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Luxury Greenwich Village townhouse, New York

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New York-based property developer William Rainero of Douglas Elliman has lovingly restored and converted this Washington Place townhouse. The single-family residence can be found in Greenwich Village in New York, US.

According to the estate agents: “The fabulous townhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into a single-family residence by William Rainero, a passionate developer who grew up in the house. Built in 1839 in classical Georgian style, the house is 22.5 feet wide. The façade underwent painstaking restoration to return it to its original grandeur. William has personally overseen each aspect of the multi-year renovation.

“The luxury property is is an exceptional single-family townhouse with a south-facing Zen garden, nestled steps away from New York City’s vibrant and iconic Washington Square Park. Rich history and brilliant modern architecture by the visionary Clodagh Design come together in a truly inspired collaboration. Seven generous floors include a multi-function mezzanine, a two-storey living room that opens to a rare and beautiful Zen garden, a gourmet kitchen, a catering kitchen, a collector’s wine room, media center, en-suite bedrooms, a full-floor master with an incredible garden view, a home spa and fitness center, a billiard room, and a sprawling rooftop for lavish urban entertaining while viewing the Empire State Building and the Freedom Tower.”

Adelto loves the exposed brickwork  and contemporary glass staircase – very industrial chic. The main living room benefits from fabulous floor-to-ceiling windows , which looks out to a great outdoor space perfect for al fresco dining. The interior design of the townhosue is very chic and modern.

The property was once belonged to the famed American composer John Philip Sousa also known as the American March King.

Images courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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February 7, 2013 | Property | View comments

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