Totaling 5,700 square feet (3,040 exterior and 2,660 interior) the Penthouse at 21 East 79th leaves a lasting impression from every room. The over 100' of panoramic views to midtown and Central Park are brought immediately into the rooms through massive windows. Each room is exciting all day and at night and the city dazzles.
Terrace: Entirely clad in bluestone tile, the private terrace measures approximately 3,040 square feet with an attractive decorative railing. Surrounding the living and dining rooms, the south and west facing terraces are 11' deep, allowing enormous space for entertaining, furniture, and large-scale planters. The terrace wraps the entirety of the apartment, providing perfect privacy and flexibility for abundant plantings. The views to the south, west, and north are everlasting and sensational.
Apartment: Volume and views define the Penthouse at 21 East 79th Street. The ceilings throughout are very high, soaring close to 12', even with recessed lighting and central air. The scale of the rooms coupled with the immediate views are impressive.
The primary corner bedroom is gargantuan with beautiful proportions. It is anchored by massive glass doors leading onto a 40' x 9' deep terrace with open views north. Looking out from the bedroom, no one will look back in. Excellent closets and two separate baths make this bedroom beyond comparison.
Staff: There is one staff room located above the kitchen with its own full bath, out of the way but still within the apartment. There is another bedroom and full bath on the third floor, useful for guests, staff, storage, etc.
Built in 1930 by Van Wart & Wein, the limestone facade perfectly located on East 79th street steps from Fifth Avenue and Central Park, houses only 11 residences. Easily available are numerous restaurants, shops, transportation and Museum Mile. The cooperative is highly serviced and the recently renovated lobby is very attractive.
-Erected in 1930
-15 stories tall, 11 apartments
-50% financing permitted
-Approximately 2,660 interior square feet
-Approximately 3,040 exterior square feet
-Two wood burning fireplaces
-3 Full baths + 2 Staff
-External staff room on third floor with bath
-Washer and dryer in-unit
-Maintenance: $13,029 (325 shares)
-2% flip tax paid by buyer