Leah Condominium 435 East 117th Street, #3 East Harlem, New York
The allure of loft living is beautifully delivered in East Harlem at the sleek, boutique Leah condominium. Here a masterfully-designed floor-through home awaits on vibrant 117th Street. This fabulous 1,278+/- square foot loft-style apartment accessed by a private keyed elevator offers all the comforts, with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 balconies and a large terrace for outdoor enjoyment.
Residence 3 is a finely-renovated modern gem that rivals any downtown loft with its soaring ceilings, expansive layout, blonde oak hardwood floors, built-out closets, and luxurious finishes. Incredible light fills the interiors, streaming in through oversized windows on triple exposures (south, west and north). The airy open-concept living and dining room is a perfect backdrop for entertaining, brightened by a wall of southern windows overlooking the tree-lined street, with 2 charming balconies for getting a breath of air. Connected is a contemporary open kitchen styled for the gourmet featuring rich wood cabinetry, granite counters, a breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances by Wolf and Kitchenaid.
The king-size primary bedroom receives sunlight from corner exposures and has its own private terrace facing the lovely community park. Store your personal belongings in the spacious walk-in closet, and refresh/renew in the stylish spa-like marble bath with a dual sink vanity and soaking tub with rain shower. The second bedroom has ample closets and can serve as a great home office as well. Other highlights include a second full bath in the hall with marble accents and a glass-enclosed double shower, and a convenient in-unit washer-dryer.
With only 6 full-floor residences, 435 East 117th Street sits in the prime "El Barrio" section of East Harlem known for its rich history and diverse cultural institutions such as El Museo Del Marrio and Museum of African American Art. This burgeoning area is brimming with great retail stores and restaurants, like Famous Rao's and Original Patsy's Pizza to name a few, plus is near community gardens, the fabulous East River Plaza a block away with Costco, Target, Best Buy, Marshalls, Planet Fitness (and much more), The Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, and public transportation. The building itself has a fitness room, common rooftop, state-of-the-art video intercom system, basement storage, and parking spaces for purchase. A 421-A tax abatement in effect until 2034. And, pets are allowed!