A beautiful boutique prewar co-op situated on one of the Upper West Sides most stunning Central Park blocks is home to a one-of-a-kind, custom-designed triple mint three-bedroom, three full bathroom duplex home boasting a stunning interior renovation by top NYC designers, as well as a magnificent, landscaped outdoor garden + atrium, a rarely seen offering in Manhattan. While remaining true to classic elegance, detail and scale of old-world architecture, the bespoke design offers contemporary comforts utilizing high-end materials and state of the art systems with no detail overlooked. The grand scale is impressive and highlighted by over 10 ceilings, a nearly 50 wide formal expanse, lovely natural light benefiting from both south and north exposures, pretty tree-lined brownstone block views, numerous oversized windows and cleverly concealed storage throughout to maximize the immense rooms. The very gracious duplex layout provides a well-planned home for both living and entertaining. The first floor presents a fabulous flowing entertaining expanse with open formal living and dining and chefs kitchen, an oversized den/media room, a sublime master suite with adjacent formal library (that can easily serve as a 4th bedroom), an elegant entry foyer and a gorgeous and tranquil private landscaped garden accessed by both main living spaces and delightful, sun-filled custom indoor/outdoor atrium. The first floor also boasts three custom wood-burning fireplaces, laundry with full size washer and dryer and an exceptional amount of custom closet storage. All three spa bathrooms on both floors (two on the first and one on the second) are completely unique to each other; stunning and custom-designed with hand-selected Ann Sachs and Stone Source tile and vanities. Modern comforts abound including central air-conditioning, top-of-the-line appliances, pre-wiring for sound, security system, oak hardwood floors, custom window shutters, an immense amount of custom storage and millwork and a fully equipped massive outdoor space with electric/lighting, gas and irrigation systems, an electric canopy, planters, multiple seating areas with built-in banquette and large stone tiles. There are two separate entrances to this home, one on each floor with a private elevator landing on the lower level.34 West 74th Street is a beautiful boutique prewar five-story cooperative with only 13 apartments only a half block from Central Park. Designed circa 1902 by architect, Percy Griffin and built by Frederick Ambrose Clark, the building is one of eighteen landmarked row-houses in the configuration and designed in the Beaux Arts / Georgian Revival architectural style. The double townhouse 50 wide building was converted to cooperative in 1979 and is a self-managed co-op. It is an elevator building with bicycle storage and laundry in the basement. Pets and Pieds-a-terre are permitted. There is a current annual capital assessment of $3,199.98 (or $266 per month)
Manhattan’s Upper West Side extends from 59th St. to 110th St., west of Central Park and is recognized as a diverse cultural area. Many residents have migrated to this area to enjoy the prewar family-sized apartments, brownstones, walk-ups, and extravagant new condominium buildings. Residents with children will find excellent private schools in this area and will benefit from easy access to both Riverside and Central Park. Culture buffs will be smitten with the proximity to Lincoln Center, The Museum of Natural History, The New York Historical Society and The Manhattan Children’s Museum. There are numerous unique boutiques, specialty food stores, eclectic restaurants, and trendy bars on the Upper West Side.
The Vitagraph features newly renovated one, two and three bedroom luxury rentals, with roomy living/dining areas and airy bedrooms. The bathrooms are elegantly fitted with each residence offering plenty of room for storage. You’ll live in an environment of natural, unobstructed light, including fresh space in a landscaped courtyard and amazing views from a cityscape rooftop. That’s more air and nature than most city dwellers often get.Read more