Manhattan’s oldest home hits the market for $8.9M

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A charming New York Metropolis home replete with fireplaces, hardwood floors of numerous widths and uncovered brick specifics has hit the marketplace for $8.9 million — but it’s a a single-of-a-variety attribute that makes this East Village home really stand out.

Found on Stuyvesant Road in the vicinity of East 10th Street, and relationship to 1795 — when America was then a freshly unbiased nation — this spread has the unusual difference of being Manhattan’s oldest one-spouse and children household, according to its listing. What is much more: The about 5,500-square-foot dwelling has been constantly applied as a one-relatives property considering that that long-back year — and this marks its very 1st time for sale, the listing adds.

Mansion World reports the residence was built for Nicholas William Stuyvesant, the good-good-grandson of Peter Stuyvesant. The latter Stuyvesant — for whom the downtown general public high faculty is named — was the director-standard of New Netherland, which was the Dutch colony that integrated New York City’s precursor, New Amsterdam. The elder Stuyvesant was also credited with developing the to start with municipal federal government of New Amsterdam in 1653. The household seems to have remained in the loved ones for hundreds of years.

The 24-foot-wide residence stands on Stuyvesant Street in the East Village.
The 24-foot-large residence stands on Stuyvesant Street in the East Village.
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The property doesn't shy from old-world touches, such as hardwood floors, moldings and multiple fireplaces.
The property doesn’t shy from old-entire world touches, such as hardwood flooring, moldings and a number of fireplaces.
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Oversize windows bring in natural light.
Oversize windows carry in natural gentle.
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The formal dining room.
The official dining home.
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The layout is all original, save for the kitchebn.
The structure is all primary, conserve for the kitchen area.
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There are five bedrooms inside.
There are 5 bedrooms inside.
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An artist's studio with a skylight.
An artist’s studio with a skylight.
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A bathroom with a deep clawfoot tub.
A toilet with a deep clawfoot tub.
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The Federal-design giving stands 24 ft broad, and comes with 5 bedrooms, 4 bogs and a powder place, in accordance to its listing. Inside, there are 8 fireplaces — a single of which is in the cozy formal eating room — and an artist’s studio with higher ceilings and a skylight.

Irrespective of its outstanding age, the home managed fantastic form — and listing photos show preserved moldings on the ceilings and more than doorways, and a strong staircase connecting the concentrations. The bathrooms have deep clawfoot tubs. The interior format is primary, other than for the kitchen.

Outside the house, a new proprietor can get a landscaped yard that’s fenced in for privateness. The property in addition stands in a historic district with landmark status, which implies the instant location will continue to keep its appearance permanently.

The most effective facet of the property is its seeming secrecy — a legacy household that opens itself to entrepreneurs and attendees behind an unassuming brick exterior.

“Outside, it’s so simple, very simple and understated,” the listing agent — Monica Rittersporn of the Corcoran Team — informed Mansion Worldwide. “But inside, the scale is grand and lovely. There is very little ostentatious about this household.”