Enjoy breathtaking Central Park and Fifth Avenue skyline views from every room of this flexible three bedroom, two bathroom residence. Perched on a high floor above a prestigious Central Park block, sunlight streams into this stately, welcoming home from expansive eastern, southern and northern exposures. Enter through a gracious foyer offering four closets for life’s necessities. The elegant living room greets guests with beamed ceilings, an ornate decorative fireplace, and bright south-facing windows. The renovated, windowed kitchen gleams with Park views, stainless steel appliances, Sub-Zero refrigerator, gas range, and granite countertops. Convenient pass-through access leads to the ample formal dining room with beamed ceilings and decorative moldings. With showstopping Central Park views, the substantial primary suite includes a large walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom, and excellent light. Also generous in size, the cheerful second bedroom enjoys direct Park views as well. A second full bathroom is nearby, accessible from the hall to accommodate guests. Residents in this line have found additional flexibility by dividing the oversized dining room footprint to create a comfortable third bedroom while preserving a handsome dining space. 7 West 96th Street is a full-service prewar cooperative with 24-hour doorman service, resident superintendent, basement storage, bicycle storage, state of the art laundry room, and a spectacular roof deck with resplendent Central Park and city views. This historic Art Deco building is convenient to Central Park’s most treasured gems, including tennis courts, playgrounds, and the Reservoir. Pet friendly! Washer and dryer allowed in unit with board approval. No pied-à-terre's. Motivated seller, best value in the upper west side!