NYC mansion with a basketball court asks $16.2M

Audrey J. Powers

This townhouse has much more facilities than blocks really worth of New York Metropolis. 

This sprawling, seven-tale (including concluded basement) Manhattan manse exudes glamour — but within, the decadence is really further than. 

The Higher East Aspect spread, at 164 E. 70th St., features 7,400 sq. ft of not just mere dwelling house — but the sort of comforts and entertainments most request out community establishments for. This contains a basketball court, 6 wooden-burning fireplaces, a library, a moist bar and gardens. 

“Originally built in 1901, this 20-foot-large aged-globe mansion has been fabulously restored and up to date,” listing broker Cathy Franklin of Corcoran told The Write-up. “The layout is standard, yet modern day – firmly 21st century – and reflects today’s lifestyle although respecting the attractiveness of the earlier.” 

Even though unique plaster and decorative moldings have been preserved in the course of, there are also lots of up to date additions. 

The most drool-worthy feature: the basketball courtroom.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The home’s 7 levels contain wooden-paneled walls and wood-burning fireplaces.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
The property’s exterior glamor is far more than matched by its interior decadence.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The backyard is visible from a terrace.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
An extensive renovation just lately took position.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A sweeping staircase is an choice to the elevator.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
“There’s a best mix of equally formal and informal spaces for entertaining, recreation, and relaxation — and an unmistakable feeling of ‘fun’ during,” listing broker Franklin told The Post.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A chef’s kitchen.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The residence is best for entertaining.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A freshly redesigned backyard.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
There is also a completed basement.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
There are five bedrooms in complete.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The backyard stage is great for a guest or team suite, in accordance to the listing.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
Almost all the bedrooms qualify as suites by most New Yorkers’ criteria.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The bedrooms are distribute all through the ranges.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
Franklin claimed there is presently customer desire.
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“Working with each other, the staff of BWArchitects, PSA Studios, and Kari McCabe have designed a real masterpiece,” Franklin continued. “The interiors ended up opened up from front-to-back again, which will allow light-weight to stream in via remarkable walls of glass, which neglect the south-struggling with terrace and garden. 

Highlights of the lavish structure incorporate the parlor floor’s grand salon, the third floor’s garden-overlooking terrace and library suite, the fourth floor’s primary suite with a dressing area, a individual dressing home and toilet with one particular of the wooden-burning fireplaces as well as radiant-heated floors, and the prime-flooring basketball court docket. The garden ground, meanwhile, is “perfect employees quarters or visitor suite,” and the fifth ground has two “oversized bed room suites,” in accordance to the listing.

An elevator connects the ranges.  

“The home brings a bit of the Downtown aesthetic to 1 of the greatest townhouse blocks on the Higher East Facet,” said Franklin, introducing “I’m happy to report that we are presently observing amazing consumer interest in this one particular-of-a-kind house.”

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