Historic Grand Opulence,
Designed for entertaining and enjoying the ever changing scenery of Central Park.
This majestic apartment located on the 30th Floor in the iconic Hampshire House offers breathtaking Central Park and Southern open city views from every room. A Private Elevator Vestibule opens into the oversized Grand Gallery with custom marble floors, immaculate light fixtures and beautiful moldings. The Gallery encompasses a classic wood paneled wet bar overlooking the Park -perfectly positioned for great entertaining. The outstanding spacious Living Room features a large marble fireplace with picture windows looking North and a Juliet balcony offering stunning centrally positioned, sweeping views of Central Park. Across the Gallery hall is the paneled Formal Dining room with large windows facing the park and open views to the east.
Towards the private rooms, the customized hallway with bookshelves and storage leads to the Primary Bedroom Suite which enjoys southerly open city views. In keeping with a primary suite it boasts a very large closet with custom wood cabinetry and a large marble bath with double sinks, shower and a separate jacuzzi tub resplendent with views of the park. The well-appointed 2nd Bedroom has open southerly city views and an en-suite, windowed Bathroom. The Kitchen offers top of the line appliances and excellent storage. The wood paneled Library/3rd Bedroom is spectacularly positioned facing south with open unobstructed city views, custom cabinetry and a full Bath. Separate staff/service entrance, and Laundry rooms are discreetly located, behind a hidden doorway, alluding to the discretion that once was required when entertaining guests. No detail is spared with beautiful Pre-war design throughout including solid wood doors and the finest hardware finishes.
The Hampshire House, located at 150 Central Park South was established in 1937, built by A. Rollin Coughey and William F. Evans Jr. A 36-story mix of Regency and Art Deco, rising in a series of white brick setbacks to a giant pyramidal copper roof. The interiors were originally designed by Dorothy Draper and the public spaces/lobby retain the magnificent original black and white details with overscale plaster carvings and door moldings of cast clear glass. Old world style with modern hotel style amenities featuring: a Full Time Doorman, Full Time Maintenance Staff, Concierge with Safety Deposit Boxes and Check Cashing Services, Bell Captain, Laundry Service, Housekeeping, Health Club and a live-in Resident Manager. Included in the monthly maintenance: basic cable, window washing and utilities (gas and electric services) and the gym is available 24/7.
A truly spectacular home for exceptional living and magnificent entertaining with striking Central Park and Manhattan skyline views.