Welcome to this beautiful, impeccably renovated, combined four bed, three and a half bath apartment with stunning panoramic city views with South, East and North exposures.Designed by renowned architect David Howell, the completely reimagined floorplan offers a clear distinction between sleeping quarters and living area, making it an ideal flow for both entertaining and family life.
Upon entering you are welcomed into a gracious foyer that leads into an impressive open living area flooded with sunlight with commanding views of the midtown skyline and parts of the East River from the oversized windows. A separate dining area off the living and kitchen space is perfect for hosting elegant dinner parties or celebrations with family and friends.
The open chef kitchen features top of the line Boffi cabinets, a Miele 6 burner range, two Fagor ovens, double Miele dishwashers, double refrigerators (Subzero and Dacor), a dedicated wine cooler, a breakfast bar and Calacatta marble back splash and honed black granite countertops. A large pantry rounds out this ideal kitchen, perfect for both daily use and special occasion entertaining. A unique feature of this space is the ability to close off the kitchen from the living spaces with sliding doors and an electronic screen, no detail was left unturned!
The very generously sized Primary suite, thoughtfully situated apart from the rest of the residence, is large enough for a dedicated seating area and has a large walk-in closets and en-suite bathroom with dual vanity and Dornbracht fixtures, an oversized window and a glass enclosed shower. Radiant floor heating and anti-fog heated mirrors add comfort and luxury.The additional three large bedrooms are located in a separate sleeping wing of the apartment, all with oversized windows and closets. The largest of the three has a windowed en-suite bathroom with tub and a walk-in closet.
Every detail has been exquisitely cultivated, from the ash palette tied together by wide plank hardwood Mirage floors throughout, to the lighting fixtures designed by German designer Inigo Maurer.The apartment has an incredible amount of storage including a dedicated laundry room with extensive shelving, and a very large walk-in closet right by the entrance. Additional features include, electronic shades, custom built-out closets, upgraded HVAC, vented kitchen exhaust and easily accessible water shut-offs in every bathroom, kitchen and laundry room.
Leighton House, designed by James Stewart Polshek & Associates, known for the restoration of Carnegie Hall, is a full-service Yorkville lifestyle building. It offers 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 and a dedicated staff led by a Resident Manager. This condominium is a true community with annual events for residents including a Holiday Party and Halloween Party.
Yorkville has been transformed by the Second Avenue Subway into a destination anchored by the wonderful Carl Schurz Park, 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 an 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.