CONTRACT SIGNED Loft-like Prewar Eight Room Condo Step from a manned elevator onto a semi-private landing and enter a quiet retreat from the city. Beautifully renovated this elegant, spacious high-floor home is move-in ready.
The bright, double living room and formal dining room has a loft-like quality with two enormous, double paned windows overlooking East 62nd Street and a second, sunny exposure east. The rich, wide-plank cherry floors, broad crown and baseboard moldings, wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, custom bookshelves and storage create a serene, comfortable environment. The lovely floors continue into the sunny, windowed kitchen where you find fine, millwork cabinets, some with glass fronts, granite counter tops, a charming apron front sink and coved ceiling. The appliances are all top of the line; SubZero refrigerator, Miele washer, dryer and dishwasher, Viking six-burner range and oven and a Venezia exhaust hood. Just off the public rooms is a windowed powder room with pedestal sink. The staff room may be used for just that or is perfectly suited as an office or nursery. The bedroom wing is well removed from the rest of the apartment. The first east facing bedroom has a beautifully appointed, spacious bath en suite. The second bedroom may access this bath from a separate door. The master bedroom has the morning and mid day sun with an east and south exposure, plentiful closest and storage space and a windowed bath. One could also use the second bedroom as the sitting room to the master and further enhance its charms. The apartment has central air conditioning and Baldwin brass hardware throughout. There is a sunny, windowed, 8'x9' room one flight up from the apartment that may be used as a studio or for storage.
Built in 1912, architect Albert Joseph Bodker created an exquisite, boutique building with an elaborate facade of terra cotta in a medieval style. The building has nine floors and eleven units, doorman/elevator man and superintendent. Steps from Central Park and some of the finest shopping and dining on the planet this home is just about perfect. We need 24 hours notice for showings.