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Designed by J.E.R. Carpenter in 1927, 812 Park Avenue is one of Park Avenue's most prestigious pre-war co-operatives. Offering superbly scaled reception rooms with high ceilings, crown moldings, carved over-door lintels and classical architectural detail, this hugely desirable duplex apartment is situated on a high floor and is being offered in brand new condition. The home has been meticulously and beautifully renovated throughout in exceptional traditional taste. A two year renovation was recently completed by Interior Management with custom d cor by Alexa Hampton. The renovation included all new wiring, windows, A/V, HVAC, bathrooms, doors, custom hardware, millwork, security systems and on and on.
The entrance foyer leads to an impressive central gallery covered in de Gournay wallpaper with beautiful curved staircase featuring a brass and bronze railing giving the feeling of a private house. Opening from the gallery is the spacious living room with wood burning fireplace, and new immaculate herringbone hardwood floors which continue throughout the reception rooms. The formal dining room with upholstered green velvet walls, opens to the living room and the gallery creating a wonderful flow of entertaining space. The black lacquered library with custom built ins is entered through double doors and has a powder room and dressing room.
Separating the dining room from the kitchen is the large butlers pantry and bar with ice maker and beverage storage with teak countertops. The well equipped kitchen with Pro 48 Sub Zero refrigerator, has a breakfast counter, laundry, separate pantry and convenient access to the second floors guest bedroom wing via a back staircase.
The upper level offers a luxuriously oversized primary bedroom with two large custom dressing closets and a well appointed bathroom with vanity area. The second bedroom is equally well proportioned and has a large dressing room and en suite bathroom. The back of the home is currently divided into two small bedrooms and a full bathroom, which could be converted back into one large guest bedroom. This room may also be accessed from the back staircase that leads down to the kitchen. Guest hallway includes linen closets and a refrigerator. Custom storage unit in the basement is complete with laundry and refrigeration is included in the unit.
812 Park features 17 staff members, including 24-hour doorman, a live-in superintendent, and a handyman. A state-of-the-art gym, private storage, and central courtyard garden are available to shareholders. There is also a laundry room in the basement with two washer and dryer's that feature stainless steel cabinetry as well as a Pro 48 Sub Zero refrigerator. With just 41 apartments (most being duplexes), 812 Park Avenue offers a truly intimate and residential experience. Please note - 30% financing is now permitted, 2% flip tax (payable by purchaser), pets permitted, and summer work rules (May 15th through September 30th)