New York, NY, USA
21 EAST 79TH STREET
Full Floor Residence Off 5th Ave Situated just off Fifth Avenue, in a premier limestone clad prewar cooperative, this magnificent Tony Ingrao designed full floor 10-room residence features grandly scaled rooms with soaring high ceilings, impeccable architectural details and lovely views of elegant landmarked townhouses across the street. Accessed via a private elevator landing, the stately gallery opens to a 26' x 18' South facing living room, an impressive dining room and a handsome wood-paneled library. Each of these exceptional principal entertaining rooms boast oversized windows and beautiful proportions. The living room and library each have a wood-burning fireplace. Conveniently adjacent to the gallery is the gourmet eat-in windowed kitchen, which features an island/breakfast bar for 4, two sinks, a 6-burner Viking stove, two Miele wall ovens, a doublewide Subzero refrigerator/freezer, and a Subzero wine refrigerator. The brilliantly designed space has extra-thick honed marbled countertops, a glass backsplash, and abundant storage throughout. The kitchen area also includes a built-in home-office and three large closets for additional storage. The Northern wing of the home consists of three additional bedrooms and a staff room with an adjacent laundry room. Each of the three bedrooms have custom shelving and storage. The corner staff room has its own private bathroom. The large laundry room has an extra-large Electrolux washer/dryer, storage and a soaking sink. The sumptuous master suite is located in the private Eastern wing of the residence. The suite is discretely accessed through the library, creating a quiet oasis. The generous South facing bedroom has a wood-burning fireplace and an adjacent oversized onyx-clad bathroom featuring a soaking tub, waterfall shower, separate vanities and a North-facing window. An entire full size adjacent bedroom has been converted into a dressing Room/walk-in closet, this area could also be used as a private study or an additional bedroom. Completing the apartment is a coat closet in the gallery and a stunning powder room clad in Venetian plaster with a faux leather floor and pink & grey marble sink. This 15-story prewar building designed by Van Wart & Wein in 1930 has only 12 apartments. Residents enjoy the highest level of privacy and security.