This sun-filled and well-designed duplex feels like a home with European style and flair. Its lower level elegant layout is ideal for entertaining while the 4 bedrooms upstairs offer full privacy. A gracious entry foyer with stylish staircase opens to a spacious South facing living room overlooking landmark townhouses of East 74th street. Fine prewar details throughout, wood burning fireplace, elegant built-in bookcases, oak floors and high ceilings. Adjacent is a gracious dining room with South and West exposures and custom bookcases. Completing the 8th floor level is a newly renovated kitchen with large pantry and a maid's room with private bath. The upper level wraps three corners and includes 4 light-filled bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The South facing master suite has a wood burning fireplace, a windowed bath and generous closets.
Ideally located mid-block between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue on a beautiful tree-lined street, 125 East 74th street is a sophisticated and well-established prewar co-op built in 1929 in a neo Italian Renaissance style by architect Lafayette A. Goldstone, best known for his work at 640 Park and 730 Park Avenue. It became a cooperative in 1953. This intimate full service doorman building with 30 units only has a live-in super, a private garden, a new gym room, a bike room, a newly refurbished laundry room, a storage room and is pet friendly. Pied-a-Terre are permitted. 2% Flip tax paid by purchaser.