Uniquely positioned with unrivaled southern views and extraordinary light, Penthouse 19 West at 135 East 79th Street is a grand and gracious 11 room duplex, with a South facing terrace, in a most coveted condominium. Featuring five bedrooms, four baths, and a powder room with interior square footage of over 5,500 square feet, the apartment is an architectural tour de force.
Traditional design elements are seamlessly blended with state-of-the-art systems, and throughout the views never fail to dazzle.
Entry is through a private elevator vestibule which opens into a large gallery. The formal rooms include a big and lovely living room, a handsome library, and a wonderful octagonal dining room.
Beyond there is a fantastic hand-painted Christopher Peacock kitchen featuring statuary stone slab counters with custom carved edges, an island with prep sink, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Wolf six-burner range, two Miele dishwashers, and a Sub-Zero wine refrigerator. There is also a pantry, breakfast room, and staff room with en-suite bath; all boasting abundant light and views.
Upstairs the private quarters includes a marvelous master suite boasting a gorgeous south facing bedroom, an enormous dressing room with extraordinary custom millwork closets and an impeccable marble clad 5- fixture bathroom. There are three additional bedrooms, two large full baths, plus a study/ playroom, and a proper laundry room.
135 East 79th Street is a 31-unit, 20-story condo with a full amenity package including a doorman, concierge, resident manager, fitness center, landscaped private garden courtyard, resident's lounge with a separate catering kitchen, and a family club/game room overlooking the garden. Large private wine cellars, bicycle storage and private storage is available. The building enjoys a highly-coveted location with close proximity to Central Park, as well as an array of fine restaurants, galleries and shops.