The finest bones and most meticulous prewar details distinguish this lovely two bedroom property located in the best of Sutton Place cooperatives. The handsome foyer spills down elegant steps into the beautifully proportioned living room with large picture window, beamed ceilings, hard wood floors, and decorative fireplace, all bathed in tremendous Eastern light. A charming square dining room and adjacent galley kitchen whip up the imagination. The master bedroom enjoys spacious closets and an ensuite bathroom brightly lit with direct sunshine. With an accompanying bathroom, the second bedroom faces West and is generous in size and quiet, well suited for use as a library, guestroom, or the extension of a large open kitchen. A lovely flow of space throughout allows privacy as well as East to West exposures in the manner of grand design, the hallmark of renowned architect Emory Roth. The master bedroom and living room feature picture postcard views of the distinctive architectural details of the impressive facade of Number One Sutton Place South with its grand arches, playful gargoyles, and a sophisticated entry tended by white gloved doormen. This coveted neighborhood enclave with its wide and quiet tree lined street, iconic streetlamp and marvelous ivy covered townhouses is a world apart yet a stone's throw from busy Midtown Manhattan. A peaceful greensward pocket park with benches by the East River is a lively neighborhood gathering place.
Two Sutton Place South is a 1938 masterpiece with a unique pink limestone porte-cochere entryway and elegant brickwork facade. This important cooperative building features a grand entry hall with wood burning fireplace and marble reception room, and full time white glove staff including porters, doormen, and a live in superintendent. The building offers a remarkable rooftop terrace, voted one of the best in New York City, with open City and East River views, meticulous landscaping, and elegant rod iron furniture; a library of books shared among neighbors; a renovated fitness room; and a spacious central laundry room. Washer/Dryers are also permitted in the apartments. The building is pet and pied-a-terre friendly. 2.5% flip tax to be paid by buyer. Inquire about combining this property with a neighboring one bedroom property to create an awe-worthy three bedroom home. A designer's dream waiting for you and your architect's imaginative touch!
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