CONTRACT SIGNED DRAMATIC DOUBLE-HEIGHT RESIDENCE Located in the legendary Hotel des Artistes, this magnificent apartment is rich in history and architectural grandeur. The stunning residence has been meticulously renovated to the most exacting standards, while the original woodworking and period architectural details have been carefully preserved. Entering the residence, sun floods through the grand double-height, South facing windows of the Great Room. Spanning 30' x 17'6", this dramatic, double-storied expanse has an 18'9" ceiling and is enhanced with original wood paneling and pristine new white oak hardwood flooring. The dining room enjoys views through the Southern windows and an adjacent Chef's kitchen is a convergence of design and function; featuring custom-cabinetry and Wolfe, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances. On this level, there is a powder room and coat closet off the foyer. A graceful staircase leads to a balcony mezzanine with a library overlooking the Great Room. On the upper level there is a sumptuous master suite (originally 2 bedrooms) with custom built-in closets and a luxuriously-appointed bathroom with radiant floor heating and a separate shower and tub. The apartment has central air conditioning, custom lighting and sound system and a washer/dryer.
Included in the sale is a separate suite with a renovated bath on the same floor, which could serve as a guest room, home office or as staff quarters.
The cooperative offers the highest levels of privacy, service and luxury in one of Manhattan's most distinguished landmarked structures. Built in 1917, the Hotel des Artistes is a full-service building with a 24-hour concierge and elevator operator as well as a live-in Resident Manager. Building amenities include a swimming pool, two fitness rooms, a squash court and a roof garden. The renowned Leopard restaurant on the premises offers dinner room service to residents. This building, along with other historic buildings on West 67th Street off Central Park West, are collectively known as "Artist's Row". They were originally built for musicians and artists and have been home to the illustrious and famed including Norman Rockwell, Noel Coward, Isadora Duncan and Rudolph Valentino.