Located on the serene block of West 64th street that runs between Central Park West and Lincoln Center, this lavish mint condition three bedroom, three and a half bath home strikes the perfect chord between prewar charm and modern sophistication. Originally built in 1911, 43 West 64th Street was exquisitely repurposed as Liberty Lofts Condominium in 2003 by the prominent architecture firm of Costas Kondylis. This luxury white glove building of only 32 residences features amenities such as a full-time doorman and concierge, a gated drive-thru porte-cochère, and private elevators that open directly into each residence.
Enter directly from the elevator into the gracious central foyer which separates the entertaining areas from the rest of this elegant, spacious 2,044 square foot residence. Customized with exquisite attention to detail, this loft-like home showcases 10.5 beamed ceilings and Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring throughout. The expansive open kitchen/dining room makes for both relaxed living and seamless entertaining. The oversized state-of-the-art windowed chefs kitchen is built with Poggenpohl cabinetry and centers around a large island with granite countertops. Stainless Steel Viking Professional appliances include a 36" refrigerator and a six burner plus griddle vented stove with double oven, and a Miele dishwasher. Additionally, the expansive living room boasts oversized north facing windows, built-in cabinetry, and a large flat screen wall mounted television.
The intelligent floor plan has three bedrooms occupying the southern wing of the home and each has quiet, tranquil courtyard views. The spacious, private primary bedroom has an enormous built out walk-in closet and separate linen closet. The deluxe ensuite bathroom features Calcutta marble with mosaic glass inlay tiles, a deep 5.5 soaking tub, a large glass-enclosed shower, double sinks, and a private water closet. The extremely generous second bedroom and smaller third bedroom both boast custom built-ins and en-suite bathrooms with classic finishes.
Other notable features include a laundry closet with large front-loading vented washer/dryer, an elegant wallpapered powder room, recessed lighting, oversized double glazed windows, abundant custom closets, and central air-conditioning with four separate HVAC zones.
43 West 64th Street is located moments from Central Park and Lincoln Center. You will find the area offers a plethora of renowned NYC restaurants, retail shopping and the convenience of a Whole Foods just a few blocks away at Columbus Circle. Parking is available adjacent to the building and across the street, while public transportation and the Citys finest fitness centers (including Equinox and La Palestra) are also within close proximity.
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.
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