Calling all Penthouse lovers in Carnegie Hill! This full floor MINT 4 bedroom/4 bathroom PENTHOUSE with bonus sunroom sits atop elegant 9 East 96th Street with a nearly 360 degree wrapped terrace and the most spectacular Central Park and City views. This extra prime Fifth Avenue block location on East 96th Street is adjacent to Central Park's fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.
A private key-locked elevator opens into the private foyer and a LOFTED, expansive 36'3" living/dining GREAT ROOM, spanning the building's entire East to West length. Twin plate glass picture windows with freshly planted boxwood hedges, newly refinished hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and dual window seats are signature elements of this ample and flexible living space.
A spectacular South facing sunroom/multipurpose room with a floor-to-ceiling bronze and glass curtain wall and French doors opens onto two South facing terraces. Newly landscaped by New York City's leading garden design firm, Plant Specialists, the planted environment includes naturalistic perennials, multi-stem River Birches, hydrangeas and boxwoods in new planter boxes. Views in every direction include Central Park, uniquely observed from an elevated plexiglass platform seating area. Multiple outdoor terraced environments for eating and lounging wrap nearly the entire apartment with sophisticated decking and guide lights. On the Northern side of the terrace is a full service stainless steel outdoor kitchen with refrigeration, freezer, built-in gas grill and room for large scale entertaining. The open views reach to Queens and North to The George Washington Bridge. The outdoor areas are fully electrified, irrigated and private.
The white marble cook's kitchen has a bright Eastern-facing window with ample room for cooking and casually entertaining just by the dining area. Features include a spacious work island and breakfast bar, an industrial stainless steel Wolf range with exterior venting, two ovens, 6 burners and grill top, a 32 bottle Subzero wine refrigerator, a side-by-side stainless steel Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, Wolf wall microwave, extensive pantry storage, and multiple deep utility closets.
A split 4 bedroom plan offers a private primary bedroom suite with direct Central Park views and an entire wall of closets. The renovated statuary marble spa primary bathroom features a vanity with double sinks, large mirrored medicine cabinets, custom cabinetry, deep soaking tub and an oversized steam shower with built-in seating. Handsome new storage cabinets line the bathroom hallway with a new vented-out full-sized double stacking Whirlpool washer/dryer. Three additional bedrooms offer flexible applications to meet owners' needs. There are three additional full bathrooms --- two of which are newly renovated in bright white, modern tile and marble. Every room of this cheery, modern and light filled penthouse residence is outward facing with glorious light and a pretty view.
Home features include central air conditioning, all-house alarm system, smart lighting Lutron system, overhead inset lighting, six-over-six double paned windows, crown moldings, newly polished/refinished floors and new Stark carpeting in all bedrooms.
The Pierpont is a 1926 prewar cooperative with only 47 apartments and a renovated lobby. The friendly, attentive staff includes 7 day-per-week doorman (7am-midnight) and live-in superintendent, bike storage, central laundry and private storage (as available for extra fee). Pets are allowed. 65% financing permitted. Flip tax the greater of $30 per share or 1.5% of selling price paid by seller. $448.31 assessment through 12/31/24. Carnegie Hill is a highly sought-after Upper East Side neighborhood with local shops, eateries, museums and easy Central Park access. Near all forms of public transportation.