Rarely does such an impeccably renovated and light-filled classic six become available in this ideal neighborhood. Perfectly located in an elegant full-service prewar co-op with a side street entrance on 71st Street, this home offers an optimal layout with grand proportions and prewar details throughout. Having been completely renovated and tastefully designed, this home is truly move-in ready. Entering via a semi-private landing, you are immediately greeted by a gracious gallery. Straight ahead is an oversized living room, accented by a wood burning fireplace and two large windows offering bright open views over the lovely townhouses across the street. Also flowing seamlessly off the entrance gallery is a large formal dining room. Adjacent is a spacious, renovated eat-in kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances including a Wolf range, Sub-Zero fridge and Miele dishwasher, continuing to a staff room with full bathroom. Separate sleeping quarters off a hallway include a large primary bedroom with sunny exposure over a quiet tree-lined street and an ensuite bathroom with a double vanity and marble finishes, as well as a spacious second bedroom with an adjacent bathroom at the end of the hallway. The home is accentuated by through-wall air conditioning, a Miele washer/dryer that vents out, ample closet space and private storage in the basement. Built in 1927, 142 East 71st Street is a distinguished prewar co-op with a full-time doorman, exceptional staff, and a live-in resident manager. Its desirable location on East 71st Street & Lexington Avenue offers superb convenience to Central Park, world-famous boutiques, galleries and restaurants as well as major subway lines. Pets are welcome. The building allows 50% financing and there is no flip tax.