1049 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side, New York, New York
Trophy penthouse - 3,572 square feet - 3 bedrooms, 4.5 baths with 360 degrees of breathing -taking coveted views that include Central Park and the reservoir whose perimeter is 1.5 miles that is lit at night by antique style lights. It as though the penthouse sits on its own private lake. The views also include a city wide sweep of the bridges , the Chrysler Building and the Empire State building. Your private elevator opens to a forty foot gallery that is perfect to display the art lover's art collection and a windowed foyer with open north city views. Straight ahead are two mahogany paneled libraries/ media room that have raised panel pocket doors with views of Central Park, open north city exposure and south city views. The left side of the gallery leads to a grand scale living room with a rare wood burning fireplace that is framed by a hand carved highly polished 18th century marble mantel in warm earth tones. The living room enjoys spectacular Central Park & reservoir views , open south views of the Empire State & Chrysler building as well as open northern views that include Central Park A very spacious elegant formal dining room is to the left of the living room offers Central Park and open south city views. The chef's kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances has a large breakfast area with beautiful open south views of the city. There is a large laundry room off the kitchen with a full size washer and dryer. There is separate bedroom wing that contains the master bedroom with his and her large spa baths, huge walk in closet as well as 3 open city exposures .The two large guest bed rooms with baths ensuite have large closets and open south city views. .A beautifully appointed powder room with traditional fixtures is off the gallery. There are many luxurious traditional design details such as coffered ceilings , rosewood herringbone floors through out, crown moldings and Venetian plaster in a highly polished finish in natural light neutral tones. There is a Niles home central audio system. A large windowed staff room with full bath on the third floor is included as well as 2 large storage units. The traditional elegant mahogany paneled lobby has a dark green marble floor with an inlay of a medallion of white roses and three mahogany paneled elevators. . All this in a rare full service prestigious prewar condominium on Fifth Avenue. Three garages with valet parking on the block, fine dining & shopping , museums, top health club , specialty markets just steps away.