655 Park Avenue, 6/7F - Upper East Side, New York



655 Park Avenue, 6/7F - Upper East Side, New York


GRAND SCALE ENTERTAINING PREWAR DUPLEX LUXURY ON PARK (Video) Perfect for grand-style entertaining, this pre-war co-op located at 655 Park Avenue (67th street) is a duplex on the sixth and seventh floors. It has an elevator that opens into a Private Foyer which leads to a Grand Reception Gallery. This residence has undergone a triple-mint renovation of the highest standard with no expense sparred or detail overlooked. A five-bedroom home with five full bathrooms and two half bathrooms laid out on two full floors that was originally 13 rooms, now 12 rooms. It features an elegant Double-Size Corner Living Room with dark English pine wood walls and an enormous marble-mantled Fireplace, a Formal Dining Room that can accommodate 36 guests, plus another massive marble-mantled Fireplace. Other rooms include a Library with hand-painted Italian cabinetry partnered with faux-like dark English pine, a Study/Media Room, an enormous Kitchen with a Butler's Pantry, Laundry Room, and staff quarters. Better yet, all the major rooms face Park Avenue.Fine fixtures and finishes include a sweeping staircase with the original banister with a hidden Powder Room below the stairs, 5 foot wood surround crown moldings, wide-plank hardwood floors, walls of windows and custom-designed built-ins. Majestic Iron Gates imported from Italy open onto the Foyer and Grand Gallery. Both areas feature 24 carat gold leaf crown moldings, plaster with faux finish limestone walls and hand-crafted marble floors laid down by hand from the very same craftsmen that designed them in Italy. The New York Times calls the apartment, "Elegant and Homey?A White-Glove Building with round-the-clock Doormen and Elevator Attendants, this James E. R. Carpenter and Mott B. Schmidt-designed building opened in 1926. Private storage bins are included in the sale. PLEASE CALL TO SCHEDULE A PRIVATE VIEWING.Read the full story on NYTimes.com,http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/08/realestate/on-park-avenue-elegant-and-homey.html
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This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Property Details:

  • 655 Park Avenue, 6/7F - Upper East Side, New York
  • Price: $16,850,000
  • Monthly Maintenance/CC: $10,986
  • Minimum Percent Down: 50%
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Cooperative, Doorman
  • 5 Beds | 5 Baths
  • Approximate Sq. Feet: 5,000
  • Listing ID: 1637836

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