Elegant Renovated 1928 Co-Op With Period Details

175 EAST 79TH STREET, New York, NY, 10075, USA
USD|2495000USD $2,495,000
MLS 21162498
Web code QVLN
Status Active

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Gracious and sophisticated, resplendent with impeccably restored original 1928 detail and timelessly updated for today's standards, Apartment 12B at 175 East 79th Street offers the opportunity to purchase a beautifully renovated and meticulously maintained pre-war classic six-room home.   A generous foyer leads you towards the glorious sun-filled, spacious living room with an oversized window facing south over 79th Street and city views. The wood-burning fireplace with a black marble surround and a fine carved dentil molding mantle anchors this impressive space, and is complemented by handcrafted, built-in bookshelves, elegant 9.5-foot-high ceilings, abundant details such as wide baseboards, cove and...

crown moldings, and gleaming walnut-stained restored original solid oak floors.   To the east is the grand formal dining room which also features fine custom millwork and easily accommodates dining for ten in a most inviting and refined setting. This versatile room also works well as a library/ media room. The renovated, bright, and cheerful eat-in kitchen is just beyond the dining room and features white lacquered custom solid wood cabinetry offering abundant storage and display space, a butler's pantry with full wet bar and wine refrigerator, stunning herringbone floors, and a breakfast room.    The convenient and discreet powder room is located just off the breakfast room. This flexible space may also be easily configured as a nanny's room or a third bedroom. The private bedroom wing is separated from the formal spaces by a hallway leading to a beautiful primary suite comprised of a renovated windowed marble bathroom with a dual vanity, and a king-sized bedroom with sun-drenched southern views and custom closets. The sizable second bedroom also faces south over 79th Street and is well-suited for a sumptuous study or guest room, with excellent storage. A second renovated, windowed full bathroom features an oversized glass-paneled step in shower and beautiful glazed porcelain tiling and pedestal sink. Other features include through-wall HVAC for year-round comfort, immaculately preserved original details including wide baseboard, chair, and picture rail moldings and polished brass fittings, skim-coated plaster walls and ceilings, refinished solid wood flooring, and many custom closets. 175 East 79th Street is an elegant full-service pre-war co-operative designed by the highly regarded architectural firm of Schwartz & Gross and offers the service and convenience of a 24-hour doorman and resident superintendent. Located in a superb location on 79th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues in the heart of the East Side, the building permits pieds-a-terre and subletting, is pet friendly, and allows 70% financing.

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