No detail or expense has been spared to create an extraordinary, atmospheric and unique home in the sky. This remarkable, recently renovated, apartment has a wide, wraparound terrace, with ample seating and panoramic views over Central Park, the Southern skyline and West towards the Hudson River, and is dominated by stone urns of majestic scale.
An entrance hall leads into the living room with vaulted ceiling and three large, arched windows facing Central Park. Access to the terrace is gained through double doors opposite the wood burning fireplace. There is a separate dining area and an adjacent perfectly proportioned study with wood burning corner fireplace, also facing the terrace. Also off the entrance hall is a paneled library, lined with book shelves, accessing a powder room and a wonderful fully equipped, eat-in kitchen, with bleached wood cabinetry. The large master bedroom, with particularly high ceilings, abundant closets and a wood burning fireplace, has direct access to the terrace as well and an en suite bathroom with double sinks.
A staircase descends to the two bedrooms, a gym, and a bathroom. This lower floor has separate access to the service landing of the 14th floor of the building.
Offered with this penthouse is apartment 1D, a generous office/guest apartment on the ground floor of the building with its own entrance on Central Park West, as well as off the lobby. Entering from Central Park West, there is a vestibule, a powder room, and a very attractive large living/reception room with beautiful wood floors and a gas fireplace. A private hallway leads to two large offices, which could easily be converted to bedrooms, one of which occupies the corner with three windows facing the Park. In addition there is a large gym, full kitchen and full bathroom plus washer/dryer. This entire apartment has ample storage and closets. (FLOORPLAN AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)
This remarkably intimate and sophisticated apartment, with its amazing terrace and views, is the perfect adaptation of a grand space to very personal and exceptional taste rarely seen in New York and is complemented by the unusual availability of the additional space offered by the lobby level guest/office apartment. Assessment $168.75 (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.
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