Make yourself at home in this bright, spacious one bedroom, one and a half bathroomapartment at the luxurious Leighton House condominium on the Upper East Side. Thischarmer in Manhattan's desirable Yorkville neighborhood welcomes you into a gracious foyer with double closet and offers a generous layout. Best of all is having your own large private terrace for outdoor enjoyment, accessed from both the living room and bedroom! Entertain or relax in the open-plan living/dining room featuring rich hardwood floors in a herringbone pattern, and floor to ceiling glass to the terrace. Nearby is a roomy kitchen for the cook styled with generous white cabinetry, stainless steel and black appliances, dark countertops and tiled flooring. The sizable bedroom also has hardwood floors and a glass door to the terrace, along with a wall of closets. Both the powder room and full bath with a tub/shower combo are chicly styled in white and black.Set on a quiet street steps from First Avenue, Leighton House was designed by renownedJames Stewart Polshek & Associates, whose high-caliber work includes overseeing therestoration of Carnegie Hall. The building provides a true community feel and full-serviceamenities, with 24-hour doormen, concierge & resident manager, a health club with doubleheight ceilings, yoga studio & his/her saunas, private landscaped garden complete with achildren's playground & basketball court, and common laundry. The location is exceptional,right near Carl Schurz Park boasting beautiful views of the river and beyond, a lovelypromenade for strolling, playground for the kids, basketball & hockey courts, and plentifulgreen spaces for sunning, sports & pets. Minutes away is Asphalt Green with its artificial turf field, public playgrounds, and loads of recreation options with multiple pools, sports &fitness activities, plus children's camps. Other local highlights are 92Y and Equinox, great shops & restaurants, Whole Foods & Fairway Markets, the Q, 4, 5 & 6 subway lines, and crosstown buses at 86th Street. Note - some of the photos have been virtually staged.