Drenched in sunlight, this southwest corner residence has picturesque views of Central Park and is located in one of Fifth Avenue's premier white-glove co-operatives. The magnificent home has three bedrooms or two and a library, and three and a half bathrooms. The elegant entertaining rooms include a corner living room, a formal dining room, a windowed eat-in kitchen, and a staff bedroom. With 50 feet of frontage on Fifth Avenue, there are stunning views from every room, oversized windows, and herringbone floors.
Off of a semi-private elevator landing is a grand entrance gallery, a powder room, and an oversized coat closet. All three entertaining rooms flow off the gallery. In the corner is the living room which boasts oversized picture windows with Central Park and city views. Adjacent is an oversized library or third bedroom. The west-facing formal dining room is ideal for sunset dinners overlooking the park and affords an elegant space for gatherings. The kitchen overlooks Central Park and has a large breakfast room and excellent storage and a pantry closet. It is equipped with appliances from Subzero, Miele, and Frigidaire. Also overlooking Central Park is a staff suite with its own full bathroom with a shower. Completing the public spaces is a laundry room and a linen closet.
As for the private quarters, there is an extraordinary primary bedroom suite that faces south with a wall of picture windows overlooking the neighboring landmarked mansions. It has an incredible dressing room with six large closets and a spacious primary bathroom with two sinks, a bathtub, and a separate shower. The second bedroom suite also faces south with its own en-suite bathroom. The building allows no financing and there is a 2.5% flip tax.
This distinguished co-operative was designed by Paul Resnick and H.F. Green and houses just forty-five residences. It has a rare circular driveway with a porte-cochere, an on-site garage with discounted rates for tenant-shareholders, and a rooftop observatory deck overlooking Central Park and the iconic Manhattan skyline. The building is superbly staffed with a full-time doorman, concierge, live-in resident manager, and individual storage units. Pied-a-terre ownership is allowed.