490 West End Avenue, 2A
Move right into this rarely available and highly desirable A-line apartment in one of the Upper West Side’s storied white glove cooperatives. Boasting leafy views of West End Avenue from four rooms and wonderful western and southern sunlight, this gracious corner four-bedroom home with soaring 10’ ceilings has been beautifully renovated and is the perfect combination of old New York grandeur and comfortable elegance. The impressive entertaining space consists of a grand entrance gallery leading to the gracious living room flowing into the side-by-side stunning wood-paneled dining room with restored original pocket doors. The large eat-in windowed kitchen is a chef’s dream, featuring oak and glass cabinetry, enviable pantry storage, banquette seating, marble countertops, and top-of-the-line appliances including Sub-Zero refrigerator, wine storage, Thermador 6-burner vented cooktop, double Miele wall ovens, Miele dishwasher and full-sized Miele washer/dryer. Adjacent to the kitchen is an office or guest room with a renovated full bathroom. A dramatic private hall provides separation from the public spaces and leads to the four generously proportioned bedrooms, two of which are corner bedrooms and either of which could function as the primary. The ensuite windowed bathroom has been renovated with floor-to-ceiling marble and has a stall shower. The three additional generously sized bedrooms share an updated windowed bathroom in the hallway. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout, central A/C, exquisitely restored prewar details, and terrific closet space complete this not-to-be-missed home, which seamlessly combines style and function and accommodates multiple options for living, dining and work.
Built in 1912 and designed by the architectural firm of Nevill & Bagge, this impeccably maintained full-service building nestled in the heart of the Upper West Side offers a 24-hour doorman, live-in building manager, fitness room, central laundry, common bike storage and a private storage bin that transfer with the sale. Pets are welcome and 75% financing is permitted. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to live in a fabulous full-service prewar cooperative in one of the absolute best locations in Manhattan, just blocks to the best parks, wonderful restaurants, boutiques and excellent transportation.