19 72ND #9/10D
NewYork, New York City, NY
This grand and sophisticated duplex residence is located in one of Manhattan's most highly regarded buildings. Designed by renowned architects Rosario Candela and Mott B. Schmidt, 19 East 72nd Street is situated in the heart of the Upper East Side. The apartment boasts an exceptional and gracious layout and is distinguished by superb prewar details. A semi-private elevator vestibule opens into an elegant entrance gallery with a sweeping curved staircase, large walk-in closet, spacious powder room and a wet bar with refrigerator. The impressive 30- foot corner living room with gas fireplace is sun-flooded from southern and western exposures through tall windows and enjoys a lovely view of Central Park. It is adjacent to the beautifully proportioned formal dining room, which also has a corner exposure. The sumptuous library is warmed by a gas fireplace and features handsome bookcases. The windowed kitchen includes a Subzero refrigerator, double ovens, vented stove hood, ample countertops, two sinks and an abundance of custom cabinetry. Adjacent to the kitchen is the cheerful corner breakfast room, a windowed laundry room with a half bath and the secondary staircase.
The upper level can be accessed from the front and back staircase as well as from the building's passenger elevator and consists of four bedrooms. The sun-filled primary bedroom faces south with open city views and offers two large walk-in closets. The ensuite corner primary bath cleverly adjoins the ensuite bath for the neighboring bedroom, creating the option for double primary baths or separate baths for the two bedrooms. The second bedroom is currently used as a large dressing room with generous closet space. The third bedroom which presently serves as a home office has its own hall bath. Down the corridor is the fourth bedroom with an ensuite bath and its own spacious windowed dressing room. Additional features of this residence include through the wall air-conditioning, a bar area with mini refrigerator on the upper level and ample storage throughout. A separate staff room on the second floor of the building is included in the sale. The staff room maintenance is $479.82 per month.
Built in 1937, 19 East 72nd Street is an art-deco building clad in limestone and comprised of 39 apartment units. This prestigious white-glove cooperative offers residents full-time doormen, concierge and a live-in resident manager. Additional amenities include a fitness center, lovely courtyard garden and private storage. Pets and pied-a-terres are permitted with board approval. Financing of up to 50% of the purchase price is allowed and there is a 2.5% flip tax.