â€œThe Parisianâ€?, as the home is affectionately known, provides luxury living in the heart of Hyde Park. Meticulously restored, this 1920s home exudes old world charm and refinement yet boasts innumerable improvements that cater to modern living. Majo
The entry porch to â€œMontparnasseâ€?, the homeâ€™s first floor apartment, is an inviting space for residents and guests. A small seating area allows occupants to avail of the beautiful views that Observatory Avenue affords. Period specific details abou
â€œMontparnasseâ€? is a two bedroom apartment with exquisite detailing including 9â€™ ceilings with crown molding, refinished hardwood floors, reproduction 1920s light fixtures & ceiling fans, and a restored Rookwood fireplace. The apartmentâ€™s 18 w
The living room is generously sized and enjoys a dedicated coat closet . French doors provide privacy between the living room and solarium while allowing sunlight to fill the living room.
The graceful arched windows overlooking Observatory Avenue provide a distinguished focal point in the solarium. For residentsâ€™ comfort, many of the homeâ€™s windows enjoy bi-direction window treatments, rated R for insulation.
French doors provide a graceful transition from the living room to dining room.
The home enjoys insulation throughout. The â€œMontparnasseâ€? has fire rated insulation blown into the ceiling. This added safety feature also provides an acoustic barrier between apartments.
Benefiting from a top to bottom renovation, the kitchen is a chefâ€™s delight. Premium appliances abound including a Fisher & Paykel gourmet refrigerator, 5-burner double oven/range, and microwave/convection oven. On-trend enhancements also include
Although renovated to compliment todayâ€™s culinary needs, the kitchen includes thoughtful details that maintain the historic character of the home including oversized breakfront and kitchen island with beautifully beveled wood countertop.
Beyond the kitchen resides a private deck that offers relaxing views of the tree filled back garden.
The home is equipped with a state-of-the-art security system with round the clock whole-house and fire monitoring. Security lighting, managed by motion sensors & timers, surrounds the building and backyard. Front porch lights equipped with automatic
The custom tile, glass-enclosed shower graces the recently renovated bathroom. Additional improvements include new faucets, sink and vanity, medicine cabinet and Kohler period toilet
The master bedroom enjoys views overlooking the tranquil back garden.
Rive Gauche, the second floor two bedroom apartment, is the largest of the units. The living room features two original sets of French doors and a gas Rookwood fireplace.
Beyond the living room resides the solarium.
The restored Rookwood fireplace includes a delightful set of gas logs that sound like an authentic wood fire.
The dining room is beyond the French doors to the left. The apartment entrance is to the left of the bookshelves and a large closet is accessed by the door to the right.
The Rive Gauche also boasts a solarium overlooking Observatory Avenue.
At the heart of the unit, the dining room is well proportioned and can easily seat a party of twelve. The arts and craft inspired chandelier compliments the historic character of the home and brings warm ambiance to the room.
The gourmet kitchen is equipped with a five-burner gas stove with two ovens, a high end refrigerator, quartz countertops, a trough sink and walk-in pantry enabling this unit to offer 21st century conveniences.
The layout of the kitchen allows for two seating areas at which residents may dine.
The master bedroom is spacious and provides ample room for todayâ€™s large bedroom sets.
Both bedrooms provide premium, California-style closet systems. The master bedroom closet is located beyond the closed door.
The bathroom is recently remodeled to include new faucets, sink and vanity, tile floor, medicine cabinet and Kohler period toilet.
â€œMontmartreâ€?, the homeâ€™s third floor one-bedroom apartment, is true to the famous artistsâ€™ district of Paris and other European cities that offer small lofts in trendy settings. The unit makes use of space-saving designs including this well plann
The galley kitchen, complete with cabinets that reverberate the old-world style, caters to every modern culinary need with electric cooktop, microwave/oven, multiple refrigerators and freezer.
The bedroom is a quiet retreat and is well proportioned for a full bed and accompanying dresser.
The â€œMontmartreâ€™sâ€? living room enjoys stunning, elevated views overlooking Observatory.
The loft apartment enjoys central air-conditioning and heating. Occupants also have the added benefit of the living roomâ€™s fireplace.
The garden level one-bedroom apartment, â€œLe Mariasâ€?, evokes a Mediterranean feel with its terra cotta floors, wood ceilings, and white stucco walls. The unit provides a small kitchen area, living room , bedroom & bathroom.
Laundry facilities for all four apartments are found in the lower level. â€œRive Gaucheâ€? and â€œMontparnasseâ€? each enjoy a dedicated washer / dryer set and storage unit. â€œMontmartreâ€? and â€œLe Mariasâ€? share a third washer / dryer set.
Dedicated parking is available for all units. â€œMontparnasseâ€? and â€œRive Gaucheâ€? each enjoy a garage space. While off street parking is available for Montmartre and Le Marais.
The tree filled back garden, which features a three tier Italianate fountain, is private and serene.
Exterior repainting was completed with an eye to historical accuracy. Colors were selected, based upon architect guidance, to reflect a 1920s color scheme. Also pictured are the private back decks available to each residence on the first and second floo