This fully furnished, light-filled, corner two-bedroom, 1.5-bath home with private balcony in Turtle Bay's luxurious Dag Hammarskjold Tower features southern and eastern exposures and open views of the East River and the city.
The entry foyer leads through the home office or dining area to the open living room with stunning views and direct access to a substantial private balcony with bistro seating and a terracotta tile floor. The windowed kitchen with pass through features contemporary renovations from midnight granite countertops with under-mount sink, marble tile flooring, white shaker cabinets and Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, including a refrigerator with ice maker, a five-burner electric range, a microwave and a dishwasher.
Within the expansive primary bedroom suite is a king-sized bed, a dresser, end tables and occasional seating. The en-suite marble bath, with fixtures by Kohler and Delta, features a tub, a rainforest shower and a European shower as well as a marble vanity with dual sinks. The second bedroom offers a full-sized sofabed, a dresser and occasional seating. Pristine hardwood floors, crown molding, individually controlled heating and cooling in each room, FiOS WiFi and ample closet storage with built-ins can be found throughout the home.
Since its completion in 1984 by The Gruzen Partnership architectural firm, and named in honor of United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dag Hammarskjold, the condominium has retained is place as one of the premier luxury residences within the serene Turtle Bay neighborhood. Dag Hammarskjold Tower features a full complement of attentive staff, an elegant lobby, a garage, a laundry room, a children's playroom and WiFi in the common areas, including the Skyline Lounge on the 43rd Floor with its panoramic East River and city views. Membership in the health club, for a nominal fee, affords access to an indoor swimming pool with spectacular city views, a sun deck and a fitness center with new equipment and sauna.
Dag Hammarskjold Tower provides easy access to the United Nations, international missions and consulates, Midtown offices and Grand Central Terminal. Nearby gourmet groceries include Amish Market, Grand Central Market and the Wednesday Greenmarket at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. From Michelin-starred Sushi Yasuda and Aquavit to neighborhood favorites Deux Amis, Amma, Peking Duck House and La Gioconda, myriad dining options abound. Dag Hammarskjold Tower is served by the Select Bus Service along Second and Third Avenues, the 4, 5, 6, 7, E and M trains and a Citi Bike docking station just across East 47th Street.