Located on the top floor, with lots of windows, this sun-filled and spacious alcove studio has panoramic, open South and East views for miles. It was just renovated, with new kitchen cabinets, wide plank natural oak floors and modern baseboards, a mostly new bathroom and new light fixtures. The windowed kitchen has modern appliances, and there is room for a small breakfast table under the window. Storage space is provided by a coat closet at the entrance, and by a large linen closet and a walk-in closet in the dressing area in front of the bathroom. There are two through the wall air-conditioning units, and radiators for central heating. First Avenue Owners, Inc. is an established full-service co-operative. The building dates to 1961 and was converted to co-operative ownership in 1982. It is located in an excellent Upper Eastside residential neighborhood, along First Avenue, with entrances at 333 East 79th Street and 340 East 80th Street. Co-purchasing and guarantors are allowed. Pied-a-terre use is permitted on a case by case basis. Pets up to 50 lbs. are subject to board approval. There is a lovely landscaped courtyard, a newly renovated lobby, and a convenient garage that is accessible from within the building. Other amenities include a full-time doorman, resident manager, laundry room, a fitness center (small fee), bike storage, general storage, playroom, conference room, and an outdoor playground that is private to the building. On-site parking is available for a fee. The building is located near parks, museums, galleries, shopping, restaurants and local gourmet shops, and is also close to public transportation, such as the newly extended Q train (Second Avenue subway), and several crosstown and downtown bus lines. There is easy access to the East River Park promenade for outdoor activities. With low monthly maintenance of $956.96 per month, no flip tax, and 80% financing this apartment is an attractive choice as a lovely home or pied-a-terre.