Parkfront excellence is elevated to new heights in this gracious White House residence where generous proportions showcase traditional character, light- filled living spaces and breathtaking panoramas over the vast expanse of Central Park. This Classic Six offers grand dimensions with magnificent pre-war architectural details throughout such as high ceilings, crown moldings and oversized picture windows. Its flowing layout provides a superb living environment where privacy, space and character all merge beautifully, and provide a wonderful place for grand scale entertaining. This is an incredible opportunity to create an exceptional home that you will treasure for years to come.
The interiors are bright and airy thanks to a series of large picture windows that frame the spectacular, direct views over the Reservoir, the Great Lawn and the children’s playground from each of the ten East facing rooms. There are separate rooms for formal living and dining with extra height ceilings and polished herringbone parquetry flooring, as well as a spacious entrance foyer/gallery with built-in shelving. Two king-sized bedrooms each have walk-in closets and access to a full bathroom plus there is a third bedroom/maid’s quarters with its own bathroom and private entrance from the rear. The kitchen is well-appointed and generously proportioned and a perfect place for casual meals. There are numerous closets with generous storage space throughout this superb pre-war property.
Combining position, refinement and a rare historic elegance, this residence offers a peaceful place to live and entertain. The landing is semi-private, shared only with one other home, thus providing tranquility and privacy. Although offered separately, it may be possible to combine this exceptional property with the adjacent property, subject to Board approval.
262 Central Park West is ideally positioned in an area rich in popular cafes, gourmet restaurants, shops, boutiques. It is walking distance from private schools, and world-renowned museums such as the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Metropolitan Museum and New York Historical Society as well as has immediate access to the 86th St subway and of course, directly across from Central Park.
The White House is one of the Upper West Side’s finest examples of classic pre-war architecture and is a landmark complex of refinement and distinction. Residents are greeted by a stately entrance lobby with beautiful gothic-style fireplaces, ornate chandeliers, and original flooring. This full service white glove cooperative also offers a 24-hour doorman, a live-in resident manager, a children's playroom, gym, bike room, storage and a basketball court.
This is definitely one that you will not want to miss. Call for a private appointment today to see this enchanting home for yourself.