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US $22,500,000
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  • 5 bedrooms
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Turn of the Century Elegance
There is nothing quite like a perfectly renovated Beaux Arts home. The combination of dramatic architecture with the clean lines of a new renovation are simply magical.Residence 8/9A at 50 Central Park West, the Prasada, is one of those rare finds. Grand 11 foot ceilings, 90 feet facing Central Park, oversized windows, bay windows and turn of the century details- all completely renovated with multi zoned central air conditioning, new windows, a new gourmet open kitchen and 5 full and 2 half bathrooms. The seamless blend of the wonderful old and the fabulous new-and also graced with Central Park and midtown views from what are often called the architect's floors-8 and 9, the level where the Park and trees are appreciated as well as the Fifth Avenue and Central Park South skyline and beyond. Each floor of this duplex has 45 feet of direct Park frontage with simply stunning views.Entering on the 9th floor, you are immediately struck by the mesmerizing views in front of you. The gracious foyer leads to the side by side double living room and formal dining room, sitting on Central Park. New double glazed mahogany windows grace these rooms, and both the living room and dining room have gorgeous decorative fireplaces with ornate mantels. The dining room has a unique bow front, with new mahogany bay windows.The new chef's kitchen is open to the dining room, allowing for views while cooking or informally dining. The kitchen is adorned with custom white shaker cabinets and white Carrera marble countertops and includes at least 2 of everything- 2 full size refrigerators, 4 freezer drawers, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, 2 ovens and both a 6 burner vented gas stove as well as an electric cooktop. The center island has great storage and space for dining. There is also endless additional storage and counter space and a large wine refrigerator. In this area is the laundry room as well which houses 2 sets of full size vented washer dryers!Behind the kitchen and laundry room is a spacious staff or guest room with new full marble bathroom. The bedroom hall has a beautiful new powder room for guests. Further down are 3 spacious bedrooms. One bedroom has its own ceramic tiled en suite bathroom and an enormous walk in closet. The other 2 bedrooms have open West views and share a designer marble bathroom with double sinks.Down a dramatic staircase lit by an artistic "sky light" is the remainder of the home including the sumptuous master bedroom suite and an enormous Park facing library/office.The primary bedroom is absolutely stunning with a bay window and stunning Park views. There are 2 dressing rooms and 2 gorgeous bathrooms that service the primary bedroom. One dressing room has custom white cabinetry and is adjacent to a white marble bathroom with mosaic tiles, a deep soaking tub, large glass shower and separate water closet. The second dressing room has handsome cerused oak cabintery and a classic bathroom with steam shower, outfitted in Breche Violette marble.The library on the 8th floor is the size of the living room and is a perfect den and office with 5 large windows facing Central Park. There is also a powder room to service the library.50 Central Park West is a well established cooperative since 1973. Truly one of the grandest buildings in New York, the Prasada is one of three buildings that established Central Park West as an avenue of great prestige and is a wonderful example of Beaux-Arts architecture. Commissioned by the King of Spain, designed by Charles W. Romeyn & Henry R. Wynne, 50 Central Park West was built by Franklin & Samuel Haines beginning in 1905 and completed in 1907. The elegance and grand layouts of the building made the Prasada one of the first "high-rises" that drew wealthy individuals out of townhouse living.There are full time doormen and elevator operators, a resident manager, private storage bins, bik

50, CENTRAL PARK W, New York, New York, United States
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