Feeling a bit cramped in your 4 bedroom apartment? Newly listed you can now purchase a piece of history at 75 Murray Street, a multi-use space containing five floors, stretching over 14,000 square feet, with 26 rooms. The facade includes classic Tribeca arched windows and 14 foot ceilings.
The 5 floor, 6 bedroom and 10 bath townhouse is listed for $21,000,000.
James Bogardus designed the now landmarked building in 1857 which operated originally as a glassware store. Since then, it has served as an auction house, private family home and currently an event space. The Bogardus Mansion, an original Cast Iron treasure, with possibilities from the existing Jazz Club in the basement (with liquor license!) to the owner's penthouse duplex with views across lower Manhattan.
The ground floor has big bright north facing windows, one powder room and two points of access to the lower level. One floor below, the "75 Club" is a 125 seat creative space/speakeasy with the infrastructure for a restaurant, bar or venue with a kitchen set up and two bathrooms with 6 toilets and 4 sinks. The second floor offers 12 foot ceilings and an open loft like plan complete with a kitchen, full bathroom and the buildings main HVAC system which was recently upgraded. The third and fourth floors have been used as mixed use or office spaces and can accommodate over 30 desks each plus conference rooms and offer prewar details from arched windows to exposed brick with efficiency kitchens and full baths both of which have been renovated.
The penthouse apartment on the fifth and sixth floors offers Brazilian cherry wood floors, exposed brick, windowed chef's kitchen, granite counter tops, and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The large master bedroom is accompanied by a luxurious en suite master bathroom, complete with black and white marble floors, countertops, and tiling. Arrive at the rooftop conservatory and get lost in the clouds, while natural light pours into the space through the plethora of skylights and windows., with views of the One World Trade Center and all the downtown skyline has to offer.
Additional features of this building include: Fully functional Jazz club with bar, kitchen and liquor license, Historical Prewar Facade, and Central Heat and Air Throughout.
Outside, there’s a heated saltwater pool with large covered stone grotto, pool deck with cabana, boat launch, specimen gardens and fountains, lighted tennis court, stone guest cottage and a Bonsai tree at the peninsula’s tip, all with Sound views extending from the Stamford Harbor Lighthouse to the Manhattan skyline. Locals will recognize the large bear statue that introduces the home at its gated entry; they’ve been referring to the property as the “Bear House” for years.
Sydney and Meris Blumstein at Corcoran