Masterfully designed by the distinguished architect C.P.H. Gilbert in 1896, 311 West 74th Street is a magnificent 22-foot-wide townhouse located just off Riverside Park. This grand limestone and brick residence spans approximately 7,614 square feet across five stories and a basement, offering expansive living spaces that seamlessly blend historic elegance with contemporary comforts. This meticulously maintained home boasts seven spacious bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and two powder rooms. The entertaining rooms feature exquisite architectural details that harken back to a bygone era and include a living room, a formal dining room, a parlor, a library, a recreation room with a kitchenette, and an eat-in kitchen with a breakfast room. There is a garden, a terrace on the fourth floor, and atop this masterpiece a lushly landscaped roof garden awaits providing a serene oasis. The mechanicals have all been updated and include five-zone central air conditioning as well as a Crestron system which controls the lighting, music, temperature, outdoor cameras and DoorBird intercom system.

GARDEN FLOOR: Upon entering there is a mudroom which is perfect for storing the everyday essentials. Facing onto the tree-lined street is a media room/guest bedroom. Off this room is a full bathroom with a bathtub. In the rear overlooking the garden is the eat-in kitchen. It is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances from Miele, Liebherr, and Bosch. There is a large pantry closet and a dumbwaiter that goes to the serving kitchen on the parlor floor. The kitchen has a center island that seats eight as well as a windowed breakfast room.

PARLOR FLOOR: The stunning parlor floor features 11-foot ceilings and old-world detail. The entry vestibule has the original restored door. In the front is the living room that faces south overlooking the tree-lined street. There is a wonderful parlor in the center and in the rear is the formal dining room with the original mahogany paneling which has been restored with French polish. Completing this floor is a windowed serving kitchen and a powder room.

THIRD FLOOR: Up the restored original staircase is a handsome bow front wood paneled library with the original restored built-in bookcases. Off this room is the primary suite. It has an enormous dressing room and a windowed bathroom with two sinks, a large shower and a separate deep soaking bathtub. This floor has 10-foot ceilings.

FOURTH FLOOR: This floor also has 10-foot ceilings. There are three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a terrace, and a laundry room with a sink and Miele washer/dryer.

FIFTH FLOOR: In the rear are two bedrooms and a hallway bathroom with two sinks, a shower and a sauna. In the front is a recreation room with a kitchenette with a sink, dishwasher and refrigerator as well as a powder room. The top floor has 11'2" ceilings.

ROOF TERRACE: There is a glorious terrace perfect for alfresco entertaining complete with an outdoor grill and sink.

BASEMENT: The basement houses the mechanicals, two large wine cellars and additional storage.

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