This charming and spacious 6 into 5 1/2 room apartment is particularly desirable for its open exposures and flexible layout. A gracious foyer leads to the large living room with high ceilings, a wood burning fireplace and attractive built-in bookcases. The dining room has been divided to create a third bedroom or office and the staff room has been incorporated into the eat-in kitchen which features wonderful built-ins/storage, a Sub Zero refrigerator, GE 5 burner stove and microwave and Bosch dishwasher; there is a half bath with washer/dryer. The bedrooms all have great light and the two with west windows have a glimpse of Central Park. There are two well-maintained bathrooms with subway tile and pedestal sinks. Only a block and a half from Central Park with proximity to transportation, fine schools, restaurants and shops, the building, designed by Emery Roth, has a live-in superintendent and attentive staff; there is laundry and a bike room in the basement as well as a storage bin that transfers with the sale. 2% flip tax by seller. Pets are welcome.