208 West 85th Street

New York, NY, United States
USD $1,495,000
For Sale
3 Beds
2 Baths
Built 1906


Inside an authentic 1906 townhouse nestled between Central Park and Riverside Park, this bright, meticulously renovated home beautifully preserves its iconic history. Charming pre-war architectural details, including a brick decorative fireplace, classic crown moldings, and restored hardwood floors, blend seamlessly with sleek luxurious fixtures. With a spacious open layout, extra large windows, and custom storage throughout, this idyllic home offers a harmonious flow of light and air circulation between spaces.

Up one flight to the second floor, a stunning original wooden door welcomes you into a floor-through 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom abode with high ceilings. Through a long proper entry displaying your favorite artwork, you’ll find an open living and dining space with lovely lighting, all set with dimmers. The attached but separate eat-in kitchen has a spacious breakfast bar with quartz countertop and is fitted with open shelving, cabinets to the ceiling, customized storage, and top-of-the-line appliances including a wine refrigerator (Bosch dishwasher, Bertazzoni range, Miele refrigerator and Washer/Dryer).

The grand primary bedroom suite has a lovely decorative fireplace, two substantial north-east facing windows, a walk-in lighted custom closet, and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. The glass shower with rainfall shower head, floor-to-ceiling tile, and streamlined fixtures cultivate a calming, aesthetic vibe. Built-in storage abounds under the sink as well as a floor to ceiling closet tucked behind the door. Loaded with features, the Robern medicine cabinet has inset lighting technology built into the mirror and integrated electrical outlets inside.

High ceilings, hardwood floors, new doors throughout and charming molding and baseboards continue into two true additional bedrooms, which both have custom organized closets. The second fully updated bathroom is another windowed spa-like retreat.

Quiet, tree-lined West 85th street has a small-town suburban neighborhood feel with uniform historic townhouse façades, playgrounds, and schools nearby. 205 West 85th St is part of a 7-building pre-war, pet friendly walk-up co-op with a live-in resident manager. Its Upper West Side location is artistic, culturally rich, and has easy access to greenspace. Some of the city’s best restaurants, shopping, museums, and public transportation are within close proximity. Extra storage space, including bike storage, is also available in the building.

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