Catered Lunch by Wells Fargo - OPEN HOUSE, this Wednesday, May 22nd, from 12pm to 1:30pm.
Upon entering this remarkable and rarely offered three-bedroom apartment, you will encounter all the elements of gracious living afforded to its original residents in pre-war Jackson Heights. This immaculate three-bedroom home, which can be easily restored to its original four-bedroom floor plan, has been renovated with an eye to preserving its original detail. (See the alternate floor plan for its original four-bedroom layout.) Keep warm on winter nights in the living room with a roaring fire in the wood-burning fireplace, or entertain guests in the formal dining room with its wonderful western light. Enter the windowed kitchen through the preserved service entrance door, which includes a double oven, dishwasher, and ample counter space. The entire apartment has been skim coated and even the smallest details have been restored, such as brass sash stops on the windows and pre-war glass style doorknobs. All three bathrooms have Kohler fixtures and self-regulated radiators are installed in most of the bedrooms.The iconic Chateau cooperative, with its dramatic slate mansard roofs, dormers and finials, was one of the first garden apartment complexes in the country. The incredibly unique landscaped garden spans almost a full block in length, nestled between the two rows of stately buildings that comprise the Chateau. With a wild English garden section at its northern end and two fountains lining the interior garden, you will be shadowed in summer by majestic trees in excess of sixty feet high. Passageways between the individual buildings are spanned by brick walls and iron entrance gates. The Chateau is truly an oasis in the city, and the pinnacle of Jackson Heights' historic landmark district style. There is no other neighborhood like Jackson Heights in the city, with its magnificent diversity, and tremendous restaurants; considered by many the crown jewel of New York City cuisine. Just one block away you can shop the farmers market where fresh fish comes in from Long Island on the weekends, and produce from upstate. Or visit the newly renovated Travers Park; a 2-acre community park and playground just down the avenue between 77th and 78th street.Located close to the seven train's 82nd street stop, or the E, F, M, or R trains at Roosevelt Avenue and 74th Street, it is a quick ride into midtown Manhattan. Pets allowed.