The impeccably designed Penthouse 2 at 140 East 63rd Street in Lenox Hill redefines the term “dream home.” With premium finishes, high 10-foot ceilings and a truly one-of-a-kind wraparound terrace, this sprawling four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom is a grand and classically elegant home in the sky.
Enter the grand 3,600-square-foot duplex penthouse on the 18th floor, where you’re welcomed by a stunning entry gallery, a luxurious powder room featuring an elegant marble pedestal sink, and ceiling heights that are the highest in the building. To the right, Bolivian Rosewood floors usher you to a phenomenal living room topped with beamed ceilings and wrapped in eastern and southern light and views.
On the jaw-dropping 1,300-square-foot terrace, brick Gothic arches frame glorious views of the city at every turn, including splendid sunset views over Central Park, while myriad seating areas provides a chic oasis for entertaining, lounging and relaxation. Offering a perfect flow for entertaining, the formal dining room with a stately tray ceiling leads the way to the premier chefs kitchen, tastefully equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, Italian Valcucine custom cabinetry and handsome 6-foot-tall casement windows.
Nearby, a bedroom suite equipped with an en-suite bath and terrace access, is equally suited for a library, home office or media room. A dramatic art deco staircase leads to three more exquisite bedroom suites on the private lower level, including the serene master suite which offers an enviable custom walk-in closet and dreamlike en-suite marble bathroom with deep-soaking tub, separate shower and dual-sink vanity. An extra-large laundry room with storage, double-paned soundproofed windows, ample custom light fixtures, integrated smart home technology, and radiant heat bathroom floors make everyday living both convenient and comfortable in this unmatched designer showplace.
Built in 1928 as a residential hotel and clubhouse for single women, the Barbizon was home to many a famous name throughout its history. Today, Barbizon/63 residents enjoy attentive 24-hour white glove service, a well-equipped Club Salon and private entry to the Equinox Gym, which features the original Barbizon Hotel swimming pool. Set at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 63rd Street, this breathtaking brick, sandstone and terra cotta building is at the center of one of the citys most revered neighborhood.
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