45 East 66th Street 9E - New York, NY 10065
$13,500,000 | 4 Bed | 3.1 Baths
Premier, fully-renovated modern mansion is now available in an acclaimed Upper East Side building. One of the most breathtaking renovations graces this expansive prewar residence, ideally located on the corner of 66th Street and Madison Avenue in the acclaimed “Fred Leighton” building. Originally 11 rooms, esteemed architect Peter Pennoyer transformed the residence into an upgraded, modern home, where impeccable workmanship and stunning proportions are the hallmark of every room. With soaring 10’ ceilings, and Riff and Quarter Sawn European flooring throughout, this 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath masterpiece boasts a gracious entry and thoughtfully designed public rooms that flow effortlessly together.
Enter the windowed entry hallway into a spacious gallery. Entertain in a huge living room, bathed in southern light. Enjoy a magnificent corner library with a wood-burning fireplace, ideal for relaxation or celebration. The dining room easily seats 10 and conveniently merges the living space into an exquisitely designed eat-in kitchen featuring quartz countertops, custom terrazzo floors, and top-of-line appliances, including a SubZero refrigerator, Viking 6 burner vented range, Bosch dishwasher, and SubZero wine refrigerator. The windowed breakfast nook is the perfect way to start your day.
A grand primary bedroom suite with a view of Central Park is the jewel of the private wing, along with two giant walk-in closets featuring an abundance of airy open-shelves, drawers, custom lighting, and the ideal dressing area. Down the hallway, a large second and third bedroom share a hall bathroom. The fourth bedroom with its own ensuite bath, privately located behind the kitchen, is perfect for a guest bedroom, maid’s room, or additional office.
Masterfully designed for modern-day living and comfort, the residence includes a full-size Whirlpool Duet Steam Washer Dryer, custom lighting system, 5 zones of air-conditioning, and home automation system.
A one-of-a-kind and special offering. This home is truly in move-in condition with literally no additional work needed.
45 East 66th Street was built by Charles F. Rogers and designed by architects Harde & Short in French gothic style. Completed in 1908 as 777 Madison Avenue the entrance was later moved to 45 East 66th in 1929. Harde & Short designed 4 buildings in New York between 1901 and 1909. Sister buildings include the Red House, the Studio Building at 44 West 77th Street, and the Alwyn Court Apartments in midtown. Today, this is an intimate cooperative of 33 apartments that encircle a center court for light. Landmarked in 1977 and converted to cooperative ownership in 1987. It’s French gothic ornate façade was restored at the time of conversion and truly is beautiful to admire. Building amenities include a fulltime doorman and live-in superintendent. Pets are welcome. The cooperative allows 50% financing. There is a 2.5% flip tax payable by the Seller.