This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from October 06, 2016
PRICED TO SELL This 32nd floor penthouse with two corner balconies offers breathtaking panoramic views of the New York City skyline including sights of Central Park, the East River and the George Washington Bridge. Tall peaked windows, unique to this penthouse, stream in beautiful morning sunrises, perfect light all day, and incredible sunsets. This unit truly has it all. A gracious entry foyer sets the tone for this sprawling space. The large living room has a gas fireplace, the formal dining room features one of two corner balconies, and the large granite eat-in kitchen is windowed and bright. A wide hallway leads to the private spaces. The expansive master bedroom suite features an enormous walk-in closet, balcony access, as well as stunning northern and southern exposures with extraordinary views of Central Park, Midtown Manhattan and the Empire State Building. The luxurious, marble master bath has double sinks, a soaking tub and separate stall shower. The spacious second bedroom with ensuite bath and additional balcony access enjoys amazing northwest views of Central Park. The third bedroom faces north and has its own private ensuite bath. Completing this marvelous apartment, there is a wet bar for entertaining, a laundry room, and a semi-private elevator landing. The Empire at 188 East 78th Street is a recently built full-service white glove condominium with a gym, saunas, playroom, cinema room, two outdoor gardens, parking garage, business center and a lounge with full caterers kitchen. There is currently an assessment of $391.93 per month for upgrades to the amenities floor.