117 72ND #6FL
NewYork, New York City, NY
Exquisitely renovated full floor home located in a superb pre-war co-op between Madison and Park Avenues with sunny Southern exposures over East 72nd Street and open city views to the North. Originally 16 rooms, now 12, this pristine, sprawling apartment has 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths that have been meticulously designed with abundant architectural details. One enters the apartment through a private elevator landing into the gracious black, white and taupe marble gallery reminiscent of the Carlyle Hotel where a convenient powder room with marble vanity and nickel sink sits off to the side. The voluminous public rooms with high-gloss painted walls and ceilings radiate off the main gallery. The expansive living room with over-sized windows has multiple seating areas, a wood-burning fireplace, classic dental molding, and herringbone floors. Off the living room through a pair of ebony Macassar doors is the cozy French faux painted library with dry bar and custom bookshelves warmed by a marble gas fireplace. Across the hall the large formal dining room with decorative painted walls provides the ideal setting for elegant entertaining. The enormous chef's kitchen boasts a wall of industrial casement windows facing north, oak floors and state-of-the art appliances. There is copious counter space, storage and a pantry area with service bar, additional dishwasher, refrigerator and a full-size wine cooler. At the far end of the kitchen is a spacious sitting room with open views facing North, staff quarters with full bath and separate laundry room.
The ideal floor plan allows for a full separation of the private and public quarters. One enters the primary bedroom suite through a home office with bird's eye maple walls with seamless built-ins and an additional wood burning-fireplace. The Primary Bedroom Suite is off a glamourous dressing room lined with lilac back-painted glass closets, a window seat and another handsome walk-in closet. The luxurious, mirrored, Primary bath has Waterworks fixtures and twin Normandy hammered nickel sinks, radiant heat and a wonderful oval shower and vanity. A private hallway with textured stucco walls, leather flooring and Vaughn lighting fixtures leads to four roomy, perfectly appointed bedrooms with marble baths and custom cabinets, shelves and closets. There is central air conditioning, Sonos sound system, Lutron lighting and shades, Waterworks fixtures and polished nickel hardware throughout this impeccable home. A basement storage unit is included.
117 East 72nd Street is a prestigious pre-war cooperative built in 1928. Pets are permitted. No financing is allowed. 2% flip tax paid by purchaser.