At the top of the renowned River House cooperative, this private tower residence spans two full floors with stunning panoramic views of New York City and the East River. The luxurious home features an 18th century Italian inspired design by the notable Robert Couturier, with wall paintings by Paulin Paris and custom millwork by the finest European craftsmen. The grand-scale rooms are exquisitely renovated with high ceilings, and beautiful wood flooring accented by full-height windows.
A private elevator opens into the main floor’s double-height entrance gallery with an elegant staircase. The stately 45-foot grand salon with wood-burning fireplace directly overlooks the river through large picture windows. Full-height double doors lead to the expansive corner dining room with large corner windows that also face the river. The library is custom paneled with bird’s eye maple and has a wood burning fireplace as well as a butler’s bar. A private corner office has custom cabinets and open city views. The gourmet eat-in kitchen and pantry are well equipped with state-of-the-art appliances and custom cabinetry. A powder room, multiple staff quarters and a laundry room complete the home’s main level.
The living quarters on the second floor, also served by elevator, consists of three separate multi-room wings. There are 7 bedrooms in total, each with full ensuite baths. The luxurious corner master suite in its own private wing features a wood-burning fireplace with an 18th century mantle, as well as a sitting room, ensuite marble bath, and dressing rooms. The two additional wings feature multiple rooms with custom closets and private baths. The entire second floor offers the same breathtaking panoramic views as the first floor.
Designed by architects Bottomley, Wagner & White and built in 1931 by James Stewart, River House is situated at the enclave of a quiet cul-de-sac with an ornately gated and cobblestoned Palazzo courtyard. The majestic Art Deco lobby overlooks lush gardens with a fountain nestled along the East River. Multiple doormen, lobby attendants and concierge provide immediate service and security at all times. Privacy and is further ensured by state-of-the-art security systems. Apartment ownership now comes with automatic membership to the River Club (with separate membership fees). It's unsurpassed amenities include a swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, garden, gym, and a restaurant.
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