Residence 1 is a spacious duplex, plus exclusive basement custom designed for storage and laundry which includes a storage cabinet, a sink and SubZero undercounter refrigerator/freezer in a historic 1830's Greek Revival townhouse, blending beautifully preserved interior features with contemporary features throughout. When you enter on the parlor level, you are greeted by a generous living room with large sunny windows with original wooden shutters, wide plank wood-pegged hardwood flooring, a Victorian additional gilded pier mirror and plaster detailing, and a stunning fireplace with its original mantle. Original Greek Revival pocket doors lead you into the formal dining room where you will find another fireplace with its original mantle accenting the room and access to the rear private garden below. The fully renovated custom kitchen features high end appliances from Viking and Miele (dishwasher) as well as frosted glass cherry cabinetry providing ample storage. Below, on the garden level, there is a generous bedroom in the front of the home and a master suite in the rear. Separated by an enormous walk-in closet, each room showcases a fireplace and an abundance of natural sunlight. The master suite provides direct access to the large landscaped garden providing a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of the East Village. The en-suite bathroom is complete with an oversized soaking, claw-footed tub and incredible, custom tile work. An additional bathroom with a glass enclosed shower and mosaic tile as well as a large hall closet complete this floor. In the basement, there is incredible storage space as well as a full laundry room. The space can also be used for a recreation room, home office, or home gym space. Enjoy townhouse living in your very own duplex at 242 East 5th Street, one-half block from Noho. You will never tire of the abundance of dining and shopping, including Whole Foods, offered by the East Village with the popular Bowery and East Houston streets very close-by. Enjoy the rest of the city and beyond by accessing the 4 and 6 trains at Astor Place or the F train at 2nd Avenue and East Houston, or multiple bus lines.
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