Spectacular views from every room!!!View the sunrise and sunset from this corner, sun-filled 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with private outdoor space at the Asten House. The apartment has triple exposures: landmarked river views to the East, city skyline views to the South and a sliver of Central Park to the West. As soon as you enter, it is evident that the apartment has an ideal layout for entertaining with a large entry foyer and custom lit bar, a separate windowed dining room, and a spacious step-down living room all adorned with walnut stained oak floors that have been intricately laid on a diagonal. The balcony is conveniently located off the living room to enjoy a drink, or simply watch the boats go by.
The renovated kitchen is equipped with custom wood cabinetry, a glass tile backsplash, granite countertops, and top of the line appliances including a Viking range and microwave, and Sub-Zero refrigerator. Both south-facing bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. The primary bedroom, which has a windowed bathroom designed with a shower stall, a quartzite countertop, intricate mosaic flooring, and chrome bath fixtures, also boasts a huge wall of closets. The second bathroom has beige ceramic tiles with glass trim and a porcelain sink with chrome hardware. Additional features include custom stainless steel grills and covers with storage for the PTAC (heating/ cooling units), a beautiful marble powder room, and additional closets throughout.
The Asten House is a full-service white-glove building off East End Avenue, noted for its gracious marble lobby and renovated custom-designed hallways with 3 apartments per floor. There are 2 separate wings with a total of 4 elevators. The highly attentive, professional staff includes a 24-hour doorman and concierge plus a live-in resident manager. There is a fully-outfitted gym, party room, bike room, storage room, a large laundry facility conveniently located on the lobby level, a lovely landscaped park adjacent to the building, and an attached parking garage.
1 Dog under 35 lbs.is permitted with board approval. 70% financing, 39% tax deductibility. Pied-a-terres are allowed. No washer/dryers are permitted in the unit. This prime address is close to public transportation (the new 2nd Ave subway, M31, M79 and the Lex. Ave. subway) and a taxi line at the corner that travels directly to the Financial District. Close proximity to Carl Schurz and John Jay Park, the East River Promenade, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell hospital and doctor's offices, post office conveniently located down the block as well as top-rated restaurants, gourmet shops.