This South facing, fully renovated 14 room elegant duplex was designed for a member of the Strauss Family, founders of Macy's. Located in Rosario Candela's Georgian masterpiece, 720 Park Avenue, it features a large Gallery with lovely circular staircase, Powder Room, charming Bar, and 4 exceptionally proportioned large Reception Rooms, including a sunken 30' Living Room with adjacent Terrace. The service area has an enormous Gourmet Kitchen and Breakfast Room. The upper floor features, 6 Bedrooms with 6 ensuite marble baths and dressing rooms. The ceiling heights range from 11 to 12 feet, with meticulously restored plaster moldings accenting the 4 working fireplaces with period antique mantels. Multiple zone Central A/C and new windows complete this approximately 7,000 square foot duplex. Private wine and storage rooms are included and the building features abundant staff, a squash court and large professionally equipped gym.
Radiating off the Gallery is the almost 20' by 30' sunken Drawing Room with Fireplace and a charming small Terrace. A sizeable Study/Music Room opens into the Living Room and provides a full 45' expanse of entertaining space. Also off the Gallery is a Library with Fireplace, as well as the beautifully proportioned Formal Dining Room with Fireplace and the original marvelous tiger maple paneled walk-in silver closet.The service area has been entirely opened up into a professionally equipped large Gourmet Kitchen with "two of everything", a Breakfast Area and Pantry. The back stairway provides convenient access to the Bedrooms above. Across the service hall is a spacious private Laundry Room and a seasonal clothing storage room.The private quarters are accessed by the elegant circular staircase leading from the Gallery to a large second floor Landing with extensive bookcases. There is a 2 room Master Suite: the Master Bedroom is a sizable, sunny corner room with Fireplace, marble Bath and a Dressing Room with the restored original built-ins. The Suite also includes a study with another generous marble Bath. There are two additional large Bedrooms with ensuite Baths and two further full Bedrooms with Baths.