Manhattan’s streets are invigorating, and many covet the opportunity to take it all in from a bird’s eye view. Those who seek the best of both worlds need to look no further than the oasis of apartment 35F at 300 East 74th Street.
This rarely available, high-floor unit is located at 74th and 2nd in the heart of the affluent Upper East Side. The serene haven of the 35th floor offers picturesque sights of a vibrant cityscape. The dreamscape views are breathtaking, providing a venue for both gregarious party hosts and meditative city-dwellers. From a bedroom bay window to an airy private balcony, the home offers the hard-working Manhattanite a front-row seat to Central Park, the East River, and the Midtown Skyline.
The two full bedrooms, two full bath apartment was gutted and renovated from head to toe in 2017, marrying New York’s historic past with her modern age. Upon entering the residence, one is welcomed by enthralling light, be that in bright daytime or in glittering twilight. Friendly beams dance their way across sleek hardwood floors, Caesarstone quartz countertops, and shimmering snowy walls.
From there, the ubiquitous glow leaps to varied areas of the home, entreating both resident and guest to follow. After crossing the threshold through the intimate foyer, one can journey to the following enclaves.
Just off the intimate foyer is a private in-unit laundry room, featuring a washer/dryer by Miele. From there, one makes their way into the brand new chef’s kitchen. The eat-in space is complete with wooden cabinets, quartz countertops, Subzero refrigerator, Dacor stove, and Miele dishwasher. Whether it’s inviting a date for a late-night glass of wine, chatting with an old friend over hors d'oeuvres, or learning about the kid’s day at school, the warm kitchen is sure to please
Beyond that lies the wide-open living room; a multiuser space for fun-filled game nights, rowdy TV football games, classy cocktail evenings, grueling work-out routines, or cozy book-filled afternoons
In addition to the spectacular large bay window, the Master Bedroom also features a spacious walk-in closet and spectacular city views. The Master Bath features a standing shower, and both it and the Guest Bathhouse an abundance of smooth marble.
One of the most unique, useful, and beautiful components of the space is its ability to be converted into a three-bedroom dwelling, making it a perfect investment for a single urbanite, a blossoming couple, or a growing family.
The building itself is picture-perfect for the sophisticated Manhattan denizen, complete with white-gloved doormen and concierge, both of whose round-the-clock natures will become like family. The pet-friendly tower also features an off-street circular driveway for easy drop-offs, a state-of-the-art gym, a full laundry room, and a garage, all amidst the exciting hustle and bustle of the Upper East Side.
Whether it’s a jog in the Park, an easy commute downtown via the 6 & Q trains, or a scenic ride on the Second Avenue bus, 300 East 74th is perfectly accessible for both New Yorkers that want to soak up every bit of life and the visitors that travel to enjoy their company.
Upon bidding farewell to the friendly doormen and ornate edifice, one can take an easy stroll to boutique shops, upscale restaurants, and Museum Mile; a shining cultural beacon home to the MoMA, Guggenheim, Jewish Museum and Museum for African Art. Whether it’s an afternoon walk down Fifth Avenue or a sunset ferry ride from East 90th Street Terminal, residents and their guests can access and delight in so much that the Big Apple has to offer. The city beckons you to drink her in. What are you waiting for?