TOP 2 FLOORS - CORNER PREWAR DUPLEX
Perfectly perched on the top two floors of a distinguished Park Avenue prewar co-op in the East 80s, this "mansion in the sky" features 10 rooms and 5 bedrooms. Comprised of two floors, this rarely available B-line residence has a thoughtful layout with a gracious flow incorporating beautifully-scaled rooms enhanced with soaring ceilings, classic moldings, pristine hardwood flooring and exceptional prewar architectural details. This majestic corner apartment enjoys picturesque cityscape views, including wide exposure overlooking Park Avenue and an abundance of natural light streaming in from 25-windows.
The stately 16-foot gallery provides an impressive introduction to the home and has a grand suite of entertaining rooms elegantly radiating off of it. They include a magnificent 26-foot corner living room that has a woodburning fireplace with a marble mantel and two 9-foot windows with a Juliet balcony overlooking Park Avenue. A handsome square library has exquisite original custom woodworking and hand-carved bookcases as well as a woodburning fireplace. The vast formal dining room may be accessed from the living room or from the gallery.
A bright, expansive kitchen with two large windows facing West has been outfitted with top-of-the-line appliances from Sub-Zero and Miele; and has ample room for dining. There is also a butler's pantry, a fully-equipped laundry room and a massive utility closet, as well as a back staircase providing convenient and discrete access to the upper level of the home. A large coat-closet and a powder room may also be found on the first floor of the residence.
A wide staircase leads up to a substantial 11-foot landing and the private chambers of the home. There is a sumptuous 23-foot corner master suite bathed in beautiful natural light from its southwest exposure that has original paneling, a woodburning fireplace and generous closets. Three spacious bedrooms, three additional full-bathrooms and ample closets may be found on this level. An additional room, which could easily serve as a 5th bedroom is also located on this floor. One can also take the elevator directly to this level of the home.
Also included in the sale is a large external staff room (with a monthly maintenance of $456).
Designed by renowned architects Delano and Aldrich in 1907, this impressive 14-story structure has a limestone facade and is ideally situated on the northeast corner of Park Avenue and 80th Street. There is a full-time doorman and private storage facilities are available. Residents of this sought-after white-glove co-op enjoy the highest levels of service and privacy.