Welcome to residence 2D. This prewar home embodies the elegance and sophistication that one would expect in one of NYC's best cooperatives. This south-facing gem, overlooking the rear Southgate gardens, is beautifully renovated with refinished original hardwood floors, a grand, richly detailed living room with beamed ceiling, four closets (two of which are walk-in), wood-burning fireplace flanked by custom bookcases, spacious formal dining area with a mural on canvas painted by Andrea Biggs, signed 2005, in the Hudson River School style, renovated windowed kitchen with Macre African cherry cabinetry, granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The large primary bedroom has an en-suite, windowed bathroom and large walk-in closet. Exceptionally quiet with grand-sized living is the benefit of this residence.
Located in The Southgate - one of the city's best pre-war properties developed by renowned Bing & Bing and designed by Emery Roth in 1927. The Southgate is situated on a lovely, tree-lined street with views of the East River and Queensboro Bridge from the cul-de-sac. A full-service cooperative, Pet friendly, guarantors, co-purchase, gifting, pied-a-terres permitted. 80% financing allowed. Maintenance includes electric, water and heat. The building is served by 24-hour doorman, live-in super, and on-site management. Amenities include storage, laundry room, outdoor play area, serene, landscaped garden, and planned fitness center.
Neighborhood attractions abound with fine and causal dining, bookshops, boutiques, and convenient public transportation. Nearby Peter Detmold Park & Dog Run, the new East River Greenway (under construction) and plenty of shopping venues including Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Morton Williams, The Cheese Shoppe and Midtown Catch add to the neighborhood's appeal.