Perched at the top of one of Park Avenue's finest cooperatives is this renovated, unique and sophisticated penthouse with private elevator. Penthouse A is on one level with a sprawling wrap terrace and romantic city views. The entire apartment has recently undergone a two year renovation of the highest standards including new plumbing, electrical, HVAC system, as well as a full re-surfacing of the terrace. In addition there are new double pane windows and outside doors.The graceful layout provides an easy flow into each room with soaring ceilings and beautiful architectural elements that have been restored. The vast corner living room, has double exposure allowing the sun to stream in from the East and South, and a wood burning fireplace with a door on both sides opening out to the planted terrace. There is an exquisite formal dining room, now transformed into a very luxurious library also with a wood burning fireplace and a loggia/office leading out to a large open outside living room and large dining area .The stunning state-of-the-art kitchen, with custom lacqered cabinetry to the ceiling and appliances by Miele and Sub Zero has a large eat-in island that lends itself to catering parties as well as cozy dinners for four. There is also a wet bar with additional storage, and second dishwasher ideal when entertaining and a laundry room with maids bath hidden behind a secret door. Off the central gallery is the private bedroom hall with a fanciful powder room featuring a marble floor that is a copy of a garden at Versailles. The master bedroom with bath ensuite has double exposure and a door to the Eastern terrace with fabulous views and privacy for meditation and morning coffee. The second bedroom also with bath ensuite has generous proportions and double windows looking onto the planted terrace and city beyond. There are plenty of custom fitted closets throughout the apartment and a storage unit that comes with the apartment. As an extra bonus there is a coveted double maids room on the second floor of the building offered to the buyer for an additional price.
765 Park Avenue is a distinguished white glove building designed by renowned architect Rosario Candela and built in 1927. The building is full service with a full-time doorman and lobby attendant. There is a new fitness center in the building and pets are allowed. Financing is not allowed and there is a 3% flip tax.