Rarely, if ever, available, this pre-war mint condition duplex in a townhouse setting is an often sought after but seldom found gem. This home is crowned with a private landscaped rooftop oasis, offering a lush getaway with picturesque views of the iconic Manhattan skyline. Truly one of a kind to the market, 21 West 75th caters to those with a taste for the exquisite.Located in the heart of the Historic District on one of the most coveted, tree-lined blocks and just a half a block from Central Park, the Penthouse duplex at 21 West 75th offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms with over 1,950 square feet of living space and a private, landscaped, 550 square feet roof deck with spectacular views overlooking lower Manhattan. This home has been meticulously renovated throughout all while preserving its pre-war details from the quarter sawn herringbone patterned oak floors to the oversized windows with deep-set wainscoted sills and the classic crown and baseboard molding. Passing through the sky lit foyer on the entry level, you will feel immediately at home upon entering the inviting and warm living and dining area. Featuring soaring 113 ceilings, recessed lighting, and three oversized double - hung windows with deep-set sills and custom built-ins offering additional bench seating, this south-facing room is flooded with natural light and the perfect setting for entertaining family and friends. The adjacent open chefs kitchen boasts a suite of top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including a 5-burner Fisher & Paykel range, large Sub-Zero fridge as well as a full-size Miele dishwasher and wine refrigerator. Hand-selected finishes include white window-pane cabinetry which is elegantly accented by pristine Pietra Cardosa stone countertops and a mosaic tile backsplash. Down the corridor to the north side of the first floor youll find a beautifully designed half bathroom with marble trim and luxe wallpaper lending itself to an artistic European flair, two large walk-in closets and a full bathroom with a book matched statuary marble shower with fixtures from Duravit and Axor Hansgrohe. At the end of the hall are two adjacent bedrooms with oversized windows and ample closet space offering a quiet and serene space for a good nights rest. Residing one level below is the private master suite, the perfect space for often-needed rest and relaxation. At over 20 wide with 98 ceilings, this spacious room features four south-facing windows including a semi-hexagonal bay window with an upholstered window seat and custom window treatments. The en suite master bathroom has marble floor and wall tile, a marble-top double-sink vanity, and a glass-enclosed spa-like shower with Kohler fixtures. There is also an extra-large, fully outfitted walk-in closet across from the en suite bath as well as a separate laundry room with a stacked Miele washer and dryer. The luxury of having private outdoor space in New York City can be hard to find, especially in a pre-war townhouse condominium, but this roof deck offers over 550 square feet of space and includes a 70 square foot pergola, greenhouse-style glass entryway and is equipped for water and electric. Not to mention the stunning, panoramic views of the Upper West Side with just the right amount of privacy from an adjacent brick wall. Entertaining at home will seamlessly flow from the living and dining level just below to the open-air deck, the perfect spot for hosting summer barbecues, gardening or relaxing at the end of a long day. Renovated with every detail in mind, this unique home also features 2-zoned central A/C, built-in sound system from Bose, and generous storage space throughout including under staircase spandrel storage and two large storage rooms in the basement. Truly a homeowner's delight! This penthouse is unequivocally unique in its style, detail, location, utility, and rarity. At the cultural center of NYC, with Central Park and the Natural History Museum just around the corner, this Prewar penthouse invites you to enjoy all that New York City has to offer. Conveniently located just 2 blocks away from B, C, 1, 2 and 3 trains, with easy crosstown access through central park, and just a short walk from Citarella, Kayser and Fairway and multiple pharmacies. Neighborhood hotspots include Magnolia Bakery, Levain, Sarabeths, Irving Farm and Beacon Theater.