Rarely available, expansive pre-war duplex residence now available in one of Sutton Place's most prestigious Cooperatives, 4 Sutton Place.
Formerly the long-time residence of President John F. Kennedy's (youngest) sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, who, among other achievements, played a pivotal role in advancing peace in Northern Ireland after decades of violence, this notable residence is a must-see.
Occupying the 6th and 7th floors of this intimate 9-unit building, this stately yet gracious residence offers the opportunity to re-imagine and design the home of your dreams. Presently configured as a 4 bedroom, 4 and a half bathroom duplex with a connected 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment, it is filled with an array of distinctive features throughout including two entry galleries, classic windowed staircase, picturesque East River and bridge views, four exposures, five romantic Juliet balconies, three wood-burning fireplaces, crown and baseboard moldings, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and central air.
Spacious rooms of grand proportions on the main level include a corner living room with a wood-burning fireplace and three Juliet balconies, adjacent wood-paneled library with its own fireplace, formal dining room with a wall of windows and Juliet balcony, and the generously-sized eat-in chef's kitchen. All of which allow for effortless day-to-day living or seamless entertaining for groups large or small. There is a laundry room, powder room, and two bedrooms with en-suite baths. The upper level features a fabulous corner master bedroom suite with his and hers baths with heated floors, a dressing area, and four closets including three walk-ins. There are three additional bedrooms each with a full en-suite bath. The upper floor has its own sitting room and full kitchen, a perfect separate space for guests.
Designed by the esteemed architect Rosario Candela, 4 Sutton Place is a pre-war boutique cooperative with 14 floors and 9 units. Built in 1928, residents are welcomed home with an elegantly designed lobby and full-time doorman. This idyllic address is located in one of Manhattan's most exclusive and storied neighborhoods along the East River. This coveted enclave can be characterized by its tree-lined streets and row of 19th century townhouses and brownstones. There is a lovely waterfront park across the street. Showing by private appointment only. Building permits 50% financing and there is a 3% flip tax.