An immaculate duplex condo inspired by environmentally-friendly Passive House standards, this 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home is a portrait of contemporary LES luxury. Features of the home include wide plank French oak floors, keyed elevator access, triple glazed floor-to-ceiling windows with northern and southern exposure, a soaring 18-ft double-height ceiling, multi-zone heating and cooling, an office nook, a private backyard, an Energy Recovery Ventilator System, and a Miele washer/dryer with heat-pump technology. The lower level of the home opens into an airy living, dining, and kitchen space. The living area leads out into the backyard and the kitchen is equipped with an eat-in peninsula, statuary quartz countertops, a matching backsplash, custom Italian cabinetry, pantry space by ALTA, and a suite of fully-integrated Miele appliances. A powder room and a large coat closet finish the floor. The upper level of the apartment stretches the entire length of the building and has all three bedrooms. The master bedroom has southern exposure and a sublime en-suite bathroom with a floating double vanity, sleek Porcelanosa walls and floors, a step-in shower, and a deep soaking tub. The second bedroom overlooks the backyard and has a private en-suite with double sinks, a step-in shower, and Porcelanosa fixtures and finishes. The third bedroom has a private closet and easy access to a third full bathroom. A new East Houston landmark, Houston House is just steps from numerous parks and public gardens and a continually evolving collection of restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. Amenities include breathtaking views, a state-of-the-art Butterfly Mx virtual doorman system, bicycle storage, and a package room. It is close to the brand new Essex Crossing development, and is a short walk to the East River Promenade and the Hamilton Fish Recreation Center and Park. Nearby subway lines include the F/M/J/Z. Pets are welcome.