Located in a former monastery built in 1927, this penthouse floor home is an architectural treasure. PH-A features custom oversized windows, an abundance of light and gorgeous city and river views.There is a tremendous flow and a superb use of space in this one-bedroom duplex that has its own separate built-in home office. The living room features a 15-foot ceiling, custom double height oak built-in shelves and a floating staircase to the second floor. The galley kitchen has a porthole window to the living room, extra storage and includes a dishwasher. Boasting northern and southern exposures, the bedroom can fit a king size bed and has a walk-in closet.235 East 49th Street is located in Turtle Bay Gardens Historical District. This elegant pre-war co-op has a part-time doorman, beautifully landscaped common roof deck and laundry room. Pieds-a-terre, guarantors, co-purchasing and parents buying are allowed. Subletting is allowed for two years for the length of ownership. Sorry, no pets.