CONTRACT SIGNED MINT CONDITION MAISONETTE! Steps up from the canopied entrance to 222 East 71st, you will enter the attractive lobby and find your door to your own spacious one bedroom maisonette! Upon entering, you are struck with feeling of living in a house replete with window boxes and wood shutters which makes the apartment truly unique. The apartment has been meticulously renovated (2 years ago) in a modern taste while maintaining the original prewar charm of the building including the arched doorways, original bookcases, wood floors, high ceilings and moldings. The vast living room is about 23 x 12 and has three big windows facing North onto tree-lined 71st street. The living room features a wood burning fireplace with the original mantle and flanked by the original arched bookcases. The bedroom is very private and quiet, and the renovated bathroom has a gorgeous new shower. The apartment has restored original hard wood floors in the living room, bedroom and the front entry hall and new herringbone floors were installed in the kitchen. The original galley kitchen has been opened up and includes a windowed dining area, an island and a bar area; perfect for entertaining! The windowed kitchen also features new cabinets, subway tiling backsplash, granite countertops and new stainless steel appliances. 222 East 71st Street is a quaint prewar cooperative built in 1925. The building features a live-in superintendent, an attractive lobby, and individual private storage (1 per unit) and laundry in the basement. There is a 2% flip tax. 65% financing allowed. Pets and pied-a-terres welcome.