History, elegance, and the conveniences of modern restoration converge in this magnificent home boasting unobstructed views down Fifth Avenue, Central Park, the midtown skyline, and The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. This home’s 26 windows and custom detailing accentuate the graceful layout of the grand scale rooms. Shelton, Mindel and Associates extensive three-year renovation, featured by Architectural Digest, only enhances this rare opportunity to live in one of Fifth Avenue’s most highly regarded buildings.
Upon entering from a private elevator landing, you are welcomed into this light-soaked eleven room residence by a central gallery that opens to a generously sized living room featuring breathtaking western and southern exposures, a wood-burning fireplace and original herringbone floors. Off the living room sits a versatile library/media room, an exquisite formal dining room, as well as a serene planting terrace. The chefs kitchen and adjoining dining area, home office/recreational room, staff quarters, mud room, and laundry room facilitate flow for contemporary daily living.
The gallery hallway leads to private quarters where the spaciously lavish master suite is framed by a private terrace facing south, and sitting room with eastern and northern exposures. Complete with a luxuriously appointed bathroom and four closets the suite delivers a resplendent sanctuary from the city. The additional bedrooms enjoy southern light with windowed en-suite bathrooms.
Built in 1930 and designed by renowned Pre-war architect Rosario Candela, the landmarked 1040 Fifth Avenue offers the highest standard of luxury living in one of the tallest limestone-clad buildings on Fifth Avenue, once home to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Amenities include a doorman, elevator operator, concierge, storage room, and pets are welcome.