Upon entering the elegant lobby at 140 East 81st Street, you immediately feel right at home. The elevator takes you to the tenth floor, where only two other neighbors share your landing.The apartment's entry foyer boasts a generous coat closet and opens up to a large living room with a full dining area. Beautiful pre-war details like high ceilings and herringbone floors give the space a gracious feel. The windowed eat-in-kitchen is cheery and bright, with southern light in morning and afternoon. Currently setup with a breakfast bar, the kitchen can be opened up to the living area to create a contemporary Great Room. The bedroom is separated from the living space by a hall with a windowed bathroom and separate large linen closet. The spacious bedroom faces north, overlooking 81st Street and has a large closet with ample storage space. There is a lovely warmth to this apartment that makes it feel very special. The building allows a washer and dryer in unit with approval. Apartment 10C has all of the gracious pre-war proportions and characteristics, while also providing the opportunity to enjoy modern comforts. Located west of 3rd Avenue, it is also excellent value. 140 East 81st Street is a financially sound and impeccably maintained co-op on a beautiful Upper East Side tree-lined block. The full-service building features a live-in-Super, new fitness room, patio for residents, laundry and common storage. There is bulk rate electric and cable, and there is no flip tax. It is easily accessible by the 4, 5, 6 and Q trains, as well as crosstown buses. Pied-a-terres and one pet are permitted with board approval. Sorry, no co-purchasing.