Virtual Tour Available by Request Only. Extraordinary opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind Penthouse at the iconic Hotel Des Artistes on Central Park West; one of New York City's finest white-glove residential cooperatives. Penthouse 909 is a remarkable, sun-drenched triplex home with 5 to 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and over 5,500 square feet making it unlike anything in the city with its spectacular history, superb location across from Central Park, grand proportions, gorgeous details and magnificent private outdoor terrace. This historic homes design and layout maximizes the dramatic light and scale throughout with nearly 18 ceilings in the formal expanse, oversized 10+ casement windows, multiple corner rooms, three open exposures and glorious open city views. Part of Artists Row, the building housed apartments as well as artists studios so light was purposefully the most prominent feature. In addition, no detail was overlooked in the stunning renovation of this classic home while seamlessly integrating quality, high-end design into a historically important apartment.
Modern comforts include central air conditioning, a state-of-the-art Sonos audio system, top of line chefs appliances, luxurious baths including a primary bathroom solarium and extraordinary custom storage and built-ins throughout. A tranquil oasis wonderful for entertaining, the private terrace is fully decked and landscaped and equipped with gas fire pit, electricity and water and is made private by the stunning gothic architecture of the buildings facade. Old-world architectural elements are numerous throughout the triplex including beamed ceilings, intricately designed wood-burning fireplaces, gothic paneled-staircases, custom built-in window seating, mezzanine Juliet balconies overlooking the formal expanse, Mahogany paneled-corner library with patterned coffered ceiling and pristine hardwood floors.
The first-floor layout allows for open entertaining on a large scale with a dramatic formal expanse enhanced by the double height ceilings and beautiful southern light from three massive windows that reach the ceiling. The fabulous flow provides for a 45 formal living and dining room with wood-burning fireplace, an elegant corner library / home office with wood-burning fireplace and huge eat-in chefs kitchen and a sun-filled corner breakfast room with spectacular open city views. The fully equipped eat-in kitchen with central island would be the delight of any level chef and great for entertaining. Top-of-line stainless appliances include 6-burner Viking Stove, two dishwashers (one Miele) and Viking refrigerator. In addition, there is a walk-in pantry. An oversized foyer/ gallery space with wet bar and powder room completes the floor.
The second floor or mezzanine level dramatically overlooks the formal expanse and hosts four bedrooms (one a corner room with wood-burning fireplace), three full bathrooms and laundry room. Each bedroom is filled with custom storage and beautiful architectural details.
The third floor is simply sublime with a stunning corner primary suite that includes open city views, private terrace access, a dressing room and spa bathroom housed in a solarium drawing in extraordinary light. The stunning bathroom features an open-air steam shower, double vanity, deep-soaking tub and a full seating area surround by open city views. The third floor additionally hosts a fully outfitted media room with surround sound, coffered ceiling, paneled moldings, built in seating, custom window storage and two exposures, as well as two windowed home offices. The private outdoor terrace is extended off the entire floor with a west terrace outside of the primary suite and east terrace off the media room.
One of the most iconic and historic buildings on the Upper West Side, the Hotel Des Artists at 1 West 67th Street offers amenities not often available in a pre-war building: a swimming pool, two workout rooms, and squash court, and the exclusive La Palestra fitness center. Twenty-four-hour staff includes a concierge, elevator operator and live-in superintendent. There is also a bike room, resident storage and laundry room. Residents are also afforded discounted dining and delivery service from Gianfranco and Paula Sorrentinos restaurant and The Leopard at des Artistes. 3% Flip Tax paid by Buyer.