If you are seeking the perfect Upper Westside 2 bedroom apartment, you have arrived. This beautifully renovated, brilliantly designed 4.5 room home has aforementioned 2 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a gorgeous new chefs kitchen and a large, comfortable dining area. All rooms are wonderfully quiet and seriously bright, taking in the southern sun over the building's lovely garden. The apartment is in mint, move-in condition with new energy efficient mullioned Crystal windows, a stylish Nulux lighting system and charming hardwood floors. Add high beamed ceilings, pre-war details, abundant storage, 100 amp electrical service, through the wall heating and A/C units in three major rooms, each individually thermostat controlled. The consummate windowed kitchen features exquisite cabinetry, recycled granite countertops, custom tiled floors and top of the line GE Monarch stainless steel appliances. There are exhaust fans to the exterior for the kitchen and both bathrooms. The second bedroom includes a large, very comfortable Murphy bed. With its flexible shelving and built in desk, this bedroom doubles as a home office. A fireplace in the living room operates with alcohol and doesn't require a flue. The building resides on a simpatico museum block and is one of the most popular in the area. Its amenities include a spectacular shareholders' roof deck, newly renovated playroom, bin & bike storage, central laundry room and a devoted staff headed by a remarkable resident manager. This apartment is peerless for its location, local services and the quality of its renovation. 164 West 79th Street was nobly designed by George F. Pelham in 1924. One has as permanent neighbors a collection of prodigious dinosaurs and the best hamburgers on earth.There is a flip tax of 0.75% of the purchase price paid by purchaser.