239, New York
Live luxuriously in this beautifully renovated classic six room home in one of Central Park West's quintessential, white glove buildings. Upon entering the elegantly appointed lobby, you are greeted by the splendor and fragrance of fresh cut flowers and a warm and attentive staff including a doorman and two elevator attendants.This graciously proportioned approximately 1,800 square foot home is anchored by a grand foyer with a stunning hand painted oak floor evocative of the inlaid workmanship of another era. The spacious living room boasts a wood burning fireplace with a magnificent mantle, lovely built-ins and recessed lighting. The skillfully designed great room features a chef's kitchen, a den and a dining room. Crafted from what had been the kitchen, maid's room and dining room, incredible use is made of the space affording both casual and formal dining, and comfortable seating for guests as delicious meals are prepared in the enormous kitchen. No detail has been overlooked from the custom cabinetry with beautiful glass and steel detail, to the top tier appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator with two adjacent drawers affording additional refrigerator and freezer space, a Thermador double oven and range top, two Miele dishwashers, two sinks and an Electrolux washer/dryer.The exceptional attention to detail continues in the adjacent powder room where exquisite glass tiles and silver leaf walls echo the decor of the kitchen. The master and second bedrooms are sleek and spacious in their design featuring en-suite windowed bathrooms and custom-built closets designed for maximum storage. The grand scale master bathroom has lovely white custom cabinetry and a beautiful blend of white marble and tile with grey accents. The second bathroom is both elegant and playful with white wainscoting and a clawfoot tub.The apartment with its west and south facing views is exceptionally bright and cheerful and has through-the-wall air conditioners throughout. The scale of the apartment lends itself well to conversion to three bedrooms if desired. An alternate floor plan is provided converting the dining and den portions of the great room into a generously sized bedroom while maintaining more than ample kitchen and dining space.239 Central Park West is a full service, pet friendly building built in 1926 with attended elevators and a gym. The building is located just across the street from Central Park, and in close proximity to spectacular shopping and dining options, as well as many of NYC's most famous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History and the New York Historical Society. 50% financing is allowed, and there is a 2% flip tax payable by the purchaser.