Built in 1846, 53 Jane Street offers the rare opportunity to own a piece of history set along Authors Row, on one of the most desirable streets in the heart of the West Village. Distinguished by its double parlor floors with 10 foot ceilings, four working fireplaces and south facing Juliet balconies, this home is a true treasure.
The purchaser of this 19.5 ft. wide, four-story, elegant home will benefit from the rarity of landmark approved plans, taking advantage of the air rights and allowing for the addition of a penthouse floor roof deck that affords stunning views and open sky.
The luxuriant private quarters provide four generously proportioned bedrooms upstairs, two with wood burning fireplaces and a third featuring a large 184 sq. ft. deck overlooking the landscaped rear garden. The fifth bedroom is situated on the garden floor.
Nestled within the picturesque backdrop of aged brick and copper shuttered windows, the beautifully landscaped garden, replete with a full length water wall and blue stone ground cover, provides utmost privacy in an idyllic setting for relaxing at home escapes.
Currently configured as a legal two family, the garden level one-bedroom apartment provides a perfect space for live in family members, staff quarters, an income opportunity or may be recaptured, along with the cellar, to expand the already spacious main living quarters of the floors above.
The exterior of this elegant Italianate townhome presents graceful period details from its original brick facade and stone stoop adorned with cast iron railings to its channeled cornice.
This historic home is steps from the Hudson River Greenway, the Whitney Museum, several notable mega-mansions, as well as the dining and shopping establishments that make this neighborhood the most desirable in New York City.
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