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What’s New: Fifth Avenue’s Finest

Featured Properties // Jun 03, 2014

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Where: 24 Fifth Avenue, 1700
Size: 2 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Asking: $5,250,000
Listed by: Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare

Escape to this penthouse in the sky perched atop one of the most fabled buildings on lower Fifth Avenue. Entertain with splendor in the great room and dining area featuring breathtaking views, soaring 18-foot ceilings, a magnificent wood-burning fireplace, cork flooring, and French doors that open to a tranquil private gardened terrace. Enjoy the kitchen equipped with a built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator, two KitchenAid Superba ovens, Miele dishwasher, and abundant storage. The unit features two-zone central air conditioning, and fully automatic electric blinds ensure 24-hour comfort. Elegance continues up the wrought iron staircase culminating on the mezzanine that wraps around to an open home office and overlooks the entertaining floor with awe-inspiring views of the Empire State Building and Midtown skyline cascading through every window. The enormous master bedroom suite with bamboo flooring offers space for a king-size bed and a complete sitting room. Roman-era replica arches from the building’s original design frame the bedroom’s 14 windows, delivering overwhelming views of One World Trade Center and beyond. The interior sleeping room with an en-suite bath as well as the mezzanine office may easily be converted to formal second and third bedrooms.

Designed by Emory Roth and previously the Fifth Avenue Hotel, 24 Fifth Avenue is located at 9th Street in the heart of Greenwich Village and steps from Washington Square Park and Union Square. Allowing pieds-a-terre and pets, the building offers full-service amenities including a gym, bicycle room, storage bins, an on-site management company and live-in super.