49 East 96th Street PHA, New York, NY 10029

$4,900,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
Property Type
MLS Number
Date Added
9 June 2019


Carnegie Hill
School District

Description for 49 East 96th Street

This PENTHOUSE JEWEL feels like a best kept secret on the Upper East Side! Bring your toothbrush and prepare to be blown away by the sunny skies, spectacular sunsets and celestial nights. Perched atop this prewar Carnegie Hill cooperative, this exquisite apartment with its soaring 10+ ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, wrap-around terrace and 360-degree city and Central Park Views is truly a rare city sanctuary.The penthouse has three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, open kitchen, floor to ceiling windows, washer/dryer, central air and all the bells and whistles. The apartment has undergone a 2-year renovation; Lee Harris was the architect, and it has been colorfully and vividly designed by Amanda Nisbet, earning it the cover feature of House Beautiful in March 2014. The Living Room/ Dining Room has three exposures but predominantly faces South with glorious light, a wood-burning fireplace and two sets of double doors leading to the terrace. The open kitchen has a Macassar exotic wood island, which matches the Macassar dining banquette, and the kitchen also features a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Blue Star vented griddle, broiler and 1.5 ovens, Miele dishwasher and Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawers, Italian silver backsplash, custom cabinetry and floor to ceiling storage. Additionally, the apartment has 2 zone Central Air system, Lutron electric window shades, Crestron light system- operated through an iPad, AV sound system throughout, laundry, a wet bar and pantry and a powder room.The corner master bedroom suite is truly sensational with views south downtown and West to Central Park. You feel like you're sleeping in the sky with the floor to ceiling windows. It also includes a walk-in closet and home office. The two other bedrooms also have double exposures and terrace access and they share a bathroom. Conveniently located in the heart of Carnegie Hill, 49 East 96th Street is a small prewar cooperative built in 1929 and has a full time doorman, live-in super, and small gym in the basement. Pets and pied-a-terres allowed. 60% Financing allowed. There is a 2% flip tax.

Demographics in 10029top


Total population 80,866
Male population 36,896
Female population 43,970
Median age 34.00


Total households 31,496
Average people per household 2.46


Total housing units 33,769
Owner occupied 1,964
Renter occupied 29,532
Median year built 1960


Median household income 34,015
Average household income 65,837

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Listing Agent

Katharine Tuckerman

Katharine Tuckerman

Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC

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