Peaceful, quiet, spacious, sunny, clean and crisp floor-through home in The Austin, a luxury condominium right next to The Museum of Natural History, Theodore Roosevelt Park, Central Park, and Riverside Park. This delightful condominium home offers location, location, location, abundant natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows, two private balconies, extraordinary cross-ventilation, views, lots of closet space, brand new hardwood floors, and the ability to add a washer and dryer.
The cheerful 20-foot lofty living area with floor-to-ceiling windows gets great light, is bounded by a balcony, and is perfect for work-life balance and even better for entertaining. The open chef's kitchen has ample counter and cabinet space, a dining bar, and brand new stainless appliances. Air conditioning and heat are temperature controlled and through the wall.
The sunny and oversized pin-drop-quiet bedroom is removed from the living and dining spaces and easily fits a king size bed, end tables, seating and/or work area and boasts its own balcony with open city and sky views. Enjoy the exceptional vista of greenery and nature of the townhouse gardens, the sparkle of the Midtown Skyline, and the serenity of the stars at night.
This location provides unbeatable proximity to some of the best restaurants in the Manhattan, including Nice Matin, Red Farm, Momoya, and many more - too many to list. Surrounded by gourmet shopping such as Zabar's, Citarella, Fairway, and a year-round Farmer's Market every Sunday on Columbus Avenue, just a half-block away.
The Theodore Roosevelt Bull Moose Dog Run is one of the largest, most beautiful, and best maintained in all of New York City. The Hudson River Promenade connects to 31 miles or walking, hiking and cycling trails along the River with many piers (offering yoga, movie events, and more), restaurants, marinas, kayaking and fishing spots, and is the largest Greenway in Manhattan. The 79th Street Boat Basin Caf is just inside Riverside Park, as are multiple Dog Runs, gardens, sledding hills, and walking & biking trails. Central Park and its Ramble and Lake, Bathesda Fountain, Bow Bridge, Belvedere Castle, Great Lawn, Sheep's Meadow, and so much more are close at hand.
The pet-friendly Austin Condominium is in superb physical and financial condition and offers the highest level of service with 24-hour doorman, live-in superintendent, porters, laundry, gym, and dry sauna.
There is a plethora of transportation options nearby including the 79th street crosstown bus and four major subway lines (1, 2, B & C trains), and many other buses on all of the neighboring avenues. The 79th Street East-cross-town through traffic runs on 81st Street, so this is a kind of cul-de-sac in the City providing quiet and serenity, abutting the Museum and its Park. The West Side Highway entrance is just two blocks away for easy travel to downtown, Long Island, New Jersey, all airports, etc. Lightly lived in by only one loving owner, this beautiful home with its location, floor-through layout, and building, has a unique and serene quality that cannot be surpassed.
As of June 6, 2020 the property taxes for 4B are as follows:
$751.34/month for primary residents who qualify for the STAR abatement and Condo/Co-op abatement.
$934.96/month for secondary users or investors.