Located on Central Park West and 89th Street, residence 4E is a remarkable three bedroom + office + maid's room, three bathroom corner home with direct Central Park views. This extraordinary pre-war home boasts many of its original elements including intricate oak detailing, tall glass and oak pocket doors, and oak flooring with inlaid borders. The corner living room has eastern and southern exposures allowing for lovely views of the park's greenery and all the way down Central Park West to the glass towers of Central Park South.
A large formal entry foyer leads to a bright dining room where light pours in from the park facing 6' x 6' window. Details in this room include a gorgeous decorative fireplace with original tiling, beamed ceilings, and a crystal chandelier. A pivot door to the kitchen and two sets of glass French pocket doors give the option to close off the room from the rest of the home. Left open, the corner living room and dining room combined makes for a spacious 545 sq ft great room. An oversized eastern facing window in the living room looks out directly to the Park, and three south facing bay windows overlook the gargoyles and historic architecture of The St. Urban building across the street, and directly down Central Park West. Solid wood pocket doors separate a grand windowed office with built in oak desk and shelving and original wood detailing.
The windowed eat-in kitchen features black granite countertops, cherry oak cabinetry, stainless steel backsplash, cove lighting and a large built-in banquette. Top of the line stainless steel appliances include a Thermador professional stove with cooktop grill and oven, Broan vented hood, Subzero refrigerator with two freezer drawers, Bosch dishwasher, GE microwave, Franke sink with filtered water dispenser, and a Marvel 15 bottle wine fridge. Other noteworthy features of this accommodating kitchen include ample cabinetry and pantry space, glass display cabinets, and an additional exit to a shared hallway with a service elevator.
The primary bedroom sits on the far corner of the home with an oversized eastern facing picture window overlooking the beautiful greenery of Central Park. Two closets join the large bedroom to an en-suite bathroom, complete with a glass rain shower and stainless steel Grohe fixtures. A secondary bedroom also features those same eastern views of the park and a large closet. A renovated additional bathroom boasts an Ultra jacuzzi tub with shower, sandstone countertops, a Robern medicine cabinet, and Grohe fixtures.
With access from the kitchen and third bedroom is a windowed maid's room or additional bedroom with a small en-suite windowed bathroom complete with black and white tiled floors, built-in wall shelving, and a tiled shower.
Other notable features of the home include Lutron dimmers throughout, a vented LG washer and dryer, brand new AC units, and custom lighting fixtures.
Located in the Upper West Side historic district on the corner of 89th St and across from Central Park, 291 Central Park West is a boutique co-op Jacobean style building built in 1899 with only two residences per floor. This pet friendly building has an elevator and is located near the finest restaurants, shopping, and museums, as well as the many recreational opportunities that Central Park has to offer. Two part time building attendants are available from 8am- 11pm M-F and 10am- 11pm on the weekends. 291 Central Park West is 7 stories, with the Dwight School occupying the first and second floor from a separate entrance.