Very large, upscale penthouse apartment occupying the top two floors of a classic mid-century building, located in one of the nicest neighborhoods of the Copacabana district. This neighborhood is directly adjacent to the “Corte de Cantagalo” ecological reserve giving it a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. The apartment has an open view of the native forest as well as an ocean view. The building is close to Lagoa, Ipanema and is steps from the subway.The entrance hall features Carrara Marble flooring and provides private access to the first and second floors. The penthouse has an open layout with no hallways and has several sliding doors which allow the different living areas to be integrated or private, according to the needs of the residents.The apartment has been modernized with the most recent concepts and materials in order to guarantee the most comfort and functionality while still maintaining its classic charm. Still preserved are some rare finishing materials from the 1950’s such as flooring made from an extinct wood called “Peroba do Campo Rosa”. The ceiling height throughout is just over 3 m, coupled with plentiful large windows that gives the entire space ample natural lighting. All rooms are equipped with split air conditioning and there are numerous ceiling fans throughout the apartment. Other benefits are “noise proof” dual-pane windows, insulation in the ceiling, and infrastructure to install a private elevator to the upper floor. The main floor features large living and dining areas as well as a sunroom with an ocean view. The living room is equipped with a sound system as well as cinema projection with a retractable screen. The master suite faces the forest giving complete privacy and consists of the bedroom proper, a separate seating area, a bathroom with shower and hot tub, a wide walk-in closet (hers), and three wardrobe closets (his). The three other bedrooms each have ocean views, private washrooms and ample closet space. One of these bedrooms has large sliding doors that open into the living room area and as well as its own separate access to the main entry hall making this room usable for multiple purposes (e.g. guest room, office, billiard room). Adjacent to the bedrooms is ample closet space for linens, etc. A separate area of the apartment houses the large open kitchen, a breakfast nook and a family room complete with home theatre. The service area consists of the laundry area and a staff suite, both facing the forest.The upper floor of the apartment features a separate living area with private access from the main entrance hall and offers complete seclusion with ample forest views Preparatory work has been completed for the future installation of a private elevator to connect the main and upper levels.This upper floor consists of a bedroom with washroom, a living room, an open concept integrated bar and kitchen, laundry facilities, and another bathroom. Adjacent to the living area are a large deck, plunge pool and a built-in churrasco/bbq area.The outer area has a full west-facing view of the forest yet offers complete privacy.