941 Park Avenue, 5C - Upper East Side, New York
Grand 12-into-10 room residence in premier white-glove pre-war Park Avenue cooperative.
This sprawling 4,500 sq. ft. home features 4-to-5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half baths -- one of which can be converted into a 4th full bath, a formal dining room, library, expansive windowed eat-in kitchen, and separate den, offering spectacular formal entertaining space, and beautifully proportioned rooms throughout.
Renovated by famed interior designer Scott Snyder with great attention to detail, this home was featured in Architectural Digest, and features many preserved prewar details, including herringbone Oak floors, 10' beamed ceilings, solid-core mahogany wood doors, exquisite moldings, through-the-wall air conditioning, custom lighting, and built-in speakers throughout.
A private elevator landing welcomes you to a magnificent 28-foot long entry gallery with faux-limestone walls and stenciled oak flooring, and leads to an expansive 27-foot long south-facing living room with wood-burning fireplace and the original hand-carved marble mantelpiece. The adjacent library has rich custom shelving and millwork, and a powder room finished in hand-carved wood. Flanked on the opposite end of the gallery is the large formal dining room, leading to a massive windowed eat-in kitchen and separate den, perfectly designed for entertaining and lounging. The chef's kitchen features custom cabinetry, granite countertops, hardwood floors, and offers top-of-the-line appliances, including 2 SubZero refrigerators, a 6-burner Dynasty stove, and 2 Miele dishwashers, as well as an abundance of storage, including a butler's pantry with 100 bottle+ wine fridge.
Also off the kitchen, are 2 rooms currently used as an office and laundry room, and a half-bath, which can be combined to make a full 5th bedroom and full bathroom. The spacious corner master suite features a huge walk-in closet, and windowed bathroom. There are three additional bedrooms, and plentiful closets throughout.
This prestigious prewar co-operative was designed by Schwartz & Gross and completed in 1927. There are sixteen floors and thirty-four residences. The building offers top-notch amenities, including a fitness center, playroom and bicycle room. A storage bin is included with the sale and there is a 2% flip tax paid by the purchaser. See this home as featured in Architectural Digest at: http://www.architecturaldigest.com/AD100/2010/scott_snyder/snyder_slideshow_122008
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman