MLS® ID: OLRS-1144149
135 East 79th Street, Ph 17 E
Manhattan, New York, 10075 $17,950,000
Elegant living meets modern style in this 4,500 square foot magnificent penthouse residence. Complete with 3 large scale bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this property is in a class of its own, with its gracefully proportioned rooms and fabulous open layout. Upon entry, the elevator opens to the homes stunning foyer, highlighted by the impressive custom ebonized wrought iron curved stair, which tastefully separates the entertaining areas from the private family spaces. One of the most captivating features about this penthouse, is the floor to ceiling windows, with unobstructed views, that allow fantastic natural light to permeate the living spaces from the north, south and east exposures.
The high level of craftsmanship and intricate detail in the home, make this Penthouse a rare find indeed with extensive owner upgrades and customization throughout. The generously sized 10-foot ceiling height in the living room, which flows into the dining room, is ideal for entertaining and gracious living allowing light and air to flood the space. Added features include a commanding gas burning fireplace, butlers pantry and bonus room perfect for a staff room or home office.
The giant "suburban style" gourmet kitchen, designed by Christopher Peacock and custom milled for the home, is the ideal place to cook gourmet meals and gather with family and friends. Complete with an oversized marble top island, top of the line appliances (Professional Series Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf 6 burner range and Miele dishwasher), this chefs kitchen has it all and is open to the family/media room, allowing for intimate family movie nights or larger gatherings.
The second floor can be accessed by the stairs or elevator, which opens to a private landing and mud room. The master suite is glorious and includes a curved wall of windows offering stunning views, two custom designed and milled dressing rooms and two master baths clad in marble. In addition to the master suite, there are two additional large-scale bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and generously sized closets. All of the bedrooms have walls of windows and high ceilings. On the bedroom floor, is a fully equipped laundry room with full sized washer and dryer machines, sink and abundant storage. Exquisite solid white oak floors, central HVAC system and sophisticated AV system complete this private residence.
Designed by William Sofield, the luxurious 135 E. 79th has an intimate feel with just 31 private residences. White glove amenities include a full-time doorman, concierge, private fitness center, playroom, landscaped courtyard/garden, wine cellar, bike room, owners lounge with catering kitchen, game room and private storage. The premier location is just steps from Central Park, world class shopping and restaurants, and some of the Citys best museums.