This luxuriously appointed 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom corner triplex offers the privacy and grandeur of townhouse-style living at Penthouse heights with approximately 400 square feet of outdoor space with direct river views.As one enters the first of the three floors, they are greeted with a gracious entry foyer surrounded by mahogany wood, marble floors and storage space throughout. This spacious master bedroom has direct river views from its two exposures allowing for an abundance of light, CitiQuiet soundproof windows, three large closets and a full bathroom making it a peaceful retreat. A second bedroom is perfectly situated in between the foyer and master bedroom.
A dramatic staircase takes you above to an open, airy and loft like entertaining space. The dining room is open to the spacious sunken living room with a wood-burning fireplace, oak herringbone floors, and once again direct river views creating the perfect atmosphere for entertaining guests. Oversized picture windows and skylights in the living room assure that this space receives a lot of natural light throughout the day.
Toward the rear of the second level, is a spacious kitchen that features gorgeous pear wood custom cabinetry with Brazilian granite countertops, a marble backsplash, a gracious breakfast bar, a vented Dacor stove and double oven, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and a Bosch dishwasher. There is also a beautiful powder room and a Miele washer and dryer right off kitchen.
Retire upstairs to a magnificent space that is currently being used as a media room and separate home office but could easily become a master suite, a library/den or whatever one desires. The top floor of this Penthouse features maple custom cabinetry and built-ins throughout, a full bathroom with a skylight and sliding glass doors that lead to an expansive wraparound terrace that offers spectacular views to the East and the South of the river and the city creating a rare and serene urban oasis.
2 East End Avenue is full service white glove cooperative offering a full time doorman, a resident superintendent, two state-of-the-art fitness facilities, bicycle storage, private storage and an immaculate Art Deco lobby. Nestled on the corner of 79th Street and East End Avenue, this peaceful enclave promises a neighborhood feel that is often lost in an urban environment. Just steps from the East River promenade, Carl Schurz Park, excellent shopping, many gourmet food stores, a Gristedes and D'Agostino supermarket are mere blocks away and the crosstown bus is directly around the corner at 79th and York. Pets are welcome.