According to the listing:
Stately 1850's four-story mansion width (25') townhouse with oversized garden on tree lined street, available fully furnished. This 5,000 square foot home on a beautiful tree lined street is in the heart of the East Village, and offers incredibly high ceilings and grand proportions.
The private gated street level entrance leads to the foyer and an ornate staircase that winds up the four floors, capped by a beautiful skylight.
The dramatic parlour floor features intricate moldings and woodwork, wood herringbone floors, 14 foot ceilings and two working wood burning fireplaces. Huge oversize windows flood the "ballroom" with southern light. The state of the art eat-in windowed kitchen has marble floors, pressed tin ceilings, a professional six burner gas range and Sub-Zero refrigerator.
The third floor is equally dramatic with 12 foot ceilings. The master bedroom with separate dressing area , office and en-suite bath is bathed in light from 3 south facing windows. A children's room with loft has garden views, and there is an art studio with two exposures.
It's all yours from June 15 to Aug. 16. The price: $25,000 per month. Better hurry! The price increased $5k two weeks ago...
Update: Thanks to EV Grieve reader C. Bee in the comments... she remembered that the home was featured in the Times in 2008.... according to the article, Pamela Bell, one of the four original partners in the Kate Spade brand, lives here with her family....