Available for a 6-month lease term or a long term lease. Feast your eyes on this spacious, stunning high floor penthouse with unparalleled views of Manhattan and Central Park. Boasting approximately 950 square feet of private terrace space, residents can enjoy the absolute best of high rise city living and outdoor relaxation. This penthouse oasis offers exquisite quality and detail throughout with eleven-foot high ceilings, over-sized wall-to-wall windows, eat-in kitchen, mahogany wide plank floors, a washer and dryer, multi-zoned central air, remote controlled curtains, auto light dimmers and four HDTV's. The space is also fully wired for high speed internet, with a high level acoustic sound system throughout. The library, which can also be used as a third bedroom, is elegant and impressive with Sapele mahogany paneling, mahogany floors and contains a full wet bar. The kitchen includes custom-made cherry cabinetry, granite countertops, Viking stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, large wine refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. The master suite is a refined, restful retreat with breathtaking open city views and an en-suite bathroom that features limestone tile, an onyx vanity, steam shower, infinity whirlpool tub and heated floors. The ultimate finishing touch is the huge private landscaped terrace which is irrigated, has outdoor lighting, two chaises and a pergola - perfect for outdoor entertaining and watching spectacular sunsets. Designed in 2004 by renowned and Pritker Prize winning architect Philip Johnson, the Metropolitan is one of the most prestigious Carnegie Hill condominium buildings. The amenities are equally impressive with a wonderful staff including full time doorman, lobby attendants, concierge, handyman and a live-in super. Residents also have access to a fitness center, bike room and a children's playroom. Close to shopping, museums, galleries and excellent restaurants. Just blocks away for the 4/5/6 line, easy access to the FDR Drive, and three blocks from Central Park. Don't wait and come see this apartment that is in a class by itself!