Classic Penthouse Perfection. Natural light pours into this sophisticated penthouse where undisturbed top floor living and elegant finishes afford a lifestyle of effortless tranquility cantilevered over the city below. With ~2,150 square feet of magnificence, this palatial 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath residence features 180 degrees of picturesque open city views of the East River, Central Park, and the NYC Skyline from three exposures. Upon entry, a voluminous formal gallery is complete with marble flooring and anchors the exemplary layout that spans nearly half of the entire 32nd floor.
The grand corner living room boasts 10 ft ceilings, 5 oversized windows, a gas fireplace with a beautiful mantel and charming custom built-in, as well as full-glass French doors to a private balcony with quintessential Manhattan views. Adjacent to the living room is the windowed formal dining room, currently configured as a den, with access to the well-equipped eat-in kitchen, both with sunny Southern exposures. PHA is an extraordinary and rare residence to indulge in breathtaking sunset and sunrise moments every day.
The primary bedroom is well proportioned with 4 customized closets for extensive storage, 4 tall windows with morning light, and an enormous 5-piece en suite marble bath with a double sinks, deep soaking tub, and separate shower. The second sizable bedroom is nearly as impressive with Central Park views, a large well-organized closet, charming built-ins, and a tasteful en-suite bathroom. Other notable features of the residence include impeccably conditioned diamond parquet hardwood floors throughout, an exquisite powder room, an in-unit washer/dryer and central air/heat.
The Empire Condominium at 188 East 78th Street is a premier full-service condominium with a beautiful lobby that boasts elegant mahogany finishes and a stunning marble and gilded iron sweeping staircase which leads to the mezzanine level of expansive amenities including a resident lounge, separate business center, new well-equipped gym with Peloton bikes, children’s playroom, and a multi-leveled outdoor garden. Also available is garage parking within the building and coming soon, a completely refreshed rooftop lounge. Within 500 ft from the 6 train, near the Q train and a plethora of shops and neighborhood must-haves, the location is superb.