151 East 79th Street

Upper East Side

$6,995,000
Price
6
Beds
3
Baths
1
1/2 Bath
Sq. Ft.
/ Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Description

Originally built in 1924 by renowned architects Rouse and Goldstone This full-floor residence at 151 East 79 Street, is an architectural masterpiece. Perched high on the 11th floor, this incredible home offers approximately 4,000 sqft of flexible living space with light emanating from all four exposures. Available for the first time in over 50 years, the apartment is currently configured with 6 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, a double-sized living room, formal dining room,...Originally built in 1924 by renowned architects Rouse and Goldstone This full-floor residence at 151 East 79 Street, is an architectural masterpiece. Perched high on the 11th floor, this incredible home offers approximately 4,000 sqft of flexible living space with light emanating from all four exposures. Available for the first time in over 50 years, the apartment is currently configured with 6 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, a double-sized living room, formal dining room, windowed eat-in kitchen with a breakfast room, laundry room, and separate staff quarters.

A private landing leads to a grand entry gallery with access to both public and private areas. Enter the magnificent double size great room which boasts impeccable floor to ceiling wooden paneling set within a wall of original lead casement windows with western city views. A beautiful wood burning fireplace and multiple seating areas complete this impressive entertaining space. Adjacent to the great room is a large formal dining room and a butler's pantry with never-ending storage. The huge kitchen is equipped with three enormous picture windows facing east and north. A charming breakfast room, with Juliette Balcony is unlike any other in the building. Floor to ceiling windows gaze over All Soul's Church. A full laundry room, and staff room with ensuite bathroom are adjacent. The private bedroom wing is accessed through a hallway lined with deep walk-in closets. All bedrooms are spacious and filled with natural light, each featuring an en-suite bathroom. The primary bedroom suite, with south and west exposures, is particularly impressive, featuring another wood-burning fireplace, en-suite bathroom, and a walk-in closet.

This residence showcases beautiful prewar details and oak floors throughout, adding to its timeless elegance. Located in the heart of one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in New York City, 151 East 79 Street is a boutique cooperative building with only sixteen residences and a lovely canopied entrance with decorative limestone columns and handsome wrought-iron doors. The building offers a range of amenities, including a newly renovated windowed gym, private storage which transfers with the sale, a full-time doorman and a resident manager. The cooperative benefits from the rent paid by the commercial space on Lexington Avenue which allows for low maintenance. 151 East 79 Street permits 50% financing and is pet friendly. There is a 2.5% flip tax paid by the buyer.

Listing Agents

  1. Elizabeth Sahlman

    Elizabeth Sahlman

    Listing Agent

    Compass

    esahlman@compass.com

    P: 917.523.8200

  2. Lorand Kovacs

    Lorand Kovacs

    Alternative Listing Agent

    Compass

  3. Becca Schreiber

    Becca Schreiber

    Alternative Listing Agent

    Compass

Amenities

  • Floor Thru
  • Corner Unit
  • Primary Ensuite
  • Doorman
  • Full-Time Doorman
  • City Views
  • Open Views
  • Balcony
LISTING UPDATED: 07/01/2024 12:18 AM

Property Details for 151 East 79th Street

StatusContract Signed
Days on Market285
Taxes-
Maintenance$10,929 / month
Min. Down Pymt50%
Total Rooms10.0
Compass TypeCo-op
MLS TypeCo-Operative
Year Built1925
Views-
Architectural Style-
CountyNew York County

Building

151 E 79th St

16 Units15 StoriesBuilt in 1925

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Building Information for 151 East 79th Street

Building/Complex151 E 79th StFloor11Stories15Residences16Pet PolicyAllowedYear Built1925Building AgePre-warBuilding Type-

Property History for 151 East 79th Street

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Schools near 151 East 79th Street

This home is within New York City Geographic District # 2.
Rating
School
Type
Grades
Distance
Public - PK to 5
Public - 6 to 8
Public - 6 to 8
Public - 6 to 8
Rating
School
Distance
P.S. 6 Lillie D Blake
PublicPK to 5

Nyc Lab Ms For Collaborative Studies
Public6 to 8

Lower Manhattan Community Middle School
Public6 to 8

Jhs 167 Robert F Wagner
Public6 to 8

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