This luxurious ten-room duplex penthouse rests on one of the most prestigiouswhite glove pre-war limestone co-ops Manhattan has to offer. With a gorgeoussolarium and two huge private terraces, the penthouse at 829 Park Avenue istruly one of a kind. The home has undergone a complete state of the artrenovation by SilverLining Interiors. All mechanical elements of thissophisticated home have been fully modernized including ten-zone central airconditioning, a Lutron lighting system, and an extensive audio/video system.>
A private elevator landing opens directly into a gracious marble-floored entrance foyer with an elegant oval-curved staircase. Off the foyer isa beautifully proportioned grand corner living room graced with six south andwest facing windows, a wood burning fireplace, and soaring ceilings reachingnearly 12 feet in height. Bordered by both a formal dining room and cornermedia/game room, this lavish wing of the home is meant for large-scaleentertaining.>
The windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen has custom-made cabinets, marblecounter tops, and top-of-the-line appliances including a Subzero refrigerator,a range and grill, oven, warming drawer and microwave all by Viking, a BoschDishwasher, and a Shaw's original farm sink. There is a separate windowedbreakfast area with built-in banquette as well as a butler's pantry andlaundry area. A luxurious powder room and coat closet complete this space.>
Down the gracious gallery, separate from the entertaining space, arethe private quarters. The impressive southeast corner master bedroom suite hasover 15 foot ceilings. There are two spacious windowed marble en-suite masterbathrooms, one of which has a walk-in marble rain shower and the other has abathtub. The suite also includes a huge windowed dressing/sitting room withcustom cabinetry and built-ins. Also off of the gallery are two additionalbedrooms, one facing east and the other facing south, with custom built-insand ample storage space. They share a luxurious marble hallway bathroom andlinen closet.>
Up a sweeping curved staircase is the fourth bedroom with an en-suitebathroom located on the mezzanine level. Moving further up the staircase youwill come to the dramatic solarium with a fireplace, floor-to-ceiling casementwindows, and four exquisitely finished French doors which open onto twomagnificent terraces, possessing absolutely breathtaking open city views.>
Constructed in 1910, 829 Park Avenue has an interesting history. Thebuilding was featured in the prestigious American Institute of Architects' AIAGuide to New York City. Offering the luxury service one would expect from abuilding of this caliber, the building also features a beautifully renovatedlobby, 24-hour doorman, on-site superintendent, and a fitness center. Locatedin one of the Upper East Side's most desirable neighborhoods, it is only twoblocks from Central Park and one block from Madison Avenue's fabulousshopping, museums and restaurants. Pet friendly. There is a 1.5% flip taxpayable by purchaser. A private storage unit is included.This is a co-listing with Corcoran.