NEW TO MARKET!! A grand and gorgeous, renovated 4-room, 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home in a prime location on Manhattan's coveted Upper East Side. Masionette RE at 161 East 79th Street is a peaceful oasis with high ceilings, an elegant layout and windows in every room.
A renovated windowed kitchen features quartzite countertops, all new solid-wood cabinetry, white porcelain glazed subway tiles and a suite of stainless steel appliances including a Liebherr refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher. There is recessed lighting overhead and an oversized double pantry, directly adjacent.
The dining alcove is currently being used as a chic home office.
Just beyond, an expansive living room stretches 19 feet and offers an abundance of closets and storage: every inch of this home has been utilized to create a beautiful yet functional living space. Overhead, high ceilings are adorned with crown molding and dimmable recessed lighting, and two huge windows continuously draw light into the home. A separate windowed water closet lies discreetly outside the living room, an added luxury for those who like to entertain.
The sumptuous bedroom suite is huge and offers wall-to-wall customized closets as well as en-suite windowed bathroom. There is a chic Duravit sink, a glass-enclosed soaking tub, a Toto toilet, glass foil floors, white porcelain walls and the entire space has been cleverly designed so as to maximize storage through cubbies, cabinetry and product nooks for bathing.
Perfectly situated between Lexington and Third Avenue, 161 East 79th Street is a full-service, luxury boutique cooperative building built in 1916 with stunning pre-war details and an elegant lobby. Residents enjoy the convenience of the 6 line and M79 bus as well as proximity to Central Park and the many fabulous restaurants and shops of the Upper East Side. There is a full-time doorman, live-in superintendent, bike storage, private storage and central laundry. Financing is permitted up to 50% and pieds-a-terre and guarantors are considered on a case-by-case basis. There is a 2% flip tax, and pets are welcome.