The magnificent 4,357 SF home at 995 Fifth Avenue represents a brilliant marriage of classic Candela pre-war design to clean 21st Century style. With a thoughtful renovation completed in Winter of 2020, this home lies at the intersection of uptown elegance and downtown style.
A semi-private elevator landing flows graciously into a magnificent entrance featuring an Italian Rosewood gallery with a chic powder room. From the gallery, you are drawn into an expansive sun-drenched living room, and adjoining dining room all which open up to provide 42-feet of frontage overlooking Fifth Avenue, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and partial Central Park views, through three sets of large CitiQuiet soundproof double windows.
Adjacent to the living space is a huge, meticulously crafted 25-foot windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen featuring Smallbone of Devizes cabinetry, a Sub-zero refrigerator, two Sub-zero wine/beverage refrigerators, a Wolf oven, Miele dishwasher, and a large island finished in absolute-Carrara Marble, with incredible storage and ample seating.
From the kitchen, a gallery leads you to a beautifully crafted media room/den, which features a custom-built media center lined in gorgeous teal leather wallcovering and lighted shelving allowing you to display some of your most prized art pieces.
The bedroom wing of the home is along a beautiful hallway featuring a stunning recess lighted tray ceiling perfect for displaying art. Each of the three secondary bedrooms features perfect proportions, southern exposures, large closets and Waterworks en-suite bathrooms with heated floors.
An extraordinary master bedroom suite is set at the end of the bedroom wing offering ultimate privacy. The suite faces south with a wall of windows overlooking neighboring gardens. It contains three closets, two of which classify as enormous walk-ins with custom built-ins. The marble master bathroom includes a stand free Bathtub, a walk-in rain shower and a built-in vanity area.
A separate laundry room, conveniently placed off the bedroom wing, integrates a Miele washer/dryer with custom storage. A newly installed mobile operated Savant Smart Home system controls the audio/visual, Crestron lighting, motorized shades and year-round four pipe heating and cooling system independently zoned by room. Identifiable features and forms include Santos Mahogany Floors, exquisite wood carpentry, dramatic beams, wide soffits and coffered ceiling panels, seamlessly blending an old world elegance, scale and detail with a bright open loft-like entertaining expanse and a wonderfully distinct feel.
995 Fifth, governed as a Condop (co-op with condominium bylaws), offers its resident's ultimate flexibility, foreigners and pied-a-terre allowed. The health club with steam, sauna, massage rooms and yoga studio, a separate bike room, concierge service and an in-house wine consultancy enhance the lifestyle within the confines of a top technological security infrastructure. Individual storage bin included with the sale. Pets allowed. Own this most desirable Upper East Side "Gold Coast" property situated among New York City's most important cultural institutions, best Madison Avenue boutiques and finest world-class dining.