Rare, penthouse-like, mint condition home with spectacular views, south-facing set-in terrace plus Juliet balcony. Bathed in light, this spacious and serene 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment has south, west and north exposures, partial eastern views, and is nestled in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods -- Sutton Place. The entire apartment is customized with the finest finishes and workmanship which is evident in: European oak herringbone flooring; crown molding throughout; custom-cabinetry in stunning solid curly maple wood; fitted closets; a unique museum-quality picture hanging system; Venetian plaster walls; and Italian fixtures.Enjoy the expansive feeling in both living and dining rooms which are bordered by the 25' long, 6' wide terrace and floor to ceiling windows that provide open city and sunset views. The windowed chef's kitchen boasts a Caesarstone breakfast bar and counter-tops, glass back-splash, solid maple wood lacquered cabinetry, a Bertazzoni stove, Subzero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher. The gracious Master bedroom is a tranquil Zen-like retreat with a planting balcony, Bose sound system, en suite bathroom with radiant heated floors, and double-sized shower stall. The second bedroom/office features high-end built-in desks, bookshelves, walk-in closet/file room and a relaxing window seat that overlooks the river and 59th street bridge. A second beautifully renovated full bath with soaking tub, along with its own closet, completes this perfect home.No detail or expense has been spared. This home is further enhanced by an elevator landing which accesses only two select apartments; it is in a full-service boutique building with gorgeous roof-deck, laundry room, live-in superintendent and accommodating staff. Near buses, trains, Whole Foods, Midtown Catch seafood market, the East River Promenade, parks, great restaurants, Bloomingdale's and shopping galore. In one of the city's best school districts. Pied a terres on a case by case basis. Pets are welcome!