Penthouse in Lux condo with garage, pool, and massive outdoor space.Arrive to your large private vestibule via key lock elevator and prepare to be awed by this sprawling 4,073 sq ft penthouse with 12' ceilings, amazing 360 degree views and 2 floors of extraordinary landscaped outdoor space equipped with a kitchen, built-in ping pong table and numerous seating areas. Opaque glass front doors, with beautiful wrought iron detail, lead to the tremendous 53 x 21 ft. great room with 12' ceilings. This room graciously accommodates a substantial dining area and double living room, separated by a two-sided limestone gas fireplace. Walls of windows in this extraordinary room and throughout the home offer open west, south, north and east city views encompassing the East River, 59th Street bridge and downtown Manhattan as far as the eye can see.
Enjoy cooking in the huge west-facing top of the line chef's kitchen and dine casually while taking in the views in the adjoining light-filled corner dining room. The kitchen has custom Poggepohl white lacquer cabinetry with white honed Carrera marble countertops, Gaggenau dishwasher, stainless convection and steam ovens, vented 2 burner electric induction stove and 4 burner gas cooktop, SubZero wine cooler, and SubZero professional refrigerator with glass door.
A wide hallway separates the entertaining space from the bedroom wing. 2 bright bedrooms with en-suite baths and a powder room line the hallway and at the end is the elegant and stately master suite with a beautiful dressing room, formerly the 4th bedroom and 2nd windowed bath. The south and east corner master has direct access to the eastern portion of the outdoor space and provides dazzling river and city views. Luxuriate in the huge master bathroom with oversized soaking tub & large windowed glass walk-in shower, Marble double trough sink with vanity backlit TV display, and Duravit washlet.
The massive outdoor space is nothing short of extraordinary and unexpected by any penthouse standard. It is a private park in the sky with 3,000+ square feet on 2 floors and views in every direction. The lower level, accessible from the living room or master bedroom has beautiful south and east river views and areas for lounging or dining. Ascend the stairway to the upper level to find a full kitchen with built-in grill, sink & refrigerator by the dining area and an outdoor living room with gas fireplace. On the north end of this level is a built-in ping-pong table and an additional seating area.
Residents of The Laurel Condominium, a full-service glass and limestone building, enjoy a full suite of amenities and can drive into the garage and access the lobby elevators without going outside. Apart from the full-time doorman & concierge, there is a two-story state of the art fitness center, 50' lap pool, sauna, steam room, double height lounge, garage, live-in manager, private storage and bike room. There is a 421A tax abatement until 2021 and current monthly assessment of $521.65. One month’s common charge contribution to the capital working fund paid by buyer.