Magical Park View Duplex on Park Ave
This extremely rare and freshly gut renovated Penthouse Duplex is perched high atop a most distinguished white-glove prewar cooperative and perfectly situated on Park Avenue and East 74th Street.
This home is magical in its essence as well as in its design. Boasting incredibly dramatic views of Central Park, as well as the skyline west, north and south, the home is airy and flooded with sunlight from every room and features multiple terraces, ready for your landscaping vision. Every public room has access to a terrace. Designed for gracious indoor-outdoor entertaining, this apartment must be seen to be believed.
A private elevator landing opens directly onto a gallery with views across the terrace and clear north. Enter the expansive corner Living Room with built in bookcases, beautiful new millwork, soaring ceilings, a working wood-burning fireplace, and perfect views of all Central Park. 2 sets of tall French doors flank the fireplace on either side and flood the room with sunlight while allowing multiple access points to the terraces. If you choose, open the concealed partition and chat with the host in the kitchen.
A beautifully proportioned Dining Room is adjacent and has access to another large, planted terrace that makes a wonderful outdoor Dining Area. Take a step up from the dining room onto a perfect nook with built-in desk and window over the terrace. This may be the prettiest and most discreet home office space in the city! The spacious Eat-In Kitchen has been opened onto the Dining Room with corner exposures, and a brand new door was added to access a kitchen terrace and more stunning views. Grow your own herbs and start a small vegetable garden, the choices are endless with all of these outdoor spaces. Custom cast concrete countertops and floors, Sub-Zero Fridge, Wolf stove and Gaggenau cooktop, built-in seating with concealed storage, and gorgeous custom cabinetry.
The 2nd Bedroom with ensuite windowed marble bath is located on the main level. Ample shelving and custom cabinetry make this suite very luxurious. There is a washer/dryer located in the bedroom hall for ease of access.
Take the stairs up, with new custom designed banister and wood laid steps and enter the corner Primary Bedroom. A jewel with 10’ tall ceilings, walls of glass and new full height extra wide French doors onto a large terrace with views of Central Park. The primary bath with its soaking tub, Toto washlet, and large standing stall shower are a site to behold. Open the exterior wooden doors of the shower and look straight out the double French doors across Central Park. There is discreet closet space and a large cedar closet with additional built-ins. Custom millwork throughout makes for tremendous hidden storage. Off the Primary Suite is a Den/Office/3rd Bedroom made up of 3 sides of glass. Recline on the couch and read as the sun sets across the park and the skyline.
In true triple Mint condition and designed by Davies Toews Architecture, the essence of this home and its character have been kept intact while updating every aspect of the home to today’s most discerning standards: central air, custom millwork, all new windows and doors, Dinesen wide plank oak flooring, marble slabs imported from the Netherlands, no detail has been overlooked. This one of a kind New York residence with dazzling views is truly a trophy Penthouse and is ready to be re-imagined by your architect and designer.
Designed by Emory Roth in collaboration with the renowned firm of McKim, Mead & White, 784 Park is perfectly located on 74th Street & Park Avenue. Known for its beautiful limestone facade, 784 Park is a white glove, luxury co-op with wonderful staff. Enjoy the elegance of Park Avenue and the convenience of Central Park, NYC’s best restaurants, shopping and most major transportation. Amenities include a fitness center, storage, and bike room. Pets are welcome and 40% financing is allowed.