This rarely-available UES maisonette, located in a prestigious prewar coop, offers the privacy of townhouse living with all the benefits of a full service building. A private entrance from 79th Street opens to a welcoming foyer. The grand and beautifully-proportioned living room features nearly 20-foot ceilings, two soaring arched windows and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves along one wall. The living room flows into a large dining area, beyond which is a well-equipped kitchen. A private staff room or office with a full bath is also accessible from the foyer and completes the first floor. A gracious stairway leads to a landing which overlooks the majestic living room below and leads to two large bedrooms, each with it's own bathroom. The perfectly-proportioned primary bedroom receives incredible light from two large windows and features a walk-in closet and en-suite bath with both shower and bathtub. This unique and special apartment also comes with a separate and private windowed office or laundry/storage room which can be accessed from either the building lobby or from the apartment's service door off the kitchen.
139 East 79th Street is an elegant and intimate full-service building features numerous amenities including private storage space, wine-cellars for shareholders, state-of-the-art gym, bike-room and is pet friendly. The building allows 50% financing and there is a 3% flip-tax paid by the seller.