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38 East 70th Street

A Classic Upper East Side Brownstone TOWNHOUSE Residence For Rent
AVAILABLE STARTING June 1, 2017

38 East 70 is one of the finest examples in New York of the classic Brownstone townhouse. The home was was built in 1884 and designed by Charles Graham. 38 East 70th features a high stoop, large bay windows with full entrapments and cornice slab lentils. It is the only house of the original row to retain it’s original appearance.

 Essentials

  • Price $35,000
  • Lot 100 x 16
  • Type Townhouse
  • Floors 6
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 5.5
  • Rooms 12 (not counting baths, basement or foyers)
  • Approx. 5,000 Sq. Ft. of living space

 Key Features

  • HVAC
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Fantastic Light
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Moden Kitchen
  • Office
  • Security System
  • Back Yard
  • California closets
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Unfurnished

Spectacular New York City townhouse living in this very special home in a prime Upper East Side location, family owned and occupied since 1907 and lovingly cared for and preserved. Just steps from Madison Avenue’s finest shops and glorious Central Park ,this exquisite five story townhouse rental boasts six bedrooms, library/bedroom, four and one half baths, pantry with original wood cabinetry and dumb waiter, one working and seven decorative fireplaces with original details, dramatically high ceilings, crown and picture frame molding, skylights, and sunny north/south exposure. Each bathroom has been renovated, and the garden level has a brand new state of the art kitchen with top of the line appliances and stunning tile floor complementing the spacious and comfortable breakfast room. Original details in this house are intact and in amazing condition, surrounding you with the elegance and charm of days long ago while the modern amenities provide for easy living. Please note that a half bath has been added on the garden level, which is not indicated on the floor plans. Showing by appointment in May for this very special Upper East side jewel. Your pets are welcome.

38 East 70 is one of the finest examples in New York of the classic Brownstone. The home was was built in 1884 and designed by Charles Graham. 38 East 70th features a high stoop, large bay windows with full entrapments and cornice slab lentils. It is the only house of the original row to retain it’s original appearance.

Completely renovated in 2008 with additional major work done in 2010 and again in 2012 for the current tenant.

1st Floor Parlor Level Living Room-2016

1st Floor Parlor Level Living Room-2016

In 2007 the owners started a complete renovation of the property from top to bottom and installed air conditioning, internet, cable, telephone,
new bathrooms, air conditioning and many other improvements.
Despite the extensive work much care was taken to retain the
original appearance of the home yet provide for modern amenities.

Exterior View of 38 East 70th Street

Exterior View of 38 East 70th Street

The entrance to the home is either through the garden level gate four steps down from street level or through the front door to the first floor via the nine steps of the front stoop. We describe the floor levels the same way that my Grandfather, a descendant of French Huguenots, prefers.

Floor Descriptions

  • Cellar – wine cellar, laundry, tiled shower bath, storage, spare fridge
  • Garden level – front office or chef’s bedroom, new half bath, informal dining room,
    kitchen with Viking Range and Sub Zero fridge, backyard garden.
  • First floor – Sitting room or office, foyer, formal living room, formal dining
    room with skylight, pantry with sink, dishwasher and dumbwaiter
  • Second floor – front library with sleeper sofa, guest bedroom
    with full private bath, two closets
  • Third floor – front bedroom and/or dressing room, master bedroom
    with full master bath and three closets
  • Fourth floor – front and back bedrooms, three closets and full bath

Gourmet Kitchen

Gourmet Kitchen

Gourmet Kitchen

We spared no expense in upgrading the kitchen. There is tons of storage and counter space for easy living and entertaining.

  • Granite counter tops
  • Marble floors
  • Sub Zero Fridge
  • Viking Range with
  • a grill top
  • Viking Hood 1200cfm
  • GE M Wine Cooler
  • Bosch Dishwasher
  • Sharp Microwave
  • Franke sink
  • Dumbwaiter
  • Twin pantries
  • Custom lighting
  • Additional Fridge
  • located in cellar for
  • extra storage
  • Wine Cellar for 200 bottles
  • Internet & Cable
Looking towards the front of the house

Looking towards the front of the house

If you want to see what a classic Brownstone looked like pre renovation click here

Complete floor plans click here. Note that the Garden level has had a new half bath installed. This is not on the floor plans. The kitchen and 4th floor back room have also been changed.

 


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