A sprawling 27 x 16 great room with soaring 13 beamed ceilings and a wood burning fireplace overlook quiet gardens in this one of a kind corner two bedroom residence at the historic Morgan Studios co-op. This is a rare opportunity to craft the perfect residence on a tree-lined block in prime Upper East Side. A charming entry foyer leads to the grand scaled living/dining room with additional entryways to the kitchen and second bedroom. Open and dramatic, the living room features verdant garden views through oversized casement windows, built-ins and a wood burning fireplace. Well-proportioned, this room maintains a classic, old world elegance creating an intimate entertainment space. The master bedroom occupies the Northeast corner with three windows devoted to sunlit garden views. The windowed bathroom has vintage fixtures and two separate entrances. The spacious second bedroom, currently set up as a den, has abundant storage including a walk in closet. The East facing windowed kitchen features excellent storage and a service entrance for added convenience.
The Morgan Studios is a highly coveted, full service cooperative built in 1928 with only four residences per floor across 10 stories. Amenities include a resident manager, central laundry room and common storage.169 East 78th Street is part of the prime Upper East Side neighborhood with easy access to express transportation, boutiques, groceries and schools. 50% financing is permitted in this pet friendly building.
The Upper East Side is a neighborhood of New York City that is defined by high end boutiques, restaurants and residences. The Upper East Side boasts one of the wealthiest residential populations in the country, with elegant townhouses and brownstones lining Park Avenue, Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Embedded within the Upper East Side are the neighborhoods of Yorkville (centered on 86th Street and Third Avenue), Carnegie Hill (centered on 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue) and Lenox Hill (centered on 69th Street and 1st Avenue). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Dylan's Candy Bar, Bloomingdale's and the Central Park Zoo are just a few of the cultural and shopping icons located on the Upper East Side.