The Upper East Side complex, connected by an underground tunnel to the glass sky, heads towards the auction block.
Minimum bet is 10.25 million dollars.
Real estate is a four-story townhouse, 251 E. 61st St., with a tunnel leading to an attached two-story rear carriage house. Bidding closes May 31, says Paramount Realty USA’s Misha Hagani, who is putting the property up for auction with Compass listing broker Jaime Ricici.
Built in 1919 and refurbished in 2015 by TRA Studio Architecture, the limestone-fronted brick townhouse has been in and out of the market.
In 2016, he asked for $14.25 million, and last year he asked for $13.99 million.
For its part, the tunnel has some nice advantages. It features a 150-bottle wine room, elevator access, custom-made cork floors, cabinets, 10-foot-high ceilings, and skylights that look out onto the courtyard.
“The tunnel was dug by hand and stands on 5-gallon buckets of earth,” Khagani said. “It runs the entire length of the open courtyard.”
This 6,047-square-foot, five-bedroom, 6½-bath townhouse is located in the historic Treadwell district.
It boasts large floor-to-ceiling windows front and rear, as well as a home theater, multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors and a landscaped rooftop terrace with city views.
The 1,200-square-foot carriage house features a large double-height room with lighting, a wood-burning fireplace, a courtyard-facing kitchen and dining area, and a bedroom with a hot tub.
The property also comes with 10,000 square feet of available air rights, a CCTV system, a sound system and a backup generator.