Look Inside a $79M Upper East Side Mansion with Ornate Glamour

The Manhattan real estate market has just been gifted with a gem, this West 69th Street townhouse asking $79 million. Grandiose as ever, the Upper East Side mansion was recently renovated, but originally designed by world-renowned architect William Bosworth.

Bosworth is known for having designed Kykuit, the Rockefeller’s famous family estate in Westchester County. Working under John D. Rockefeller Jr, the architect was also given the task of restoring the Palace of Versailles, which in turn, has resemblances to this NYC listing. With rooms dressed in elegant finishes and dramatic architectural design, this property is truly a one-of-a-kind find.

The 40-foot limestone facade and 20,000-square-feet of stunning interiors radiate opulence. With five floors and 18 rooms in total, all spaces are flexible to change but the home is currently configured in a six-bedroom, nine-bathroom layout. The townhouse also features a dining room fit for over 50 guests, a two-story movie theater, an elevator and a lovely 2,650-square-foot roof terrace with panoramic city views.

Updated with modern luxuries that Bosworth would surely have incorporated if working today, there are also high tech perks like a heated sidewalk for easy snow removal. Plus, heated floors in the marble foyer are way better than slippers when it comes to keeping toasty during wintertime.

The old-meets-new Upper East Side mansion is listed with Paula Del Nunzio of Brown Harris Stevens.