This stunning 3 bedroom triple mint condominium home with direct Central Park views is available for resale for the first time! 1212 Fifth Avenue is a prewar building that was meticulously renovated in 2011 to combine modern layouts with a traditional sensibility by the renowned design firm of S. Russell Groves. As the model apartment, 8B was featured in House Beautiful and has substantial upgrades above and beyond the glorious finishes that were in all the sponsor apartments. The gracious entry foyer has Venetian plaster finishes and a large coat closet. Central Park, the Vanderbilt Gate, the Conservatory Gardens and beyond are seen ahead through oversize windows. The spacious and sumptuously designed Living/Dining Room has 9' beamed ceilings, Oak floors, plaster crown moldings and custom mill work enclosures for Heating and Air Conditioning (all also found throughout the apartment). The modern chef's kitchen is open to the dining room and boasts Caesar stone counter tops, custom Italian cabinets, Bertazzoni, Viking and MIele appliances, Dornbracht fixtures, a garbage disposer and Recessed LED lighting. There is zoned Air Conditioning and Heat in every room. South of the foyer and separated from the other bedrooms is the elegant Master Suite with Park view, large closets and an extraordinary Master Bath. Encased in exquisite Bianco Dolomiti Marble, there is radiant floor heat, custom vanities, a Walk-in Shower and Soaking tub, a Robern Medicine cabinet (that can also be a television), and the famous Kohler Numi toilet, unique to the model apartment. The second bedroom, currently a home office with direct Park views, has a full bath across the hall that also serves as a powder room. The third bedroom at the end of the hall has a full bath ensuite, two Milano Twin Wall Beds and Park views. There is a Miele washer/dryer in a laundry closet.
1212 Fifth Avenue was originally designed by the Blum brothers in 1925. The condominium prides itself on being the first classic prewar building in New York City to receive LEED Gold certification. It is a full service white glove building with 24 hour attended lobby, concierge, live-in resident manager, cold storage, and bicycle room. Amenities include a beautiful resident's lounge, playroom, and state of the art 2600 sf fitness facility. For a fee, owners at 1212 Fifth can access the pool, terrace and screening room at adjacent 1214 Fifth Avenue. International buyers, pied a terres and pets are welcome.