This pristine townhouse at 238 East 68th Street is a rarefied beauty located in the prestigious Upper East Side of New York City, just steps away from the finest dining and shopping. The impeccable 5-story townhouse was built in 1881 by developer John D. Crimmins. This home has recently undergone a complete state-of-the-art gut renovation by multi-award-winning architect Mark Stumer. Throughout the renovation, no expense was spared with the best of materials and systems utilized. Indiana limestone and solid mahogany windows and doors cover this distinct property. The interior features 6 floors aggregating approximately 6,500 square feet, and including 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, and 2 powder rooms. Further features incorporate 4 mahogany linear fireplaces, central air conditioning and vacuum system, heated bathroom floors, and a built-in sound system throughout the entire home, connected via Sonos. Walking inside this townhouse one is welcomed by a double height wood paneled foyer. As you proceed inside, a library, powder room, and a bedroom with a bath continue forth. There is effortless accessibility to the townhouse, with the luxury of your own custom-built 4-person elevator with cherry wood and mahogany hoistway doors. The exterior spaces include a lavish 540 square foot, south-facing Zen garden with lots of natural light and a cedar terrace where outdoor lighting accentuates priceless views of the Manhattan skyline. On the second floor, you will find an extra spacious living room with 10' high ceilings, a dining room, a white onyx marble fireplace, and butler's pantry. The custom-made chef's kitchen comes complete with top-of-the-line appliances, including 3 Franke sinks, 2 Sub-Zero freezers, 2 dishwashers, and a 48" Wolfe double oven. The luxurious master suite takes up the entire third floor and offers a sense of tranquility rarely seen in such distinguished homes. Altogether, floors 3-5 include 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. The top floor serves as a media room with extensive audio/video components and provides access to the terrace with breathtaking views.