This lovely two bedroom/convertible three bedroom floor through apartment is a classic "Railroad" apartment. It is comprised of a series of rooms that are directly connected without a hallway. It is in a 1920's walk up brick building located on a residential street. It has more space and has been renovated and updated while maintaining the original prewar details. It has high ceilings, entry foyer, wood floors throughout, brick wall, set back shelf and archways. The kitchen faces south and has street views and the bedroom faces north with garden views.
The windowed eat-in-kitchen has the original red brick wall, stainless steel appliances, wood cabinets, a wooden cabinet with glass windows, tile floors and a granite counter. The second room is the gracious living room. Nestled in a corner is the tiled bathroom with shower. A traditional archway separates the third room which is being used as a office/den with a narrow window. A cozy bedroom with a floor to ceiling closet is the fourth room. A French door separates the sunken/drop windowed master bedroom from the other rooms. It has a closet and open views of the gardens facing north.
It is located in a five story building that was built in the 1920's and altered in 1987. It is in the perfectly lovely Yorkville neighborhood on the Upper East side of Manhattan. The Second Avenue subway has made the neighborhood very appealing.The station is on 86th and Second Avenue. Many local and Express buses as well as the The 90The NYC Ferry is on 90th Street and FDR Drive. Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion, Mayors residence, trendy eateries such as The Writing Room,DTUT, Miss Madeleine, Brandy's and many pubs and trendy and traditional restaurants,the original Papaya on 86th Street, Asphalt Green etc are popular places.