770 Park Avenue, 12/13C - Upper East Side, New York
In one of Rosario Candela's finest prewar co-ops in all of Manhattan, this high floor, beautifully renovated and loft-like duplex delivers an outstanding example of Park Avenue living. A semi-private elevator landing opens to a grand entrance gallery that forms an impressive introduction for what lies beyond. The signature Candela staircase and a powder room with radiant heated floor are also conveniently located in the gallery.This magnificent residence is in triple-mint condition and showcases proportions rarely found including soaring ceilings just under 11 feet and a dramatic loft-like living/dining room which spans almost 50 feet. Featuring custom designed lighting perfectly suited for the display of art, the expansive living room also features a wood burning fireplace, a built-in bar, and new large windows. The custom Downsview eat-in chef's kitchen is beautifully finished with Caesarstone countertops, a dining banquette, a vented Viking stove, washer/dryer and other top-of-the-line appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen is a guest bedroom/staff suite with a built-in Murphy bed with storage and a full bathroom. The sweeping staircase in the gallery leads you to the second floor where three generous bedrooms await, each with ensuite baths. The master suite has a large walk-in closet plus additional built-in closets and its beautifully appointed bathroom has custom slab marble, radiant heating on the floors as well as a double sink, plus a separate tub and stall shower. The second bedroom, currently being used as an office/guest room, also features radiant heating and slab marble in the bathroom. The third bedroom, currently used as a dressing room, features a full bath as well. Completing the second floor is a reading area with access to the upstairs elevator landing.With central air, an alarm system, and music system with in-ceiling speakers in the living/dining area, as well as original moldings and floors and the original Candela banister on the staircase, this is truly a unique mix of contemporary convenience and traditional luxury. Included in the sale of the apartment is a storage bin and wine cellar in the basement. Built in 1930 and located on the southwest corner of 73rd Street, 770 Park Avenue is a remarkable 19-story, 41 unit apartment building designed by the famous architect Rosario Candela, considered the foremost architect of grand apartment buildings in the city. The co-op's amenities include a doorman, resident manager and gym, and is also pet friendly. There is a 3% flip tax, payable by the purchaser.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman