Rose, sage, goldenrod, heather - all the lush, growing things that lend the painter’s palette its pigments are in bloom in this four bedroom, two and a half bathroom Gramercy town home. A growing place, a fertile urban plot whereon to nurture and be nurtured. If the notional garden does not move you, perhaps a private terrace swathed in creeping evergreen or a tree-lined rooftop deck that unfolds above will.
Your hosts have roots in Europe, but have now made their way New York City. A band of jetsetters, they scoop up their seedlings for trade wind journeys as often as time allows. Don’t be fooled by their tumbleweed ways: whether entertaining or soaking up sunlit sights, they adore the big city they call home.
Gild the lily
The master bedroom recalls a country bower enclosed in exposed brick. An elegant four-poster...