Grand scale living at the Dakota. Rare opportunity to own a massive sun flooded meticulously maintained, 4500 SF, 11-room residence with a flexible layout comprised of 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, an expansive double-living room, library, formal dining room, den, windowed eat-in kitchen, and separate staff room or office. Noteworthy features include 12-foot soaring ceilings with original restored moldings, wainscoting, 7 stunning and ornate wood burning fireplaces, hardwood floors, large proportioned rooms, oversized windows with open NSEW open exposures and historical details throughout.The large and historic landing welcomes you into a 21 foot grand entry gallery, with its own highly coveted original wood burning fireplace leading you to all entertaining rooms. The 27' foot long corner living room offers a sprawling entertaining space with mahogany wood accents and ash black floors and beautiful ornate wood burning fireplace. The adjacent gracious dining room boasts 11' pocket door and features enriched colors, a gold leafed ceiling, additional wood-burning fireplace, and a Juliet balcony. The bright and airy kitchen is reminiscent of a Parisian bistro with Carrara white marble countertops, Encaustic tile floors and top of the line appliances. The kitchen has both a family and staff entrance which easily accommodates formal entertaining.An expansive light-filled library faces into the iconic Dakota courtyard with a mantled wood burning fireplace. The master suite features two full size bathrooms with Calacatta marble and bleached mahogany wood throughout, and two large walk in closets. Adjacent is a den or 4th bedroom with a full bathroom. The west wing of this residence includes two large bedrooms, a full bathroom, a large and bright sitting room, separate kitchen, laundry room and a service entrance. The apartment blends pre-war details with the contemporary genius of Peter Marino, Ash black wood floors, hand painted walls and mahogany millwork makes this a truly special home in a very special New York building.The legendary Dakota, located just off Central Park at 1 West 72nd street, is a full service, white glove coop which offers its residence the highest level of luxury, sophistication and privacy. The common recreation spaces have been completely renovated including a top of the line Gym.