25 West 88th Street

Upper West Side   |   Central Park West & Columbus Avenue

Building for sale
$ 17,500,000
Ownership Single Family
Lot Size 20'x100'
Floors/Apts 5/1
Status Active
Real Estate Taxes [Per Annum] $ 119,195
Building Type Townhouse
Building Size 20'x75'
Year Built 1899
ASF/ASM 8,068/750
Listing ID: 21395TH

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Designed by architects Thom & Wilson in 1889, 25 West 88th Street is one of the finest renovated single-family townhouses on the Upper West Side. This triple mint home is among the first in Manhattan to receive a national designation as a Platinum Certified LEED Home and Passive Energy Certification. Spread across over 8,000 square feet of interior living space and seven floors are six bedrooms plus several activity rooms leaving space for exercise, meditation and crafts. The recent renovation was the work of Baxt/Ingui Architects, the top NYC LEED and Passive home builders, Robert Taffera Inc., renowned builders of brownstone homes, as well as the owners. This collaboration resulted in a masterpiece of design, energy savings, and exquisite details. Key features of the home include: - Recent gut rehab of interior and new brownstone replacement of the historic 1885 exterior - High speed elevator (100 ft/sec) stops at all seven levels, including cellar and penthouse - Large eat-in chef's kitchen outfitted with Gaggenau, Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances - 42” Wolf barbecue grill with dedicated gas line in backyard - 500 bottle wine cellar - Penthouse terrace with outdoor gas fireplace - Upper floor kitchenette for guests and penthouse entertaining - AV speakers throughout house and exterior areas with server controlled by iPads and iPhones - Bathrooms throughout house appointed with Waterworks fixtures - Steam shower adjacent to studio appointed for yoga, dance, art and entertainment - EcoSmart Fireplaces provide instant, smoke-free fires requiring no clean up - Lutron HomeWorks System control of all lighting and shades allows for automatic on/off dimming to match owner schedules and remote-control access from iPhones and iPads - Security motion detectors, video cameras and alerts with remote control via iPhone or iPads - Penthouse terrace and staircase to rooftop - Koi Pond and granite sculpture with year-round circulation system - Custom rear yard fencing and penthouse benches made from recycled Coney Island boardwalk - Continuous hospital grade (HEPA 13) filters and plasma ionizers create superior air quality by eliminating all microbes, odors and other contaminants - Tensui System's triple filtration of water supply eliminates all microbes, toxins and unwanted metals from drinking, cooking and cleaning water throughout the whole house - Whole house humidification system provides relief from cracked skin, dry eyes and sinus blockage - Crestron control of HVAC coupled with superior insulation creates draft-free, equalized temperatures throughout the entire house for remarkable year-round comfort - Zola tilt-and-turn European-designed triple pane glass windows a create noticeably quieter, more relaxing environment - Back-up gas fired generator protects against electric grid brown-outs and black-outs - Solar panels provide up to 5KV of energy generation - Superior insulation, windows/doors, LED lighting and energy generation result in significant savings - LEED Platinum Award & Passive House Award - Finished, well lit and ventilated cellar with full glass rear window that is easily accessed by a rear staircase from the kitchen or via elevator. Located on one of the prettiest tree-lined blocks on the Upper West Side, steps from Central Park, top schools, fine dining, and public transportation, 25 West 88th Street offers premier City living in the form of a design masterpiece.
Designed by architects Thom & Wilson in 1889, 25 West 88th Street is one of the finest renovated single-family townhouses on the Upper West Side. This triple mint home is among the first in Manhattan to receive a national designation as a Platinum Certified LEED Home and Passive Energy Certification. Spread across over 8,000 square feet of interior living space and seven floors are six bedrooms plus several activity rooms leaving space for exercise, meditation and crafts. The recent renovation was the work of Baxt/Ingui Architects, the top NYC LEED and Passive home builders, Robert Taffera Inc., renowned builders of brownstone homes, as well as the owners. This collaboration resulted in a masterpiece of design, energy savings, and exquisite details. Key features of the home include: - Recent gut rehab of interior and new brownstone replacement of the historic 1885 exterior - High speed elevator (100 ft/sec) stops at all seven levels, including cellar and penthouse - Large eat-in chef's kitchen outfitted with Gaggenau, Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances - 42” Wolf barbecue grill with dedicated gas line in backyard - 500 bottle wine cellar - Penthouse terrace with outdoor gas fireplace - Upper floor kitchenette for guests and penthouse entertaining - AV speakers throughout house and exterior areas with server controlled by iPads and iPhones - Bathrooms throughout house appointed with Waterworks fixtures - Steam shower adjacent to studio appointed for yoga, dance, art and entertainment - EcoSmart Fireplaces provide instant, smoke-free fires requiring no clean up - Lutron HomeWorks System control of all lighting and shades allows for automatic on/off dimming to match owner schedules and remote-control access from iPhones and iPads - Security motion detectors, video cameras and alerts with remote control via iPhone or iPads - Penthouse terrace and staircase to rooftop - Koi Pond and granite sculpture with year-round circulation system - Custom rear yard fencing and penthouse benches made from recycled Coney Island boardwalk - Continuous hospital grade (HEPA 13) filters and plasma ionizers create superior air quality by eliminating all microbes, odors and other contaminants - Tensui System's triple filtration of water supply eliminates all microbes, toxins and unwanted metals from drinking, cooking and cleaning water throughout the whole house - Whole house humidification system provides relief from cracked skin, dry eyes and sinus blockage - Crestron control of HVAC coupled with superior insulation creates draft-free, equalized temperatures throughout the entire house for remarkable year-round comfort - Zola tilt-and-turn European-designed triple pane glass windows a create noticeably quieter, more relaxing environment - Back-up gas fired generator protects against electric grid brown-outs and black-outs - Solar panels provide up to 5KV of energy generation - Superior insulation, windows/doors, LED lighting and energy generation result in significant savings - LEED Platinum Award & Passive House Award - Finished, well lit and ventilated cellar with full glass rear window that is easily accessed by a rear staircase from the kitchen or via elevator. Located on one of the prettiest tree-lined blocks on the Upper West Side, steps from Central Park, top schools, fine dining, and public transportation, 25 West 88th Street offers premier City living in the form of a design masterpiece.

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25 West 88th Street Upper West Side New York NY 10024

Building Details [25 West 88th Street]

Ownership Single Family
Service Level Voice Intercom
Access Elevator
Block/Lot 1202/22
Building Size 20'x75'
Zoning R7-2
Building Type Townhouse
Year Built 1899
Floors/Apts 5/1
Lot Size 20'x100'

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