Enter the truly grand gallery flanked by the dining room, library and living room and you can immediately imagine a large celebration taking place. The expanse of space is impressive and rare. The graciously oversized living room has a decorative focal fireplace, beamed ceilings and three large windows overlooking brownstones on quiet West 82nd Street. The formal dining room has three windows and is large enough to host either grand or intimate dinners. The second bedroom with its en-suite full bathroom has been transformed into a serene library with built-in bookcases and media sound system. The windows overlook a courtyard. <br><br>The primary bedroom faces north with views of 82nd Street and offers quiet and tranquility. To complete this bedroom, there is a windowed dressing area leading to the en-suite bathroom with classic tile and a stone bench in the shower.<br><br>The original casement window in the eat-in-kitchen pays tribute to the building's pre-war architecture. The third bedroom off the kitchen is currently set up as an office and has a 150 bottle Sub-Zero wine cooler, washer/dryer, plenty of storage and a full bathroom.<br><br>Original herringbone floors, classic moldings, beamed ceilings, plenty of closets and through the wall A/C make this a special home in a special location.<br><br>15 West 81st Street was built in 1930 and designed by the famous New York architect, Emery Roth.<br>The front of the building faces South, overlooking the American Museum of Natural History, The Hayden Planetarium and Central Park to the East. The building's Italian Renaissance lobby has two doormen at all times. There's a live-in super, fitness center, play room, bike room, laundry room and a storage unit that transfers with the apartment. Pied-a-terres and pets allowed. Maximum 50% financing. 2% flip tax payable by purchaser.
Listing courtesy of William Raveis New York City LLC.
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