Penthouse 3 atop The Belaire Condominium, one of the most distinctive and luxurious white-glove buildings on Manhattan's Upper East Side, presents a unique opportunity for opulent living unlike any you'll ever find. This extravagant full-floor penthouse apartment, enlivened by 700 square feet of wraparound terraces and jaw-dropping panoramic views, is accessed via a private elevator landing that opens into sprawling, breathtaking quarters. Lofty ceilings and massive floor-to-ceiling windows at every turn instantly captivate you, creating a gloriously airy ambiance graced by flooding light and picture-perfect vistas of iconic architecture, river and cityscapes, and sparkling lights from multiple exposures. Walls of windows, stunning appointments and a wood-burning fireplace in the grand and gracious living and dining areas set the mood for stylish entertaining. Savor the sights over cocktails on the southern terrace off the dining room. Serve formal gatherings from the top-of-the-line gourmet chef's kitchen glamorized by custom wood cabinetry, granite counters, premium stainless appliances and a large pantry. From the breakfast area and western terrace, you can sip coffee while gazing at the stretching sky and city. You'll also enjoy full river views from the elegant master suite with a huge private wrap terrace, 2 dressing areas and master baths, and abundant custom built-in closets.A sought-after residence with a cul-de-sac entrance and enviable amenities, 524 East 72nd Street offers full-time doorman service, a live-in superintendent, garage parking, a health club, 60' swimming pool, meeting room, children's play room and laundry. The quiet location by the East River provides a welcomed respite along with convenience to the best the city offers.