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"Top of Tower A"- Penthouse Level
Perched high above the East River with open sweeping views to the South, East and North, this magnificent terraced apartment with 10' ceilings and original crown moldings is a very special place to call home. This rarely available penthouse level 3 bedroom, 4 bath apartment with a corner study, double maid's room and approx.1075 sq ft wrap-around terrace is situated in the well known River House, The River House is known for its exceptional architecture, attention to privacy and white glove service.
From the moment you enter this home from your private vestibule there is an abundance of light and expansive views from the oversized windows of which there are 22 in total. There are 5 different access doors to the exterior space.
A gracious foyer opens into the living room with a wood-burning fireplace and an intimate corner library facing South which provides an easy flow for entertaining and direct views of the East River.
The windowed chef's kitchen is equipped with an abundance of cabinetry and storage, a 6 burner stove, double wall oven and is adjacent to a double maid's room which can be reconfigured as a breakfast nook, 4th bedroom or home office.
The enormous, corner primary suite has gorgeous views of the East River and beyond and is replete with 2 huge walk-in closets and a windowed marble bath.
There are 2 additional bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite bath and abundant closets. Light oak flooring throughout and a washer/dryer complete this special unit.
The River House, one of the most acclaimed full-service white glove prewar coops in all of NYC was built in 1931 by James Stewart and designed by Wagner and White as a 26-story Art Deco building at the end of a quiet cul de sac with a private gated cobble-stone courtyard.
A live-in resident manager, multiple doormen, and lobby attendants provide the ultimate in service and privacy. 3% flip tax paid by the purchaser. Pets and pied-a-terres permitted. 50% financing permitted.
New shareholders at the River House have access to the fitness center and pool and are welcome to apply for a full River Club membership for a small fee and streamlined application process. The newly renovated, highly coveted private facility, which has its own entrance on 52nd St and is also accessible through the building lobby, has 3 squash courts, 2 tennis courts, a golf simulator, a swimming pool, and several entertaining and dining spaces, including a bar overlooking the East River.