This 16 into 14 room, 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath apartment occupies the 4th and 5th floors of the D-line at 740 Park Avenue. Replete with 41 windows, triple exposures (north, south and west), three wood-burning fireplaces and 21 closets, this is one of the most sought after lines in the building.
Upon arriving in the private elevator vestibule, enter into the homes grand foyer with a sweeping curved staircase and brass balustrade, hidden powder room, and coat closet.
The elegant south facing library features a wood-burning fireplace and stately bookshelves. To the right of the gallery is a magnificent 37 by 22 living room with south and west exposures, and wood-burning fireplace. The entertaining space is completed by the handsome 25 by 19 dining room and separate dining alcove. All entertaining rooms feature the original teak plank flooring in the peg and groove style.
Off of the dining room is the large eat-in Chefs kitchen with northwest exposure. There is significant space with a breakfast nook, center island, and pantry. Beyond the kitchen are two staff rooms and a bath.
Ascending the original marble staircase, the gracious master suite resides to the left of the landing. A generously sized sitting room with en-suite bathroom leads to the 186 by 22 master bedroom, also with en-suite bathroom. The master suite features a wood-burning fireplace and multiple closets.
Across from the master suite is a west facing bedroom with private bath and closet. A separate wing accommodates two additional bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms and closets. The picture moldings and wainscoting in the bedrooms are Candelas original design. At the end of the hall are three staff rooms and a hall bathroom.
There is a Flip Tax for 3% of purchase price to be paid by the buyer.
740 Park Avenue was designed by Rosario Candela in 1929 and converted into a cooperative by John D. Rockefeller Jr. who resided there for many years. Residents enjoy a private health club, central laundry room, private storage and proximity to Central Park, fine dining and the world class shopping of Madison Ave.
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