Palatial triplex penthouse available atop the Gotham Condominium at 170 East 87th Street. This meticulously renovated, gracious five bedroom residence flows seamlessly throughout its approximately 6,800 square feet. Designed and renovated in collaboration with architect David Bae, No detail was overlooked with its thoughtful planning and incorporation of the highest quality of materials.
The double height foyer featuring Venetian plaster walls and French limestone flooring provides the first impression of the home's close attention to detail. The adjacent media room fully paneled in lacquered Macassar ebony veneer sets the perfect tone for movie nights with a mini bar and black granite powder room.
Designed for the ultimate home entertainer, the second level of the triplex home is dedicated to hosting guests for any occasion. The formal dining room with seating for up to 20 people has enviable details such as silk upholstered walls, custom silver leaf ceilings with cove lighting and a butler's pantry with a full prep kitchen. A toasting terrace kicks off the night with its open southern views and is accompanied by an onyx clad powder room.
The formal living room leads out to the penthouse's main outdoor space ? an impressive 175-foot long terrace. Measuring 1,500 square feet, the terrace comes fully landscaped with irrigation, lighting, sound system, Wi-Fi and automatic awnings. Dine al fresco or enjoy the day with 360 degree views of the city on this truly one-of-a-kind terrace. The home features an additional 400 square feet of private space spread across multiple terraces and balconies.
Through the gallery, a discerning buyer will notice the rich yet subtle materials used such as encased French limestone doorways and windowsills, Venetian plaster and exotic bleached Anigre walls with an integrated customizable art hanging system.A striking mother of pearl accent wall along the custom glass and aluminum staircase leads down to the residence's incomparable great room. At 700 square feet, the great room has south and west exposures with double balconies. A custom travertine slab wall houses the enormous 108 inch television with built-in state-of-the-art sound system.
The impeccably designed kitchen is not only beautiful but also highly functional. Clad in Calacatta Vagli marble, the kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances such as Viking double ovens, warming drawers, four burner and wok range, two dishwashers, vented hood, built-in Miele coffee machine and a Gaggeneau package including a steam oven, freezer and two full size refrigerators. The Boffi lacquered cabinetry conceals every item seamlessly for a clean aesthetic.
Tucked behind the kitchen is additional storage, a walk-in pantry with a temperature controlled 600-bottle wine refrigerator and a polished marble powder room. Next to the kitchen is the playroom, home gym and staff room that can be easily reconfigured to create additional bedrooms or a dream master suite. The lower level of the triplex is finished with venting double-stacked washers and dryers and southeastern exposure with a private planting terrace.
Heading upstairs, the uppermost level crowning the penthouse features four bedrooms including an unmatched master suite. The vaulted master bedroom with double exposure facing south and west has hidden features like built-in media surround sound and a drop down motorized projector. Flanked by double walk-in closets, the rose aurora clad master bathroom brings the ultimate level of comfort with heated floors, spa tub, steam shower and an enclosed water closet. Down the hall are three additional bedrooms with built-out closets and two bathrooms.
The home's finessed design is complemented by the additional technology integrated throughout. The homeowner spared no expense by installing low E glass windows with UV protection and a 14 zone central HVAC system. A Crestron and Intellitic home security system and keyless entry are the final touches to this unequivocally one-of-a-kind penthouse residence.
Built in 1991, 170 East 87th Street is a 24-hour doorman/concierge building with amenities such as a health club with swimming pool, resident's lounge, children's playroom and outdoor playground located on the building's common terrace. The Gotham Condominium is located in Manhattan's Upper East Side with easy access to transportation, groceries and shopping. There's currently a monthly assessment of $1,094 for amenity upgrades ending February 2020.