About This Listing | 109 E 79th St, # 5NORTHListing Courtesy of: Corcoran Group
Graciously proportioned and strikingly designed by Steven Harris Architects, Residence 5 North features a 1,874 Sq. Ft. (174 Sq. M.) light-filled interior with the architect’s signature attention to detail infused throughout. Offering two bedrooms, two ensuite bathrooms, and a powder room, this home features northern exposures overlooking landmarked townhouses and verdant landscaped gardens. Elegant architectural details and materials throughout include expansive casement-style windows in a white bronze finish, 4″ wide rift and quarter sawn American white oak flooring set in a chevron pattern in all living areas, recessed panel stile and rail doors with burnished nickel Nanz hardware, and custom plaster cornices in all primary rooms, hallways, vestibules, primary bathrooms, and powder rooms.
Residents are welcomed home into an elegant entry gallery leading to the living and dining room spanning over 29′ in length and oriented to best take advantage of the incredibly charming views through two large-scale casement-style windows.
The kitchen, custom-designed by Steven Harris Architects and overlooking the living space, is outfitted in hand-painted custom Italian cabinetry with polished nickel trim and honed Imperial Danby marble slab countertops and backsplashes. Professional-grade appliances include a Wolf 5-burner integrated cooktop, wall oven, speed oven, and fully-vented range hood; Sub-Zero refrigerator and wine refrigerator; Miele dishwasher; and Julien stainless steel undermount sink with InSinkErator disposal and Dornbracht faucet. A discreet laundry closet is outfitted with a high capacity LG washer and dryer which vents to the exterior. A Honed Imperial Danby marble slab dining bar, with seating for four, offers additional convenience for entertaining.
The primary bedroom suite, in its own wing, features an oversized walk-in closet, and a large-scale north-facing casement-style window with garden views. The primary bath is outfitted with honed Olympic Danby stone slab full-height walls and floors; a custom acid etched mirror vanity with an Olympic Danby stone slab countertop, nickel trim, and Lucite drawer pulls; recessed chrome-trimmed medicine cabinets featuring integrated lighting; and a Kaldewei Puro undermount tub with an Olympic Danby stone slab tub deck and apron. Additional features include a separate nickel framed stall shower in fluted glass with a stone bench and a Duravit water closet.
The secondary bedroom is generously proportioned and features an ensuite bath clad in Honed Nestos Grey stone full-height tile walls and floors, a custom floating millwork vanity with a Nestos Grey slab countertop, and a Kaldewei Puro undermount tub with a Nestos Grey slab tub deck and apron. Dornbracht chrome fixtures and a Duravit water closet complete this refined space. The secondary bedroom features a pocket door opening to the living space which easily allows this room to be used as a den, office, or library, thereby offering over 40′ of contiguous entertaining space all overlooking lush gardens.
The powder room, located adjacent to the entry gallery, provides a striking focal point with a floating vanity with a honed Maya quartzite slab countertop, custom integral sink, and matching door surrounds and base details along with Dornbracht fittings in a platinum finish, and a Duravit water closet.
Additional thoughtful residence features include pre-wiring for home automation, pre-wired shade pockets in every room, and VRF individually zoned heating and cooling.109 East 79 offers an exceptional amenity suite, designed by Steven Harris Architects, and featuring sumptuous finishes throughout. A double-height lobby, clad in travertine and Belgian Blue marble, offering a 24-hour concierge, full-time doorman, and 24-hour porter leads to a grand lobby lounge and separate leather-paneled library all overlooking a landscaped garden with a sculptural water feature by the artist Mig Perkins. Upstairs, athletic and wellness areas include a light-filled fitness center by The Wright Fit overlooking the garden below; an international squash court / sports court with a retractable basketball net and backboard; a movement studio with Pilates and Gyrotonic equipment; and a spa with treatment room, sauna, steam room, and hair salon. Leisure spaces include a 15-seat screening room, a game room, and a golf-simulator. Additional conveniences include bicycle storage, private storage for purchase, a dog grooming station, a dedicated service entrance, and a live-in resident manager.
- 1874 Square ft
- Year Built: 2021
- 2 Bedrooms
- Building Type: Condo
- 2.5 Bathrooms
- Neighborhood: Upper East Side
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Schools Near 109 East 79th Street
- P.s. 290 Manhattan New School 0.4 miles
- P.s. 006 Lillie D. Blake 0.55 miles
- P.s. 158 Bayard Taylor 0.6 miles
- Eleanor Roosevelt High School 0.5 miles
- J.h.s. 167 Robert F. Wagner 0.25 miles
- East Side Middle School 0.6 miles
K-12 all grades
- P.s. M169 - Robert F. Kennedy 0.45 miles
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- 68th st - hunter college (0.54 miles) 4 6 6 Express
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