21 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10065
Total # of Rooms: 7
Year Built: 1930
flip tax: 2% Paid By Buyer
This extremely rare and glamourous Penthouse Duplex is perched high atop a most distinguished white-glove prewar cooperative and ideally situated just off of Fifth Avenue. The delightful residence boasts dramatic views of Central Park and is open, airy and flooded with sunlight from every room. Featuring multiple planted terraces, the penthouse is ideal for grand and gracious indoor-outdoor entertaining.
A private elevator landing opens directly to a charming gallery and beyond to the immensely grand corner Living Room with soaring 11.5 foot highceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and absolutely stunning views of Central Park and the Southern skyline. Tall French doors flood the room with sunlight and allow access to the expansive Terrace. A beautifully proportioned Dining Room is adjacent and has access to the terrace as well. Located beyond is the Kitchen with more stunning views towards the Park. Beyond, a Laundry Area and Staff Room with ensuite bath are conveniently located.
The expansive Master Bedroom Suite is extremely gracious and includes two large Bathrooms and Dressing Areas, as well as access to another large planted terrace with open Northern city views. Upstairs, is a large Library or Second Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and access to another large terrace. Additionally, there is a double Staff Room with Bath located on the Third Floor.
Erected in 1930, 21 East 79th Street is a full service cooperative which was designed by the great Emery Roth in collaboration with the renowned firm of McKim, Mead & White. This one of a kind New York residence with dazzling views is truly a trophy Penthouse and is ready to be re-imagined by your architect and designer.