A historic Tudor-style townhouse often known as the “Castle in the Village” has hit the market for $19.5 million.
It’s the primary time the flip of the century West Village townhouse has been on the market in additional than 4 a long time. The vendor is architect Carl Pucci, who’s now an empty nester. He purchased it in 1982 for an undisclosed worth.
The couple are shifting to a house upstate, a supply says.
The 26-foot-wide, three-story townhouse, at 33 Perry St., was as soon as a non-public horse steady till it was purchased by St John’s within the Village Episcopal Church across the nook on Waverly Place within the Nineteen Twenties.
The church deliberate to create an artists’ colony with a communal backyard that it will share, and purchased up some townhouses, together with 33 Perry St.
But the stock market crash of October 1929 dashed the dream.
By the Nineteen Fifties, there have been some writers within the townhouses, like Mary Cantwell, who wrote “Manhattan, When I Was Young,” and lived at 224 W. eleventh St. The properties, together with 33 Perry, had been transformed into 4 residences.
One of the residents, style government Tom Fallon, threw famed events in his unit and the again backyard.
He as soon as told the Times that he could cram “hundreds” into the apartment, which included a “baronial” hearth and leaded glass window overlooking the “magical garden.”
Guests included his then-boss, designer Bill Blass, and Blass’s “society” associates. By 1982, Pucci purchased the constructing and it turned residence to his household, together with youngsters and step-children.
The 6,501-square-foot residence options ten to 14-foot excessive ceilings on every flooring, plus 2,167 sq. ft of cellar space and a full rooftop backyard.
It is at the moment configured as a six-bedroom, 6½-bath residence. The essential flooring used to have a ballroom that’s now used as an office. The house is at the moment divided into separate models however could be transformed again to single-family mansion standing.
The itemizing brokers are Meris and Kenny Blumstein of the Corcoran Group.