Renovated 3-BR Duplex w/ Superb Light
Welcome home to this bright and cheerful, fully renovated 3-bedroom/2.5-bathroom duplex at Gracie Gardens! Facing south, the entire apartment is bathed in soothing natural light. The spacious combination boasts an open floor plan with an expansive living/dining room, eat-in kitchen, and over-sized bedrooms. A culinary delight, the large kitchen with two windows has an abundance of custom wood cabinets, under cabinet lighting that accentuates the beautiful granite counter tops and glass backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher. The living room is perfect for entertaining and features masterfully crafted built-in bookshelves that also provide additional storage. Currently being used as a library with a daybed, the bedroom on the upper level is warm and cozy. Two bedrooms on the lower level enjoy comfort and privacy with access to a foyer sporting additional custom built-in bookshelves that make it a charming reading nook. The master bedroom is especially grand with a big walk-in custom closet, separate office/sitting area, and spa-like en-suite bathroom with a large vanity, tub and shower. The secondary full bathroom includes a washer & dryer. Other notable features in the home: thru-wall A/C's, beautiful hardwood floors throughout, specialty lighting, and custom closets. Built in 1942 and nestled between York and East End Avenues on a quiet, tree-lined block, Gracie Gardens is an elegant co-op offering a 24-hour doorman, live-in superintendent, storage, bike room, central laundry room, pet-friendly attitude, and lovely landscaped courtyard garden. Pied-a-terre's are permitted. Located just steps away from the peaceful retreat of Carl Schurz Park and the East River Esplanade. Convenient to the cross-town bus as well as FDR Drive. Plus the new 2nd Ave subway is only a few blocks away. Close to a variety of shops, grocers, and restaurants on York and First Avenues. Duplex apartments this spacious are rare so take advantage of this moment in time and buy more today than less tomorrow.