This magnificent 14-room home spans approximately 6,000 square feet across 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, expansive living room, dining room, library, and separate breakfast/family room off the kitchen. The residence features grand proportions, beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces off all public rooms, including 5 terraces and 8 balconies, 6 wood-burning fireplaces, and exceptional light from 65 windows spanning all four exposures. The home had undergone a 2 year renovation with the highest level finishes and mechanical systems, including Nanz and PE Guerin hardware, as well as solid core mahogany flame doors throughout. There is a large storage unit in the basement included in the purchase.
A private elevator landing opens onto an elegant center gallery with lacquered walls, with open south city views through floor to ceiling French doors. A grand corner living room with Parquet de Versailles floors and Venetian plastered walls is anchored by a wood burning fireplace and lined with six sets of floor-to-ceiling French doors that open to window boxed Juliet balconies with unobstructed views down Park Avenue. The adjacent dining room, outfitted with herringbone floors, goatskin paneled walls, and features a decorative fireplace and double French doors which open onto an east-facing landscaped terrace.
The stunning oak paneled library has another wood burning fireplace and spectacular views of the midtown skyline, Central Park, and the Reservoir through its own set of French doors onto a landscaped terrace. An oversized and luxurious powder room, furnished with shagreen paneled walls off the center gallery.
The top of the line windowed chef’s kitchen is appointed with black granite counter tops, white subway tiling and floor to ceiling cabinetry that maximizes storage space and is easily navigated with a sliding ladder. Glass & bronze pocket doors open into a breakfast/family room. The top of the line appliances include 2 Subzero refrigerator/freezers, 2 additional Subzero refrigerator drawers, a 6 burner Viking stove and griddle, 2 Viking wall ovens and 2 microwaves (one is convection). The area between the kitchen and butler’s pantry houses a double Miele washer/dryer and two 132-bottle wine refrigerators. Completing this wing are a staff room and full bathroom.
The second level is comprised of four bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom and private outdoor space. The largest bedroom occupies the southeast corner, boasts its own wood burning fireplace, and opens onto a 73-foot south terrace that spans the length of the floor as well as an additional terrace with Eastern views. Completing the suite are a windowed dressing room with two closets and built in dressers, and a marbled bathroom with vanity. The second and third bedrooms have their own private terraces facing east and west respectively, while the fourth currently functions as a media room.
The entire third floor of this penthouse is devoted to a gorgeous master suite which has its own wood burning fireplace and is bathed in light from floor to ceiling French doors facing South and East and features spectacular city views from an oversized landscaped terrace. The dressing room leads to a luxurious marble windowed bathroom with a double vanity, a soaking tub in front of a bay window, and a steam stall shower with floor-to-ceiling windows. Completing the master suite are 2 huge landscaped terraces with all four exposures and panoramic views, including onto Central Park.
1220 Park is a premier white glove coop built in 1930 by renowned architect Rosario Candela. This landmarked building has 18 stories, 55 apartments, and a gym and storage downstairs. 3% flip tax paid by purchaser. Capital assessment of $1,369 per month until December 2019.