730 Park Avenue, 9A
Perfectly located on East 71st Street and situated in one of Park Avenue’s most esteemed pre-war white-glove cooperatives, this abundantly bright high-floor residence is distinguished by elegantly grand proportions, an extremely gracious and versatile layout, distinct areas for living and entertaining, and superb original architectural details.
Accessed by a private elevator landing, the large rectangular Gallery opens to three splendid entertaining rooms. An impressive corner Living Room and handsome wood-paneled Library both boast fireplaces and eastern outlooks over Park Avenue and are flooded with sunlight. Equally notable is the very large formal Dining Room. A Powder Room and coat closet are conveniently accessible.
Nearby, a spacious and well-appointed chef’s Kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances and is supported by a large butler’s Pantry, a wonderfully large Great Room with a built-in banquette for casual dining, and two Powder Rooms. Adjacent to the Pantry, a well-designed and quiet private Office with floor-to-ceiling bookcases has pretty views onto East 71st Street.
Set apart by a long hallway, the tranquil private quarters include a Primary Suite comprised of a very lovely Primary Bedroom with wonderful views across Park Avenue and a fireplace, a wood-paneled Sitting Room/Bedroom, currently configured as a Study, two attractive large marble bathrooms, one with a luxuriously large soaking tub, ample storage and hand-painted floors and walls, two well-fitted and very ample walk-in closets, and dedicated closets for shoes and jewelry. There are three additional Bedrooms, two of which have pretty Park Avenue vistas, capacious walk-in closets, and a shared double bathroom; the third has an ensuite bathroom and ample closets.
Throughout this splendid residence, impressive scale and the pleasing proportions of the rooms lend themselves effortlessly to the notion of elegant entertaining. Wonderful period detail, such as beautiful parquet de Versailles floors, and the apartment’s pre-war sensibility are complemented by modern conveniences, including multi-zone central air conditioning and Lutron lighting and shade control systems.
In addition, and for sale separately, there is significant contiguous space on the first floor of 730 Park Avenue. Currently configured as a large playroom/fitness room and two staff apartments with updated kitchens and bathrooms, one with a full-sized Laundry Room.
Designed in a Jacobean / Tudor style by master architects F. Burrall Hoffman, Jr. and Lafayette A. Goldstone in 1929, 730 Park Avenue is considered one of New York’s finest residential addresses. Impeccable staffing includes a full-time doorman and porters, as well as a highly-regarded resident manager. The building has recently renovated its beautiful marble-clad entrance lobby and offers its residents the use of a state-of-the-art private fitness center as well as dedicated storage units, three of which are included with the transfer of this apartment. Pets are welcomed.
Financing Allowed: 50%
Flip tax: 3% Payable by Buyer