This prewar James E.R. Carpenter ten room duplex is located in one of Park Avenue's premier white glove co-operatives, 812 Park Avenue. Drenched in sunlight, this high floor residence boasts oversized grand rooms perfectly suited for gracious entertaining and everyday living. There are three bedroom suites and four and a half windowed bathrooms. Additionally there are two staff bedrooms that can be combined to make a fourth bedroom. The entertaining rooms include a living room with a wood burning fireplace, a formal dining room, a library, a windowed eat-in kitchen with a breakfast room and a butler's pantry. Throughout the magnificent home there are soaring ceilings, oversized windows, prewar architectural details, herringbone floors, and picturesque views.
A semi-private elevator landing opens onto a regal oval entrance gallery which leads to the beautiful enfilade of entertaining rooms. The sun-drenched living room boasts three oversized windows overlooking the townhouses on 75th Street and houses the wood burning fireplace. Adjacent also overlooking 75th Street is a handsome library which has a bar as well as a windowed powder room. On the other side of the living room through French doors is the elegant formal dining room which faces south; this room can also be accessed from the gallery or kitchen. A butler's pantry connects to the windowed kitchen and breakfast room. The area, which also accesses a back staircase could be combined to create a larger kitchen.
Up a stunning original sweeping staircase is the private quarters. This floor can also be accessed directly from the building elevator. The luxurious primary suite faces south and has four closets, two of which are large walk-ins. The en-suite windowed bathroom has a bathtub and a separate shower. There are two additional bedroom suites both with excellent closet space and en-suite windowed bathrooms. In a separate hallway are two staff bedrooms and a windowed bathroom. These rooms can be combined to create a fourth bedroom suite. Completing this luxurious home are three huge hallway closets. The new owner will have use of a storage unit and a laundry room located in the cellar.
Perfectly situated at the southwest corner of 75th Street and Park Avenue, 812 Park Avenue has full-time doormen, a live-in resident manager, a fitness center located on the first floor, and a beautifully landscaped central courtyard garden. Pets are permitted and summer work rules apply (May 15th through September 30th). The building allows up to 30% financing and there is a 2% flip tax paid by the purchaser.