An Expansive, Classic, Pre-War Residence

455 East 51st Street, New York, NY, 10022, USA
USD|1995000USD $1,995,000
MLS 19445255
Web code CYEG
Status Active

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An expansive, classic, pre-war residence with endless charm will certainly delight! This gorgeous three bedroom two bathroom home, with a formal living room, dining room, home office, balcony, reading area, and two wood-burning fireplaces epitomizes pre-war living. The foyer, flanked by a windowed home office and a cedar coat closet, welcomes you into this graceful apartment. Just past the entryway lies the formal living room, boasting a wood-burning fireplace and a gorgeous south-facing view of the East River and the building's garden. The principal bedroom is lined with closets and storage space. As seen in Architectural Digest, the second bedroom...

features designer shelves, molding, Venetian blinds, and cabinetry originally designed by renowned architect Peter Marino. These two bedrooms feature cedar-lined closets and have a quiet, subtle ambiance. The master bathroom features lovely tile work and sits just across from a cedar-lined linen closet. The living room is connected to a long, museum-style gallery leading to the formal dining room, kitchen, third bedroom, library area, and second bathroom. The formal dining room features a second wood-burning fireplace and new French doors that lead onto a quaint, secluded balcony. The windowed eat-in kitchen offers plenty of counter and storage space, a new oven, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and additional access to the dining room. At the other end of the gallery, the third bedroom has two large closets and hardwood flooring beneath the carpet. The second windowed bathroom contains the washer/dryer unit. The library area offers plenty of additional storage space. This triple-exposure home is filled with original hardwood flooring, molding, and history. It boasts graciously proportioned rooms, a wonderful view, and a lovely flow. As a bonus, owners of this apartment have the exclusive right to use two large storage closets. Beekman Terrace is one of the most unique buildings in New York City. Built in 1925, this Venetian palace structure is guarded by an attended building gate and features a planted courtyard, exercise room, laundry room, live-in super, and a stunning rooftop terrace. The building overlooks the East River and Peter Detmold Park. This 36-unit coop allows 50% financing, pied-a-terres, and pets.

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