Meticulously designed and thoughtfully crafted, this quiet corner two bedroom, 2.5 bath, duplex home in mint condition is sure to please. Located just off Fifth Avenue, this elegant home, surrounded by a serene wrap terrace is airy and bright with open views over the landmarked Frick Collection.
Each room is designed to make the most of the natural light and space and there are exceptionally well-designed custom details throughout. A captivating entry foyer and gallery welcomes one with a patterned floor of marble and stainless steel and the walls throughout the living areas are polished Venetian plaster created to capture the natural light as it changes through the day.
The open living room and dining area take advantage of the entire space with large windows overlooking the greenery on the terrace and open southern views. A modern mantle and marble wood burning fireplace serves as a centerpiece for the room. The attractively appointed well-designed kitchen features Allmilmo cabinetry, glass countertops, and a beautiful polished blue mosaic tile backsplash. The high end appliances are all Miele and Sub-Zero, there are plenty of cabinets, and a door to the terrace for al fresco dining.
An impressive curved staircase with a custom designed deco inspired polished chrome stair railing brings one up to the bedroom floor featuring two bedrooms, each with en-suite luxury bath. The primary bedroom with both south and east-facing windows is truly luxurious. It has ample space for a king size bed, a seating area, and has a walk in closet. The second bedroom, currently used as a home office, has an Asko washer-dryer. Hidden storage space is easily created in the second floor entry.
The private, planted and automatically irrigated wrap terrace with iconic, open views of Central Park, the West Side and Midtown Manhattan has generous space for both lounging and dining.
There are fully automated lights and shades in all major rooms, through wall air conditioners, new windows, custom milled doors, and so much more in this spectacular home.
The sale of this apartment includes a staff room which is currently used as a Pilates workout space. It has a large north-facing window and mirrored walls.
3 East 71st Street is an impeccably maintained co-op on one of the loveliest blocks in Manhattan. There is a live-in Resident Manager, full time doorperson, basement storage bin that trades with the apartment, and fitness room. Pets and pied-a-terres are welcome here. 4% flip tax paid by buyer. Call or email for your private showing.