$13M Historic Greenwich Village Townhouse Might Keep You From Moving to the Suburbs
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$13M Historic Greenwich Village Townhouse Might Keep You From Moving to the Suburbs

June 17, 2016

At 22 feet wide and situated in one of Manhattan’s most coveted historic neighborhoods, this four-story 1910 Greek Revival townhouse at 34 West 11th Street has all the charm and turnkey convenience buyers battle over. With interiors that could be taken straight from a suburban estate or a Junior League show house, a back yard, and six bedrooms for the whole family, thoughts of a move to the genteel suburbs could end right here–assuming you’ve got the big-city bank account to cover the $13 million ask. For added bragging rights, the house was the official residence of the chancellor of New York University from 1966 to 1973.

34 West 11th Street LR Detail

On a prime Greenwich Village block surrounded by similarly well-tended townhouses, this home has the magic combination of original details and modern updates like central A/C, a Poggenpohl kitchen and a gracious family-friendly layout. As a single-family home, you get the run of the house, with plenty of room for in-laws, nannies and guests in the garden-level suite with a kitchenette, two baths and an office.

34 West 11th Street Dining hr

Ascend the front stoop and into the double parlor framed by 11-foot ceilings. This floor has plenty of space for entertaining or casual dining, and a three-story addition was added to the house for even more space. A fireplace with an original marble mantel graces each room.

34 West 11th Street Kitchen hr

At the rear of the parlor floor, the spacious dine-in-kitchen overlooks a 38-foot-deep garden through French doors that open onto a wide terrace. The kitchen was clearly designed with a vision in mind, with a 48-inch La Cornue stove, polished concrete counters, extensive storage, an under-counter wine cooler and Miele appliances.  In the pantry area there’s a microwave/convection oven, a built-in espresso/cappuccino machine, and a 48-inch Sub-Zero refrigerator.

34 West 11th Street Master Bedroom HR

34 West 11th Street Top Floor Sitting Room 2 hr

34 West 11th Street Master Sitting Room hr

Upstairs a lovely and quiet master suite also overlooks the home’s gardens and includes a dreamy dressing room and two full baths. The front room functions as a sitting room, study or additional bedroom.

34 West 11th Street Top Floor Bedroom 1 hr

34 West 11th Street Top Floor Bedroom 2 hr

34 West 11th Street Top Floor Playroom hr

On the top floor, three more bedrooms surround a sky-lit central sitting room or playroom. Also up here are built-in laundry facilities and two baths, perfect for kids or guests.

34 West 11th Street Yard HR

On the garden level, an entrance under the stoop leads to a large mud-room and the aforementioned guest/nanny/in-law suite with a full and half bath, a kitchenette and an office. Another large multi-purpose room opens onto the garden in back.

[Listing: 34 West 11th Street by Joshua Wesoky and Steve Dawson for Compass]


Images courtesy of Compass

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