A true architectural masterpiece.
This unique and stunning two bedroom home offers grand proportions, double height ceilings and oversized casement windows with light streaming in. Impeccably renovated using the highest level of finishes throughout, this home is move-in ready. Situated on a high floor of a distinguished full-service co-op, it is ideally located on a quiet side street in prime Upper East Side.
Upon entering this apartment on the upper level, you will find a windowed renovated kitchen with custom Bulthaup cabinetry, basalt stone floors and top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, oven, coffee system and microwave, and Smeg range. There is excellent storage space and a custom built-in natural zebra wood breakfast bar that overlooks the living and dining room. Also on this floor is the second bedroom which has a built-in murphy bed and en-suite renovated windowed bathroom.
Walking down the stairs to the lower level, you enter the immense open living/dining space which is almost 30 ft long with soaring 13 ft ceilings and 9 foot casement windows. This exceptional room, with a wood burning fireplace finished in an exquisite honed schist surround, is ideal for both everyday living as well as entertaining. The room is accented with custom bookshelves and custom wine storage that is expertly concealed under the staircase and holds 160 bottles. On the same level through a set of custom doors is the lavish master suite which is almost 29 ft long and houses the second wood burning fireplace. Down a few steps is an incredible windowed dressing room and windowed master bathroom, magnificently finished in giant slabs of Calacatta marble with radiant heated floors. The dressing room is 12.5 feet long and has eleven closets. The bathroom has two sinks, an enormous walk-in shower with a double rainhead, and a separate water closet. There is a laundry area with a Bosch washer/dryer. Also on this level are two large hallway closets.
Additional features of this home include wide plank oak floors, new oversized soundproof windows (including the 9 foot casement windows in the living room and master bedroom), temperature controlled through-wall HVAC system, custom millwork, Lutron lighting and motorized shades.
Built in 1927, this art-deco white-glove co-operative has just thirty-eight residences. East 78th Street is an attractive and quiet tree-lined street convenient to Central Park and close to many of New York’s finest shops, galleries, museums and restaurants as well as mass transit connections.