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Spectacular Former Synagogue!

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Last updated: 09/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

East Village townhome description

Spectacular townhouse in Historic East Village that was formerly a synagogue! One of the city's last tenement Shuls, now a chic landmarked building, this former synagogue was brilliantly transformed into a magnificent home in 2005 by world-famous designers from the Ian Shrager Hotels – earning recognition in Architectural Record for its extraordinary transformation, and attracting the likes of press, politicians and entertainment figures. Yours to rent is the exquisite result of their top-of-the-line gut renovation: an immaculately-designed, 3 bedroom (possible 4), 2.5 bath fourplex that boasts 3 wonderful outdoor terraces, the finest finishes and fixtures, plus the most advanced automated central audio/visual, lighting, HVAC and integrated security systems. Other distinctive features that make this sun-drenched residence such a unique work of art are its custom-made windows that are exact replicas of when the building was a synagogue (including the Star of David!), and luxurious touches that include Brazilian hardwood cherry floors, hand-poured Brazililan glass mosaic tiles by Vidrotil, beautiful Wenge wood paneling, radiant floor heating, floor-to-ceiling steel cased windows and doors (the list goes on).

Entertaining is anyone's dream in the dramatic living area with 22' cathedral ceilings, floor-to-ceiling walls of restored and repointed exposed brick (east) and Wenge wood paneling (west), and a Cantilever balcony with a built-in projector for showcasing art. The ultimate open chef's kitchen wows you with its Italian granite counters, 20' island, floor-to-ceiling custom-built Wenge cabinets, Thermadore double ovens and separate cook top with grill, Sub-Zero main refrigerator plus 2 extra fridges in the island, Bosch dishwasher and separate Fisher Paykel double-drawer dishwasher, built-in temperature/humidity-controlled wine cooler. From the elegant dining area with the original restored 19th Century backlit Star of David sits a rear dining terrace beyond a wall of glass and steel windows and doors.

On the 3rd level, relax in the gorgeous library with custom-built floor-to-ceiling Wenge wood bookshelves, an Italian marble fireplace and a wet sink/wet bar with plumbing. Two guest bedrooms with custom wall-size closets and built-in stereo speakers ensure comfort and privacy. The 4th story presents a special floor-to-ceiling glass hallway and secluded master bedroom with a custom-built working fireplace, huge walk-in closet, and opulent master bath with an oversized Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower with steam unit, rain shower, waterfall and separate hand-held shower. Enjoy quiet time on the delightful terrace off the master with a hot tub for 8, or ascend the glass stairs to the top floor sun-drenched lounge/media room (possible 4th bedroom) and terrace that also has Ipe wood floors and planters, copper rainspouts, a custom sound system and security cameras. 3235 interior sf and 982 exterior sf. Live-in caretaker and housekeeper provided on-site in separate apartment.

Rock stars and movie stars have requested this home in the past, many movies have requested to shoot in this home. Now for the first the owners are allowing certain select clients to rent this home.

Property Type

      • Townhome

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Massage
              • Private Chef
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Library featured on Television shows...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Whole House Audio System...moreless

              • Television:

                Multiple TV's and Whole House Audio System...moreless

              Theme

                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Smack in the middle of Bohemian East Village, just a couple of hundred meters from Tompkins Square Park ...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                      • Dining
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 16 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        central air throughout...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        2 fireplaces...moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        fitness equipment in 5th floor sun room...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        radiant heat...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher:

                        Total of 3 dishwashers...moreless

                      • Kitchen
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        glasses and plates for up to 30 guests...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Dec 19 - Jan 7, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $3,000
                          $17,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          5 night min stay
                          $2,500
                          $15,000 $40,000

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Cleaning Fee $200
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $5,000
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          No cancellations and Guest must execute Lease and Lease Addendum. Any violations of Lease or Lease Addendum during a visit will result in automatic cancellation of booking and forfeiture of all monies paid. On long term rentals of one month or more, Guest will be responsible for reimbursing Owner for all utilities, including but not limited to, gas, electric, water and sewer, cable tv, telephone


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/30/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          1/2 block from Thompson Square Park! And a short walk to the East River Promenade and all of the restaurants and shopping in the Bohemian East Village

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          Why the Owner Chose East Village:
                          Featured in Wall Street Journal Mansion Report and many other publications. Home to stars of the cinema and music world. Now for the first time available for short term rental.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                          Spectacular townhouse in Historic East Village that was formerly a synagogue! One of the city's last tenement Shuls, now a chic landmarked building, this former synagogue was brilliantly transformed into a magnificent home in 2005 by world-famous designers from the Ian Shrager Hotels – earning recognition in Architectural Record for its extraordinary transformation, and attracting the likes of press, politicians and entertainment figures. Yours to rent is the exquisite result of their top-of-the-line gut renovation: an immaculately-designed, 3 bedroom (possible 4), 2.5 bath fourplex that boasts 3 wonderful outdoor terraces, the finest finishes and fixtures, plus the most advanced automated central audio/visual, lighting, HVAC and integrated security systems. Other distinctive features that make this sun-drenched residence such a unique work of art are its custom-made windows that are exact replicas of when the building was a synagogue (including the Star of David!), and luxurious touches that include Brazilian hardwood cherry floors, hand-poured Brazililan glass mosaic tiles by Vidrotil, beautiful Wenge wood paneling, radiant floor heating, floor-to-ceiling steel cased windows and doors (the list goes on).


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                          Speaks: english

                           

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                          • Spectacular former Synagogue!

                            Spectacular former Synagogue!

                          • classic dinning area  can be expanded to seat up to 25 people

                            classic dinning area can be expanded to seat up to 25 people

                          • .gourmet chef's kitchen

                            .gourmet chef's kitchen

                          • 5th Floor Media and Reading Room opening to the South Facing Garden Terrace

                            5th Floor Media and Reading Room opening to the South Facing Garden Terrace

                          • Master Terrace and hot tub

                            Master Terrace and hot tub

                          • dinning terrace and garden

                            dinning terrace and garden

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                          • stairs to library and balcony

                            stairs to library and balcony

                          • Library and Stairs

                            Library and Stairs

                          • stunning open entertaining space

                            stunning open entertaining space

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                          • Library featured on CURRENT TV and fireplace

                            Library featured on CURRENT TV and fireplace

                          • Master Bath and Jacuzzi Tub in Vidrotil hand poured floor to cieling glass tiles

                            Master Bath and Jacuzzi Tub in Vidrotil hand poured floor to cieling glass tiles

                          • 5th Floor Terrace with garden

                            5th Floor Terrace with garden

                          • Floor Plan

                            Floor Plan

                          • Library balcony

                            Library balcony

                          • Steam Shower in Master Bath

                            Steam Shower in Master Bath

                          • Master Terrace and Hot Tub

                            Master Terrace and Hot Tub

                          $2,500 - $3,000 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 09/30/14
                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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