Stunning East River retreat, three bedroom home with eat-in skylit kitchen, dining room, grand living room, and penthouse master suite with en-suite bath and private garden in the sky. A "private townhouse" within a highly regarded full service, pre-war co-operative, this warm and welcoming home offers the perfect blend of spectacular river and city views, gracious, large scale public rooms for entertaining, generous bedrooms, and a truly lavish private master penthouse suite with a private river-view planted terrace. The entry level features two large, south facing bedrooms, or master bedroom and library/study, two full baths, large washer/dryer and three walk-in closets. The middle level of this dramatic home contains grand public rooms; an 11 foot square, skylit eat-in kitchen, 15 foot square formal dining room with ample space for large-scale entertaining, and 20 by 15 foot nearly double height great room with working fireplace, 13 foot ceilings, atrium/greenhouse fenestration and nearly 20 linear feet of oversized windows framing magically cinematic urban and river views. The penthouse, 16 foot master suite with full bath is a private sanctuary unto itself. With a wall of windows and a glass door leading to a 16 by 8 foot private, planting and lounging terrace, this is the perfect retreat from the city below. With a walk-in closet and dressing room, brilliant sunlight, mesmerizing views, and blissful quiet- this is the city escape you require to relax and rest. Two East End Avenue is an elegant, historically significant pre-war co-operative with full-time doorman, and resident building manager. This pet-friendly apartment house features two exercise rooms, central laundry and a bike room. You'll enjoy strolling in the stunning East River esplanade, or spend the afternoon in Carl Schurz Park with its large playgrounds and two waterfront dog parks. Transportation is excellent with the brand-new Second Avenue Subway and the 79th Street cross-town bus service. Moments from top schools and all conveniences, East End Avenue is a peaceful enclave within the bustling city.