EXTRAORDINARY DUPLEX PENTHOUSE WITH PANORAMIC PARK VIEWS
This one-of-a-kind trophy penthouse was specifically designed for the developer of The Chatham, Robert A.M. Sterns famed luxury condominium property. Working closely with Stern, Mojo Stumer Associates created this crowning residence occupying the top two floors of The Chathams south-facing position. The dazzling duplex offers breathtaking views encompassing Central Park and all points east and west, while contemporary features such as an undulating walnut and stainless steel staircase and loft-style columns create a dramatic environment for living and entertaining. The penthouse was featured in Architectural Digest.
Off the elevator landing, the grand entrance foyer leads to the palatial south-facing formal dining room with a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and 22-foot ceilings. The dining room is flanked by two huge terraces one facing southwest overlooking Central Park and the city and the other facing southeast towards the river. Adjacent to the dining room is the expansive corner living room, which faces south and west with dazzling views of Central Park and the city. The living room has a gas fireplace with a rough Jerusalem limestone surround, a wet bar and glass doors opening to the southwest terrace. The library/media room which also faces west with picturesque views of Central Park, can serve as a third bedroom. The state-of-the-art windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen, which faces east and south, is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator, a Thermador double oven, a Thermador five-burner range, a built-in Miele coffee system, a Subzero wine refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher, two sinks and granite and stainless steel countertops. Adjoining the kitchen is a sun-filled breakfast room, which opens onto the southeast terrace affording an elegant space for dining. There is also an oversized butlers pantry with custom built-in shelving and a large laundry room with a Miele washer/dryer, a sink and additional storage. A handsome limestone powder room which includes a shower completes the first level.
The glamorous staircase leads upstairs to the private quarters. At the top of the stairs is a balcony gallery with panoramic city views. The lavish corner master bedroom suite faces west and south and features floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive views of Central Park and the city, and a glamorous sunset terrace. Additionally, there is a wood paneled dressing room with custom closets, a luxurious windowed limestone master bathroom overlooking Central Park with an oversized steam shower and separate Jacuzzi bathtub. The second master bedroom faces east and south with a private terrace, a large walk-in closet and a limestone bathroom.
The home has state-of-the-art systems including its own dedicated HVAC system separate from the buildings system which is controlled by Nest thermostats and a Sonos music system. A Crestron Total Home Technology system controls the Lutron lighting and the motorized window treatments. Two storage bins are included with the sale.
This exquisite, red brick and limestone-clad white glove condominium, completed in 2000, was inspired by the Upper Eastside historic prewar residences of the 1920s. There are thirty-two floors and ninety-three units. The building has a full-time doorman, concierge, residents-only fitness center with a pilates room, and an on-site parking garage.