This sun-flooded palatial corner thirteen into eleven room prewar residence was completely renovated by AD Top 100 interior designer, Tony Ingrao. Fit for entertaining and every day living, each room boasts grand scale, generous proportions, and refined finishes throughout. There are five bedroom suites, five full bathrooms and a powder room. Throughout the home there are two wood burning fireplaces, twenty-six new Skyline windows, raised doorways, quartered and rifted oak hardwood floors, solid mahogany doors, custom millwork and moldings, and Dornbracht and Waterworks fittings and fixtures. All mechanical elements of this sophisticated home have been fully modernized including two-zone central air conditioning with supplemental through-the-wall units.
You arrive on the 8th Floor of 136 East 64th Street through an elegant semi-private elevator landing leading to a grand entrance gallery and three large coat closets. Off the gallery is the magnificent living room which has two oversized windows facing east, herringbone floors and the first wood burning fireplace. Adjacent is a handsome wood paneled library with custom built-ins. Also off the gallery is a corner formal dining room facing south and west as well as a windowed powder room. The palatial corner eat-in kitchen also faces south and west and has been expertly designed with bespoke Christopher Peacock oak cabinetry, Saintenoy limestone floors and Venetian Gold granite countertops. It is outfitted with state-of-the-art appliances including a Subzero refrigerator, Subzero freezer, Subzero wine refrigerator, two Wolf ovens, Wolf six-burner range, two Miele dishwashers, Dacor warming drawer, and two Franke sinks. The enormous eat-in area can accommodate a table that seats six. Additionally, there is a large walk-in pantry closet. This wing also has a corner bedroom suite with treetop views, which is currently configured as a study with a custom built-in desk, bookshelves and two closets. There is also a windowed full bathroom.
As for the private quarters, there is a separate bedroom hallway. Formerly two separate rooms, the luxurious primary bedroom faces south and features two oversized windows, built-in bookshelves and the second wood burning fireplace. Adjacent to the bedroom are two lavish dressing rooms with custom built-ins, one has a center island and extensive and flexible storage capacity and the other has four enormous closets. The sophisticated windowed primary bathroom is clad in slabs of Statuary Bianco Carrara and includes two sinks, generous storage, radiant heated floors, an enormous walk-in shower and a separate windowed water closet with a third sink. There are three additional bedroom suites and two windowed bathrooms with radiant heated floors. Completing the incredible home is a staff room with its own bathroom, two linen closets and a laundry room with a Miele washer, two Miele dryers and a sink. A double storage bin transfers with the sale.
Perfectly situated in the heart of the Upper Eastside, one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Manhattan, this prewar white-glove co-operative was built in 1928 and has a full-time doorman, excellent staff and a live-in resident manager. The building allows 65% financing and there is a 2% flip tax.