Designed by Elizabeth Roberts, www.elizabethroberts.com/cobble-hill-townhouse, this 19th century Cobble Hill townhouse is 22' wide, 56' deep with a new 18' deep 3-story extension on a 125' lot. A 3 year total renovation provided 5000 square feet of living space on 4 floors, a separate finished basement with workout, play and storage areas and 2000 sq feet of outdoor space. The east/west orientation, high ceilings throughout and superb craftsmanship have created a house filled with light and energy. The floorplan highlights the practical design of the 12 room layout, which includes 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and 3 wood-burning fireplaces. Every area of the home is inviting. The structure is rock solid with all new everything, mechanicals, multi-zoned HVAC and radiant heated bathroom and garden level limestone floors. The double parlor floor has 11' ceiling height, a wood burning fireplace with original white marble surround, a butler's pantry and bar, powder room, a dining room with dumbwaiter to the kitchen, custom cabinetry, and steel casement windows with views of the garden, outdoor playhouse, kitchen and lounge below. The garden level living space includes the 1200 sf kitchen, adjacent sunken carpeted lounge/media space, a guest bedroom, with walk-in closet and a full bath. The dramatic double height kitchen has a living wall of ivy, beadboard paneled cabinets high and low along the entire span, an island of reclaimed oak, Vermont soapstone counters and backsplash, a Blue Star range and custom powder coated dark green hood, a fireplace, and dumbwaiter to the dining room. The third floor has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, an open play/lounge space lined with bookcases, a laundry room and 4 closets. The top floor primary suite has a bedroom and sitting room with a fireplace, huge bath, an alcove with deep porcelain soaking tub, a kitchenette, and a deep walk in closet. The east facing bedroom opens to a large terrace. There is a full staircase to the roof in the center open space. Curated design details are numerous, and include custom and vintage light fixtures, exquisite tiling and mosaics, Tadelakt traditional Moroccan wall plaster, beadboard paneled cabinetry by Matt Hogan Reliquary Studio, Forbes & Lomax light switches, Lutron controlled glass extension shades, Foras Studio landscaping & koi pond, Hudson Company wide & extra-long white oak plank floors, sculptural plaster stair with integrated wood handrail and base and more. Massive storage, custom cabinetry and closets throughout the entire house allow for clutter-free living. Feeling at ease at home includes being comfortable together and also having tranquil work and private space, all possible here at 469 Henry.
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