Welcome to 129 East 69th Street, Apartment 10/11A - a prestigious pre-war white glove cooperative that offers a truly exceptional living experience located in the heart of the Upper East Side of Manhattan. This stunning duplex property spans two levels with 4 bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms, a staff room, grand living spaces and has been recently renovated to the highest level that immediately impresses the most discerning buyers. This is a luxurious and unique home in triple mint condition that affords a townhouse-like feel, is approximately 3100 square feet, has all sun-flooded exterior rooms, and is a natural duplex.
As you arrive, you are greeted by a grand two-story foyer, A gently curved sculptural staircase, and a picturesque view through the expansive south-facing living room windows. The lower level of this home features a grand living room with a wood-burning fireplace that flows perfectly into the formal dining room through double-hinged doors. Filled with natural light, the oversized eat-in chef's kitchen features custom upholstered banquette seating, hand-planed cabinetry, a center island, and luxurious Carrara marble countertops. The kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, including a 48” SubZero refrigerator/freezer, two Miele dishwashers, a stunning La Cornue induction range and ventilation hood, and a beautiful ceramic farmer's sink, all of which have been custom designed. The separate pantry provides ample storage space and includes a full-size washer and dryer for added convenience. The staff room/office features an en suite full bathroom, providing a private and comfortable space for guests or staff. The powder room is tastefully designed with elegant finishes and is conveniently located next to the kitchen for easy accessibility. The first floor is currently configured with central air and the entire apartment has been upgraded with a Lutron lighting system which allows for convenient and customizable control of the lighting throughout the space.
Upon reaching the upper level, your attention will likely be immediately captivated by the stunning Murano Venetian hand-blown glass chandelier, which serves as a striking centerpiece and sets the tone for the rest of the second floor. This level has four full-sized bedrooms and three full baths that have been completely updated with high-end finishes, including Dornbracht, Samuel Heath, and Horus fixtures. The gallery on this floor features stunning custom millwork and glass-cased bookshelves, which are ideal for displaying treasured photos, books, and other prized possessions. The primary corner bedroom is both palatial and bright, boasting an en suite windowed bathroom that features a stunning hand-carved Stone Forest sink and elegant honed Calacatta marble finishes. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are connected by an elegantly designed full bathroom with a walk-in shower, marble vanity, and exquisite tile. Each bedroom in this property grants a spacious closet, along with a large walk-in closet off the hallway and a linen closet for storing linens and other household items. The handsome wood-paneled library, which can also serve as a fourth bedroom, with tailor-made bookshelves features a built-in closet office, making it an ideal spot to pursue creative pursuits or focus on work in a quiet, private setting.
*Hand-painted Dining Room walls by an Italian artist from the Metropolitan Opera set design
*New casement arched windows
*Beamed 9 ½-foot ceilings
*18th-century door hardware and latches
*Hand-plan wainscoting and chair rails
*Corner dining room with dual exposure
*Wide plank, distressed hand-planed Beech kitchen floors
129 East 69th Street is a full-service pre-war cooperative building built in 1916, featuring a prestigious Neo-Georgian architecture designed by Brixton the British architectural firm with red brick and limestone detailing. The building offers a range of amenities for its residents, including a full-time resident manager, a fitness room, and laundry facilities. Apartment 10/11A also transfers with a private storage unit. The building's ideal location puts residents within easy reach of Central Park, Madison Avenue's exclusive boutiques, renowned art galleries, and some of the city's finest dining establishments. Public transportation options are also close at hand. The cooperative is pet-friendly and allows for up to 50% financing. There is a 3% flip tax that is paid by the seller.