$ 14,500,000

427 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028  
  • 6 beds
  • 8 baths
  • 10,000 sqft

427 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028  

With the January 2017 opening of the Q-line extension known as the Second Avenue Subway, residents east of Second Avenue can now easily reach virtually any destination in New York City. Improved transportation inevitably results in even better restaurants and shops and an upgrade in all services. <br><br>From the gated forecourt of this elegantly renovated 25-foot-wide townhouse, the limestone base of the faade reflects sunlight throughout the day. While the service entry leads to a substantial mud and cloak room, the main entry opens onto a gracious front hall clad in 24-inch white marble with black marble diamond floors and an 18th Century French white marble fireplace that can burn wood or gas. The entry leads to a powder room, elevator, the mudroom, as well as the kitchen. There is a commercial hydraulic elevator servicing all floors of the house at 100fps.<br><br>A chef's kitchen with radiant heat floors, center island and wood-burning fireplace opens onto a glass-roofed informal dining space which in turn opens to the 25-foot-wide planted rear garden. Both front and rear gardens are done with bluestone pavers. The rear garden has an irrigation system with timers. There is a service stair leading from the kitchen to the parlor floor dining room.<br><br>On the parlor floor, all floors are quarter-sawn oak with mahogany borders and both living and dining rooms include 18th Century French fireplaces capable of wood or gas. The dining room with Stark "Tour de Monde" wall panels faces north and opens to a 25 foot-wide terrace overlooking the rear garden. A serving kitchen connects to the rear stair leading down to the kitchen ideal for entertaining. There is a powder room on this floor with marble mosaic tiles and Sherle Wagner finishes.<br><br>The master bedroom on the third floor is replete with closet space both inside the bedroom and along the dressing room leading to the full bath. Scalamadre silk wall coverings adorn the bedroom. The master bath with

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
House Size
Listing Status
New York
Full Bath
Upper East Side
Listing courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
Price History
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Date Event Change Price
3/3/2017 Price change $-1,400,000 (-8.8%) $14,500,000
2/17/2017 Price change $-2,000,000 (-11.2%) $15,900,000
1/6/2017 Price change $-3,100,000 (-14.8%) $17,900,000
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