Rarely available pristine Upper East Side Duplex Penthouse awaits!
This expansive home with a gorgeous wraparound terrace is the thing that New York City dreams are made of and will satisfy those with the most discerning eye as it has undergone a meticulous and loving, full no-expense-spared renovation.
Perched atop the quiet side of this elegant pre-war building just off Park Avenue, this sun-drenched duplex coop is a true masterpiece of design that combines gracious living with practicality and comfort. This stunning home has an unparalleled 72 feet of South-facing frontage that fills the home with light throughout all the seasons. As you enter, an entry foyer opens up to reveal the generous Living room where you are automatically drawn to the magnificent Chesney mantle perched atop a gorgeous gas fireplace with gleaming oak herringbone wood floors throughout. The adjoining 10-seater formal dining room is exposed via a set of oversized pocket doors and seamlessly connects to the kitchen via a hallway. This windowed eat-in chef's kitchen has been outfitted with a wet bar with an 85-bottle Sub Zero wine storage, craftsman-quality cabinetry by Christopher Peacock, Statuary marble countertops, top of the line appliances such as Sub Zero, Wolf, Miele dishwashers along with commercial-grade venting.
Tucked away at the opposite end of this floor are three bedroom suites allowing for gracious entertaining or privacy and separation during day-to-day living. A den/media room is accessed via another set of pocket doors on the other side of the living room. A grand, open light-filled stairway seduces you upstairs to a second living room with an entertaining kitchenette outfitted with stainless steel Wolf cooktop, Bosch dishwasher, and a Sub Zero below the counter refrigerator/freezer, and lastly, a small Library/office with built-in work desks. These rooms open up to the prize of this home: a huge wraparound terrace oasis, with motorized awnings, paved with Hanover tiles with a gas fireplace, perfectly scaled for lavish entertaining, or simply as a private sanctuary atop the city that never sleeps.
A lavish Primary Bedroom Suite with a fireplace on this upper level, is accessible via the building elevators. A windowed en-suite bathroom with a steam shower is clad with floor-to-ceiling Carrera Marble, luxurious custom closets, as well as a second full bathroom. The entire home was rebuilt with all new Skyline windows, electrical, new plumbing to main lines, plaster egg and dart ceiling moldings, and sophisticated 5-zone Mitsubishi City Multi Central Air-conditioning with compressors on the roof. There is also Cat 5 wiring throughout with a state-of-the-art AV system. There is a set of washer-dryers on both floors. The fine custom millwork that features throughout this penthouse is extensive including built-in furniture pieces such as the kitchen banquette.
112 East 74th Street is located in possibly the most desirable of all Upper East Side locations, just off Park Avenue with easy access to transportation with the absolute best that New York offers: Central Park, a vast variety of museums, shops, and restaurants. This discrete full-service landmarked building was designed by Robert T. Lyons in 1917, with 10 stories and two apartments per floor. A 24-hour doorman, a storage room, a gym, laundry and bike room are appealing amenities, and pets are permitted. The building allows 50% financing and has a 2% flip tax, half paid by the buyer and half by the seller. Co-Exclusive.