Pre-War Charm Meets the "New" New York in this spectacular penthouse apartment in one of Manhattan's best buildings and residential neighborhoods. The "new" skyline of the west side including Billionaire's Row and Hudson Yards is prominently featured in the view from the wrap-around terrace, which clears the tops of the charming pre-war buildings of the east side to Central Park. A perfect backdrop for entertaining or simply enjoying your morning coffee. Having undergone a recent renovation, no detail was overlooked in this magnificent home. The landing opens to a breathtaking foyer featuring a custom-designed hand carved ceiling. The Living Room...faces Park Avenue and has classic proportions which are enhanced by its large windows and wood burning fireplace. Adjacent is the bright yet cozy paneled corner Library (or bedroom) with wet bar and bath. The sunny corner Master Bedroom with views to the north and west has a large bath which features steam shower, double sink, radiant heated floors, and huge walk-in closet/dressing room. A generous second Bedroom has a lovely bath shared with the library. A grand formal Dining Room has incredible open views to the west. The chic custom Kitchen, designed by Bilotta, features state-of-the-art Miele appliances and is adjacent to a large breakfast room with stunning western views. There is also a laundry and half bath. Off the foyer there is a well-located powder room, large coat closet, and cedar closet. A lovely marble and brass staircase leads to a large media room custom-designed by Bilotta and featuring a wet bar and entertainment center. French doors lead to the breathtaking wrap-around terrace and rooftop garden by Landscape Architect Hanna Packer. The terrace has ample room for entertaining a crowd of any size. It features a state-of-the-art electronic control system for sound and lighting, a drip irrigation system, and herb garden. It is also easily accessed by the service elevator. Two Bedrooms which share a hall bath, as well as a well-placed staff room with full bath complete the upper level of this gracious home. Additional highlights of this incredible apartment include original solid wood doors with wood inlay and original hardware, original white oak floors, sound system, double pane windows with UV protection, and central a/c system with Nest digital thermostat. There is outside storage that conveys with the apartment.
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