Penthouse C at 151 East 78th is one of the very best and most thoughtfully designed penthouses on the Upper East Side. A duplex occupying the entire 12th and 13th floors, the apartment is approximately 6,924 interior SF (644 SM) and 493 SF (46 SM) of outdoor space. The grand entrance gallery opens directly onto the 12'x 31' terrace which faces south and west, with city views and views west toward Central Park. The gallery makes a memorable first impression with an intricate, hand-laid African St. Laurent and white polished marble slab marble floor and an arched ceiling detail. The gallery opens onto the living room which faces west over the terrace and south to open city views through Parisian-like mahogany double hung weight-and-chain floor-to-ceiling windows and the charming detail of an oval window. A generous library with full bath and a gracious dining room complete the apartment's elegant entertaining rooms. The beautiful Smallbone of Devises eat-in cook's kitchen, designed in association with Peter Pennoyer Architects, has a coffered ceiling, hand-painted white oak cabinetry and specially outfitted spice, cutlery, utensil and pot drawers, all finished with black walnut interiors. Two Sub-Zero refrigerators, a full height wine fridge, double sinks, two Miele dishwashers, a professional 6-burner Wolf range with griddle and custom-designed vented range hood plus Wolf wall oven and microwave, double pantry and an island with seating are just some of the features that make this kitchen so special. Just behind the kitchen is a well-placed staff /guest room or office with full bath. The bedrooms are on the 13th floor and the master bedroom suite is of particular interest. The sitting area of the master has a west facing bay window which is both romantic and architecturally compelling. With generous dressing areas and a five-fixture bath with radiant heated floors, a private water closet and an eight-jet steam shower, the master has every luxurious appointment one could want. This singular Penthouse faces south, east, north and west, ensuring brilliant sunlight throughout the day as well as open city views. Additional features include a laundry room and seven full baths and a powder room. Among the many details that set the interiors of 151 East 78th apart are brass olive knuckle hinges and doorknobs (all custom-designed and handmade by Lowe of Maine), Lefroy Brooks bath fittings, state-of-the art mechanicals and environmental systems including an emergency generator, humidification system, wiring for audio, communications and data ports and the most sophisticated air conditioning and heating system available.The complete terms are in an offering plan available from the sponsor, File No. CD13-0227. CONTRACT SIGNED.
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