This grand apartment, located at 765 Park Avenue and 72nd Street in the prestigious Lenox Hill neighborhood, is in one of Park Avenue’s most refined and beautiful white-glove prewar cooperatives.
The stylish apartment, recently refurbished throughout, offers light-filled and spacious accommodations in four bedrooms, with four en-suite bathrooms, plus an en-suite staff bedroom. Impressively laid out over 3,550 sq. ft. with 20 splendid windows with views over three aspects, the traditional apartment offers gracious living with well-proportioned large rooms, elegant moldings and archways, tall paneled doorways, 10-foot ceilings, and hardwood floors.
It is also fully modernized for comfort. A private elevator takes you to the 6th floor and opens to a discreet private entrance hall. The grand hallway leads through to the 22 ft. library, which hosts a wood burning fireplace for cozy warmth and atmosphere.
The magnificent living room, 27 x 17 ft., also offers a wood burning fireplace for relaxed entertaining. The elegant 20 ft. dining room leads off to a very light, airy and spacious chef’s kitchen, 19 x 18 ft with a large corner banquette, granite and wood-block counter tops, custom designed cabinetry by Smallbone of Devizes of England, and in-built top-of-the-line Viking and Sub-Zero appliances.
The restful bedroom wing comprises a corner master suite with two walk-in closets and a magnificent large white marble master bathroom. Three additional bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, are spacious and light-filled. A staff room with an en-suite bathroom located off the kitchen could serve as a fifth bedroom. The apartment also includes a separate laundry and pantry room, guest’s powder room, and a large private locked storage area and gym in the basement.
Designed by the renowned Italian-American architect, Rosario Candela, 765 Park Avenue was built in 1927 and comprises 47 exclusive homes on 14 stories. The limestone and brick Italian Renaissance building is one of the most distinctive buildings on Park Avenue, and residents enjoy the highest levels of service and privacy.
Listing courtesy of Dominic J.S. Longcroft, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York Properties.