Located in one of the Upper Eastsides most prestigious condops on Fifth Avenue designed by pre-eminent architect Rosario Candela in 1926, this grand and sun-drenched prewar four bedroom home is true perfection. This triple mint residence is comprised of approximately 4,357 square feet and has been expertly crafted to provide a true sense of luxury including a home AMX system with touch screen panels and remote controls that control the audio/video, lighting, shades and thermostats. The apartment features bleached herringbone wood floors, Lutron lighting, motorized shades (both sheer and blackout in the bedrooms), central air conditioning with a zone for each room, and Lefroy Brooks and Philippe Starck fixtures. The building allows 75% financing and there is a 2% flip tax paid by the purchaser. A storage bin is included with the sale.
Off a semi-private elevator landing is the magnificent entrance gallery which leads to the expansive living room and an adjacent library with two custom built-in desks. This entertaining space has six oversized windows with 42-feet of frontage overlooking Fifth Avenue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The formal dining room faces south and provides an elegant space for gatherings. There is an enormous windowed gourmet 25-foot long eat-in kitchen which has been meticulously designed with custom cabinetry from Smallbone. It is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator, two Subzero wine/beverage refrigerators, Gaggenau five-burner range, two Gaggenau ovens, Gaggenau steam cooker, Gaggenau built-in microwave and two Miele dishwashers. There is a 13-foot long center island finished in absolute-black granite with incredible storage and seating for six. Off of the entrance gallery is a chic powder room and a separate laundry room with two Miele washers/dryers, a sink and ample storage.
As for the private quarters, there is an extraordinary master bedroom suite which faces south with a wall of windows overlooking the neighboring gardens. There are three closets two of which are enormous walk-ins with custom built-ins. The luxurious master bathroom is finished in marble and has two sinks, a walk-in rain shower and a built-in vanity area. There are three additional bedrooms which all face south and two additional marble bathrooms.
This white-glove building was converted to a condop in 2008 and is a co-op with condo rules. There is a full-time doorman, concierge, windowed gym, yoga studio, sauna and steam rooms, massage room and bicycle room.