Beautifully renovated and thoughtfully designed, Maisonette A is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex on East 79th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues. Providing a separation of entertaining and living spaces, it's two entrances allow for entry through either an elegant front door at street level or through the doorman attended lobby and elevator.
Entering through the private front door, the charming first level foyer leads to the dining room and recently updated kitchen spaces. These areas, divided into two carefully designed windowed alcoves, feature granite countertops, high end Viking appliances, a wine refrigerator, and white shaker cabinetry with bountiful storage. A washer and dryer are also conveniently located on the first floor.
Upstairs, the large and inviting living room features a wood-burning fireplace framed by a beautiful marble hearth and two large windows overlooking the treetops of 79th St. Other original architectural details include hardwood floors and high beamed ceilings. Just across the hall is the windowed second bathroom and further down is the beautifully proportioned secondary bedroom. Adjacent to this bedroom is the spacious primary suite featuring an abundance of built in storage along with the windowed en suite bathroom. Additionally, there is central A/C throughout the duplex.
This classic, prewar home in a highly sought-after Upper East Side location preserves the historic detail and beautifully proportioned rooms that are eternally appealing and serve perfectly for living and entertaining on a comfortable scale. Located mid-block on an appealing tree lined street, 170 East 79th Street is moments to The Museum Mile District with The Metropolitan Museum, Guggenheim, Cooper Hewitt Museum, and Jewish Museum a short walk away. It is also only a few blocks from Central Park and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, home to the park's most iconic running routes. The 6 subway line is located at 77 Street and Lexington Avenue while Maman, Blank Street Coffee, Levain Bakery, Eli's Market, JG Melon, BLT Prime and Orsay are just a few of the nearby shops and restaurants.
Built in 1927, 170 East 79th Street is an elegant, fifteen story, twenty-six-unit, full service prewar boutique cooperative designed by renowned architect J.E.R. Carpenter. This elevator building features a quaint landscaped garden for all residents, doorman (8am-midnight), live-in super, laundry room, bike room and private storage units for shareholders. The building allows 50% financing and is pet friendly.