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NYC mansion with a basketball court asks $16.2M

This townhouse has extra facilities than blocks value of New York Metropolis. 

This sprawling, seven-story (together with completed basement) Manhattan manse exudes glamour — however inside, the decadence is really past. 

The Higher East Aspect unfold, at 164 E. seventieth St., options 7,400 sq. toes of not simply mere residing house — however the sort of comforts and entertainments most hunt down public establishments for. This features a basketball court docket, six wood-burning fireplaces, a library, a moist bar and gardens. 

“Initially in-built 1901, this 20-foot-wide old-world mansion has been fabulously restored and up to date,” itemizing dealer Cathy Franklin of Corcoran instructed The Submit. “The design is conventional, but fashionable – firmly twenty first century – and displays in the present day’s life-style whereas respecting the fantastic thing about the previous.” 

Whereas unique plaster and ornamental moldings have been maintained all through, there are additionally loads of modern additions. 

Essentially the most drool-worthy characteristic: the basketball court docket.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The house’s seven ranges embody wood-paneled partitions and wood-burning fireplaces.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
The property’s exterior glamor is greater than matched by its inside decadence.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The backyard is seen from a terrace.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
An intensive renovation lately occurred.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A sweeping staircase is a substitute for the elevator.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
“There’s an ideal mixture of each formal and informal areas for entertaining, recreation, and rest — and an unmistakable sense of ‘enjoyable’ all through,” itemizing dealer Franklin instructed The Submit.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A chef’s kitchen.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
The house is right for entertaining.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
A freshly redesigned yard.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
There’s additionally a completed basement.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
There are 5 bedrooms in complete.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The backyard degree is right for a visitor or employees suite, in keeping with the itemizing.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
Almost all of the bedrooms qualify as suites by most New Yorkers’ requirements.
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east 70th st basketball court mansion
The bedrooms are unfold all through the degrees.
Evan Joseph for The Corcoran Group
east 70th st basketball court mansion
Franklin mentioned there’s already purchaser curiosity.
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“Working collectively, the staff of BWArchitects, PSA Studios, and Kari McCabe have created a real masterpiece,” Franklin continued. “The interiors have been opened up from front-to-back, which permits gentle to stream in by unbelievable partitions of glass, which overlook the south-facing terrace and backyard. 

Highlights of the lavish structure embody the parlor flooring’s grand salon, the third flooring’s garden-overlooking terrace and library suite, the fourth flooring’s major suite with a dressing space, a separate dressing room and toilet with one of many wood-burning fireplaces in addition to radiant-heated flooring, and the top-floor basketball court docket. The backyard flooring, in the meantime, is “good employees quarters or visitor suite,” and the fifth flooring has two “outsized bed room suites,” in keeping with the listing.

An elevator connects the degrees.  

“The home brings a little bit of the Downtown aesthetic to among the best townhouse blocks on the Higher East Aspect,” mentioned Franklin, including “I’m happy to report that we’re already seeing unbelievable purchaser curiosity on this one-of-a-kind house.”

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