920 Fifth Ave 2A New York, NY 10021$15,000,000 - For Sale
Among the finest of New York's prewar cooperatives on Fifth Avenue, JR Carpenter's 1922 masterpiece, 920 Fifth Avenue, is perhaps the most beautiful and desirable. Described in the 1932 Real Estate Record as "the father of the modern large apartment," Carpenter created a limestone building of uncommon grandeur and restraint, offering only 26 premiere residences with "large, high ceiling rooms and careful finish of detail". Spanning the entire 60 foot western Central Park facing facade, the A line is the most sought after line in this important building, rarely coming to market for sale. Central Park's grand trees and famous Boat Pond are showcased in every season at this most appealing East 73rd Street location. With elegance and simplicity, award winning Tow Studios Architects seamlessly combines Carpenter's fine elegant lines and grand proportions with a bravura 21st Century design, re-imagining rooms of exceptional modern beauty and grace in this contemporary, yet classic, residence. The private landing leads into the welcoming, elegant entrance gallery,showcasing beautiful hardwood polished floors and high ceilings. A sophisticated lighting plan allows for gallery grade presentation of fine art and antiques. Finely rendered architectural details at every turn offer an environment of utmost luxury and enduring appeal. Perfectly proportioned, the 40 foot living room with elegant marble gas fireplace spans the entire corner of 73rd Street with six massive 8 over 8, sound repelling windows. Floor-to-ceiling sliding pocket doors lead into the formal dining room with marble gas fireplace. From stem to stern, the property offers nearly 63 feet of light filled, public entertaining space rendered in a fine, thoughtful and beautiful mix of modern and traditional materials.The thoughtful floor plan places three well proportioned bedrooms on Central Park with ensuite bathrooms. The master bedroom features a calming picture perfect view of Central Park with gas fireplace. Two large master dressing rooms are adjacent to two full master bathrooms, including a spa-like retreat with white Calacutta marble, deep Kohler Tea for Two tub, teak veneer cabinets, Dornbracht fixutres and beautifully matched marble slabs with deep, rich veining. The two secondary bedrooms feature ensuite marble bathrooms. An additional powder room may be installed with Board Approval.The award winning contemporary cook's kitchen is a study in crisp modern design with sleek teak veneered cabinetry, stainless steel details such as fitted appliance garages, and polished granite surfacing. Ingenious storage, home office seating, and butler's pantry are all user-friendly. Premiere appliances include Wolf ovens with warming drawer, Asko washer/dryer, Subzero refrigeration and 150 bottle wine storage. A staff room, easily converted to home office, with full bathroom lies just beyond the fitted butler's pantry. A highly desirable, white glove prewar cooperative, 920 Fifth Avenue offers exceptional 24 hour services from a highly trained staff and live-in superintendent. Shareholders enjoy a roof top terrace with panoramic views, Technogym with Peloton Bike and Pilates reformer. Individual storage bin is offered with this sale. 2% flip tax paid by buyer.