Enter the loop of the one-way street and absorb the breathtaking view of the harbor and Verrazano Bridge. The private and quiet street leads up to the large turquoise and black home that is set upon the top of a hill. 72 Tompkins Circle is a single family detached home that has four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms throughout this completely gutted and customarily renovated home for sale with RealEstateSINY.com.
The home is located in the Staten Island’s North Shore neighborhood of Ward Hill. The steep and winding streets lead the way to real estate properties that are full of character, including Victorian and Colonial houses built in the ’30s, such as 72 Tompkins Circle.
Park in the spots located right in front of the home on the street and admire the property. The expansive and polished front lawn landscape is accompanied by stone walk-up steps and pathway. This leads to the unique black front porch that has a porch swing and lounging area.
72 Tompkins Circle contains plenty of unique and custom features that are perfect to the abode of this household. For starters, every window has custom molding surrounding them. All windows facing the front of the home contain views of the Manhattan skyline while every window has breathtaking views of the water. There is an all new baseboard heating system that contains 4-zone and air. There are separate thermostats to control the individual floors they are located on. The staircase that leads you to the three floors and basement are tempered glass rail stairs. There are high hats found all around this home that is LED.
Open the custom imported doors into the home’s entry way. The main floor has dark oak wood floors that run throughout. There is also two large bow windows that face the front of the house. The rooms are perfectly lit by the natural sunlight brought in through the various windows on the first floor.
The open and airy layout all begins to the right, where the living room is. There is a masonry fireplace with a custom mantle situated in there. The fireplace is gas but can be converted.
Open to the living room is the eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has an island with a cooktop and stainless steel Thermador hood. The countertops are Silestone and match perfectly with the black cabinetry and tiled backsplash. There is a farmers sink and stainless steel appliances: built-in wall convection oven, and sub-zero refrigerator. Draw your eyes upward to the ceiling that has custom crown moldings, which runs throughout the first floor. Over the sink is an extra large picture window which views the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty. Off the kitchen is the first floor half bathroom, which has custom porcelain radiant heat tiled floors, all Venetian plaster walls, and a unique sink vanity.
The dining room is towards the rear of the first floor, open to both the kitchen and living room. It also features a large window and doors that access the yard. The yard expands from the back to the side of the home, giving lots of room for entertaining and even space for the little ones to run around! The stunning outdoor space is complete with both a paved patio area and grass lawn. The grand addition to the yard is the custom built tree-house.
Onto the second floor, there are three nice-sized bedrooms and a full bathroom. The first bedroom in the home is down the hall and to the left. This room has custom moldings, including crown and chair rail moldings. This bedroom highlights its closet, private balcony that overlooks the backyard and has water views. It even has its own private entrance to access to the second floor’s full bathroom.
Across the hall from the first bedroom is the second bedroom. This bedroom has a hanging light fixture, closet, same custom moldings as the first bedroom, as well as custom built-in shelves. The third bedroom is next door to the second bedroom. The third bedroom has the same custom moldings and a closet.
The full bathroom is accessorized with white, pink, and black. It has a bathtub, walk-in shower, vanity and hanging light fixture, as well as high hats. Just like the rest of the bathrooms in the home, this custom bathroom also features the Venetian plaster walls and radiant heat porcelain tiled floors. There is also a custom black and white tiling inside the shower and also used as an accent wall by the bathtub.
The hallway is accessorized by a large bow window that overlooks the front of the home. This window brings in plenty of natural sunlight, avoiding the use of electricity-powered lighting during the day.
The master bedroom suite has the luxury and privacy of its own separate floor! It is located on the third floor of the home. The open space includes a closet area, bed area, and master bathroom. The custom carpet runs throughout, except for the bathroom, which is fully tiled. There are high hats and custom chandeliers throughout this room. In the closet area, there is a large picture window as well as his and her closets. A custom fireplace is within the bedroom area, adding to that relaxing suite feeling the room brings.
The master bathroom has a walk-in shower enclosed with glass. It is also fully tiled with the porcelain tiles and radiant heat. It has a double sink vanity (his and her sinks), private toilet room, and a clawfoot tub. The best feature within the bathroom are the two large picture windows that let in the amazing view of the Manhattan skyline. Just imagine taking a bath, and that is your view!
This home also has a finished basement. Cascade to the bottom level and step onto the paved flooring. Here, you will find a wine room for tasting and storing wine, a laundry room, and a living area: family room and the home’s second eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has white cabinetry with matching white countertops and black appliances. There is also a stainless steel farmers sink.
The basement has its own private entrance from the side of the home. There is even a full bathroom that has custom porcelain tiled floors with radiant heat and all Venetian plaster walls. The walk-in shower has glass doors, and the vanity and mirror are custom.
72 Tompkins Circle’s amazing features are not limited to the inside of the home. As mentioned above, the neighborhood is boosted by the incredible 360 views of Manhattan’s skyline, Statue of Liberty, Verrazano Bridge, and water. The home is 6-minutes away from Silver Lake Park. It is also fairly close to multiple schools: P.S.16, P.S.31, P.S.65, P.S.72, Ralph R. Mckee Career and Technical Education High School, Curtis High School, Fort Hill Collaborative Elementary School, Miraji Islamic School, Trinity Lutheran School, Staten Island Community Charter School, and Our Lady of Good Counsel. Finally, the home is only 10 minutes away from the St. George Ferry Terminal, which connects you to many bus routes and even the Staten Island Ferry to Downtown Manhattan. However, the closest stop that is less than a mile from the home are the S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, and the Tompkinsville Station stop for the Staten Island Railway.
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