High atop the magnificent River House in Manhattan, one will find an unparalleled duplex residence of 17 rooms, many of which offer sweeping views across the East River. With interiors by Michel S. Smith, the duplex features a chef's kitchen, library, great room, formal dining room, a sun room with south facing terraces and a large primary bedroom-suite with a sitting room and shimmering views of the East River. Many of the 49 windows within the duplex feature majestic scenes to the north and south as well as east of the apartment. At each hour of the day, sunrise to sunset, extraordinary light bathes the interior of this residence. In addition to the striking panorama experienced in the large high ceilinged living room, there are beautiful daytime and nighttime sights from the grand dining room. In addition to the duplex's first floor public rooms, there is also a charming south facing library, a garden room which leads to the terraces, a den, chef's kitchen, and a generously sized pantry adjacent to two staff rooms.
Ascend a most elegant staircase to find one of New York's most beautiful principle bedrooms. It is the most magnificent perch from which to greet today. The primary bedroom suite, which includes the beautifully appointed his and hers bathes, and dressing rooms, is extremely generous in size.
In addition to the principal bedroom suite, there is a second floor kitchen and five bedrooms, all have an en suite baths.
River House was designed by architects Bottomley, Wagner & White and built in 1931 by James Stewart. River House, in its marvelous 435 East 52nd Street location, sits apart from the crowds and traffic of midtown and residence in the building permits the kind of privacy which is so sought after in today's world. There is extremely easy access to the Long Island airports and all of the weekend destinations so often frequented by those who live in this remarkable building. There is a very handsome courtyard and driveway, which offers an easy exit and return. Even with this description and the wonderful photographs provided, this apartment simply must be seen.
Live, work, entertain, create a home theater, or enjoy rooms for study / Zoom meetings; 18/19C offers sufficient space for all functions in life. Generous staff space is available to provide all the support one could want for the enjoyment of being at home. It is all here.
Two Full-Time Doorstaff
The Building Has 36 in staff for 76 Apartments Building Courtyard, Driveway, & Back Garden
Private Elevator Landing
Panoramic Views of New York City & East River
Wood Burning Fireplace
Pieds a Terre Allowed
StorageStaff Rooms Available For Rent
3% Flip Tax
50% Financing Allowed
River Club Membership (Invitation To Join) with access to ballroom, gym, pool, tennis, squash courts, and restaurant
Access to River Club's Gym
Please note there is an upcoming assessment. Details to come
Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC
- Pets: Yes
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