An ultra-luxurious 3-bedroom 3 bathroom residence is now available, offering an amazing 63+/- feet of direct Central Park views and exquisitely designed interiors for the most discerning buyer. Set on prestigious Fifth Avenue in a coveted prewar cooperative, elegant 2A has been impeccably renovated and boasts a perfect layout for entertaining. A gracious entry foyer spills into a long gallery hall accessing the tranquil sleeping quarters and the spectacular great room and kitchen beyond. High airy ceilings, rich hardwood flooring, tasteful moldings and millwork, and refined finishes throughout enhance the grand ambience.
The host will appreciate the seamless flow from the expansive living room, accented by a wood-burning fireplace and built-in bookshelves flanking oversized park-facing windows, to the open dining room for serving meals. Off the dining room you'll find a meticulously-appointed chef's kitchen with eastern windows, lovely coffered ceilings, custom cabinetry, sleek countertops, decorative tile backsplashes, and premium-grade appliances. Enjoy coffee and casual fare at the huge island with seating, while watching the built-in flat-screen television. A floor-to-ceiling wall of pantry storage, convenient service entrance for grocery deliveries, and adjoining laundry room with a full-size vented washer/dryer and even more closets heighten the allure.
All 3 inviting bedrooms overlook the lush trees and greenery and ever-changing seasonal landscape of Central Park. The primary bedroom offers a custom-outfitted walk-in closet, 2 additional closets, and a deluxe spa-inspired full bath with dual sinks and an enormous steam shower with marble backdrop behind glass. A second en-suite bedroom comes with a beautiful private bath, big closet and service entrance. Plus there's a versatile third bedroom for guests, children, etc., and central AC.
Built in 1923 and designed by famed architect J.E.R. Carpenter, 1148 Fifth Avenue is a distinguished prewar gem with a full-time doorman, state-of-the-art fitness center, common laundry facility, bike room and basement storage. The pet-friendly building sits in the heart of Carnegie Hill, moments to Central Park, Museum Mile, upscale shops and restaurants, and cross-town transportation. Up to 50% financing is allowed, and there is no flip tax.