1 West 72nd Street - $10,950,000
This pristine apartment in the legendary Dakota offers grand-scale rooms in a graceful layout. The residence is in perfect move-in condition and the original 19th century architectural details have been carefully preserved. The 9-room home features 5 woodburning fireplaces, exquisite Mahogany woodworking, 12-foot ceilings, 10-foot doorways, original plaster moldings, and original Ash and Mahogany doors, baseboards and floors. One enters the apartment through a private vestibule which leads to a gallery, opening onto the public rooms of the home. The grand living room has American Cherry Wood paneling, a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows with a Juliet balcony. A corridor and a set of pocket doors separates the living room from the adjacent library, which also has a fireplace. A 23-foot formal dining room with a fireplace may be found along the Eastern wing of the home and features an exquisite coffered ceiling and tall pocket doors. The vast eat-in-kitchen is accessed through a leaded glass paneled door and has granite countertops, Christianson custom cabinetry and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances from Sub-Zero, Thermador, and Miele. This state-of-the-art chef's kitchen includes 3 ovens, a 6-burner stove, 2 refrigerators, 2 microwaves, 2 temperature-controlled wine storage units, 3 sinks, a filtration water system, 2 dishwashers, a trash compactor and a separate laundry room. Beyond the kitchen, there is a bright family room overlooking the enchanting Dakota courtyard and water fountains. A peaceful oasis, the master suite features a woodburning fireplace and a 20-foot walk-in closet. The sumptuous master bath of pale green onyx has a separate shower, soaking sub, and a leaded glass window. There are two additional bedrooms located off a private corridor along the Western wing of the home, each with a full bath with Waterworks and Kohler fixtures. The residence has a 4-zone central air-conditioning system as well as an audio system throughout. The apartment has ample closets; all of which are cedar-lined.
There is also an outside double-staff room available for sale separately. An individual storage bin located in the lower level of the building is included in the sale.
Designed by Henry J. Hardenbergh, and completed in 1884, the Dakota is one of the world's greatest and most renowned residential buildings. Its monumental form, embellished with ornate finials and Gothic gables, make it one of New York's most iconic structures. A unique gaslit entry and enchanting center courtyard add to its old-world charm. The cooperative offers residents the highest levels of privacy, service and luxury in one of Manhattan's most distinguished landmarked buildings.
Tax deduction: 50%
Last updated: 6/20/2013
Building Type: Elevator
Attended lobby: Yes
Building courtyard: Yes
Laundry in building: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes