This luxurious, historic Park Avenue residence basks in breathtaking Metropolitan Museum of Art views and open city views to the South and West with contemporary updates, including an all-new kitchen, sure to please the most discerning modern residents. With windows in every room, you'll enjoy unprecedented natural light and serenity in this pristine four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in a J.E.R. Carpenter-designed full-service cooperative.
Arrive in this expansive residence via a private elevator vestibule and grand entry gallery to find the luxury and craftsmanship of a bygone era. Tall ceilings, handsome millwork, wainscoting, hardwood floors and wide windows run throughout the expansive home, and a gracious flow for entertaining is a hallmark of this prewar floor plan. The corner living room drinks in sunlight and open-sky views to the north and west while the fireplace provides a stately focal point. Dramatic double doors open to the large formal dining, and the handsome paneled library could easily serve as a fourth bedroom if needs require. The sunny eat-in kitchen has been recently renovated with glass-front cabinetry, marble countertops and premium stainless steel appliances, including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Viking gas range with vented hood, dishwasher and wine refrigerator. There's plenty of room for casual dining here, and access to the home's private quarters, dining room and service entrance add utter convenience.
Carpeted bedrooms with custom window coverings and convenient built-ins are set down a quiet hallway for optimal privacy. The corner master enjoys delightful southern and western exposures, a large walk-in closet and a lovely en suite marble bathroom with a soaking tub and frameless glass shower. Another bedroom suite opens to a Jack-and-Jill bath shared with the library, and the third bedroom sits adjacent to the third full bathroom. Abundant extra closets and a side-by-side washer-dryer provide effortless ease to this impeccable Park Avenue home.
950 Park Avenue is a handsome 1920 red-brick building designed by the renowned J.E.R. Carpenter in the Renaissance Revival style. Converted to cooperative ownership in 1948, residents of this pet-friendly enclave enjoy full-time doorman service, live-in superintendent, storage and a newly renovated lobby. On the rooftop level, you'll find a well-equipped fitness center and a stunning landscaped garden with views that stretch across Central Park.
Located within the Park Avenue Historic District at the corner of 82nd Street, this home conveys a wonderful residential sensibility and outstanding access to the Upper East Side's best shopping, dining and cultural destinations. Central Park and the Museum Mile are just two blocks away, and your street leads directly to the iconic stairway entrance to the Met. Start your day in the park or shopping along Madison Avenue; visit the Met, the Guggenheim and the Frick; and finish with a nightcap at the Carlyle or Mark hotels. Anything is possible at this prestigious Park Avenue address.