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The fantasy dream Park Avenue Penthouse is finally a reality. This meticulously renovated, never lived in, full-floor home with majestic wrap terrace is an oasis in the sky. Magnificently allowing for seamless indoor-outdoor living with 6,000 square feet interior and an extraordinary 2,700 square foot wrap terrace. Glorious views from all four exposures capture stunning light all day long with iconic views of Midtown Manhattan, the Carlyle Hotel, and the East. Located at the epicenter of the Upper East Side between 78th and 79th Street, 885 Park Avenue is the crown jewel atop one of the most prestigious pre-war Co-Ops on the Upper East Side.
Luxurious living at its finest with six bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms, plus media room, this penthouse home captures the perfect balance of modern and classic lifestyle, allowing for the ultimate in entertainment and a harmony of everyday life.
The first of two keyed elevators opens to an expansive great room that has over 61 linear feet of floor-to-ceiling terrace doors. Your eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning wrap terrace expertly curated by renowned landscape architect Christian Duvernois. An oasis of its own, the entire terrace has been designed with brand new awnings, custom lighting, irrigation, and an AV system.
The gracious open plan greets you with an entrance foyer, corner dining room, living room with multiple seating areas, and is clad with imported Marmara polished stone, stunning rift cut 6" oak hardwood floors in a herringbone pattern with brass inlay, hand-glazed metallic-coved 10-foot ceilings and an onyx lineal gas fireplace hearth with a book-matched anigre mantle.
Off the great room are retractable pocket doors that open to the contemporary white Siematic kitchen, which allows flexibility for formal or informal dining and options for an open or closed kitchen.
The kitchen has been expertly crafted for the most discerning chef to the novice entertainer, complete with a suite of Miele appliances, three ovens (including a Le Cornue), built-in coffee maker, icemaker, Blenheim custom glass oval skylight, and extraordinary storage. The perfect place to start or end your day, enjoy cooking a meal with family or just hang out with several options for seating including a breakfast bar, in-kitchen dining with adjacent terrace, or a more casual breakfast room perfectly situated between the kitchen and family room for the less formal dining days.
From the breakfast room you are seamlessly drawn to the living section of the home, which starts with a family room that is perfect for enjoying more informal gatherings with family and friends complete with en-suite bathroom, gas fireplace, and its own access to the terrace. As you come down the gallery, perfect for displaying art, there are three additional bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a large laundry room with full-size vented washer and dryer.
The piece de resistance of the Penthouse is the primary suite, it is the ultimate escape. You will not ever need to leave this wing of the home! The epitome of luxurious living with a breakfast bar complete with sink and refrigerator. A gorgeous five-fixture windowed bathroom with soaking tub, water closet, and glass enclosed shower. The elegant floor to ceiling French doors lead you to the very private and luxurious terrace, and a second private keyed elevator allows you to enter the suite directly.
Crafted meticulously, every detail was thought of when curating this home, including brand new eight-zone HVAC, all new plumbing and electric, electronic shades, state of the art audio visual system including in-wall speakers with multiple Sonos zones, and Lutron lighting system. The home also comes with two large private storage rooms. Boutique pre-war building with white-glove 24/7 service, newly renovated gym, private storage and access to the Upper East Sides countless offerings. 3% flip tax by purchaser. 50% financing permitted. Pet friendly!