Live in a stunning maisonette duplex in a coveted full service pre-war cooperative with your own discreet street-level entrance. Enjoy the luxury of townhouse living in a full service building. Spanning two floors, this immense and gorgeous home provides a unique living space that is unlike any other property.
A center entryway is flanked by a gracious living room bathed in the warmth of a working gas Tiffany tile fireplace. The rooms flow seamlessly transitioning to a large dining room with light-flooded windows.The exceptional entertaining space features hand-carved wood finishes and high wood ceilings throughout designed by Dean Telfer, the former campus architect and professor of Architectural History at Columbia University.
The Cooks kitchen has slab marble walls and counters,Viking appliances-including a stove with full coverage vented hood, double oven, and heated drawer, as well as a wine cooler, dish rack, double sinks and a massive walk-in pantry. A full size laundry room can be converted to a home office or fourth bedroom.
As you ascend the staircase leading you to the second floor, you notice the sturdiness and exceptional design.The Light and Lovely Master bedroom, with ensuite bathroom features a soaking tub, multi-head shower, and separate water closet. Directly across from the bathroom is an enormous walk-in-closet.
The second bedroom has custom oak cabinetry and two large closets, while the third bedroom has a built-in Queen size bed and 12-foot walk-in cedar closet.
520 East 86th Street is a premier cooperative built in 1929. The building features a gym, bike room, a private outdoor garden which can be booked for parties and events, and is pet friendly. A storage bin transfers with this unit- light fixtures do not transfer.
Situated in the renowned Upper East Side a half a block from Carl Schurz Park and just steps from great shops, restaurants, and excellent schools, public transportation is only a short walk from the home.
Co-Exclusive with Edward Joseph of Christie's International Real Estate.
Broker previews available by appointment-Wednesday's 10:30-12PM.