A palatial prewar masterpiece, this grand corner twenty-six into twenty-one room duplex residence boasts perfectly scaled rooms for spectacular entertaining and everyday living. Drenched in sunlight, each floor of the sprawling home has nearly 90 feet of frontage on Park Avenue. There are nine bedrooms including a primary suite with a large windowed dressing room and separate sitting room, seven full windowed baths, two powder rooms, and three wood burning fireplaces. There is a beautiful enfilade of entertainment rooms which include a living room that is 39'6" long, a formal dining room, a corner library that is 25' long, an entertainment room, two enormous windowed eat-in kitchens both with breakfast rooms and large pantries, a windowed butler's pantry and a windowed laundry room. The stunning home has been thoughtfully designed by AD100 interior designer Jacques Grange and has Versailles floors, oversized windows, soaring ceilings and an abundance of prewar architectural details. There are two double staff rooms located on the top floor of the building that transfer with the apartment; one has its own private bathroom and the other shares a hallway bathroom.
You arrive on the 8th Floor to a private elevator landing which opens onto a regal entrance gallery providing an impressive introduction to the home. There is a large coat closet and an elegant powder room. The grand living room is in the center and has three oversized windows overlooking Park Avenue; the picturesque room houses the first wood burning fireplace. Adjacent to the north is an impressive formal dining room that can seat twenty-four people for formal gatherings and to the south is the corner library complete with handsome wood paneling and the second wood burning fireplace. Through French doors is an elegant entertaining room that faces south. A chef's dream, there is a corner 25'6" by 18' windowed eat-in kitchen with an expansive informal dining area. It is superbly outfitted with custom cabinets, a center island, and endless amounts of storage. There is a windowed butler's pantry with two additional pantry closets as well as a back staircase that connects to the 7th Floor kitchen. There are three bedrooms or two and a media room on this floor and two full windowed bathrooms.
Down a sculptural, architectural staircase are the private quarters. The luxurious sun-flooded primary bedroom is 26'4" long and overlooks Park Avenue. It has both a large sitting room and a massive windowed dressing room. The lavish windowed primary bathroom is clad in marble and has a steam shower, a deep soaking tub, two sinks, and a separate water closet. The second bedroom is a corner room facing south and east; it has an en-suite windowed bathroom, a wood burning fireplace, and a walk-in closet. The third and fourth bedrooms both face south over 72nd Street and have excellent closet space; they share an enormous windowed bathroom with two sinks and a bathtub. The fourth and fifth bedrooms each have an en-suite windowed bathroom and great closets. This floor has the second windowed eat-in kitchen which has a magnificent breakfast room that faces west as well as a huge windowed laundry room and a powder room. There is also a back staircase in the home.
Two storage bins and two outside staff rooms transfer with the sale. The maintenance for the two outside staff rooms is an additional $2,613 per month. The building allows no financing and there is a 3% flip tax.
760 Park Avenue is a neo-Renaissance prewar co-operative which houses just thirteen residences. Designed by W. L. Rouse and L.A. Goldstone, the building was constructed in 1924 by Starrett Brothers & Eken, who were renowned builders known for the construction of many important landmarks, including the Empire State Building. This boutique building offers residents the highest level of service and privacy. There is a full-time doorman, live-in resident manager and gym.
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