255 East 74th Street Unit: 25-A, New York City, NY 10021
Triple Mint High-Floor Residence with Sweeping City Views at Casa 74
Impeccably renovated by Bella Mancini Design, Residence 25A is a 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom 3,493 square foot home that features over 9-foot high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, Poliform Italian kitchen, baths outfitted with WaterWorks fixtures, an ethanol fireplace and more.
Upon entering the residence, you are welcomed by a gracious foyer with a large walk-in coat closet. To the left is the windowed eat-in chef's kitchen, and to the right are the bedroom suites. Straight ahead, the foyer opens up into the sun-soaked, south and east facing living and dining area, perfect for entertaining and large gatherings. The living area features an ethanol fireplace, custom rift oak built-in bookshelves in a matte lacquer finish, an impressive home theater and surround sound system by Anthem Statement Electronics with Revel speakers and an JL Audio subwoofer.
The windowed, eat-in chef's kitchen designed by Poliform features Varenna Italian cabinetry, floating built-in open shelves with recessed lighting, an island that can seat up to four, and top of the line appliances including two sinks with Franke fixtures (one has a garbage disposal), a Sub-Zero refrigerator, double freezer drawers, and double wine cooler, two Miele dishwashers, dual Miele wall ovens, a built-in espresso maker and a six-burner stove.
Upon entering the bedroom wing of the residence, there is a powder room to the right of the hall along with the laundry closet discreetly hiding a Whirlpool Duet Steam high efficiency washer and dryer. Down the hall to the left, you will find the first bedroom with a large window facing south, with its own ensuite bath. Further down the hall to the left, you will find three more bedrooms, one with an ensuite bath and and the two other bedrooms are currently being used as a wine tasting room (the rare Burgundies and Bordeaux wines do not transfer with the sale) and a corner home office facing south and west. They share a windowed bathroom across the hall with dual sinks.
At the end of the hall to the right is the large, secluded primary suite featuring a large walk-in closet and a windowed 5-piece bath with dual sinks, an oversized stand up shower, soaking tub, and radiant heated marble floors. The bathroom looks west to gorgeous open city views. The bedroom portion of the suite features floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides of the room, from the west and the north, letting in continued abundant natural light.
Other features of Residence 25A include gorgeous hardwood floors, central air, HoneyWell thermostats, Toto toilets, recessed lighting with Lutron dimmers, Somfy automated shade system, Control4 Home Automation System to control music, TV, lighting and HVAC, and a home network featuring an Apple Airport Extreme router and high power PakEdge wireless access point.
Conveniently located on Second Avenue on the Upper East Side, Casa74 was built by H3 Architects and World Wide Holdings Group in 2008. The building has 87 units and 31 stories. Residences on the 22nd floor and above enjoy the intimacy of just two units per floor. Residents enjoy a 24/7 doorman and concierge, a private outdoor garden on the ground floor and a 2,400 square foot Children's Pavilion with playroom, arcade and party room with kitchenette. The lower floors of the building house a 42,000-square-foot Equinox gym that residents can access from the building's lobby.