PRICE REDUCED! LOW MAINTENANCE !Stunning, newly renovated duplex with PRIVATE GARDEN situated on a quintessential tree-lined Upper Westside Street one and a half blocks away from Central Park. This wonderful home has been designed with an open kitchen containing custom Kraftmaid cabinetry, new appliances (including dishwasher) and a stunning 8-foot quartzite peninsula that accommodates 3-4 stools. Outdoor and indoor entertaining is seamless as the layout flows graciously from the kitchen to the dining/living room ,complete with a wood-burning fireplace) to the large lusciously landscaped garden. The garden is absolutely beautiful with gorgeous mature plantings, and space for both a large outdoor dining table and lounge seating, suitable for large celebrations and well as intimate dinner parties. Both bathrooms have been exquisitely renovated, with the upstairs bathroom having a large stall shower, modern white and grey tiles, and a large vanity with plenty of storage. The entry has a magnificent double custom closet providing great storage. The bedroom faces out onto the garden and is pin-drop quiet. The staircase is a traditional style, easy to walk up and down. The lower level offers a large windowed area that can be used as a second queen-sized sleeping area, recreation room or den, with an adjacent windowed room that would be ideal as a home office or walk-in closet. There is a second newly renovated full bathroom with a bathtub on this level, as well as an under-the-stairs cupboard and a double deep closet. . A washer/dryer is allowed to be installed; however, a shared building laundry is located on this floor (with a private entrance from this unit), which also offers bike storage. Added to all this, the maintenance in this pet friendly building is an extremely low $1,450.24 ! 149 West 85th Street is an impeccably maintained, pre-war brownstone built in 1901 with 5 floors and 7units, and the Cooperative is self-managed. The superb location on West 85th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues offers many fine and casual dining choices and shopping options including Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and Zabar's, and provides plentiful transportation options, by both subway and bus. This is a rare opportunity to live in a charming home with an outdoor oasis!