CONTRACT SIGNED PARK AVENUE - SUNDRENCHED CLASSIC 12 Set on a prime corner within the Upper East Side's elegant Park Avenue Historic District, 941 Park Avenue is just steps from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park. This exceptional residence on the eleventh and twelfth floors offers every traditional feature one expects in a classic prewar duplex, plus extraordinary natural light through four exposures. In addition to exceptionally high beamed ceilings, original details include newly refinished herringbone pattern oak floors throughout most of the main level and crown and base molding in most rooms.
The main floor of the residence, which is entered via a private elevator vestibule, offers an expansive reception gallery, formal living and dining rooms, a traditional library, a truly spacious eat-in kitchen with a butler's pantry, multiple staff bedrooms and a laundry room. The second level offers four large bedrooms, including a corner master suite.
A PRESTIGIOUS WHITE-GLOVE PREWAR BUILDING WITH EXCELLENT AMENITIES
Built in 1928 and designed by Schwartz & Gross Architects, 941 Park Avenue is among the most prestigious cooperative apartment buildings on the Upper East Side. Its 16-story neo-Georgian facade features a two-story stone base with redbrick and terracotta trim and two-story arched windows facing Park Avenue. With just 35 residences, and 24/7 white glove service, this building offers remarkable privacy. Amenities include a fully equipped fitness center, a children's playroom, and storage facilities.
EXPANSIVE RECEPTION GALLERY & ELEGANT FORMAL ENTERTAINMENT ROOMS
This residence's private elevator vestibule opens to an expansive reception gallery with soaring ceilings and an oak staircase leading to the upstairs bedrooms. The gallery is set between the living and dining rooms, making the residence ideal for formal entertaining.
The grandly proportioned living room has a wood-burning fireplace with a classical carved white marble mantle and enjoys magnificent southern light through three large windows. The adjacent library, which also enjoys beautiful southern light, has been designed with floor-to-ceiling oak bookshelves and a powder room.
Elegant details in the dining room include raised-panel wainscoting and painted wall murals. The dining room opens to the gallery through French Doors and is easily serviced by the adjacent Butler's Pantry.
OVERSIZED KITCHEN WITH WINDOWED BREAKFAST ROOM
The spacious, light-filled kitchen is beautifully laid out with a large walk-through Butler's Pantry, a cooking area with west-facing windows and a central prep island, and a generously sized breakfast room with north-facing windows. Kitchen features include the original glass-front wood cabinetry, a wet bar, and an oversized wine cave/refrigerator.
Two additional flexible-use rooms with east-facing windows and a shared bath are accessible from the breakfast room. A maid's room with an en-suite bathroom and a large laundry room are both accessible from the Butler's Pantry.
FOUR SPACIOUS BEDROOMS WITH LARGE CLOSETS
The second level of the residence offers four spacious, light-filled bedrooms with high ceilings and newly refinished oak strip flooring, three bathrooms, and a large hallway storage / linen closet.
The corner master bedroom, which is entered through a private vestibule, offers an en-suite windowed bathroom and two large closets. The second and third bedrooms, each of which has a large walk-in closet, share a windowed Jack-and-Jill bathroom. The fourth bedroom offers an en-suite windowed bathroom and a large walk-in closet.