Apartment 12B at 17 East 96th Street is an exceptionally bright and elegant, corner five-room home boasting generous prewar scale and detail, as well as wide open city views from every room and Central Park views from the corner master bedroom. Ideally positioned just off Fifth Avenue, the famed Museum Mile and Central Park, the location is amongst all the best Carnegie Hill has to offer. Priced to accommodate upgrades to fit the needs of the new owner!
Oversized windows feature wide open city views and draw in brilliant natural light throughout. Two open exposures from the 12th floor showcase the iconic city views to the south and west all the way to the Empire State Building and midtown skyline.
The gracious layout offers beautiful proportions and impressive scale with two very spacious bedrooms (one a corner master bedroom), 1.5 original bathrooms, a windowed eat-in kitchen with dishwasher, a large entry foyer, a very expansive living room, formal dining room and very generous closet storage throughout. There is a fabulous flow for entertaining with multiple entrances to the formal spaces.
Original old-world details include high-beamed ceilings, hardwood floors (herringbone in living room and foyer), open archways, pristine moldings and trim, French doors, ceiling rosettes and an arched entry transom. Two open exposures and high ceilings enhance the scale and keep the home bright and airy throughout. Through-wall air conditioning is set up in the formal rooms. This timeless apartment offers an extraordinary opportunity to create your dream home in a superb Upper East Side location in a well-serviced boutique Park block building.
17 East 96th Street is an excellent prewar building with canopied entrance located in the heart of Carnegie Hill between Fifth and Madison Avenues. The building offers a full-time doorman, live-in superintendent, laundry room, bicycle storage and resident storage. Pets, central air conditioning and washer/dryers permitted with board approval.