Residence 4C, a bespoke home designed by renowned architect Deborah Berke Partners, offers 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms with North and South exposures. Spanning approximately 2,211 square feet, this unique residence features 10 foot ceilings, oversized casement windows, custom moldings, 8 foot doorways and white oak herringbone flooring in the main living areas.The closed chefs kitchen boasts high-gloss lacquer painted Italian cabinetry complemented by hand-selected Italian Arabescato Cervaiole marble slabs. Upper cabinet doors feature a unique woven metal mesh panel and beveled trim, adding a refined pattern to the kitchen composition. The kitchen is completed with sophisticated appliances by Gaggenau and ample storage space.The generous master bedroom suite contains a gracious walk-in closet, secondary closet, and an en-suite master bathroom with hand selected Arabescato Cervaiole marble, fluted mirrored glass panels, a custom Italian vanity and Waterworks Henry collection fixtures in polished nickel. The master bathroom also features a 6 foot soaking tub, walk-in shower, private water closet, and radiant heated floors. The amenities at 40 East End offer an extension of the already gracious residences and are designed with a focus on convenience and glamour. Adjacent to the lobby, the impressive double-height Parlor Lounge has custom upholstered seating, wet bar, dramatic chandelier, and a sculptural marble staircase with bronze cladding. The second floor suite of amenities include: The Library, a graciously furnished refuge for out-of-office work; The Game Room with foosball, billiards, table tennis and darts to bring all ages together; The Gourmet Catering Kitchen which services the common spaces, and The Fitness Center featuring state-of the-art exercise equipment and training tools to promote an active lifestyle.Private storage is included in purchase.
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.
With the recent unprecedented rate cut by the Federal Reserve, banks have been inundated with people looking to take advantage of lower interest rates. Because of the overwhelming demand, we have not yet seen a huge reduction in mortgage rates. While we aren’t there yet, it is likely that we will see a dramatic shift in the upcoming months, which raises the question, “What does a 1 point difference in interest rate do for my bottom line?”Read more