232 East 68th Street – Townhouse
In true Leslie J. Garfield style, here’s yet another townhouse from their amazing inventory that slams it out of the park. The townhouse is approximately 4,750 feet of pure photographic gold. The owner is an art enthusiast himself, so I was able to enjoy the fine art photographs that line the walls of the interior. 232 East 68th Street is for sale by Francis O’Shea. Here is his detailed description of the listing:
On a tree-lined townhouse row in the heart of the Upper East Side sits 232 East 68th Street. This 18′-wide, five level townhome was completely gut renovated in 2006 under the direction of notable New York designer Larry Laslo whose impeccable architectural details and nuanced finishes have been featured in Architectural Digest and Elle Decor.
Spanning approximately 4,750 square feet on four floors with an additional 1,320 square feet at the sunlit, separately entranced lower level, the property boasts postmodern elegance and gracious entertaining spaces. The under stoop entrance opens onto the classic townhouse garden floor, front facing modern eat in kitchen, formal dining room and living room with full width floor to ceiling glazed views of a south facing 30’ deep terrace. The second floor accommodates two bedrooms and bathrooms with a central formal sitting room/library. The rear bedroom has full width south facing windows and an exceptional walk in closet. The lower level is currently used as a home office. It can function as a family multimedia entertainment center with wine cellar, an art gallery, or as a separate living quarters, with its own private street entry.
The property’s top two floors are configured as a duplex rental apartment which could continue to generate income or be reintegrated with the rest of the space to create a single family home as all staircases align. Its kitchen has open connectivity to a large media/family room. The sky lit fifth floor has two bedrooms, a south facing balcony, and au pair quarters. 232 East 68th Street is centrally located, steps from Gracious Home and within easy walking distance of Central Park, Museum Mile and the Plaza business district. The property provides the discerning buyer with the best of townhouse living with either single family or income options.