Presenting an unparalleled opportunity to own a distinguished historical 25-foot-wide mansion at 49 East 80th Street with its own private garage. Once the home of Barbra Streisand, this architectural masterpiece, designed by renowned architect Harry Allan Jacobs and completed in 1930, epitomizes the elegance of the Art Deco era. The interior features five stories plus a basement which total approximately 9,193 square feet. The exterior spaces total 2,042 square feet and include a landscaped garden, three terraces, and a lavish roof garden. There are eight bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and three powder rooms. The elegant entertaining rooms all have grand-scale and include a living room, a formal dining room, a library, two kitchens, and an entertainment room. There are six wood burning fireplaces, ceilings up to 12-feet, an elevator that services every floor including the basement, four skylights on the roof, and central air conditioning. The historical details have all been thoughtfully preserved both inside and out.

This property is a testament to timeless design and superior craftsmanship. The mansion's layout is both functional and elegant, with each room thoughtfully arranged to maximize space and light. The garden and terraces offer a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living, enhancing the overall appeal of this exceptional residence.

GARDEN FLOOR: Entering through the original restored front door is an elegant entrance gallery that opens onto a magnificent formal dining room that has 10'6" ceilings and a wood burning fireplace with a hammered copper mantel signed by Peter Muller-Munk. The beautiful room has a wall of windows and French doors that open onto the large garden that is 37-feet long and provides the perfect oasis for alfresco entertaining. Also on this floor is the first full kitchen, a powder room, a mud room, and the private parking garage with its own curb cut on the street.

PARLOR FLOOR: Up the original sweeping staircase is the regal parlor floor which features 12-foot ceilings. There is a palatial living room that is 22'6" by 24'4" which faces south; it houses the second wood burning fireplace and has the original Art Deco molding intact. In the rear overlooking the garden is an impressive library which has a terrace, a wood burning fireplace, and the original wood paneling. There is also a wet bar and a powder room.

THIRD FLOOR: The private quarters begin with a luxurious primary bedroom suite which overlooks the garden. It has a wood burning fireplace, a terrace, two dressing rooms, and two bathrooms which both have an oversized shower and a separate bathtub. In front facing south is another bedroom or library which also has a wood burning fireplace.

FOURTH FLOOR: This floor has four bedrooms which all have excellent closet space and there are two hallway bathrooms.

FIFTH FLOOR: This floor has 10'3" ceilings. Facing south is an incredible entertainment room with the original exposed beams. This room houses a gourmet eat-in kitchen as well as a large breakfast area with a skylight and there is a south facing glorious terrace. There is an oversized pantry and a hallway bathroom with a skylight. In the rear is the eighth bedroom which is currently being used as a game room as well as a home office or staff room.

ROOF GARDEN: There is a landscaped roof garden with multiple seating areas. At the top of the staircase is a skylight which floods the home with light.

BASEMENT: This floor has a powder room, a laundry area with two washers and two vented dryers, a storage room as well as the building mechanicals.

49 East 80th Street is more than just a home; it is a piece of Manhattan's rich architectural history. This unique offering presents a rare opportunity to own a residence of unparalleled distinction in one of the city's most coveted neighborhoods.

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