Enjoy river views while living in luxurious comfort and classic elegance at the famed River House. The direct elevator opens up to a private landing that hints at the well-conceived design of this entire residence. Just beyond the front door is a welcoming entry gallery complete with large but discreet powder room and an ample coat closet. From the entry, the generous 29 foot-long living room beckons. Designed by the legendary Mica Ertegun, this space is as warm and welcoming as it is well-appointed with its towering bookcases, wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings and stunning river views. In the formal dining room, a table for 12 is easily accommodated, and the room is tastefully accented with custom details of double crown moldings and complimentary trim. The bright windowed kitchen is updated with Gaggenau and Garland appliances. Essentials such as ice maker, dual refrigerators and a wine cooler are accompanied by original luxuries items including a velvet-lined silver safe and plate-warmer in the spacious butler’s pantry. The apartment also has a full-equipped laundry room as well as the original maid’s quarters with bathroom. All three of the spacious bedrooms on the property’s west-facing private wing offer beautifully renovated en suite baths and are wonderfully quiet, with updated double-paned windows and doors to access the 2 planting terraces which grace the west and north sides of the apartment. Both of the corner bedrooms offer 2 exposures and wonderful light, and all 3 bedrooms are complete with walk-in closets. The middle bedroom is currently configured as a study replete with cedar closet, additional storage, and an Art Deco designed bathroom. There is a beautifully appointed 14-foot dressing room adjacent to the north bedroom. Meticulous attention to detail has been paid to all aspects of the residence and added modern comforts include motorized window shades, Lutron lighting, and through the wall HVAC. There is a dedicated basement storage unit that comes with this apartment. Famed River House is located all the way East on 52nd Street and was Built in 1931 by architects Bottomley, Wagner & White. Offering the ultimate in privacy and full-service, River House is accessed through elegant wrought iron gates leading into the cobblestone motor courtyard used for dropping off and picking up residents and guests. This white glove, full service pre-war Cooperative with 24-hour staff boasts landscaped gardens and the finest level of service. Included in ownership at River House is automatic membership to the most coveted River Club. The River Club is a high-end health club located on the lower floors of the River House. It offers a swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, 3 squash courts as well as a state-of-the- art fitness center, golf simulator, guest rooms, and renowned dining with river views. PLEASE: 24 hour notice to show!