additional living space, and it also features a 10'5 x 11'7 temperature-controlled wine storage room and a generously sized storage room perfect for bikes, skis, extra luggage, or sporting equipment.Additional conveniences of this well-maintained home include central heating and cooling systems, a laundry room, and a home security system. Centrally located near Central Park, with easy access to major transportation, private schools, shopping, restaurants, and world-class cultural institutions, this distinguished townhouse is the epitome of an exceptional Upper East Side lifestyle.Showing for backup.