Pre-war sun washed 11 Room Apartment with City Views unique to the high floor Apartments in this prestigious UES building.Perfectly situated in a Premier White Glove Cooperative steps from Central Park on East 72nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, this excellently maintained, elegant Prewar Apartment was renovated by renowned Architect Pietro Cicognani and is ideal for entertaining as well as everyday living. Awash in the sunlight and views afforded the higher floors, this spectacular Apartment occupies 3/4 of the 8th floor of this Iconic Building. The roughly 4,500-foot residence has 5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, a Living Room (WBF), Formal Dining Room, Library, Eat-in Kitchen, and Laundry Room.
Enter via a Private Elevator Landing that opens onto a 27-foot Gallery flanked by an oversized Living Room with a wood burning fireplace and Juliet Balconies on one end and a stunning large Formal Dining Room on the other. A Powder Room is located just off the Gallery.
The Library that adjoins the Living Room can also be accessed via the Primary Bedroom Suite, which includes a wood burning fireplace and large windows to the north and south, abundant closet space and an ensuite windowed Bathroom.
Located in a separate wing, there are 3 additional Bedrooms that have huge windows facing south and east as well as their own ensuite windowed Bathrooms.
A butler's Gallery with a wine fridge that adjoins the Entry Gallery leads to a spectacular 20-foot sun-washed Chef's Kitchen, replete with top-of-the-line appliances (two dishwashers and multiple Sub-Zero refrigerators) as well as a Kitchen Island that seats 4. The Kitchen opens onto a 17-foot windowed Breakfast Room/Den with a Banquet Dining Area that could seat 8. A Laundry Room (washer, dryer, and utility sink) is also adjacent to the Kitchen Area.
An additional 5th Bedroom (or Home Office) with 2 large windows facing north and east, an ensuite full Bathroom and a large walk-in closet is located beyond the Breakfast Area.
Two large Storage Units in the building transfer with the Apartment. These generously sized Rooms can certainly be used to store your bicycles, among many other things.
Built in 1929, the building was designed by noted Architect F. Burrall Hoffman Jr. And is one of the Upper East Side's finest "White Glove" buildings. It has a Live-in Super, 24-hour Doormen and a Service Elevator.