SPRAWLING PREWAR CLASSIC SIX
Semi private elevator landing opens onto this grand six room home with a 26 foot windowed entrance gallery and sprawling south facing living room with wood burning fireplace. A large dining/family room has beautiful herringbone floors and is well proportioned. The windowed eat in kitchen is complete with a built in breakfast bar, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, six burner Viking stove and hood, SubZero refrigerator and wine cooler and Miele dishwasher. There is also a staff room and full bath adjacent to the kitchen.
The bedroom wing has a twenty three foot master bedroom suite has an ensuite bath and southern exposures facing tree lined 90th Street. The generously sized second bedroom has excellent closet space and an ensuite windowed bath.
Additional details include through the wall air conditioning, herringbone hardwood floors, high beamed ceilings, oversized rooms, elegant moldings and a Bosch washer and dryer.
This full service prewar cooperative was built in 1926 and is located in the heart of Carnegie Hill. The sixteen story building offers a doorman and concierge, a state of the art fitness center, play room, half basketball court, individual wine cellars, private storage bins and bicycle storage. Carnegie Hill is a quiet and beautiful Upper East Side neighborhood marked by abundant trees, townhouses, the Central Park reservoir, charming shops, restaurants and cultural institutions including the Guggenheim and the 92nd Street Y.
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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