THE APARTMENT: An elegant living room with wood-burning fireplace, two corner bedrooms, hi ceilings, prewar moldings, and hardwood floors are the features of this home. The second bedroom fits a queen-sized bed and can be a dining room or home office. The attractive kitchen has white wood cabinets and granite counters. The bath is renovated. Washer/dryer or powder room are possible. A great room, with kitchen opened onto living room, can be created. (Virtual reality picture of great room coming soon.) Electricity charge of $101.51 is included in the maintenance. BUILDING DOES NOT ALLOW OPEN HOUSES. PRIVATE VIEWINGS ARRANGED WEEKENDS AND WEEKDAYS.
THE BUILDING: Designed by Sugarman and Berger in 1930, the 20-story building, a co-op since 1987, has striking architectural features, with a grand Art Deco lobby and an intricately detailed ceiling. Amenities include laundry room, storage room, bike room and cable. There are a live-in resident manager, handymen, porters and 24-hr. doormen. Through-wall AC and washer/dryers are permitted. All renovations are subject to Board approval. Pets are welcome. Co-purchasers and pied-a-terre buyers are fine. 75% financing is allowed. After a two year residency, the sublet policy is two years out of every ten.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Four blocks from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this prime location is convenient to subway, bus and taxi transportation. Exhale and Equinox are nearby exercise facilities. Neighborhood grocers include Agata & Valentina, Butterfield, Citarella, Eli's, Fairway and Whole Foods, all within a few blocks. Restaurants are everywhere and all needed services nearby.