AT LAST, THE PERFECT APARTMENT The Quintessential Candela Park Avenue Apartment, the celebrated A-line duplex at 1021 Park Avenue is rarely available and highly coveted. In pristine condition, this five bedroom, five and one-half bath corner duplex has it all. Through oversized windows and two exposures, picturesque views of the trees, flowers, and the significant architectural details of the surrounding buildings serves as the ideal backdrop for this elegant apartment. All major rooms are positioned off the center gallery and are perfectly proportioned with high ceilings and large windows. The expansive corner living room faces south and west with idyllic views and has a stunning fireplace with limestone surround, custom lighting, and herringbone hardwood floors. Double doors lead to the adjacent library which features a wood burning fireplace, handsome built-in bookcases and direct views of Park Avenue. Highly sought after and rarely encountered, the perfectly square dining room with its southern tree-lined vista is perhaps the most beautiful dining room in New York. The amazing chef's south facing eat-in kitchen has two windows, a granite center island, custom lighting, custom built-in and cabinetry, wall oven and microwave, warming drawer, double dishwashers, two full refrigerators/freezers, six burner Wolf range with barbecue/griddle, and a built-in television. There is a separate laundry room with full size washer and vented dryer. A large staff room and bath completes the public floor. A classic Candela curved staircase connects the gallery to the bedroom level. A lovely powder room is located off the staircase and is dressed in custom Gracie wallpaper and has a hand cut marble sink. The second floor bedroom hallway opens to five perimeter bedrooms and a home office. The corner master bedroom also has a wonderful double exposure with views up and down Park Avenue. Custom Degournay wallpaper, two enormous walk-in closets, and master bath brilliantly appointed with Etoille and Waterworks fixtures create the perfect master retreat. There is an option for a full second master bath. Four additional bedrooms all have great scale, light, closets, and views. A private home office with custom built-ins is located beyond the bedrooms and completes the bedroom floor.
The entire apartment was recently renovated and includes new two-zone central air conditioning, hard wired sound system in the public rooms and master bedroom, Etoile and Waterworks fixtures throughout, two working fireplaces, and new windows.
1021 Park Avenue one of the city's most distinctive and elegant residential buildings. Located on the northeast corner of Park Avenue and 85th Street, it was erected in 1929 as a cooperative. The 15-story building has 27 apartments and was designed by Rosario Candela and Kenneth M. Murchison and erected by John and Joseph Campagna. The building has a 24 hour doorman and a live-in resident manager. The building is pet friendly, ALLOWS 50% FINANCING AND NO SUMMER WORK RULES and has additional storage in the basement.