This elegant and expansive 9-room duplex home offers extraordinary proportions in a preeminent West End Avenue cooperative, which exhibits the splendor of a bygone era. This beautiful 5 bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home is perfect for entertaining on a grand scale with privacy and flexibility for living with abundant entertaining and work from home options. Situated on the corner, the home draws in beautiful natural light with three exposures: north, west and east and showcases pretty tree-lined blocks along West End Avenue and 90th Streets. The approximately 3,700 square foot duplex offers the feel of a house within the magic of the city with the grand sweeping staircase and space to accommodate the needs of the new homeowner.
The home is impressive in scale immediately apparent with a vast entertaining expanse, oversized windows drawing in lovely light, two corner rooms and bright exposures and soaring 10' ceilings. Stunning prewar details can be found throughout including gorgeous hardwood herringbone floors, high-beamed ceilings, pristine moldings and wainscotting and French pocket doors. Modern amenities and comforts include two-zone central air conditioning, oversized efficient windows, laundry, custom built-ins, top-of-line appliances and extremely generous closet storage throughout. Formal entertaining options are plentiful with a vast 50' uninterrupted expanse for living and dining with guest powder room and a spacious and sun-filled corner den/media room (easily convertible back to formal dining if desired) and a grand eat-in kitchen. The lower level also presents a bedroom or home office with full bathroom, huge pantry, and full-size laundry closet. The huge eat-in kitchen boasts custom cherry wood cabinetry, and a large center island that opens to the den/media (or original formal dining room) through lovely French doors. It is fully outfitted with top-of-the-line appliances including a six-burner Viking stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, double wall ovens, a warming oven and granite counters. The upper level or resident's wing of the home presents four oversized bedrooms, two bathrooms and plentiful closet space throughout. One bedroom is a corner room with two exposures, and one is a spacious primary bedroom with three closets (one a walk-in) and en-suite bathroom with double vanity.
610 West End Avenue is a prewar full-service cooperative designed by brothers George and Edward Blum in 1911 who were a cut above that of other architects of their day. It is a pet -friendly building with a beautifully landscaped roof deck, bike room, private storage, and laundry rooms.