Located in the heart of Carnegie Hill in a boutique co-op just off Park Avenue, two blocks from Central Park and Museum Mile, this big and bright, prewar 5-room home showcases a gracious and flexible layout with beautifully proportioned rooms that are great for entertaining as well as living. The three-bedroom floor plan offers flexibility and a great flow and scale with oversized windows, 9?-high ceilings, an open formal expanse and plenty of prewar charm throughout. Numerous windows provide great cross light and air and showcase lovely city and treetop views from both the formal expanse and the master bedroom. Old world original details include crown, picture hang and baseboard moldings, wainscoting, beautifully maintained hardwood floors with border inlay, ceiling fixture rosettes and an entry gallery arch. The well-proportioned layout includes an open and expansive 23? living room/formal dining room lined with three windows showcasing lovely, north-facing tree-top views and drawing in great natural light, a windowed eat-in kitchen, three spacious bedrooms including a spacious and bright master suite, two windowed baths and an expanded entry gallery. Closet storage is plentiful with extra cubby storage in the second bedroom and master bathroom. The windowed kitchen features abundant cabinet storage, granite counters, garbage disposal and stainless-steel appliances including built-in microwave and Bosch dishwasher. A custom wood breakfast nook is lovely for casual dining.
This Upper East Side prewar home is abundant in appeal from the superb residential setting a half block from Park Avenue, the handsome well-maintained prewar building and low maintenance to the great light, well-preserved architectural detail and wonderful, flexible layout.
56 East 87th Street is a handsome prewar building constructed circa 1908 in the Beaux Arts style.