Elegant, pre-war living in your quiet custom built one bedroom oasis on Billionaire Row's most historic building; The Osborne. The Osborne is a full service coveted grand apartment building built in 1885 and notable for its landmark status and well known current and past residents such as Leonard Bernstein, Lynn Redgrave and Bobby Short. The Osborne lobby is richly decorated and reminiscent of Italian Renaissance and Romanesque revival style. Its Byzantine features include stuccoed and mosaic-tiled walls, floors that mix artistry tile with slabs of varicolored Italian marble and mosaics of glazed terracotta "Della Robbia" panels which cover the walls and ceilings in rich hues of red, blue and gold leaf.
This unit has been painstakingly renovated adding to it's already coveted original features. Brand new picture pane wall moldings, crown moldings and ceiling decoration which freshly mimics the 1885 theme. Newly reproduced historic grill work uniquely covers all vents. New track lighting, ceiling and wall lights adorn every room. The large living room focal point is now a decorative fireplace. There are also stunning built-ins and a separate dining area across from the renovated windowed-kitchen with granite counters, Brand new stainless steel appliances and washer/dryer in kitchen as well.
This unit has multiple built-in storage areas throughout the apt such as a separate kitchen pantry, walk in closets and more custom storage than Carrie Bradshaw would know what to do with in Sex and the City, especially in the oversized bedroom which features a full wall of custom built closets and storage. New bathroom vanity and updated stonework in the large windowed bathroom. Original turn of the century marquetry flooring in excellent condition in every room. Thru the wall AC in both the bedroom and living room.
The Osborne is in excellent financial condition and residents annually watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve from the top of the building. Bike storage available. Only 2 blocks to Central Park so bring Rover as pets are allowed. 3% Flip Tax, 50% Financing Allowed