Downtown loft living on the UES! This rarely available 3-bedroom, 2-bath sun-filled penthouse duplex with three exposures and huge private terrace is the ultimate urban oasis. Located in a 1901 building that was formerly a piano factory, this enchanting home has been lovingly restored, combining Old World charm with modern conveniences. Enter the main level of living space and enjoy an atmosphere that is at once stylish and intimate. Highlighted by a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, flanked by large windows, the space is anchored by hardwood floors, exposed brick, and authentic 9-foot wood beamed ceilings that underscore the sunny, airy feel of the home. The inviting open living/dining room with room for multiple seating and dining options is open to the oversized kitchen. A chef's dream, with marble countertops, 36” Viking range with grill, and an abundance of storage, the kitchen also boasts a breakfast bar which allows for informal dining and flows wonderfully into the living space. Two bedrooms and a full bathroom complete the main floor. A staircase leads to the sundrenched upper-level, housing the corner primary suite, with walk-in closet and a beautiful spa-like bathroom featuring double vanities and a separate stone-tiled shower stall with sky-light. The bedroom opens onto the glass sunroom, which can be used as a sitting area or the perfect work from home office. Off the sunroom is the crown jewel of the apartment: an impressive, private, nearly 800 square-foot south and east facing terrace offering lovely East River views. Gorgeous hardwood floors, vented in-unit washer/dryer, and generous storage space complete this not to be missed gem. Boasting low maintenance and just moments from Carl Schurz Park, Asphalt Green, restaurants, shopping and transportation, this historic boutique loft elevator building with only 38 apartments has a voice intercom system, live-in superintendent, and common laundry. Up to 80% financing allowed. Subletting is permitted and pied-a-terre is allowed on a case-by-case basis. Pets are welcome. This special apartment must be seen to be fully appreciated.