Spectacularly situated in the midst of Carnegie Hill two blocks from Central Park, this prime 12 room Park Avenue residence with 4 to 6 bedrooms presents a rare opportunity to own a glorious home perfectly suited for today’s unique work-from-home, teleconferencing, and remote-learning lifestyle, offering a fabulous combination of approximately 5,200 sq. ft. and extraordinary versatility of space.
Two wings seamlessly joined offer 125 feet facing south overlooking tree-lined East 90th Street and feature long enfilades creating utmost privacy and separation while connecting two beautifully scaled side by side rooms, a 28 foot living room, and a 28 foot library, allowing for formal and informal entertaining, each with woodburning fireplace, high ceiling, exquisite moldings, herringbone floor and oversized windows.
Each wing has living areas, a kitchen, bedrooms and baths, giving the apartment two entrances off a semi private elevator landing into two large entrance galleries, two grand living rooms, a paneled library, a large elegant 21 foot formal dining room, two well-appointed kitchens, a breakfast room, two luxurious master bedroom suites, four additional bedrooms, six en-suite baths, a staff room, spacious storage and walk-in closets. Many of the rooms are capable of being adapted for use as home offices, classroom learning, exercise, media and play areas, or for a nanny, au pair, other staff, older children returning from college, or older parents.
The large primary chef’s kitchen is perfect for culinary pursuits and offers open views north and west, top-of-the-line appliances, abundant cabinetry with rare granite countertops, and an expansive adjacent breakfast room for enjoyable family meals at home.
The second kitchen is also beautifully appointed with granite countertops, top of the line appliances, beautiful cabinetry, and is adaptable as a serving kitchen for formal or informal entertaining, or as an auxiliary cooking kitchen for those large family gatherings.
The beautifully configured floor plan allows for large, airy, spacious rooms and a space that everyone can call their own while several activities are ongoing simultaneously, the optimal arrangement for today’s lifestyle where home has become the center of our universe, all the while maintaining the luxury of serene living.
The location of 1120 Park Avenue, a prestigious white-glove Neo-Georgian prewar cooperative designed in 1929 by the illustrious architect, George Pelham, offers a superb Carnegie Hill lifestyle two blocks from Central Park and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, minutes from Museum Mile, and in the midst of private schools, wonderful restaurants and boutique shopping on Madison Avenue, and the Corner Bookstore.
Pets are welcome, and building amenities include 24-hour doorman, concierge, resident manager, fitness center, auxiliary storage and bike room.