NOW PRICED TO SELL! Triple mint classic six room home with decor by noted interior designer, Juan Pablo Molyneux. This stunning apartment is flooded with southern light and boasts a serene and expansive private terrace (the only apartment in the building to offer outdoor space, aside from the Penthouse). Gracious proportions, 5" Brazilian walnut floors, French oak paneling, Guerin hardware, custom wall coverings and moldings, and oversized windows characterize this special home.
A semi-private elevator landing leads into a 30-foot long wood-paneled foyer and entry gallery with intricate coffered ceiling and marble flooring with a stunning medallion inlay. A polished mahogany-paneled powder room with Emperador marble and Sherle Wagner fixtures is discreetly located off the foyer. Beyond, an oversized 25-foot long living room features suede-paneled walls and faces south onto the historic architecture of 79th Street. The formal dining room or library, located on the opposite end of the gallery, features hand-painted paneled walls and custom-built-in cabinetry. The apartment's magnificent private terrace with custom pergola is accessed from this room and evokes a distinct European sensibility and feel.
The windowed kitchen is equipped with a glass-front Sub Zero refrigerator, two Wolf electric cooktops, two Wolf electric ovens, warming drawer, two Miele dishwashers, two sinks, Calacatta marble slab countertops and custom cabinetry. Off the kitchen is a staff room or home office with en-suite marble bathroom, a pantry and storage area with service entrance, and a laundry room with Miele side-by-side washer & dryer and commercial sink.
The sumptuous and south-facing master bedroom features two walk-in closets (one with large built-in safe), a separate dressing room with built-in vanity as well as an en-suite marble bathroom with radiant heat floors and separate shower and soaking tub.
The elegantly designed second bedroom, currently utilized as a home office and dressing room, faces the terrace and includes an en-suite marble bathroom and elegant built-in closets.
The apartment features an integrated audio/visual system, motorized solar shades, and central HVAC with individually controlled units.
980 Fifth Avenue, designed by Paul Resnick and H.F. Green and comprised of just 45 apartments, features 24-hour white-glove staff, a welcoming circular drive with porte-cochere, ON-SITE GARAGE WITH PREFERENTIAL RATES FOR SHAREHOLDERS, live-in resident manager, and private storage. Located on Museum Mile, 980 Fifth Avenue sits across from Central Park, and is one block away from world-class shopping and restaurants on Madison Avenue. Pieds a terre permitted, as are pets (1 dog or 1 cat per apartment, with board approval).