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257 West 86th Street - $5,300,000

Grand Palatial Duplex in Intimate Turn of the Century Coop

Turn of the Century New York meets 1970s London. This unique residence has undergone a triple mint renovation and features finishes of the highest order. You are welcomed into the spectacular, dramatic 27 foot great room with soaring near 20 foot vaulted ceilings, two Juliet balconies and extraordinary double height North facing windows. A baronial limestone wood burning fireplace by Chesney anchors the room, making it perfect for elegant entertaining and casual living. Two custom spiral drizzle chandeliers by Ochre add to the dramatic effect. A powder room featuring gold and black Murano glass, custom brass fixtures and Calacatta marble is located off the entrance gallery. The large separate formal dining room has been transformed into a state-of-the-art media room. It flows into the huge and stunning windowed chef's eat-in kitchen featuring custom cabinets, antiqued zinc countertops and an island with antique marble top and vintage steel machine base complemented by Subzero refrigerator and wine refrigerators. There is magnificent flooring by Paris Ceramics and a six burner stove. The upper duplex features three bedrooms and two baths, a washer/dryer and an office. The expansive master bedroom features exquisite custom cabinetry and an abundance of storage. The luxurious en-suite master bath has Carrara marble double sinks, and a free-standing shower with finishes by Ann Sachs. No detail has been overlooked, including the restoration of the original radiators - works of art in themselves. Wrought iron French doors throughout add to the ambience of sophisticated style. This exceptional home also includes an abundance of storage space. Located in a very exclusive and intimate 1906 cooperative in the heart of the Upper Westside, this three bedroom, two and one-half bath duplex residence in triple mint condition offers a calm and quiet respite from the vibrant city outside. Additional features include newly fabricated moldings and new oak hardwood floors. There is a separate storage room. This is a wonderful building in which to live and 3/4A a wonderful apartment to make one's home.

The building was constructed in the neo-Renaissance style in 1906-07 by George Mort Pollard and Joseph L. Steinam and is a rare surviving example of an artists' studio building incorporating living and working spaces. Pollard and Steinam pioneered and specialized in the design of the studio apartment house. They are the architects of many of the studio buildings on historic West 67th Street, including the Hotel Des Artistes. Amenities include: Resident Manager, 24 hour elevator operator, laundry, storage and bike rooms. There is a planted rooftop garden terrace for residents. Superbly located and situated on a wide thoroughfare in one of the most sought-after, vibrant and historic neighborhoods of the Upper Westside. The subway is a half-block away and the crosstown bus is directly across the street. Restaurants and shops abound.

Marie M. Bingham
Marie M. Bingham
mbingham@bhsusa.com
212-588-5654   c: 917-796-9386
Cheryl F. Rindfleish
Cheryl F. Rindfleish
crindfleish@bhsusa.com
212-588-5603   c: 917-660-3044
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Upper West Side, NYC Cooperative
$5,300,000

Maintenance/CC: $4,680
Financing Allowed: 65%
Last updated: 10/22/2017
ID: 16170299
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Residence Information

Type: Duplex
Rooms: 8.0
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Windowed kitchen: Yes
Woodburning fireplaces: 1
Washer and dryer: Yes

Building Information

Period: Pre-War
Built: 1906
Building Type: Elevator
Attended lobby: Yes
Elevator attendant: Yes
Roof garden: Yes
Laundry in building: Yes
Storage available: Yes