Exquisite Upper East Side Maisonette Duplex
This stunning maisonette duplex with old-world charm is in a coveted prewar cooperative located in the prestigious Yorkville on the Upper East Side. The luxurious home includes three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a powder room, easily converted to a full bathroom, and a full laundry room, all of which spans two floors with a lobby entrance and its own discreet street-level entrance. The handcrafted coffered wood detailing throughout the home provides a unique living space that is unlike any other property.
At the entrance to the home, the eye is immediately drawn to the elegant, high wood ceilings and oak parquet floors. The details include hand-carved wood finishes by Dean Telfer, the campus architect and Professor of Architectural History at Columbia University by the former campus architect and professor of Architectural History at Columbia University. To the right of the entryway, the dining room is flanked by large light-flooded windows looking out onto 86th Street, and is perfect for entertaining. The living room is ideal for sitting in front of the working gas fireplace decorated with Tiffany tile.
The size and accessories of the kitchen are optimal for any budding chef. The kitchen is completely renovated, surrounded by slab marble walls and counters with Viking appliances, including a stove with full coverage hood and vent fan, double oven, and heated drawer, as well as a wine cooler, dish rack, and double sinks.
This outstanding home combines the luxury of townhouse living with the white-glove services of a premier cooperative, including a full-time doorman and resident manager. Built in 1929, 520 East 86th is a pet-friendly building with a gym, bike room, and private outdoor garden, which can be booked for parties and events. A storage unit transfers with the unit; however, light fixtures do not transfer. Located on the Upper East Side, the building is just half a block from Carl Schurz Park and steps from great shops and restaurants, and excellent schools. Public transportation is only a short walk from the home.
As you walk up the staircase, you notice the sturdiness and exceptional design, which leads you to a landing with a storage closet and entrances to the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The Master bedroom is spacious, easily fitting a King-sized bed, with windows facing East 86th Street. The Master bathroom showcases gorgeous tiling surrounding a soaking tub made from antique terra cotta and porcelain finish, multi-head shower, and a toilet area separated by an antique sliding door. Directly across from the bathroom is an enormous walk-in-closet.
The second bathroom upstairs is finished in Onyx and antique fixtures, 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. The two rooms which are currently used as a home office and den can be transformed into guest suites. The possibilities are endless in this immense and gorgeous home.
With this home, you can enjoy the luxury of townhouse living in a full-service building with a full-doorman and resident manager. 520 East 86th Street is a premier cooperative built in 1929. The building is pet-friendly and has a gym and bike room as well as a private outdoor garden which can be booked for parties and events. A storage bin transfers with this unit, however, light fixtures do not transfer. The building is 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.
This is a co-exclusive listing with Kathy Kaye from Compass.