This unique 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom stands out amongst a sea of cookie-cutter homes with its impressive corner west and north exposures, high ceilings, herringbone hardwood floors and the highest floor with a large private outdoor terrace in the C line (no terraces above you). The elegant foyer welcomes you with a large gallery perfect for your home office and oversized powder room for guests. The corner living room is ideal for bright and sunny exposures accommodating living and dining areas overlooking your private terrace. Step onto your 20 foot long private oasis with completely open views for al fresco dining and living with dual access from the living room or bedroom.
The L-shaped windowed kitchen with breakfast bar and beautiful west exposure features stainless steel appliances and an abundance of storage and countertops. The bedroom is outfitted with a wall of built-in storage and exclusive views of your terrace. The large en suite bathroom boasts a uniquely large mirrored wall for your convenience. Three additional closets, central AC/heat and only 5 other homes on this floor complete this desirable living experience.
Designed by James Stewart Polshek & Associates, known for overseeing the restoration of Carnegie Hall, Leighton House is a full-service Yorkville lifestyle including a 24 hour doorman, concierge, health club with double height ceilings, yoga studio and saunas, landscaped private garden with children's playground, basketball court and sitting areas, common laundry room on the second floor (a pleasure to never have to go to the basement) and a dedicated staff led by a top notch Resident Manager. This condominium is a true community hosting annual events for residents including a Holiday Party and Halloween Party.
The recent wave of high-end new developments nearby has solidified this vibrant neighborhood transformed by the Second Avenue Subway into a destination anchored by a wonderful community of residents. Carl Schurz Park is a mini-Central Park offering multiple grassy knolls, playgrounds, basketball and hockey courts, two dog parks and the highly desirable waterfront walkway flanked by the historic Gracie Mansion. Nearby Asphalt Green boasts the outdoor artificial turf field, public playgrounds and a plethora of recreation options including aquatics (multiple pools), sports, fitness and children's camps. Ruppert Park is your third outdoor park oasis within a short walking distance.
This convenient location has the best Upper East Side shopping options highlighted by Whole Foods, Fairway Market, Two Little Red Hens, Levain Bakery, Equinox, Club Pilates, a host of neighborhood and renowned restaurants and easy access to the Q, 4, 5, 6, and 86th Street crosstown buses. Pied-a-terres and investors welcome.
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