This bright, breathtaking penthouse is one of only two newly constructed penthouses perched atop the recently converted full-service Philip House, boasting a rare combination of complete privacy and tranquility with landscaped terraces on both floors. The four set-back terraces provide privacy and make this home extraordinarily quiet. This mint, meticulously detailed contemporary classic Carnegie Hill duplex is infused with light all day long through an abundance of large windows that captivate wide-open views over the most convenient and desirable neighborhood on the Upper East Side. A hallway that services just this apartment leads to the entry foyer immediately revealing a gracious stairway that boasts a large window, setting the tone for a lifestyle of the highest caliber. The sleek and chic new interiors have been extensively customized by the current owners in a sophisticated palette reminiscent of a Downtown loft using a luxurious mix of materials such as honed stone, natural wood, and fine marble, along with superior craftsmanship. The large living room with a double-height ceiling boasts an open kitchen with custom millwork (and extensive storage) featuring a large island clad in waterfall Danish Speka Heart Ashwood, Dornbracht fixtures and the highest quality appliances, including Sub Zero refrigerator and under under-counter wine refrigerator, six-burner Thermador range and Miele dishwasher. This superb entertaining and living space with a wood-burning fireplace clad in limestone blends seamlessly via twin French doors onto a large, full-width terrace - over 31 feet in length - beautifully landscaped and clad with European tile with open views that adds significant exterior living space. On this level are the secondary bedrooms and a powder room. Both bedrooms are equipped with outstanding closet space and lead out onto a second, West-facing terrace. One of the bedrooms has been outfitted with enchanting bunk beds and workspace. A large laundry room featuring a full-size LG washer and dryer complete this floor.Upstairs a 28-foot recreation/media room provides generous additional entertaining space and the third terrace with open views to the east. This malleable space is currently set up with a built-in home theatre including a projection system and a motorized drop-down screen concealed in the built-in library. The elegant master suite features twin, large, expertly outfitted walk-in closets. The en-suite bathroom blends the classic and the contemporary with radiant heat flooring, an oversized shower, tatami pattern mosaic shower walls and polished nickel fixtures by waterworks, Fined honed Statuary marble graces the countertops of custom vanities as well as the bathroom floor. A free-standing soaking tub overlooking a wall of windows that fill this area with natural daylight, makes it truly special. A bonus feature of this master suite is the intimate private terrace, the fourth outdoor space of this unique home. Throughout this residence, 5" wide custom White Oak hardwood floors are featured.Philip House is a highly coveted, classic pre-war condominium built in 1927. Building amenities include a fitness center with Technogym, a playroom, a bike room, a music room, cold storage, a large supplemental laundry room and a study that leads out to a rooftop terrace with open city views. Philip House is a full-service building with a 24-hour doorman, a full staff of 13, and an onsite, live-in resident manager. Private storage also transfers with this apartment.Seldom - if ever - does a penthouse of this caliber come to market that combines a highly coveted location, prime quality full-service condominium building with full amenities, newly finished, move-in quality, terraces leading off every room, privacy, extreme quiet, outstanding light and open, protected views.