Like a charming cottage tucked into one of West End Avenue's premier cooperative buildings. This 2BR apartment offers excellent accessibility with a stair-free progress from sidewalk to front door, while providing full-service security and privacy with windows significantly elevated above ground level- looking east over the garden and south above the building's side courtyard. Gracious entry foyer opens to a loft-like living space between split bedrooms. The enormous living room is warm and flexible with broad, art-ready walls and a windowed dining area that can seat eight guests. Both bedrooms overlook the leafy back garden and feature excellent closet space. Windowed bathroom is clad in marble tile and has updated fixtures. Kitchen designed with abundant storage, stainless appliances and a classic farmhouse feel. A discrete kitchen door and stairway provides access to the building's shared 75-foot rear garden. Restored solid hardwood floors, original wainscoting, updated electrical wiring, high ceilings, ample closet storage, and large original windows complete this uniquely welcoming and pet-friendly home.
The Crestwood at 522 West End was designed in 1923 by the era's preeminent luxury architect, Rosario Candela. It's location near West 86th St. offers an exciting restaurant scene, thriving book stores and shopping, plus cultural lights like the American Museum of Natural History, Symphony Space and The Children's Museum. Easy driving access to nearby schools and countless country destinations. Includes a 24-hour doorman, bike storage, resident superintendent and central laundry. Welcome home to your tranquil city refuge on Manhattan's Upper West Side.