19 Bethune Street — Located in the heart of the West Village on one of the Citys most coveted historic streets, 19 Bethune Street comes to the market offering a very fortunate individual, couple or family the rare opportunity to make this extraordinary house and setting their home. Believed to have been built in 1837, having had only four owners and once the home of the French Consul General, this four story (plus basement) house retains many architecturally significant details such as 10'6 to 11'6 foot ceilings, original wide plank floors and five wood-burning fireplaces. As one ascends the stoop and enters the foyer of this charming 22 ft. wide Federalist-style house, you are at once reminded of a gracious time gone by and filled with the promise of the private, elegant, happy life still to be lived within the walls, on the three terraces and in the idyllic south-facing back yard and garden afforded by this wonderful house. Currently configured as a two-family residence, built 22'x 42'on a 22'x 76'6 lot, the options are plentiful. Apartment One — Basement: Excellent finished condition with washer/dryer and various storage areas. Ground Floor: Foyer, Bedroom, 146 x 99, Master Bedroom 169 x 135, plentiful closets, large Bathroom with both hall and en-suite access to Master, Office or Dressing Room and a private southern-facing patio off the Master leading to the back yard/garden. Parlor Floor: Foyer, 19 x 138 Living Room with wood-burning fireplace, 186 x 118 Formal Dining Room, Kitchen, full Bath, terrace off of the Dining Room leading to the back yard garden. Back Yard/Garden: Steps up from the ground floor patio and steps down from the parlor floor terrace, access is had to a spectacular, southern-facing, landscaped back yard. Apartment Two — First Floor (Third of House): 136 x 166 Living Room with wood-burning fireplace, 7 x 103 Office/Den, 136 x 164 Dining Room with wood-burning fireplace, windowed Kitchen with washer/dryer, full Bath, terrace off of the Dining Room. Second Floor (Fourth of House): Once an artists studio, a spectacular 2010 x 24'Master Bedroom with incredible light and a wood-burning fireplace, a 123 x 138 Second Bedroom with wood-burning fireplace, large windowed Bathroom opening onto a southern-facing terrace. KW145626
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Extraordinary Townhouse in the Heart of the West Village!
4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms
- Built in 1899
- Total rooms: 12
- Balcony or terrace