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Prime Upper East Side GOLD COAST Location 1.5 BLOCKS FROM THE PARK: The grandeur of this converted Georgian inspired pre-war mansion is carried into this truly unique LOFT-LIKE residence and embodies a perfect marriage of old world charm and contemporary features. Architectural details including original moldings and a carved-marble decorative fireplace are accented perfectly by modern upgrades. Enter the building into an elegant lobby and ascend two floors up a grand stairwell to find this true gem. As you enter the apartment, a spacious open floor plan welcomes you with soaring 11ft. CEILINGS, an open kitchen, incredible storage, and oversized 7ft. windows. The south-facing living room is illuminated by a Lindsey Adelman inspired chandelier and overhead recessed lighting. This great room offers ample space for a comfortable living and dining area, perfect for entertaining. The well-appointed kitchen features a butcher block breakfast counter, abundant cherry cabinetry, marble countertops, and stainless steel appliances including a new French door refrigerator, a new microwave, electric range, and dishwasher. A full walk-in closet and pantry next to the kitchen, along with an overhead attic offer INCREDIBLE STORAGE SPACE.
The smart layout of the home carries through to the newly renovated windowed bathroom featuring floor to ceiling walls of Botticino Fiorito marble with a mosaic feature wall, Brizo fixtures including overhead rain shower and hand-held shower on a slide bar, floating vanity, wall mounted faucet, recessed medicine cabinet, and a Kohler sink and toilet.
As you enter the master bedroom wing, an enormous DRESSING ROOM is lined with custom designed California Closets accented with beautiful brass hardware, which will accommodate even the most impressive wardrobe. This additional large room can also be utilized as a windowed HOME OFFICE. Tucked at the back of the home, enter the master bedroom through a classic sliding barn-style door with cast-iron fixtures into a pin-drop quiet room with vaulted ceiling and brass wall sconces. The home has been upgraded with modern conveniences including new through-wall A/C units in the living room and bedroom, recessed lighting throughout, dimmer switches on all of the lights, and a video intercom system.
This truly exceptional location is just a short stroll to Central Park and neighbors the world-class dining and shopping along Madison and Fifth Avenues. Built in 1920, the stately 44 E 65th St building is a landmarked boutique Co-op which was originally the property of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. The timeless elegance of the beautiful brick facade is accented with French doors at the entrance, high columns, arched windows, and Juliet balconies. There are only 9 apartments on 5 floors. The Co-op requires only 20% down and offers 64% tax deductibility. Sorry, NO PETS | No Pied a terres. (Requires only 20% down)
* This unit is a third flight walk-up on an elegant wide staircase that brings you back to pre-war times.