Introducing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own the finest equivalence of an entertainer’s dream. The former home of Johnny Carson, this dramatic and exquisite 6 Bedroom home has a rich history of hosting some of the most notable personalities ever to grace the limelight.
LOWER LEVEL: Upon entry through the Foyer Gallery to the main level of this expansive 5,000+ sq ft corner duplex, one feels the open and airy sense of a space designed to impress. A vast corner Living Room boasts high ceilings and wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows framing unobstructed Southern views of the East River. The room showcases a full entertaining wet-Bar with Granite top and custom shelving and a Wood Burning Fireplace. The double-entry Formal Dining features additional storage cabinets and beautifully designed hardwood flooring.
The Eat-in-Kitchen is designed for function and efficiency with a sleek Chef’s Kitchen and Butler’s Pantry featuring an abundance of Granite counter space, Stainless dual ovens, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, 5-burner range with stainless hood, and glass front cabinetry. A 10 ft-foot Granite breakfast bar is perched along the southern wall of windows, showcasing those stunning views. The utilitarian Laundry Room holds a washer and vented dryer, utility sink basin, a 6 ft tall built-in wine cooler, and additional pantry storage. Completing the lower-level Staff Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom, a West-facing room with Bathroom, well-appointed for a separate Den, Home Office, or 6th Bedroom.
UPPER LEVEL: Ascend to the top floor via either the floating curved staircase or the private interior Elevator, to the upper-floor landing with access to 4 large-scale Bedroom Suites. The corner, expansive Primary Bedroom is designed with access to the adjacent Bedroom through double French doors, allowing for a Study or Den space, all showcasing beautiful Southern views. The Primary Bedroom also features a double-vanity Bathroom and a large dressing room with 4 rows of custom closets. The Bedroom on the Southeastern corner features showbusiness quality floor-to-ceiling Vanity and Dressing space along with an en-suite Bathroom. Completing the upper level of this duplex is another Bedroom with an en-suite Bath.
Additional features of this home include custom recessed lighting, gold-leaf accents, hardwood flooring, multiple zoned Central Air Conditioning, electric window shades, and architecturally significant details found in custom moldings throughout. This exceptional residence strikes an unparalleled balance of design and refinement in a sophisticated setting for both grand entertaining and comfortable living. A storage room transfers with the apartment.
860-870 United Nations Plaza, designed by master architects Harrison & Abramovitz is one of the world’s most iconic residences. This architecturally prestigious luxury Cooperative has the longest private driveway in the city which leads to a grand triple height Lobby. 53 staff members provide residents with 24-hour service and security. Amenities include On-site Management Office, Valet Service, Garage, Rooftop Sun Decks, new fully equipped Fitness Center with Pilates Studio, Club 39 Residents Lounge & Events Room with catering kitchen, Golf Simulator, Billiards Room, two Conference Rooms, In-House Dry-Cleaning Service, Individual Storage Bins and Bicycle Storage. Easy access to East River Drive, Grand Central, public transportation, restaurants, and shopping.
Apartments can be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust. International buyers are permitted with acceptable USA based assets. Pets & Pied-a-terre purchases permitted. Maintenance: $11,712.97, Utilities: $3,266.10 *Includes electric, gas & water, Windows: $99.78 and Cable/Internet Service: $87.80. 3% flip tax paid by buyer. 50% Financing Permitted. Select Photos are virtually staged.