Classic Prewar Gem with 4 Rooms Facing Park Avenue
Welcome to this elegant and bright classic 7 room home ideally located in a distinguished full-service prewar Cooperative on Park Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Street. Originally a classic 8, the layout of this stunning home, 3 bedroom/3bathroom plus staff room, is currently configured as a 2 bedroom plus library, and home office. This charming apartment is in excellent move-in condition with 4 major rooms facing west directly overlooking Park Avenue. Prewar details include high ceilings, classic moldings, oversized windows, and parquet oak hardwood floors in excellent condition. There are generous closets and storage space throughout.
The semi-private elevator landing opens onto an entrance foyer leading to the living room and separates the living area from the private bedroom quarters.
The 22ft living room with decorative fireplace leads to the spacious formal dining room on one side and to the wood paneled library on the other side. The living room, library, and formal dining room all directly face Park Avenue, as does the primary bedroom.
The wood paneled library can be brought back to its originally configured bedroom, which is currently accessible through the bedroom wing corridor. The spacious formal dining room has two entrances, one leading into the living room and a separate entrance leading into the kitchen which can be accessed from the butler's pantry. In addition, off the butler's pantry there is a staff room/office with full en-suite bath. The large windowed eat-in-kitchen with separate dining area includes a vented washer/dryer.
The bedroom wing has a corridor accessing all 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths in excellent condition. The spacious primary bedroom overlooking Park Avenue has an en-suite windowed bath and a wall of closets. The second bedroom (which can be entered from the bedroom wing) is currently the existing library. The bedroom wing also includes an additional bedroom and a separate windowed bath.
565 Park Avenue is a prime full-service luxury Prewar Cooperative constructed in 1912 and designed by well-known architect Robert T. Lyons for distinguished developers Bing and Bing. This intimate Cooperative has only 28 apartments and 13 stories with 2 apartments per floor. Building amenities include a full-time 24-hr doorman and live-in resident manager. The building is pet friendly and allows pieds-a-terre. In addition, there is a bicycle room, laundry room, and private storage locker which transfers with the apartment. There is a 2% flip tax paid by the purchaser. The building is close to Central Park, and conveniently accessible to fine restaurants, excellent designer-boutique shopping, and public transportation.