The Upper East Side of Manhattan has long been considered the premier residential neighborhood in the world's premier city. 21 East 83rd Street is a perfectly situated townhouse between New York's fabled Fifth and Madison Avenues. In the immediate vicinity is, not only New York's legendary Central Park, but one of the world's greatest museums - The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additionally, there are many famous shops, schools, and restaurants within moments of leaving the front door of 21 East 83rd Street. This 13 room, 6 bedroom townhouse with 5 wood-burning fireplaces, was built in 1925. It has been thoroughly and beautifully renovated for today's modern living. Electrical, air conditioning, and plumbing systems, as well as the windows, have been restored and/or replaced. The 21 foot high ceiling rises above the square gallery and is remarkable by any standard - it is a stunning welcome to this beautiful home. First Floor - a powder room, dining room, and a real country-in-New York kitchen with top-of-the-line commercial-grade appliances, a wood-burning fireplace, a greenhouse breakfast room with double French doors leads to a remarkable professionally landscaped garden complete with gas-line grille. This kitchen/family room is a warm and inviting space for residents as well as their guests. Parlor Floor - a grand staircase ascends to a 60 foot long double parlor with 12 foot high ceilings - a space that has to be seen to be appreciated. It is a huge and wonderful room for family living as well as entertaining on a grand scale. Part of this room is the new and beautiful wet bar/study. Third Floor - this is entirely composed of the primary suite with a pair of walk-in closets, a huge Carrera marble bath with double walk-in shower and a soaking tub. It also has a sitting room which has a most welcome feature - radiant heated floors (these are found throughout the house). Fourth Floor - has two additional bedrooms with a renovated bath as well as a lovely terrace overlooking the garden. Fifth Floor - has an additional bedroom, renovated bath, as well as a media room with wood burning fireplace and a wet bar. There is a full staircase to the roof (with air rights) which can potentially be another outdoor sitting area - to accompany the fourth floor terrace and the garden. Also, the finished lower level of the house has a cushioned-floor gym, temperature controlled wine cellar, laundry room, and houses the mechanical systems. This house is exceptional in that all floors have extremely high ceilings.