Central Park West - Grand Duplex on the Park
Perfectly situated at the corner of 69th Street in one of Central Park West's most desirable and sought after prewar cooperatives, this grand and impressive four bedroom, approximately 3,700 square feet, 7th and 8th floor duplex with preserved architectural detailing offers amazing space and wonderful direct views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline through some of the largest windows on Central Park West.
An elegant gallery/foyer with generous 10' 9" high ceilings and arched doorways with original woodwork opens into a massive living room directly facing Central Park. The expansive windows afford an above tree line view, filling the rooms with exceptional light throughout the day. The adjacent formal dining room, which opens to the living room through pocket glass paneled French doors, is truly a sight to behold with its original octagonal plaster coffered ceilings and leaded glass windows. It also has handsome intricate original wainscoting and original hardware detailing as well as beautiful inlaid oak floors. Perfectly restored French doors with original glass frame the entrance back into the gallery/foyer.
The eat-in-kitchen, located next to the dining room, with a large south facing window. The downstairs west wing of the home includes a guest or staff bedroom, as well as a large family/media room with a large walk-in closet and direct views of Central Park.
The staircase leads you to the upper private bedroom floor. The large corner master bedroom offers more Park and City views as well as abundant closet space, including an adjacent walk-in closet. A cedar closet is also located in the hallway. The bathrooms on this level are larger than any other bathroom footprint on Central Park West or Fifth Avenue. The additional two bedrooms are generous and enjoy soaring ceilings and large windows with oblique views of Central Park, as well as abundant closet space.
Designed with French and Italian influences by Schwartz and Gross in 1910, the Brentmore is an elegant boutique prewar cooperative with 28 homes. Terra-cotta window surrounds, a beige brick faade and a recessed courtyard give this building its distinct character on a prime stretch of Central Park West. Moments away from Lincoln Center, residents of this outstanding building enjoy the highest levels of privacy, service and security. A very large basement storage unit comes with the apartment, and staff quarters are available for rent on the top floor of the building. Pets are welcome