AMAZING LIGHT AND CENTRAL PARK VIEWS!
Striking panoramic Central Park views abound from ALL the sun-drenched reception rooms and bedrooms of this spacious, 8th floor, pre-war, Cooperative apartment located on Fifth Avenue and 98th Street.The unit isin excellent move-in condition with pre-war detail, extraordinary light, direct Central Park views from the Living Room and Bedrooms, in a distinctive, full-service, white-glove Co-op building. Originally designed as a Classic-8, the current floor plan is flexible and easily can be re-converted into three or four Bedrooms. One enters the apartment from a semi-private elevator landing, shared with only one other shareholder, into a small Vestibule issuing onto a gracious, 21'9"-foot long Gallery with beautiful herringbone floors that extend throughout the elegant reception rooms. The Gallery is the heart of the apartment and all the major rooms, with 9'6" ceilings, gain access through it.The entire apartment has large picture windows and through-wall A/C.
Upon entering, to the immediate right is the currently combined 25'8" x 23'1" Library/Living Room with a working Wood-Burning Fireplace and three large windows directly facing the Park. At the other end of the Gallery, is the large and inviting, south-facing formal Dining Room with both Park and midtown skyline views - the site of many dinner parties offering front row seats to the New Year's Eve fireworks.Between the Dining Room and enormous Living Room is an entrance into a private hall leading to two large Bedrooms also overlooking the Park. Each has an en suite Bathroom. The oversized primaryBedroom has the glorious southwest corner with two exposures, the southern one facing straight down Fifth Avenue with the other facing west with views of Central Park. Also off the Gallery is the entrance through a Butler's Pantry, to the fully equipped extra-large eat-in Kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a washer/dryer and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.The two original Staff Rooms now are configured as an enlarged Kitchen and a Home Office/Bedroom which is situated off the Kitchen along with a half Bathroom.
1165 Fifth Avenue is a 15-story, 54-unit Co-op, built in 1926 and designed by the eminent architect J.E.R. Carpenter, Jr., notable for numerous distinctive buildings on Fifth and Park Avenues. The beautifully carved limestone entryway, along with exquisite detailing on the front door grilles, leads to a distinguished lobby with highly polished marble floors, Ionic columns, and elegant arched windows and doorways. The Pet Friendly building features 24-hour Door Staff, a live-in Resident Manager, and allows up to 50% financing with a 2% flip tax paid by the Purchaser. There is also a Fitness Room, Bike Room, and Laundry in the Basement. A very large private Storage Cage (8'6" x 5'0") is included in the sale. Most notably, this Co-op prides itself for its highly attentive and particularly warm Staff.
Located in the epicenter of The Museum Mile, 1165 Fifth Avenue is also convenient to restaurants, shopping, numerous public and private schools, playgrounds and public transportation - #6 Subway at 96th and Lex, along with the crosstown transverse on 97th Street. With Central Park as your front yard this treasure of a home offers exceptional value on Fifth Avenue.
Courtesy of Corcoran Group
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