Updated 5 days ago
Upper East Side, Manhattan | Madison Ave & Park Ave
25.5 Rooms10 Beds10.5 Baths15,875 Square FeetSingle Family

$60,000,000
floors / apts5 / 1
Lot Size40'x100'
Built Size40'x88'
ZoneR8B
Building TypeTownhouse
RE Taxes$269,448
Price Per SF
$3,780

Outdoor space and views

  • Terrace

Building Amenities

  • Garden
  • Laundry Room
  • Wine Cellar

Property Description

Prominently situated mid-block on an especially picturesque tree-lined Upper East Side street, this exceptionally wide and gorgeous Neo-Georgian mansion has a stately presence that conveys a sense of quiet and understated magnificence. Distinctive features include a classic limestone and red brick facade that is enhanced by beautifully articulated stone ornamentation, and a handsome three-story bow front. This is a house with extraordinary presence, yet it flawlessly maintains a sense of warmth and intimacy that extends to the interior as well.

Entry into the residence is through wrought iron portals, flanking two sets of double wide doors. The lovely limed oak paneled Gallery beyond yields glimpses of an absolutely stunning Stair Hallway, that boasts an extraordinarily gracious and elegant original staircase. The first floor is completed by a book lined Study, a marvelous Family Room, a large Breakfast Room, an immaculate eat-in Kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, and a charming garden replete with a waterfall and glass pavilion.

The floor above showcases one of the prettiest and grandest Living Rooms in the city. It is anchored by two fireplaces, spans a width of 40 feet, and is punctuated by a bow-fronted window that highlights the verdant green outlooks of 63rd Street. There is also a huge landing that opens to a wonderful south facing Library and a vast Dining Room.

The Third Floor is dedicated to a fabulous Master Suite. The sprawling Bedroom has the same footprint as the Living Room below and there are his and her Dressing Rooms, a Sitting Room, and two bathrooms along with an extraordinary custom fitted closet. Above, the house continues for three more floors with a profusion of Bedroom Suites that afford a myriad of possibilities, and are complimented by large en-suite baths, further abundant closets and service kitchenettes.

Regarding the auxiliary spaces, the expansive roof with charming plantings has easy access from a very commodious service staircase that spans from the basement to the top of the house. Similarly, in terms of access and flow, there are front and back, office grade elevator cabins, and a dumb waiter that services the entertaining floors. Also, at entry level there is a service door and security office, while at the basement level there is a marvelous movie screening room, as well as a wine cellar, staff kitchen, exercise room, dedicated laundry room and storage rooms.

Designed in 1930 as the prestigious Hanger Club, this residence of great dignity and harmonious restraint is an extraordinary example of great American early twentieth century architecture. Meanwhile, the amenities and modern conveniences of the 21st Century are very much in evidence and are exhibited in the impressive systems that govern temperature, security, music and lighting within the house. Moreover, the superb location on such a pretty, tranquil and coveted block, nestled amidst edifices of equivalent architectural merit, serves to further elevate 36 East 63rd St into the pantheon of truly great New York City mansions.

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Listing History

Now
12/23/2021
Back on the Market by Paula Del Nunzio
Brown Harris Stevens
11/26/2021
Expired by Serena Boardman
Sotheby's International Realty

Building Details

OwnershipSingle Family
Building TypeTownhouse
AgePre-War
AccessWalk-up
Year Built1930
Floors/Apts5/1
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Transit and Citi Bike

Subway

Lexington Av/63 St
0.17 miles
59 St
0.22 miles
Lexington Av/59 St
0.22 miles
5 Av/59 St
0.23 miles
68 St-Hunter College
0.32 miles

Citi Bike

5 Ave & E 63 St
0.14 miles
E 66 St & Madison Ave
0.17 miles
E 59 St & Madison Ave
0.18 miles

Co-exclusive agents

Co-exclusive agents

Paula Del Nunzio
Brown Harris Stevens
Serena Boardman
Sotheby's International Realty

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Upper East Side | Manhattan

Quick Profile

Exuding a cosmopolitan, refined air that is reminiscent of Paris or other European cities, the Upper East Side (the UES, to local cognoscenti) has a reputation as being a bastion of wealth and privilege. Even though it was built by American “royalty” families like the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Kennedys, Carnegies and Rockefellers, whose elaborate mansions once anchored Fifth Avenue, there are affordable housing options throughout the neighborhood. The further east you move, away from Central Park and the more commercial avenues, the more likely you are to find quiet, tree-lined streets with historic townhouses and brownstones. Keep your eye out for reasonably priced apartments in pre-war low-rise and even a few high-rise buildings.

With abundant, beautifully landscaped green spaces, including the oasis of Central Park acting like a backyard, the area is quiet and lushly green. You can relax and unwind in John Jay Park, Carl Schurz Park or take a stroll along the East River Promenade. The whole neighborhood seems isolated from the workaday chaos of the city at large. Add to that the history of the neighborhood and the abundance of cultural institutions, and you have a uniquely welcoming neighborhood.

Known for its abundance of high-end retail shopping, especially on Madison Avenue, the Upper East Side is host to the Barneys New York flagship department store. Here you can find upscale goods, fashion and home decor items. You will also find the edgy runway-inspired Alexander McQueen collections. If you are dying to treat your feet to red-soled opulence, be sure to visit the Christian Louboutin boutique. These are only a small sampling of this high-end shopper’s paradise that features everything from designer boutiques that offer the ultimate in haute couture to resale shops where you can find last season’s best on sale at hefty discounts .

There are many unique dining experiences, from fine dining to the casual bite-on-the-go, awaiting you in the UES. Sushi is going through a renaissance in the city, and the best omakase-style sushi can be found at Sasabune on E 73rd Street. Omakase sushi means that you leave the choice of ingredients, preparation method and presentation to the chef. Elegant French cuisine can be experienced at JoJo, E 64th Street, housed in gorgeous townhouse. Just for fun, visit the Lexington Candy Shop on Lexington Avenue, to get a taste of an old-fashioned soda fountain.

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OLR ID: 81068TH