CHECK OUT WHAT A HOLIDAY GIFT OVER $100,000,000 ($100MM-USD) WOULD BUY IN MANHATTAN
The ultimate holiday gift: a 19-room mansion built in 1883 and completely renovated and embellished in 2005, is located at 12 East 69th Street, a prime location in Manhattan between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue. This pretty limestone mansion is already gift wrapped. List price is $114,077,000. The sidewalks and exterior steps are heated.
A fabulous duplex library features a celestial celing mural, 2-story rendition of Kipling’s poem, “If,” built-in black walnut bookcases and burled elm paneling. A spiral staircase connects to the parlor level catwalk to the main library below.
Grand Hall/Living Room, 850 living sq ft, has detailed gilded moldings in the coffered ceilings, a walnut marquetry floor, and Brazilian travertine fireplace.
Kitchen is 40’ wide, has brick and fieldstone walls, a brick pizza oven, butcher block center island and floors made from reclaimed railroad ties.
The museum-quality formal dining room has a carved stone fireplace which is a replica of a dining room at the Palace of Versailles in France. Floor-to-ceiling windows have mahogany frames. Black walnut marquetry floor has a “rug border”. Plaster walls are adorned with golf leaf.
Romantic and lavish guest bedroom on 5th floor has en-suite bath and walk-in closets.
Spa/bathroom resembles a Grecian temple. Bath tub is Italian onyx with raised soaking rub carved from a single slab of stone; bidet and toilet are carved from matching onyx. Steam shower is framed by mosaic tile archway.
Fit for a king, the master bedroom suite features golf-leaf moldings, a sitting area with fireplace, hidden his-and-hers walk in closets and 2nd master bath.
Ground floor informal family room/den has a riverstone fireplace and home office area.
The 420 sq ft home theater/media center has sound-proofed walls and red cherry wood balcony.
Lower level indoor saltwater swimming pool is heated.
Three-tiered roof terrace offers a glimpse of Central Park and Upper East Side cityscape. Imagine watching the July 4th fireworks from here!