Perfectly located in the premier prewar co-operative, 170 East 78th Street, this sun-flooded spectacular two bedroom residence has been completely renovated with the highest level of finishes used throughout. This luxurious home has picturesque tree-lined views and double height ceilings that soar up to 13 feet high. There are two wood burning fireplaces, wide plank oak floors, new oversized soundproof windows including 9 foot casement windows in the living room and master bedroom, through-the-wall air conditioning, Lutron lighting, and custom millwork. This home is a true architectural masterpiece. As you enter this apartment on the upper level you will find a windowed renovated kitchen with custom Bulthaup cabinetry, absolute black polished countertops and basalt stone floors. The kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, Miele oven, Miele coffee system, Miele microwave, and Smeg range. There is excellent storage space and a custom built-in natural zebra wood breakfast bar that overlooks the living and dining room. Also on this floor is the second bedroom which has a built-in murphy bed and an en-suite renovated windowed bathroom with a bathtub. Walking down the stairs to the lower level you enter the impressive living and dining room which is 292 long. This stunning room has the first wood burning fireplace which is finished in an exquisite honed schist surround. The far wall of the room is superbly finished in basalt stone. There are also custom bookshelves, and custom wine storage that is expertly concealed under the staircase and holds 160 bottles. This grand room is ideally proportioned for both everyday living and elegant entertaining. On the same level through a set of custom doors is the lavish master suite which is 289 long and houses the second wood burning fireplace. Down a few steps is an incredible windowed dressing room and windowed master bathroom, magnificently finished in giant slabs of Calacatta marble with radiant heat in the floors. The dressing room is 126 long and has eleven closets. The bathroom has two sinks, an enormous walk-in shower with a double rainhead, and a separate water closet. There is a laundry area with a Bosch washer/dryer. Also on this level are two large hallway closets. Built in 1927, this art-deco white-glove co-operative has just thirty-eight residences. The building allows 50% financing and there is a 2.5% flip tax.
Manhattan’s Upper East Side extends from 59th St. to 96th St., east of Fifth Avenue and is known as one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the city. The neighborhood consists of stylishly restored old mansions, luxury high rises, stately townhouses, and several of the best co-ops and condos in Manhattan. This district includes access to some of the finest public schools as well as elite private schools like The Dalton School and The Brearley School. Central Park is a quick westward stroll away. Art lovers will find that they can walk to their favorite museums, namely The Metropolitan, The Guggenheim, The Frick, and The Whitney. They can also visit the famous auction houses of Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Posh boutiques and upscale intimate restaurants enhance the area’s elegance.
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