BACK ON THE MARKET. Grand 12-room duplex apartment in premier white-glove Park Avenue cooperative offering 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. 11-foot ceilings, 5 working wood-burning fireplaces, large-scaled rooms and a gracious layout characterize this elegant home. All electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems have been upgraded in addition to installation of new soundproof windows and a multi-zone central air system with humidification. Additional details include hardwood floors and crown molding throughout.
A dramatic 43-foot long gallery provides the perfect canvas for displaying art and leads past the windowed eat-in kitchen and enormous formal dining room, both facing Park Avenue. The corner living room is bathed in natural light from the south and west via two Juliet balconies and shares a beautiful span into the apartment's library/den. The master bedroom, tucked discretely off the gallery, features an en-suite corner windowed bathroom, separate dressing room and walk-in closet. An additional guest bedroom with adjacent full bathroom, generous home office or fifth bedroom, powder room and washer & dryer complete the floor.
Downstairs, the apartment's multiple entertaining spaces continue with a large family room and adjoining media room with custom built-ins. A second full eat-in kitchen with a second washer & dryer and two additional bedrooms, each with their own full bathroom, complete the floor. A convenient secondary entrance for the sixth floor allows one to use the space as a 'separate' guest apartment, or simply an extension of the upstairs quarters.
Designed and built in 1909 by Herbert Lucas, 535 Park Avenue is a 15 story, 31 apartment pre-war cooperative offering 24-hour doorman, live-in superintendent, common roof deck and private storage. Building infrastructure has been recently upgraded to include a new roof, boiler, electrical system, new common area windows and external beautification.
Pied-a-terres and pets are permitted, along with trust purchases and 40% financing. 2% flip tax, payable by purchaser. At $1,611/ SF, THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A GORGEOUS APARTMENT IN A TOP LOCATION.