Grand Prewar 10 - Park Ave & 78th St.
This spectacular 11 into 10-room prewar residence is perfectly located in a premier Park Avenue cooperative in the East 70's. Comprised of two combined apartments, the home features four exposures, soaring 9'8"ceilings, and original hardwood parquet floors. There are four bedrooms plus a library and five and a half bathrooms.
Off a semi-private elevator landing is a foyer with a coat closet that opens into an elegant 22'5" by 9'7" gallery. Off the gallery is the grand living room that faces north with an oversized window capturing the beautiful townhouses along the tree lined side street. Adjacent is a corner library, or fifth bedroom, facing north and east; it has a deep closet and private hallway with two additional closets and full windowed bathroom. On the other side of the living room through a doublewide doorway is a north facing formal dining room that also opens to the foyer and leads to a private corner oversized master suite in the western wing of the residence.
The windowed kitchen is entered through a spacious butler's pantry off the foyer; the butler's pantry has two closets and access to a south facing staff bedroom with an ensuite full bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, a Viking four-burner vented range and oven, a Bosch dishwasher, and breakfast counter. A stacked, vented Bosch washer/dryer is hidden in a closet off the kitchen.
As for the private quarters, the luxurious corner master suite faces north and west with views over Park Avenue and distant glimpses of Central Park. It enjoys glorious sunlight throughout the day. It has four closets, one of which is a large walk-in, a study, and a 24' by 18'7" library overlooking Park Avenue. There are two renovated bathrooms, one of which is windowed, completing the suite. On the opposite side of the gallery are two additional bedrooms; one is a southeast corner with a hall bathroom and the other faces south with an ensuite bathroom. A powder room off the gallery completes the apartment.
This prewar cooperative built in 1912, was designed by George and Edward Blum. With twelve stories and only fifty apartments, residents enjoy a full-time doorman, an amazing gym, bike storage and large private storage units. Located on the Upper East Side, this Park Avenue residence is in close proximity to Central Park, transportation, and many of the city's prime restaurants and shops. Grand Prewar 10 - Park Ave & 78th St.