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Sprawling duplex residence at the premier Upper East Side cooperative, 941 Park Avenue!
This elegant 5 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom apartment is truly one of a kind, with the fifth floor dedicated to amazing living/entertaining space, private sleeping quarters above on the sixth floor, and a separate windowed staff room, office or bedroom with a full bath on the building's first floor. Also included with the sale is a large dedicated storage cage in the cellar.
5A lives like a real home and is accessed by a semi-private elevator landing, opening to a closet-lined entry foyer and gracious gallery with stately staircase. Host lavish or intimate gatherings in the oversized living room with a wood-burning fireplace and Park Avenue exposures; gorgeous formal dining room with pocket doors; handsome wood-paneled library with built-ins; and large kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, smart storage throughout, and a large breakfast area. Additionally on this level is a guest powder room, staff quarters with full bath accessed by a service entrance, full laundry room, and office with en-suite bath.
The private upper level presents 5 generously-sized bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. The sun-flooded, well-proportioned corner primary bedroom retreat enjoys lovely western and southern views over Park Avenue and 81st Street. 5A's extremely flexible and attractive layout is further enhanced by an abundance of closet space, tall windows, soaring ceilings, rich hardwood floors, tasteful moldings, and wonderful prewar details. There's also central air conditioning to keep the climate cool all summer.
Built in 1927 and designed by Schwartz & Gross, 941 Park Avenue is a white-glove coop with 16 stories and 35 units. Residents enjoy refined services and amenities like full-time doormen, a newly renovated and expanded gym, golf simulator, and children's playroom. The building is idyllically located on the northeast corner of 81st Street, near great restaurants and shops. Plus you're just 2 blocks from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art! Financing of up to 30% of the purchase price is allowed. A 2% flip tax is paid by the purchaser.