Park View Penthouse Breathtaking, one of a kind duplex Penthouse with direct views of Central Park and staggering open city views, and wrap around terraces in one of the most sought after prewar Art Deco Co-ops in Manhattan is now offered for sale for the first time in over 40 years.
Upon entry, you are greeted by a spacious windowed entry foyer and balcony. The adjacent grandly proportioned corner living room with a wood burning fireplace features high ceilings, and large scale picture frame windows overlooking Central Park, the Guggenheim Museum, the Reservoir, and the iconic West Side and Downtown skyline. The entry foyer is presently used as a formal dining room to create an enormous contiguous space for formal entertaining. To the left of the foyer is the study or guest bedroom which, with board approval, could be opened up to the original dining room and a 27' long kitchen with pantry and service entrance. There is also a powder room off the foyer which with board approval may become a full bath. The windowed kitchen and pantry offer a myriad of design possibilities. A charming planting and sunning terrace with Park and City views completes the elegant formal rooms of this home.
The private quarters of this iconic duplex penthouse are reached via a graceful curving stair and gallery hall and consist of a large corner bedroom with en suite windowed bathroom- both with Park and City views. A nearly 20' hallway leads to the gracious master suite which opens up to beautiful views of Central Park and a wrap around terrace. This corner master suite is a true oasis and feels as if it is floating over the Reservoir.
This home has been lovingly maintained and has not been compromised by someone else's renovation. The good, solid bones are intact. The apartment has a washer and dryer and Central AC and/or thru-wall AC is permitted with board approval. High ceilings, original inlaid oak flooring and abundant period detail lend a timeless air to this stunning home.
Built by Wallenstein Construction Co. in 1936, with William M. Dowling as the architect, this full service Co-op offers full-time doormen, a live in super, a state of the art windowed laundry room, a beautifully landscaped rooftop terrace and a historically very low monthly maintenance. The apartment has a washer and dryer and Central AC and/or thru-wall AC is permitted with board approval. The buildings grand art deco lobby and hallways have all been carefully restored and renovated. There is storage in the basement pending availability. The building is pet friendly, but pied a terres are not permitted. 2% flip tax payable by the purchaser. Please note there is a monthly assessment of $492.17.
This is a Co-Exclusive with Kaufman Management Company.