$8M Village townhouse has an underground tunnel that connects to its carriage house

Posted On Wed, September 18, 2019 By

Posted On Wed, September 18, 2019 By In Cool Listings, Greenwich Village

Listing images by Kenneth Chen at Evan Joseph photography, courtesy of Compass

For those who are up for a significant project, this unique Greenwich Village property has a lot of potential and some unusual features, starting with its configuration. The 1830 townhouse at 10 Bedford Street—now on the market for just shy of $8 million—sits on a 101-foot deep lot along with a separate carriage house that can be accessed via a tunnel or an elevated walkway in the garden. For the right buyer, this unusual setup could be a big enough draw by itself, despite the renovation work required inside.

The townhouse itself is comprised of a three-bedroom upper duplex starting on the second floor and a lower duplex encompassing the parlor and garden floors. The upper duplex is a fully renovated unit with some of its prewar details intact as well as modern conveniences, like a washer and dryer.

A sunny living room—complete with a wood-burning fireplace—a kitchen overlooking the garden, and an east-facing bedroom with en-suite bathroom make up the second floor. There are two additional bedrooms on the third floor and a shared, skylit bathroom. A staircase on this level goes up to the roof deck, which includes a kitchen island with a sink.

While the upper duplex is move-in ready, the lower duplex is ready for a renovation. It’s currently configured with a living room and bedroom with en-suite bath on the parlor floor, and a large open recreation area or utility space on the garden floor. With access to the garden, the lower floors could be incorporated into the upper duplex to create a large single-family home or be used as an income-generating unit.

The carriage house was originally built as a smokehouse and converted into a single-family residence in 1930. Though not pictured on the inside—safe to assume it’s at best in a similar state as the lower duplex—the floorplan shows a living room on the garden level, a kitchen and dining area on the parlor floor, and a bedroom upstairs.

[Listing: 10 Bedford Street by Pamela D’Arc, Clayton Orrigo, Stephen Ferrara, and The Hudson Advisory Team of Compass]

[At CityRealty]

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Listing images by Kenneth Chen at Evan Joseph photography, courtesy of Compass

 

 

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