THE PYTHIAN, 135 West 70th Street, 9E
Architecturally designed, unique prewar condominium loft....has it all!Duplex loft -like apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, windowed office (off of master bedroom), and private outdoor space.Mesmerizing southern open city views and eastern views to Central Park enhance the beauty of this apt. Downstairs:The dramatic double height living room is an architectural masterpiece. A wonderful solarium, an extension of the living room provides a special sitting area which leads to a charming private terrace. The facade of the building is decorated with brightly-colored glazed terracotta in the ancient Egyptian style/motif and the solarium is flanked by two monumental statues, pharoah-like providing a dramatic setting. There is also a juliette balcony off of the east facing window in the living room. The windowed office with adjacent full bathroom off of the living room can easily be converted into a bedroom or library.The renovated kitchen has granite counters and floor, and beautiful wood cabinetry.All of the appliances are stainless steel, including a sub-zero refrigerator.The dining area is adjacent to the kitchen.Upstairs:The master bedroom with en-suite windowed bathroom overlooks the living area below.This bedroom has great closet and storage space. In addition, there is a separate windowed office/den/sitting room.The apt. has excellent storage/closet space, abundant wall space for art, custom recessed lighting, and central air conditioning (2 zones).The Pythian is a real architectural gem that was named after the Knights of Pythias, a fraternal organization founded in 1864.It was designed in 1927 by Thomas W. Lamb and converted to a condominium in 1983. Great Upper West Side Location...near Central Park, Lincoln Center, Museum of Natural History, fine restaurants, and excellent public transportation.Please note: Taxes indicated are before any exemption or abatement and there is an ongoing assessment of $242.80/month.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman