LUXURIOUS LIMESTONE MANSION Breathtaking in scale and stunningly detailed, this palatial 25 foot wide 7 story elevator mansion is located on one of Manhattan’s most distinguished blocks off Park Avenue. This magnificent 10,379 square foot private residence, built in 1910, features a striking roof garden, perfectly proportioned 17 rooms over seven gracious stories on a prominent 100’ deep lot.
Expertly crafted and meticulously restored throughout, this gorgeous display of architectural sophistication has a limestone facade, a regal patina balcony and lanterns, 7 wood-burning fireplaces, a grand sweeping marble staircase and an oversized Otis elevator seamlessly connecting all levels. An extensive restoration preserved the elegance while modernizing the living space with luxurious finishes. Ample private amenities include a media room, game room and gym.
This exquisitely designed sanctuary offers generously-proportioned living and entertaining spaces in addition to six spacious bedrooms and eight full and two half well-designed baths. New custom plaster and wood moldings, white oak plank flooring, intricate ceilings, woodwork and built-ins, and new oversized mahogany-trimmed windows are among the many discerning touches that grace the meticulous interior. The main level welcomes you into a magnificent entry gallery with a fireplace, and includes a home office, and ample closets and storage rooms. An all-white chef’s kitchen and open breakfast room is bathed in southern light through an oversized arched window, which enjoys access to a terrace and tranquil South facing garden. The second parlor floor accommodates formal entertaining within soaring 13’ ceilings, a glorious mahogany-paneled living room and splendid formal dining room, each adorned with fireplaces. A wet bar and powder room optimize convenience for hosts and guests. Level three features two bedrooms with closets and en-suite bathrooms, additional hall closets, a huge walk-in closet/storage room and a den with an adjacent full bathroom.
The primary suite occupies the entire fourth floor, complete with a massive walk-in closet, multitude of extra closets, primary dressing room or study and two stunning master baths. Up one level, the fifth floor features two generously-sized bedrooms each with a full bath and ample closets. The top 7th floor provides a comfortable escape with a media room, wet bar, and French doors opening onto a massive terrace with open sky, Park Avenue and Central Park views, as well as an abundant space for lounging and dining al fresco. The garden level includes a large gym, storage, laundry and mechanical rooms, in addition to staff quarters. Enjoy a premier location moments from Central Park, acclaimed restaurants, boutique shops, gourmet markets, world-class museums and top schools.
Listing courtesy of Erin Boisson Aries and Nic Bottero
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