This stately and sophisticated mint 11 room home, located in a distinguished limestone co-op off Fifth Avenue, has been meticulously renovated and maintained with interiors designed by master decorator Daniel Roumaldez. Accessed via a private elevator vestibule one enters into the grand, formal gallery with a convenient walk-in coat closet and stylish powder room. This home is perfect for entertaining as the living and dining rooms adjoin opposite ends of the gallery. The sunny, spacious step-down living room features a wood-burning fireplace and two oversized French doors which open to charming Juliet balconies with views across 72nd Street of the magnificent Henry Sloane mansion, formerly the Lycee Francais. Off the living room is a handsome mahogany-paneled library, also with open Northern views. The impressive dining room can be used for formal entertaining, or as a comfortable media room. The enormous windowed gourmet kitchen boasts a large island with a breakfast bar, large pantry and top of the line appliances, including an industrial Wolf oven, Miele refrigerator and two dishwashers. There are white quartzite and black soapstone countertops throughout. Off the kitchen is a service hall leading to a very large staff bedroom with bath (which could also be used as an office or exercise room) and a sizeable windowed laundry room with Electrolux washer and vented dryer.
The bright and gracious master suite is located in a private wing of the apartment and features a wood -burning fireplace, custom built-ins and a roomy dressing area with walk-in closets. The ensuite Turkish marble master bath has a deep soaking tub and separate shower. Three additional generous bedrooms are located in another wing off the entry gallery with windowed marble baths and generous walk-in closets and storage space. In addition, the apartment has a Crestron sound system and central and through-wall air and heat. High ceilings and exquisite Pre-War details such as: herringbone floors, egg and dart moldings, classic chair rails and mahogany doors abound throughout this elegant residence. Two large basement storage units are included.
Built in 1929, 4 East 72nd Street is a full service building designed by noted architect F. Burrall Hoffman Jr. and is one of the East Side's finest, white glove buildings. Central Park and Fifth Avenue are steps away as are Madison Avenue's great restaurants and shops.