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Danielle Sevier
Danielle Sevier
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Raphael De Niro
Raphael De Niro
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Property Description

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This 5 story, 20' x 30' classic Greek Revival West Village townhome located next door to the beautiful and well-loved Jane Street Garden, to which you have a key, offers 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths as well as a commercial storefront. Collect rent or convert to a single family, whatever suits your needs. Once the home of the renowned cooking school "A la Bonne Cocotte" and the acclaimed French cooking teacher Lydia Marshal, author of 6 cookbooks and a close friend to Julia Child (who was photographed in the kitchen). Much of the original detail remains, extremely wide plank flooring, exceptional tin ceilings, beautiful wooden framed windows with shutters, while the plumbing and electric were upgraded in 2012. Split unit air conditioning with heat pump was installed on the top 3 floors and the roof was replaced in 2017. The one working fireplace was relined in 2007 while the other 3 are decorative. A roof deck was added off of the master bedroom designed with the West Village and Jane Street Garden views in mind. The cellar is standing height, has a media room and plenty of storage.The garden level features the unique and original kitchen, dining room, and door to the very small backyard perfect for enjoying your morning coffee. The pantry doors are hand blown glass from the 1964 Belgium Pavilion at The World's Fair. A picture of Julia Child's hangs on the wall of the kitchen she once cooked in.The entry floor offers a full bathroom with a stained-glass window. Each landing on the original staircase features a large window letting in the western light. The spindles on the railing were all hand crafted on the premises by an artisan long ago.The parlor floor is an open floor thru living room with windows facing east and west allowing sun in throughout the day. The wide original plank flooring, original tin ceiling and molding, original shutters, 4 fireplaces, one working and three decorative make this a special room to entertain in or to just relax and enjoy being home. Also on this floor is a large windowed laundry room with a vintage door and vintage double sink.On the fourth floor there are 2 bedrooms resplendent with the same original details and a renovated windowed bathroom.The top floor is the master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, a renovated en suite windowed bath with imported French tiles and a claw foot tub. Sunny and bright with east and west exposures and French doors leading to your own private roof deck.The West Village is the most sought after neighborhood and the location is prime for retail. Chose to live with additional income or strictly for investment. Easy access to subways, shopping, restaurants, The Whitney Museum, The Highline Park and The Hudson River Park. Extremely low taxes and one of the most affordable house in the West Village make this the perfect place to call home.
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  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Pre-War
  • Courtyard
  • Roof Deck
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Pets Allowed
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Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman


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