Stunning, sophisticated and impressive in scale, this sunny 3 bedroom/3.5 bath sprawling 7 room gem is located at 15 West 81st Street, a white glove co-op on the best block off Central Park West. Bathed in natural light with views overlooking The Rose planetarium and The Natural History Museum Park, this home has a semi-private landing leading to a vast entry gallery which graciously separates the voluminous living room and formal dining room. The dining room effortlessly accommodates a dinner for 10 or an intimate gathering and the 26'6" X 17' foot living room, resplendent in southern light through 3 tall windows, has a beautiful stone mantle and decorative fireplace, 2 generous seating areas for casual movie watching or formal entertaining, 9'2" ceilings, and thru-wall air conditioning. The chic windowed eat-in kitchen is a tasteful blend of modern lacquer cabinets and restored original St. Charles steel cabinetry with glass fronts, complemented by state of the art appliances such as a vented blue star stainless stove, subzero refrigerator, 2 deep sinks, each with a Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawer, and wood flooring with radiant heat. A Caesarstone counter provides seating for 2 and there is abundant storage space in the kitchen and windowed pantry which is lined with cabinets. A small 4th bedroom with an attractive half bath and a Bosch washer/dryer are located off the pantry.
On the eastern end of the apartment is the private bedroom corridor with a master suite and 2 additional large bedrooms, all with en-suite baths. The huge south facing master has 2 windows affording pretty south facing museum views, a separate sitting or office area, 9'4" ceilings, and thru-wall air conditioning. A double dressing room leads to an updated windowed bath with the original deep tub, wide pedestal sink, and glass shower. The well-proportioned south facing 2nd bedroom, with thru-wall ac, has a renovated en-suite bath with double glass shower and walk-in-closet and the big 3rd bedroom has a beautifully updated windowed en-suite bath and 2 walk-in closets.
Rarely does such a stylish and classic apartment come to market. Herringbone floors, high ceilings & plentiful closet space are a few more details that enrich this home. 15 West 81st Street, a landmarked, Emory Roth designed white glove co-op offers wonderful amenities: children's playroom, a state-of-the-art fitness center, bike room, full-time doorman, concierge, live-in resident manager and one of the most impressive lobbies in New York City. Please note there is 50% maximum financing and 2% flip tax paid by the buyer.