It's no secret that outdoor space is one of the most coveted amenities in New York real estate. With summer in full swing, these three properties on the market have some of the most swoon-worthy patios, gardens and terraces in all of NYC. Garden party, anyone?
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With a whopping six floors of living space, this five-bedroom townhouse dating back to 1885 offers all the comforts of a private home and all the advantages of an ultra-luxe co-op. Beautiful natural light, an enviable location and spacious rooms are only the beginning of what this property has to offer. 11 foot ceilings soar over the parlor floor, where the dining room boasts a remote-controlled fireplace, the living room and sunroom both feature walls of glass overlooking the garden and world-class appliances assist with easy entertaining.
The garden floor is the heart of the home, with the eat-in chef's kitchen offering a large central island, separate pantry, Viking appliances, two Bosch dishwashers and beautiful custom finishes. The primary suite occupies the entire third floor, complete with two dressing rooms featuring customized closet systems and bespoke millwork. The primary bath is a private spa oasis, complete with a large soaking tub, walk-in shower, double vanities, venetian plaster walls, gorgeous Italian tile and a private deck overlooking the garden. The fourth and fifth floors offer four more bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a sunny rooftop deck offering views of Central Park and a home office.
The outdoor space: The 1,000-square-foot landscaped garden is designed for luxury NYC entertaining. Exterior lighting, electricity, water and gas hookups, security cameras and an irrigation system equip this garden with everything needed for a beautiful summer soiree. $12.95 million, Annie Cion Gruenberger and Kate Wollman-Mahan, Coldwell Banker Warburg, 212.439.4527, 212.439.4560, [email protected], [email protected]
Located in the famed El Dorado, this sprawling duplex boasts a massive 6,300 square feet of living space and over 800 feet of terraces. Sitting high above Central Park and the Reservoir, this unit provides unfettered views of the park, the Midtown skyline and Fifth Avenue. With six possible bedrooms, seven and a half baths and multiple grand entertaining spaces, this home offers plenty of space to host friends and family in a true NYC luxury setting.
The home immediately wows upon entry, as the grand salon offers sweeping views of Central Park and the nearby 29-foot entertaining room provides the perfect backdrop for an evening of entertaining. The formal dining room's gorgeous herringbone floors and expansive windows create a lovely dinner party setting. Finally, the home's private spaces are just as impressive, complete with gorgeous high ceilings and beautiful prewar moldings. The primary bedroom features a huge windowed bathroom, sprawling walk-in closet, large dressing room and a gorgeous terrace located directly over Central Park. Three of the bedrooms feature ensuite full bathrooms and extensive closet space.
The outdoor space: Directly off the living room sits a south and east corner terrace with incredible views of the city and park. With entrances from both the large and more intimate entertaining rooms, this terrace offers flexible indoor-outdoor living seldom found in New York. $19.5 million, Michael J. Franco, Compass, 917.817.4122, [email protected]
Outdoor space is the name of the game at this six-bedroom condominium oasis, which boasts a massive 2,725-square-foot wraparound terrace. With 4,775 square feet of elevated living space, the indoors have plenty to offer as well. Think gorgeous architectural details by Steven Harris, decorative doors inspired by 1920s Paris, expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, soaring 12-foot ceilings and an effortless flow between formal living and dining spaces.
Given the home's refined details and ample space, it comes as no surprise it has served as the set of numerous films and TV shows. The large kitchen boasts two dishwashers and refrigerators, and the private quarters include five guest bedrooms, each with built-ins such as desks, cabinets, drawers and window seats. Perfect for those working from home, the home also features a den and study with bespoke bookcases. As much as the space has to offer, the building provides even more, with amenities including an indoor swimming pool, world-class gym, renovated lobby and enviable Carnegie Hill location.
The outdoor space: All 2,725 feet of the gorgeous terrace feature dramatic views and stunning details. An outdoor shower, vibrant landscaping, timed bespoke lighting and irrigation, charcoal and electric grills and a fence custom-designed by Wes Martel and Ethan Ames are just the start. With space for both alfresco dining and lounging, outdoor space like this comes around once in a NYC lifetime. $17.995 million, Victoria G. Hersh, Coldwell Banker Warburg, 212.439.4552, [email protected]
Photography by: 9 West 84th Street photos courtesy of Coldwell Banker Warburg; 300 Central Park West images by Rise Media; 120 East 87th Street images by Denis Vlasov