Affordable Luxury. Move up to this high floor classic 7 into 6 room home, just off Fifth Ave, offering soaring unobstructed city views and abundant southern light from eight of the fifteen windows. Some of the compelling features of this home are a living room with wood burning fireplace, an adjacent corner formal dining room, a wing with three spacious bedrooms and two full windowed baths. The other end of the apartment includes a windowed cook's kitchen, eating area, butler's pantry and a maid's room (or fourth bedroom) with full bath. You'll find a vented washer/dryer in the apartment and abundant closets throughout. 8 east 96th street is one of the finest prewar cooperatives in Carnegie Hill adjacent to Central Park, designed by the renowned architect Rosario Candela in 1928. The building has a live-in super, full-time doorman, bike room and a reserved storage bin. This pet-friendly cooperative enjoys close proximity to many museums and fine restaurants. Offered for the first time in nearly 50 years, this desirable home is virtually staged and awaits a new owner with vision. There is a 2% flip tax.