NO BOARD APPROVAL but courtesy board package & interview required. Apartment 16B is an elegant, bright, and beautifully proportioned, high floor corner classic six room home with wide open city and blue-sky views! This Carnegie Hill gem is a half block from Central Park and all the beauty and recreation it has to offer, as well Fifth Avenue and the famed Museum Mile. Generous scale is enhanced by high ceilings, oversized windows, three exposures, a corner primary suite and open city views clear to the Empire State building and beyond. Pretty old-world details are found throughout including hardwood floors, crown and baseboard moldings, and beamed ceilings. There is abundant closet storage throughout the home. The layout offers flexibility with two spacious bedrooms, a living room, formal dining room, home office or guest bedroom (original staff room), three full bathrooms and a sunny, newly renovated windowed kitchen and butler's pantry.
The expansive entry foyer offers a first glimpse of the impressive scale that can be found throughout the home with multiple closets. The living room is an elegant sunny, spacious space with south-facing windows exposing open city and tree-top views with an oblique view of the park. The spacious formal dining room can easily accommodate large-scale entertaining and is conveniently accessed off the foyer, as well as the kitchen and bedroom wing. The windowed kitchen is a bright and cheery space that was just fully renovated includes abundant cabinetry, new counters, subway tile backsplash and brand, new stainless appliances including a Liebherr refrigerator and Samsung range oven, dishwasher, and microwave. A true butler's pantry is convenient for entertaining. The original staff room presents a large picture window and a full bath. The primary suite resides on a highly desirable corner with two, bright exposures facing south and east exposing open city views and a tree-lined park block drawing in plentiful natural light. Wonderful features include multiple closets and a primary bath en suite. The second bedroom is spacious with open city views with a shared residence hallway featuring a full bathroom.
9 East 96th Street, also known as The Pierpont, is an elegant, prewar boutique building in the heart of Carnegie Hill between Fifth and Madison Avenue. Built in 1926 and converted to cooperative in 1985, there are 16 floors with approximately 45 apartments. The building offers a part-time doorman (7 am - 12 am), live-in superintendent, central laundry facilities, bicycle storage, a playroom, and private storage. Pets are permitted.
Building Flip Tax: $30/share or 1.5% of sale price, whichever is greater. There is no flip tax in this sale. In Sponsor sales, typically the NYS and NYC Transfer taxes are paid by buyer: that equals 1.825% of the sales price.