RARELY AVAILABLE! The epitome of elegance and refinement! Located on the swankiest block on the Upper Eastside, steps from Fifth Avenue, Central Park and the MET Museum. This palatial apartment boast approximately 2600 sqft, and 11+ ft high ceilings, featuring three spacious bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Located in a 35 ft wide limestone mansion, this intimate 7 unit Condominium, features exquisite pre-war and modern details. Located on a full floor with a private keyed elevator, this home just completed a two year long renovation, featuring new electrical, plumbing, central air conditioning, surround sound, alarm system. This limestone French Gothic mansion is 35 feet wide and was built by C.P.H Gilbert in 1899, during the same period Gilbert designed the nearby Isaac Fletcher House at East 79th Street and Fifth Avenue, now the Ukrainian Institute. Gilbert was also the architect for the Felix Warburg Mansion, now the Jewish Museum, and Otto Kahn palazzo, now the Convent of the Sacred Heart. Elegant and grand scale, this exceptional home beautifully infuses old world details with modern conveniences. As you enter the private landing you immediately notice the meticulous renovation of this magnificent triple mint home. The enormous foyer is inundated with extensive floor to ceiling closets and gorgeous mill-work. Entertain in old world style, the grandiose and sun drenched great-room features five over-sized south and west facing windows with views of the neighboring Beaux-Art townhouses across the street, the iconic Duke Mansion, in addition one corner window faces Central Park. Other features of the expansive great-room includes a wood-burning fire place, custom built-ins, crystal chandeliers, surround sound throughout, herringbone hardwood floors, custom millwork, recessed lighting. The colossal primary bedroom suite features incredible light from the oversized windows, wood burning fireplace, walk-in closet, huge bathroom with double windows, a separate soaking tub and shower stall, double vanities, custom closets, crystal chandeliers, surround sound, custom lighting. Featuring two additional bedrooms suites, both featuring over-sized bathrooms with steam showers. The dramatic eat-in chefs kitchen is outfitted with professional grade high-end appliances, such as Wolfe, Sub-zero, Miele, boasting custom cabinetry's, gorgeous marble countertops, butcher block island, two over-sized windows. This apartment faces south and west and is located on a landmark block so no large buildings can be built to block the current views or light. Other features includes a laundry room and a gorgeous powder room. The Condo features 24 hour virtual doorman, shared Super, very low monthly carrying charges. Located near all conveniences, such as Central Park, Madison Avenue shopping and restaurants, Museum Mile.