NEW YORK, NY – Beckford House & Tower, two complementary residential buildings developed by Icon Realty Management, whose sales are led by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, reached 97% of sales on the Upper East Side. The milestone marks the sale of Beckford House, the boutique condominium at 301 East 80e Street, with three stunning penthouse residences available at Beckford Tower at 301 East 81st Street.
The success of Beckford House & Tower underscores the timeless appeal of classical Upper East Side architecture. The transformative development of award-winning design firm Studio Sofield created unparalleled craftsmanship with spacious living spaces and old-world elegance in the city, and forever changed this corner of the coveted Upper East Side. Sales of Beckford House & Tower have also consistently set the tone in the market and illuminated the desire for larger, more traditional private residences among discerning buyers.
“Beckford House & Tower is the perfect blend of classic and contemporary, and features expansive floor plans and finishes that you rarely see in new developments,” said Todd Cohen, director of Icon Realty Management. “We thought this concept would resonate with buyers on the Upper East Side, and the rapid sale of Beckford House tells us that the market was not only ready, but hungry for a project that combines these sensibilities.”
The final listings in the market at Beckford House & Tower are also the best in the development. These are the three signature penthouses at Beckford Tower designed by Studio Sofield to reinterpret classic architecture for modern living. Newly completed and now available for viewing by appointment, Penthouse 29, listed for $ 29 million, is an extraordinary 6,522 square foot home with six bedrooms, six and a half baths and 193 square feet of space. private exterior. Penthouse 30, listed for $ 30 million, spans 5,452 square feet and offers six bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms, and three private terraces totaling 893 square feet. The 4,141 square foot Penthouse 31, priced at $ 20 million, crowns the top of the tower with four bedrooms, five and a half baths, and three private terraces totaling 634 square feet. All penthouses are move-in ready and feature panoramic views from Central Park to the East River and Midtown Manhattan.
“We are proud to offer penthouses that celebrate the traditions of classical architecture and breathe new life into New York apartments,” said Terrence Lowenberg, director of Icon Realty Management. “Studio Sofield ushered in a second golden age of architecture with this project, and the Beckford Tower penthouse collection exemplifies this vision of design. These exclusive homes feature extraordinary proportions, gracious outdoor space, and sweeping views that overlook the Upper East Side, Central Park, and the East River. Few of the buildings in the area have combined classic design with grand life in this way. This is modern Upper East Side living at its best.
Balancing large scale and proportion, the penthouses at Beckford Tower feature private elevator entrances that lead to gracious lobbies and galleries. The homes feature extraordinary light-bathed living spaces with 13 ‘+ ceilings and large windows, private recessed terraces with expansive views of the city and Central Park, and separate kitchens designed by Christopher Peacock with bathrooms adjoining breakfast rooms. The spacious master bedroom corner suites feature private terraces, generous walk-in closets, and fully-equipped bars, while the master bathrooms feature Statuary marble countertops and walls, and plank floors. Versilia accent border and a Statuary Marble Mosaic Field.
“These are the penthouses that all other Upper East Side penthouses aspire to be,” said William Sofield, Founder and Director of Studio Sofield.
Residents have access to the highly anticipated collection of equipment in the Beckford Tower, located on the first floor and two lower levels of the building. Residents can explore over 17,000 square feet of private club-style spaces, including an elegant reception hall and library; an exclusive piano bar and lounge that resembles a private members’ club; a fully equipped games room; a children’s playroom designed by Roto; and an upscale party room with brass finishes, a luxurious and warm color scheme, and an adjoining catering kitchen for added convenience. Beckford Tower also offers extensive wellness facilities, from a double-height half-basketball court and fitness center to yoga and workout studios and a 20-meter indoor pool. . The Art Deco-inspired pool area, featuring a hot tub, relaxation area, steam room and changing rooms, is artfully designed by Studio Sofield with a glass ceiling, ornate metal details, potted palm trees and a custom glass mosaic wall mural.
For more information or to make an appointment or visit the Beckford Tower, please call 212-535-8081 or visit www.beckfordresidences.com