Offered for the first time in nearly 30 years, this duplex penthouse with 4 terraces presents a rare opportunity to create your own home in the sky in this elegant pre-war Upper East Side co-op.
From a private elevator landing, enter the 18th floor’s gracious foyer. To your right is a bright living room perfect for entertaining and a private powder room for guests. With wide open southern city views, a wood-burning fireplace with a custom mantel, and a sun room opening onto a lovely terrace, this home exudes charm.
The grand dining room features custom built-ins and a large walk-in pantry/closet. A North facing terrace flanks the dining room and kitchen. The kitchen has updated appliances including full size washer/dryer and is adjacent to a staff room and full bath.
Upstairs find 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and two planted terraces. The master bedroom features custom beam work and has open southern views. The master terrace is replete with a teak outdoor shower. A library/3rd bedroom is a cozy retreat with custom hardwood built-ins and a full bath with a Sherle Wagner pedestal sink.
The owners have lovingly and painstakingly updated the apartment over the years. There are new tilt and turn windows and doors throughout, wiring for in-wall speakers, custom paint work in every room, and impeccable hardwood floors. Ceiling heights reach up to 10’ and every room is well-proportioned. All of the terraces feature retractable awnings along with lighting and lattice work. A true gem.
320 East 72nd Street is a coveted white glove pre-war building built as a cooperative in 1930. With multiple doormen, a handyman, porter, and live-in super, it is truly full-service. Storage conveys with the sale. Other building amenities include a common laundry room and bike storage. Conveniently located half a block from the new 2nd Avenue subway, and in a prime location to cross-town busses, Central Park, the East River Promenade and the best shopping and dining the Upper East Side has to offer.