Direct East River and 59th Street Bridge views from a sprawling, high-floor classically laid-out 6.5-room, 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home with an enclosed solarium pouring over the East River, wonderfully situated on coveted Sutton Place. Apartment 12C at 35 Sutton Place is a gorgeous, sun-drenched home which has been thoughtfully and impeccably renovated and offers grand entertaining rooms, a large windowed designer chef's eat-in kitchen and an additional home office in a top full-service Sutton Place cooperative with amenities.
A gracious entrance gallery welcomes you with gorgeous herringbone wood floors at your feet and beautiful crown molding overhead. Flooded with natural light from the East, an enormous living room capped by a glass-enclosed solarium stretches over 30 feet and is ideal for those who like to entertain at scale with dramatic views to set the mood. Oversized floor-to-ceiling windows wrap around the solarium showcasing glorious open vistas of the East River, 59th Street Bridge and cityscape beyond and the highly anticipated new East River Esplanade now being finished below. Directly across from the living room and completing the entertaining space is a large formal dining room and adjacent library with elaborate built-ins as well as views of the bridge. The library can easily be converted back into a second bedroom with en-suite full-bathroom and walk-in closet if so desired. There is also a powder room off the gallery for guests.
An immaculate, top-of-the-line windowed designer chef's eat-in kitchen is another jewel of this apartment. The kitchen features all dark wood custom cabinetry, stainless steel counter tops, abundant pantry and storage space, and beautiful hardwood floors. A premier stainless steel appliance suite offers a Viking 5-burner gas range, separate designer Viking French-door oven and double microwave/convection oven, Miele integrated dishwasher, Subzero refrigerator with double freezer drawer and icemaker, Marvel 18-bottle wine fridge as well as a food waste disposal and filtered water faucet. Just beyond the kitchen, the service room and bathroom have been seamlessly combined into a large home office with lovely vistas of the bridge.
In the northern wing, a large primary bedroom looks out on open bridge and river views through an enormous picture window. The sumptuous primary suite has a seemingly infinite amount of closet and storage space with an entire wall of custom closets for shoes, a fully outfitted walk-in closet and a massive dressing room also housing a Miele washer/dryer. There are two windowed and renovated full bathrooms, each with stall shower and views of the 59th Street Bridge.
Additional upgrades throughout 12C include central and through-wall air conditioning, an array of custom built-ins and all customized closets. Included in this offering is also a separate guest residence with a full-bathroom, conveniently located on the building's lobby level and easily used as a staff apartment or home office. The additional monthly maintenance for the guest residence is $278.63.
Built in 1961 as a cooperative, 35 Sutton Place is a spectacularly well-run luxury building with recently renovated lobby in one of New York City's most coveted residential enclaves. The staff is full-time with a 24-hour doorman and concierge as well as a live-in resident manager. Residents enjoy the luxuries of a state-of-the-art fitness center, on-site garage, roof deck, and landscaped courtyard. Additional conveniences include deeded private storage, bicycle storage and central laundry. Offering its residents a marvelous marriage of luxury, tranquility and convenience, 35 Sutton Place is within blocks of Whole Foods and the upcoming Trader Joe's, surrounded by an array of fabulous restaurants, and an easy distance to Midtown and both the 59th Street Bridge and the FDR Drive. Financing is up to 60% and there is a 2% flip tax payable by the purchaser.