This penthouse-floor, sun-flooded classic eight room residence offers the charm and elegance only a pre-war property can provide! Gracious entrance gallery leads to a beautifully proportioned living room with wood-burning fireplace (original mantle), and grand formal dining room each defined by soaring ceilings, oversized windows, custom millwork (in pristine condition) and original hardware by P.E. Guerin. The windowed eat-in kitchen has beautifully restored original cabinetry and hardware. Three wonderfully proportioned bedrooms all feature oversized windows and copious closet space. Located at the end of the hall, the large corner master bedroom features an ensuite windowed bathroom. With four exposures, the high floor home is sun-kissed from dawn to dusk. Importantly, the layout offers flexibility to create a fourth bedroom or study, a large cheerful eat-in kitchen and great room. Additional storage in the basement. First offering of this beloved home in forty years; Extraordinary and rare piece of architecture of the neoclassical tradition, bring your architect, contractor and your imagination to complete the restoration of this treasure found! Located in the heart of the upper east side, 161 East 79th Street is an elegant boutique cooperative built in 1916 by renowned architects W. L. Rouse and L. A. Goldstone. Full-time doorman/live-in superintendent attend to every need, and offers excellent security. The building has additional storage, a bike room and laundry in the basement. Pets are welcome. Pied-a-terres and guarantors are permitted on a case by case basis. 50% financing permitted, 2% flip tax payable by the purchaser.
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Building Features

full time doorman
pet friendly


Listed on Mar 03, 2020

DOM temporarily suspended

3 Beds / 3.0 Baths / - ft²

Total Monthly Expenses: $6,904

Exclusively listed with: Compass Source: RLS

Maria Manuche

(917) 328-2338

Listing Courtesy of Compass View Listing

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