830 Park Avenue-the Upper East Sides premier prewar home for grand duplex living. Located on the 7th and 8th floor, this stunning 10 into 8 room duplex, was fully restored and renovated in the last 5 years. It is the trifecta of superior architecture, design and engineering. Designed by Alexa Hampton and architect James Dixon and featured in Elle Décor, this extensive renovation seamlessly joined the best of 21st century technology, materials and craftmanship with the unmatchable charm of the early prewar era. With the newly constructed and complex behind the wall infrastructure that is unseen to the eye, and the interior design that is available to see, this restored and renovated apartment more than defines move in. With 4-5 bedrooms and 5 baths, this duplex reads like a expansive house-but with all the services of 830 Park Avenue, a premier Manhattan cooperative.
Radiating elegance, warmth and a decidedly chic style, this sprawling duplex delights you from the moment you enter. The entry foyer leads you into the expansive (16'9"x 25'6") gallery/salon with its oversized wood burning fireplace and the sweeping wide staircase. Entering from the gallery, the 30 foot long Living Room echoes Paris with its three floor to ceiling French windows. The living rooms prewar architectural features include original crown molding and almost 10 ft. ceiling. The impressive and beautifully scaled dining room will host grand events (see photo!) or it can be utilized for informal living.
Before entering the kitchen, there is a fully equipped wet bar including a wine refrigerator and demi dishwasher for stemware.
Designed to be the hub for everyday life, the light and very large eat in kitchen with oversized windows is a place everyone wants to congregate. All appliances-6 burner w grill Wolf, double wide Subzero refrigerator/freezer and Bosch dishwasher were chosen for their excellence. Counter tops, back splash and flooring reflect a chic style but yet are designed for practical and functional use. Next to the kitchen is a built in office space and a large laundry area with side by side full sized washer dryer and a counter top to fold clothes.
The spacious playroom could be a 5th bedroom. Adjacent to the room is a beautifully renovated marble bath.
Climb the wide and gracious staircase to find the four large bedrooms (2 are master sized corner rooms) and four baths. The renovation included adding the 4th bath. All the baths sparkle with marble and ceramic finishings and the latest in plumbing technology.
The two separate Central A.C. systems with humidification (upstairs and downstairs), new custom state of the art windows, Lutron lighting, the brilliant sound from Sonos System, IntelliTec security system, top grade plumbing and electrical materials and outstanding millwork put this apartment in a category of its own.
Building amenities include storage units and bike room.
Pets allowed, flip tax 2.5% paid by the buyer, 30% financing.
With its prized location 830 Park Avenue is in the heart of the Upper East Side-one block from the Carlyle Hotel, minutes from the finest restaurants-Sant Ambroeus and Caravaggio- and seconds from Manhattan's crown jewel -Central Park- with its playgrounds (76th Street Playground) and vast greenswards.