136 E 79TH Street, 8B

Upper East Side, New York, New York 10075

Co-op Properties


Douglas Elliman
Douglas Elliman

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Ideally located in one of Manhattan's most coveted neighborhoods between Park and Lexington Avenues in the heart of the Upper East Side, this sun flooded, prestigious pre-war co-op offers 10 mint-condition rooms.A private mirrored landing welcomes guests from the elevator, opening to an elegant entry foyer. The 10-foot ceilings throughout the apartment create a bright and airy environment with open-sky Southern and Eastern exposures from the large windows in all major rooms.Framed with elegant, original crown and wall molding details throughout, the graciously sized rooms are beautifully proportioned.Elegant herringbone wood floors and a carved marble mantle framing the wood burning fireplace set the tone in the living room and lead to a gracious dining room which can be completely closed for privacy. With curved corners and exquisitely painted floor to ceiling murals and an enormous storage closet for tabletop, this is a room ready to entertain both family and friends.The chef's kitchen offers top of the line appliances, considerable workspace on the Carerra marble countertops, endless storage as well as a walk-in pantry and two sit down eating areas. The sunny maid/nanny room or sitting room/office with a half bath is located in a private but bright corner adjacent to the kitchen.Located on the opposite side of the apartment home, there are three bedrooms and library with wet bar known as the blue room which features custom bookcases and cabinetry in blue lacquer with sumptuous Clarence House wall coverings, Brunshwig and Fils drapes and custom Stark carpeting.The living area can be completely closed off and feels almost like separate quarters. Along the curved hallway, the primary bedroom offers open sky views over the city with large windows with three exposures: South, East and West with an en suite bathroom. The primary bedroom boasts an adjacent room converted into a magnificent, mirrored dressing room with wall-to-wall closets and centralThe two additional bedrooms on this wing have ample closet and custom cabinetry and share a Jack n' Jill' marble full bath between.The apartment has through the wall air conditioning and a washer/dryer with a very large building storage bins and basement wine storage that transfer with the sale.Built in 1928 by renowned architect Francis Burrell Hoffman, 136 East 79th Street is a full-service, white-glove cooperative renowned for its staff and service, with a 24-hour doorman and a resident manager. The building's amenities include bicycle and wine storage, a private fitness center, and a lovely, landscaped garden on the ground floor.This wonderful residence is convenient to many of the city's best schools, museums, restaurants, and shops and to the idyllic pleasures of Central Park.- 50% Financing Permitted- 3% Flip Tax Payable by Seller- Cats and Dogs Allowed- Fios Equipped
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Listing Courtesy of SOTH - Sothebys International Realty