Furnished Apartments in Quintessential UES Townhouse
Elegant Upper East Side Location in Manhattan
Antique-filled rental apartments and suites residing in a quintessential 19th-century townhouse on the Upper East Side. Short-term minimum 30-90-days or longer. High ceilings and windows overlooking tree-line East 62nd Street, original architectural details, carved marble fireplaces, four-poster beds, book collections and Victorian decor set our suites apart. 1871 House offers one-of-a kind short term and extended-stay suite apartments for those seeking the privacy and comforts of home while away. A cross between hotel rooms and apartments, the furnished apartments provide well-appointed Upper East Side accommodations with the look and feel of a sophisticated English bed and breakfast albeit being right in the thick of Manhattan’s bustling city.
Although each of our apartments offer different experiences, they all generally feature beautifully proportioned, light-filled rooms, quality antiques, parquet wood floors covered with exquisite Oriental rugs, fully equipped kitchens, charmingly dressed beds, snug sitting areas facing grand fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Details such as the decorative ironwork and ornate moldings convey an Old World charm – as do our classic beds. Design elements reminiscent of Shabby Chic and Ralph Lauren give the apartments a cozy chic ambiance.
Those who are keen to appreciate old-world charm, beautiful antiques and traditional architecture will certainly fall in love with 1871 House. The private, intimate, fully furnished apartments offer a comfortable temporary home for traveling professionals, performing artists, long-stay medical visitors, corporate relocations, or tourists on an extended holiday.
Serene privacy and unmatched convenience will immediately endear you to 1871 House’s lovely side block of townhouses and the Upper East Side neighborhood at large. East 62nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue is a quiet, tree-lined residential enclave for some of New York’s most prestigious addresses.
Originally one of a row of four brownstone residences (126-132) built in the Italianate style by architect John Sexton (also the architect for the home of Holly Golightly in the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”), the house is not only significant for its architectural merit but its location in the coveted landmarked Upper East Side Historic District, 2.5 blocks from Central Park, multiple subway lines and the extensive shopping and dining options of the neighborhood. The classic townhome is perfectly situated on one of the most beautiful tree-lined blocks and home to numerous classic brownstone townhomes, grand mansions and luxury prewar apartment buildings.
1871 House is located in the Epicenter of Retail, Business, and Culture. Centrally located within Manhattan’s Upper East Side Historic District and within close proximity to bustling Midtown Manhattan, 1871 House’s neighborhood is situated within the boundaries of Lenox Hill, and offers a bountiful selection of restaurants and cafes as well as easy access to public transportation. Madison Avenue’s luxury retail shops, Fifth Avenue, and Central Park are just a stone’s throw away, as are some of the City’s most fabulous and world-renowned cultural and performing arts institutions including the Frick, MoMA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall, and the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts. Broadway and Times Square are also minutes away by subway or taxi.
The neighborhood has much else to offer, from some of the finest boutiques and restaurants in New York, to the fabulous Museum Mile, to the dream-row of all true shoppers – that stretch including Bloomingdale’s and Bergdorf-Goodman. Other close attractions include Manhattan’s exclusive Decoration & Design Building (D&D building) and the Manhattan Art and Antiques Center, where architects, designers, and collectors from around the world travel for the concentration of design and home furnishings showrooms and galleries. For medical professionals and extended-stay medical visitors, there are many nearby hospitals within walking distance including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery. Nearby colleges include Marymount and Hunter College. Barnard and Columbia College of Columbia University are a 20 minute Uber or taxi ride away.
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