CONTRACT SIGNED TO OWN ONE OF A KIND This is perhaps the most exciting offering in many years at the famed and coveted Strathmore - a top floor, south/west corner large 3-bedroom with jaw dropping views from every one of its 6 rooms. The apartment features the most important and valuable rooms in the building and is sun-flooded all day long. It is fully renovated and in excellent condition, but also retains many extraordinary original prewar details including a fireplace (once gas burning), elaborate plasterwork moldings, oak parquet floors with varying beautiful marquetry, and near 11ft ceilings. With over 60ft directly on the river and nearly 50ft ft. of open south park and river views through oversized windows, this rare home is for the most discerning buyer.
A bright and spacious foyer - with a most rare skylight - welcomes you into this home and offers built-in shelves, powder room, and walk-in closet. The large living room includes a decorative fireplace, beautiful period architectural details and direct western exposure overlooking the park & river. The renovated west facing chef's kitchen is equipped with a six-burner Wolf cooktop stove and oven, Subzero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, and extensive counter & cabinet space. The large formal dining room features built-in cabinets, two spacious closets, a beautiful original coffered ceiling and is also directly west facing to the river. The corner master bedroom, with south and west exposures, crowns the apartment's exceptional light and views and is complete with a walk-in closet and a spa-like en-suite windowed bath. The second and third bedrooms enjoy open south exposures to the city, park and river. There is ample closet space and storage throughout and a Bosch washer/dryer and split systems for heating and air conditioning.
The Strathmore is honored with a full chapter in Andrew Alpern's iconic "Luxury Apartment Houses of Manhattan". This full service building is located in the heart of the flourishing Columbia University neighborhood. The thriving area offers a multitude of superb living experiences and as unrivalled cultural and intellectual energy. There are numerous dining, shopping and entertainment venues conveniently located in the area as well as exciting new construction, excellent school options and convenient transportation.