Maisonette West, is a fully serviced townhouse in the coveted 135 East 79th Street Condominium, conceived by acclaimed designer William Sofield and further enhanced by I Grace Company. It is an exquisite duplex townhouse home and garden, truly without parallel in the current marketplace.
A gracious entry foyer opens to an impressive gallery featuring a magnificent custom-designed floating staircase, creating an imposing introduction to a 4,803 square foot grand duplex. The private fully landscaped and terraced 972 square foot garden, is designed by international landscape designer Madison Cox. 135 E 79th Street is built in the style of the stately prewar homes of yesteryear, while possessing all of the features of modern state of the art living. With its private garden facing the elegant townhouses of East 80th Street, the apartment is filled with abundant light and offers townhouse living with all of the amenities of a fully serviced building. The floor plan features an expansive living room, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen with large separate pantry, a second floor kitchenette, a large master suite with custom millwork closets, five additional bedrooms, 5.5 exquisite stone baths (including the sumptuous master bath with a Kallista Air Bathtub), and a grand second floor foyer, with its own private elevator access. Rarely does one see this level of craftsmanship and technology combined with superb taste, creating an exceptional home suited for grand entertaining, the display of fine art, and elegant living - while still affording a serene and intimate lifestyle with all of the comforts of home.
With impeccable design and technology throughout, architectural details include: high ceilings; solid white oak floors with a herringbone pattern in the public rooms; custom cabinetry and wood trim, including 11-inch custom baseboards, and finely milled casings; custom-designed plaster mouldings by Hyde Park Moulding; Nanz hand-cast hardware; Kallista bath fixtures and fittings; and slab stone bathrooms. The state of the art technology features: Lutron Radio RA dimming and control system throughout; a security system with motion sensors, glass break detectors and cameras; an audiovisual system by Electronic Environments, which includes Sonos control system and Stealth Acoustics; new telephone and CAT6 lines available for all areas, and wi-fi wiring throughout; and discreet keypads at many entry points to connect to all systems. The hand-painted, bespoke Christopher Peacock kitchen features statuary stone slab counters with custom carved edges, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf six-burner range, Miele dishwasher, a filtered water system, Sub-Zero wine refrigerator and Kallista Jeton fittings designed by Studio Sofield specifically for 135 East 79th Street.
Apartment Features: North exposure, South exposure, Garden, Full garden view, City view, Prewar detail, Excellent light, two private sub-cellar storage units.
Building Features: Doorman and Concierge, Garden, Exercise room, Yoga room, Resident's Lounge with fireplace and private catering kitchen, Family club/game room overlooking garden, Private storage, High speed internet, Package room.
Built in: 2012
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Architectural Style: Post-War