This dazzling and sophisticated home is the perfect backdrop where grand-scale entertaining meets comfortable modern living. This expansive 5700 square foot residence has gracious rooms, exceptional natural light and was designed with meticulous attention to detail.
The private elevator vestibule opens to a distinctive round foyer. The 32’ sunfilled corner living room overlooks Park Avenue from oversized windows. The huge formal dining room also faces Park Avenue and can easily accommodate very large gatherings. An enormous den/media room for casual entertaining is also accessible from the foyer. An elegant wood paneled library completes the entertaining space. There are two powder rooms.
Enjoy breakfast for 8 people in the sunny eat-in kitchen. With 2 islands, top-of-the-line appliances, 3 dishwashers, 2 refrigerators, 3 sinks, 2 warming drawers and abundant custom cabinetry, this kitchen can handle it all!
The five bedrooms are situated in two separate wings of the apartment. A private hallway leads to the serene primary bedroom with dressing area, generous closets and large windows facing Park Avenue. The ensuite marble bathroom has double vanities, a soaking tub and separate stall shower. A second bedroom with ensuite bath is across the hall and could be used as part of a primary suite. An additional 3 bedrooms are located on the north side of the apartment. The corner bedroom has its own sitting room and dressing area. There is a delightful common area shared by these 3 rooms. There is also a large laundry room with double washer dryer, and a staff room and bathroom.
This exceptional home has stunning prewar details, beautiful hardwood floors, custom millwork, custom lighting system and luxurious finishes throughout. There is 4 zone central air conditioning and thru wall, and abundant closet space. The apartment has two basement storage units and a separate storage room.
875 Park Avenue, designed by George and Edward Blum, was built in 1912. Amenities include a doorman, resident manager, state of the art gym, bike room and basement storage. The building is ideally situated at 78th and Park Avenue. There is a 2% flip tax. Pets are welcome.