• MLS# PRCH-707034ID
  • Townhouse
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 7
  • Built: 1940
  • MLS# PRCH-707034ID
  • Townhouse
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 7
  • Built: 1940

THE SHERMAN FAIRCHILD MANSION One of the first modernist townhouses in Manhattan, this iconic property is rich with history, sophistication and postmodern elegance. Sherman M. Fairchild, a noted inventor and businessman, hired the architects William Hamby and George Nelson to create a home as adventurous as he was. They succeeded and the townhouse remains an architectural tour de force unlike any other in New York. The building's red granite façade was completed in 1981 and hints at the wonders inside. The 9,440 â??square-foot, 25 â??foot â??wide mansion is defined by a three-story great room, with a span of travertine walls illuminated from a glass and steel skylight. A zigzagging system of ramps facilitates the movement through the light-filled home. The result is an airy alternative to a traditional townhouse and the perfect setting for a world-class art collection. The home includes a chef's kitchen, formal dining room, 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms and a study/library worthy of The Frick. The master suite features two full bathrooms, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony overlooking 65th Street. An office, wine cellar, four additional bedrooms â?? one with a loft aerie infused with natural light â?? complete this one of a kind offering. The townhouse is located on the Upper East Side, between Fifth and Madison Avenues with Central Park and Museum Mile at the doorstep.

Courtesy of Christie's International Real Estate

  • Pets: Yes
  • Assessed value : 790297.00
  • Bike storage
  • Building type : Walk-up
  • City view : Yes
  • Dining type : Formal
  • Exposures : North South
  • Home offices total : 1
  • Kitchen type : Eat-in
  • Laundry
  • Legal rooms total : 13.00
  • Lot area : 2510.00
  • Lot length : 100.42
  • Lot width : 25.00
  • Monthly tax amount : 13526.00
  • Number of units total : 1
  • Park view : Yes
  • Roof deck
  • Storage
  • Stories total : 4
  • Year built : 1940


Email Address:

Phone Number:


RLS IDX data and RLS VOW data display by Barshay Brokerage

IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use and that it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. This information is not verified for authenticity or accuracy and is not guaranteed and may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. ©2019 REBNY Listing Service, Inc.
All rights reserved.

RealPlus Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy