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Perfectly situated in the heart of the Upper East Side, this stately, seven, originally eight room home is an entertainer's dream. With a thoughtful layout, an abundance of light and great bones, this wonderful residence is ready for its next owner. Enter the home through the foyer off a semi-private elevator landing. At over 30 feet long, the sun-soaked living room boasts a working fireplace and south facing windows. The windowed library, opposite the living room, offers an additional entertaining space or can be used as an additional guest suite with a private bath.
Behind the library, a spacious, light-filled dining room is primed for hosting with pocket doors that connect with the kitchen and butler's pantry. The kitchen's external service entrance ensures private chef set up or grocery delivery without interrupting guests. The recently renovated kitchen features top of the line appliances surrounded by abundant cabinet space and an adjacent laundry room, complete with a Miele washer/ dryer and wine refrigerator. The pantry and laundry rooms originally made up a staff room, which could easily be reconverted to an additional bedroom.
The bedroom wing of the apartment provides a comfortable separation between the living and sleeping quarters of the home. It features a luxurious primary suite that receives incredible sunlight via south-facing windows, two separate en-suite bathrooms and two generous walk-in closets, evoking spacious resort living within the comforts of home. A large sitting area in the primary suite can be used as an office, sitting room, elaborate dressing area or enclosed to create an additional bedroom. Two additional bedrooms and another third bath complete the home.
1040 Park Avenue is a premier, pre-war, white-glove Park Avenue cooperative designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1925. Located on the corner of Park Avenue and 86thStreet, it is in close proximity to Central Park, Museum mile, the boutiques and restaurants of Madison Avenue and myriad transportation options. Residents in this pet-friendly building enjoy the services of a 24-hour doorman, on-site super, as well as a newly renovated lobby and fitness center.