Welcome to this extraordinary property that was created specifically for those who want to experience townhouse living while enjoying the full services, security and amenities of a premier white-glove condominium. With a spectacular private garden and entry into the apartment without the use of an elevator, Maisonette East is a one-of-a-kind home, located within one of the most luxurious, discreet and full service, amenity-rich condominiums in the city. Magnificent pre-war details and elegance paired with contemporary amenities, this five-bedroom, four-and-one-half bath, 3,709 square foot interior space with an additional 1,022 square foot private exterior space home is a short distance from Central Park and all of the best offerings of the Upper East Side. This beautiful and spacious residence has been gently used as a pied-a-terre and it remains in pristine condition.
The elegant entrance to this home opens into the home's foyer and is highlighted by the impressive custom and sweeping wrought-iron curved staircase. With soaring 10-foot ceilings, the central focus of the apartment is the spacious living/dining area that opens to your outdoor private planted garden sanctuary through French patio doors.
Ideal for daily living as well as elaborate entertaining, the Christopher Peacock-designed bespoke gourmet kitchen, along with a separate butler's pantry with refrigerated drawers and 46 bottle temperature-controlled built-in wine cabinet, offers an efficient environment within which to cook gourmet meals or to gather with family and friends with an oversized marble-top island, top-of-the-line appliances, Professional Series SubZero refrigerator, Wolf 6-burner range and Miele dishwasher.
The private second floor, which can be accessed by the sweeping staircase or the building elevator, opens into the private 2nd floor interior vestibule. The primary suite is pin-drop quiet a sanctuary situated discreetly and separately from the other bedrooms. A custom-designed and solid-wood milled dressing room with generous, fitted closets along with a large and sumptuous primary marble clad bath completes the primary bedroom wing. There is a 'second primary' bedroom suite located on the far end of the second floor. There are two additional large-scale bedrooms on this floor which share a marble bathroom. All of the bedrooms enjoy exceptionally quiet living and sleeping, overlooking Maisonette East's large private planted garden. Completing the bedrooms are oversized closets, walls of windows and high ceilings. The luxurious marble bathrooms include radiant heat. The second floor includes a fully equipped laundry room with full-sized washer and dryer machines, sink and abundant storage. Exquisite solid white oak floors, remote-controlled light-filtering and room-darkening window shades compliment every window and central A/C system and sophisticated AV system complete this private residence.
Please note that this home is available for rent (furnished) or purchase.
Designed by William Sofield, the luxurious boutique condominium at 135 E. 79th has an intimate pre-war feel with the luxury of modern amenities. The 20-story building has just 31 private residences. White glove amenities include a full-time doorman, concierge, private fitness center, playroom, landscaped courtyard/garden, wine cellar, bike room, owners' lounge with catering kitchen, game room and private storage.
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