Book a private showing to tour 8C! Light-filled and spacious high floor two bedroom! Located in a prime East 80's location in a lovely boutique full-service pre-war building, this elegant two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is move-in ready. With triple exposures facing north, west, and south, this sun-soaked beautiful 8th-floor apartment has a very desirable layout with entertaining rooms on one end and 2 generous bedrooms on the other. A gracious entrance foyer opens into an oversized light-filled living room/dining room with stunning open city views north over townhouses and features a wood-burning fireplace, distinctive pre-war details including crown moldings, beamed ceilings, and gorgeous hardwood floors. The windowed kitchen was tastefully renovated and features a breakfast bar that opens into the living room, offers an abundance of storage, stainless steel appliances, and one could add a half bathroom here if desired. A bedroom hallway with a large deep closet leads to two generously proportioned bedrooms. The corner primary bedroom accommodates a king-sized bed, has a large walk-in closet, and features oversized windows west and north with open city views. The second north-facing bedroom is also substantial and features a deep closet. The tiled windowed bathroom features a soaking tub. 163 East 81st Street, designed by Schwartz and Gross, is a full-service pre-war cooperative built in 1927. Located in the middle of a lovely tree-lined quiet street in the heart of the Upper East Side surrounded by a variety of fine restaurants, shops, markets, museums, express subways, and Central Park. Excellent private and public schools are nearby. This distinguished building offers a 24-hour doorman and live-in super, a cheerful combination Laundry Playroom room, a bicycle room, Wood storage for your WBF, and individual private storage in the basement. All mail, newspapers (in the AM when they arrive), and packages are delivered to your doorstep by building staff. Pets, Pieds-a-terre, Guarantors, and Co-purchasing allowed. The addition of a washer/dryer requires prior written approval by the Corporation. Restoration of the half-bath is an option. There is a 2% Flip Tax paid by the buyer. 50% financing is permitted. Shown by appointment.