This light and bright two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op melds prewar styling with chic contemporary updates in a revered Beekman full-service building.
This exceptional home begins with a gracious foyer flanked by three closets, including a walk-in, nodding to the excellent storage space found throughout the approximately 1,325-square-foot layout. Ahead, a large dining area introduces charming architectural details like hardwood floors, graceful archways and handsome millwork. Slim French doors reveal a lovely windowed kitchen filled with abundant wood cabinetry and upscale stainless steel appliances, including a gas range, dishwasher and built-in microwave. Relax and unwind in the expansive living room surrounded by soaring beamed ceilings, designer lighting, northern exposures and a majestic wood-burning fireplace trimmed in marble.
Head to the owner's suite to find plenty of room for a king-size bed, sitting area and home office space. A walk-in closet and adjacent hall closet attend to wardrobe needs while the en suite bathroom impresses with marble tile and a large tub/shower. The spacious secondary bedroom offers a ceiling fan, a roomy closet and easy access to the full guest bath featuring floor-to-ceiling tile and a frameless glass shower.
Southgate is a revered Art Deco cooperative designed by Emery Roth and built by Bing & Bing in 1931. Residents enjoy 24-hour doorman service, an on-site resident manager, landscaped garden, laundry, basement storage, bike room and access to multiple nearby parking garages. Monthly maintenance includes electricity. Pets, pieds-à-terre, co-purchasing, guarantors and up to 80 percent financing permitted with board approval. There is a 2 percent flip tax paid by the buyer.
Located on a delightful tree-lined Beekman cul-de-sac, this fine home enjoys wonderful residential serenity and spectacular accessibility. Fantastic dining, shopping and services line the nearby streets of Midtown East, including Whole Foods and the new Trader Joe's Bridgemarket location just blocks away. This home offers excellent proximity to the United Nations and the city's elite medical centers, and you'll enjoy miles of uninterrupted waterfront paths along East River Promenade. Transportation is effortless with E, M/F, 6 and N/Q/R/W trains, excellent bus service, CitiBikes, the FDR and 59th Street Bridge all nearby.
Midtown East is home to a world-class cultural scene.