Rarely available, full-floor Fifth Avenue apartment with approximately 5,500 square feet, four exposures and exquisite Central Park views centered just above the beautiful Conservatory Pond with charming views of tiny sailboats in spring and autumn. Beautifully scaled large prewar rooms with grand cubic volume superbly suited for a contemporary style and look, the apartment has 14 rooms, 6 bedrooms and 55’ of frontage on Central Park. Safe, touchless entry, and located on quiet part of Fifth Avenue across from Central Park, where the avenue is lined with 12-story buildings and with idyllic side streets of stately townhouses and flowering trees. Also touchless entry into your residence with elevator sent directly to your apartment by remote controlled elevator panel operated by doorman, with second doorman at entrance to building for optimum security and privacy in coveted prewar building located on Fifth Avenue’s Gold Coast.
This spectacular residence has original architectural details including soaring 10’6 ceilings, 3 working fireplaces, herringbone floors and exquisite plaster moldings throughout and can be imbued with traditional, or fresh modern forms and contemporary priorities. Four exposures allow for magnificent views of Central Park to the West Side skyline, glorious views of the Central Park South skyline and impressive long north views of the park fill the apartment through 27 very wide and high oversized windows offering extraordinary sunlight from all exposures. This rare apartment is one of only 12 floor-through apartments in a beautiful limestone building in the Renaissance Revival style designed by Warren and Wetmore.
Public Rooms: Accessed from the private elevator landing, the large entrance gallery immediately captures exquisite views of the park through a wide doorway leading to one of the loveliest living rooms in New York. The corner 33’ living room overlooks Fifth Avenue and is surrounded by vast views of the park. Filled with light, the room has superb architectural details including a wood burning fireplace, 10’6 ceiling, herringbone floor and lovely moldings. This grand entertaining space leads to the almost perfectly square, 21’ x 23’, large south corner formal dining room, which has three exposures, including superb views of the park, the Central Park South skyline, and charming townhouse views to the east. This gracious room has a fireplace, moldings, herringbone floor and ceiling height of 10’6. The library, which is off the living room and entrance gallery, has original rich wood-paneling with bookshelves, wood burning fireplace, and side views of Central Park.
The large square, south facing eat-in kitchen offers a 6 burner Garland stove with two stove-top griddles and two full ovens, a double sink, refrigerator/freezer, and has an abundance of counter space and floor to ceiling storage. The adjoining pantry, which leads to the dining room, has an additional refrigerator/freezer, sink, dishwasher, linen and silver drawers, and floor to ceiling storage. There is a laundry room off the kitchen. Private Wing: A beautiful 5’6” wide gallery, 64’ long with 10’6 ceiling and perfect for furnishings and artwork, leads to the bedroom wing, including the double master bedroom, 24’ x 16’, with side views of the park, wood burning fireplace, oversized windows, large closets, and en suite marble bath. Five additional bedrooms are off the gallery, one of which is currently used as a sitting room, followed by two large corner bedrooms, each with large windows on both sides of the room, one window with side views of the park, and each with townhouse views to Madison Avenue. Both bedrooms have large en suite baths. The remaining two bedrooms face south with wonderful light. All bedrooms have an abundance of closets. The building offers a fitness center and wine room. Co-Exclusi