Built in 1899, this incredible Carnegie Hill townhouse is the former home of the famed Hollywood and theatrical icon, Elia Kazan, and currently the home of a top, well-respected television journalist. Meticulously renovated throughout, this 18 foot-wide, 4 story beauty maintains quintessential Prewar details throughout while incorporating all of the gracious elements of modern day living. The sun-filled layout is flexible, and is currently configured as 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms plus home office, with 6 wood-burning fireplaces. Over 3,400sf of interior living space and approximately 940sf of exterior space (from both an enormous and stunning landscaped south facing garden plus an additional sun-drenched second floor terrace) - this home has it all. One enters into an elegant gallery leading to the designer chefs kitchen with dining bar, formal dining room, and entertainment room (with access to the garden). Perfect for entertaining, the second floor is home to the grand living room (108 ceilings) adjacent to the elegant library with wet bar, and entrance to a gorgeous decked and planted terrace. Both outdoor spaces are fully irrigated. The upper two floors house four bedrooms, plus office, and two full bathrooms, the designer master bathroom with oversized shower, claw foot tub and double vanity. Special features of this home include two zone central heating and A/C, laundry room, security system, built-in humidifier, complete intercom system, steam shower, radiant heat bathroom floors, tons several custom closets, full basement with updated mechanicals, new roof, and exquisite prewar details throughout. This home is perfectly situated in the heart of Carnegie Hill near wonderful neighborhood restaurants, schools, all forms of public transportation, and Central Park - it doesnt get much better than this.