Perched atop the favored Asten House, this stunning fully renovated, designer home is bathed in light and offers endless views of the Upper East Side and East River. The ideal split bedroom layout provides for comfortable living and maximized use of the space, while a thoughtful and high-end renovation delivers a truly turn-key offering for the next homeowner. On the balcony, you’ll discover a calm oasis high above the city replete with breathtaking views. Hardwood floors, tasteful wainscoting, gorgeous moldings, recessed lighting, and custom blackout Hunter Douglass shades are just a few of the highly refined designer elements that will greet you upon entrance.
The living space affords spacious and comfortable living and dining, and a banquette off the kitchen provides both sophistication and efficient use of space. Gourmands will appreciate the well-appointed, windowed chef’s kitchen, which features light and open views to pair with granite counters, a built-in breakfast bar, an abundance of custom cabinetry, a Bertazzoni oven, Bertozzoni microwave, Liebherr refrigerator, and Fisher & Paykel dishwasher. Inside the ample primary bedroom, you’ll find an en-suite bathroom replete with a vanity boasting a chandelier and Eames stool. The second bedroom is also sizable and has an additional windowed full bath set outside the room. There is also a lovely alcove bar with Sub-zero wine fridge, proof positive that absolutely no detail was overlooked.
The sought-after full-service white-glove cooperative building features a reliable and longstanding staff including a 24-hour doorman, concierge, and live-in resident manager. The grand marble lobby is a welcoming entrance to this well-run building that also boasts private storage, a party room, bicycle storage, a state-of-the-art gym, and a large, well-equipped laundry facility. One dog under 35 lbs. is permitted with board approval. All this sits among some of the city’s best shopping and dining and within close proximity to convenient public transportation.
Asten House is a white-glove postwar white brick building built in 1982 as a cooperative. This impressive building has two wings separated by a grand marble lobby, and only three apartments per floor. The building has a 24-hour doorman, as well as concierge, a new state-of-the-art gym and party room on the first floor, and a 24 hour garage accessible from the building.