Housed in a gracious and rare turn of the century condominium on West End Avenue, Apartment 5A is a sprawling eight room four bedroom home with soaring over 10 foot high ceilings and an impressive Avenue facing light filled enfilade comprised of formal living, dining and library, in a grand sweep wrapped with breathtaking original detail such as French and pocket doors, marble decorative fireplace, wainscoting, oak ceiling beams, crown molding and inland patterned solid wood floors. The unique position of the fourth floor is further highlighted by a deep balustrade carved from stone across the living and dining facade. The 14-foot formal entry foyer contains a large coat closet and leads to a 40 foot long gallery hallway which is the spine from which all rooms flow.The windowed eat-in kitchen is well-equipped with newer appliances and a washer/dryer and has plenty of space for its own dining table, breakfast nook, or banquette seating. Off the kitchen is a staff room or home office with a full windowed bathroom.The north wing houses three large bedrooms, including the corner primary bedroom that features expansive built-in closets and a double exposure overlooking West End Avenue and 100th Street. The bright main bathroom is situated next to the primary bedroom and has original subway tile and deep porcelain tub. The second and third bedrooms are across the hall and share a half-bath- which upon approval- may become a full bath. 817 West End Avenue is a prewar condominium with a beautifully refurbished marble lobby, full time concierge, resident manager, personal and bike storage, central laundry, and enjoys the benefits of condominium ownership.