Built in 1929 at the peak of Art Deco in NYC the Essex House has stood tall over central park for almost 1 century and has hosted everyone from Royalty to Movie Starts, Musicians and titans of industry and finance.…
Built in 1929 at the peak of Art Deco in NYC the Essex House has stood tall over central park for almost 1 century and has hosted everyone from Royalty to Movie Starts, Musicians and titans of industry and finance.
Unit 1001 epitomizes the grand scale and luxury the property with 2350 sqft of impeccably designed classic luxury style. the home has 50 feet of frontage on Central Park with the perfect perspective mid park and just a few floors above the tree lines affording unobstructed views across the entire park. The Great room is 30 feet wide itself with enormous picture windows filling the space with light and views from every angle. The area is easily broken into dining and living rooms with a stunning hand carved custom mantle and bookshelf over the living room fireplace. The gourmet, chef designed eat in kitchen is also park facing with an amazing window seat and table at the end of a long stone counter kitchen with custom cabinetry and top of the line appliances including Subzero as well as a pantry and laundry closet with slop sink and a separate staff entrance trough the kitchen. A favorite space in the home is the third bedroom currently used as one of the most beautiful hand carved wood paneled offices allowing you to work from with a desk seated in front of another park facing picture window. There is a beautiful custom library/sitting area in front of an enormous master bedroom that has its own fireplace set in a custom mantelpiece. The bedroom has two oversize walk in closets and a stunning en-suite marble bath. The final bedroom is another huge space with a walk in closet and beautifully detailed en-suite bath. There is a third full marble bath and every inch of the home is decked out in beautiful wide hardwood floors, wrapped in wainscoting and skim coat and painted to perfection. This home is wonderfully designed to move in as is or can be redesigned to taste.
Purchasing here will center your NYC life at the heart of Manhattan in one of the most desirable and romantic spots in midtown. Central Park South has access to everything the city has to offer with a quiet elegance located across from the park that is not found elsewhere in the neighborhood.
The Essex House has a huge draw when it became the first condo hotel tower in NYC in 1974. Today you will have all the convenience of hotel living with all the benefits of home ownership. The property has a stunning lobby, gym, spa, lounge, ball rooms, restaurants, 24 hour room service and concierge. One of the most unique features of ownership at the Essex House is the freedom to rent on a short term furnished basis down to 1 month terms and freedom to have any guests stay in the home as you choose during ownership making it perfect for part time New Yorkers who would like the home to optimize its value by being used or rented while they are not in town.
This home is already Covid Discount priced and ready to sell. Contact us for in person showings by appointment or for a virtual tour for any buyers not currently in the city.