Spanning more than 6,000 square feet over 2 floors in a boutique Carnegie Hill CONDO comes this massive and luxurious once in a generation home!
Fully renovated open & airy this home currently boasts 28 oversized windows, a total of 5 bedroomscould be 8, 5 full baths, 2 powder rooms, a movie room, a yoga studio, a half floor primary suite & one of the finest Bulthaup Kitchens in the city. It's the perfect place to host 200 of your closest friends or simply just relax & pick one of the many cozy corners to take a nap in peaceful solitude.
Set in a boutique luxury condo on Madison Ave & comprised of large full floor homes, this flawlessly run building has a friendly yet discreet & attentive staff.
Perched at treetop level, the second you step off the key locked elevator & onto the private landing you enter a massive square corner Great Room which is bathed in light & anchored by a custom Marretti Staircase imported from Italy. This Great Room features high ceilings, wall to wall sound proof windows & has a downtown loft like vibe. It features several sitting areas, endless art walls & a stunning floor to ceiling Planika Fireplace with a full length floating hearth. On the opposite side of the Great Room is the dining area, large enough to host a dinner party 30 all while peering out at the cityscape of ornamental prewar beaux arts & neoclassical facades in the distance.
Past a clever modern doorway that either closes off or opens up to a stunning windowed, Bulthaup Chef's kitchen, where an army of top of the line appliances include a 6 Burner Wolf Stove, Wolf warming drawer, Sub-Zero refrigerator & full size wine fridge, built in Miele coffee machine, 2 dishwashers from Miele Fisher & Paykel, an Extra Deep Julien sink, an in sink Grohe blue refrigerated filtered sparkling/still water machine as well as heated floors. Additionally the windows have been treated for added privacy & UV protection.
Secretly tucked away on the opposite end of this floor is the palatial Primary Suite! With gorgeous custom natural wood accents, a Lanika fireplace & built-in concealed entertainment system, this suite is the ideal zenlike space to retire after a busy city day. An adjoining full size dressing room along with a massive walk-in closet with custom millwork & dressing table along with a separate 2nd full bath is literally one of the dreamiest closets. Not to be overlooked is the incredible en-suite primary bath with heated stone floors & towel racks, a HansGrohe Digital shower controlled steam Shower, floating double vanity, soaking tub as well as a separate infrared sauna; the epitome of serenity.
Ascend the grand staircase & onto the southeast facing corner of the 4th floor to find rooms of various functionality. A pin drop quiet office, a sun filled reading & meditative refuge for those moments of introspection, & a massive home theater ideal for family movie nights or hosting everything from the Oscars to the Super Bowl! Included in the home theater is a double wine fridge & bar!
The additional 4 bedrooms are here & 3 of the large bedrooms face East with mesmerizing views of pre-war architecture, one of which is currently configured as a yoga/meditation room, with attached full bath & large closets. The 4th bedroom, located at the far end of the floor with an attached half bath. Additional noteworthy features include endless closets, Sonos throughout, multi-zoned AC/ climate control, a mudroom, laundry room, & wet bar.
Located in one of the most sought after picturesque neighborhoods in the city with a wide array of the finest boutiques, restaurants, schools and museums, 21 East 96th is situated on a tree lined Central Park block. This white glove condo building features a full time doorman, concierge, bicycle storage, storage lockers & a modern recently renovated fitness center. Every square inch of this massive & incredibly designed home exudes luxury craftsmanship & attention to detail. Shown by private appointment.