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|Neighborhood||Upper East Side|
APARTMENT 5/6 IS PRICED AT $5,550,000 - NEARLY $2 MILLION LESS THAN OTHER COMPARABLE FIFTH AVENUE PROPERTIES DUE TO ITS MONTHLY MAINTENANCE OF $14,742. Building now allows up to 40% financing. Private, serene and refined, this elegant duplex with views of Central Park provides the opportunity for townhouse living in a full-service cooperative. This one of a kind 10 into 9 room home features excellent separation of public and private space allowing for grand scale entertaining as well as comfortable daily living. Bring your architect and re-create an iconic New York residence. First level: From the private elevator landing, enter a gracious foyer, past the sweeping staircase into a generously proportioned living room with soaring 10' ceilings, a gas fireplace and three oversized windows facing west onto the treetops of the Park. Adjacent to the living room is a handsome library with built-in bookcases, a gas fireplace and views of the Carlyle Hotel tower. The impressive dining room with bay window and a gas fireplace leads to a butler's pantry and large square eat-in kitchen with brilliant eastern sunlight. Second level: The private quarters upstairs enable one to design for 2 bedrooms and a sitting room or 3 bedrooms. The spacious master suite and en-suite bathroom feature windows overlooking the park and towers of Central Park West. An adjacent bedroom with gas fireplace and en-suite bathroom can serve as a large second bedroom or den. A hallway leads to a third bedroom with en-suite bathroom and an adjoining office. There is a double staff room filled with light and bathroom with access to the back staircase and kitchen below. 953 Fifth Avenue is an intimate, white glove cooperative developed in 1926 by architect and historian, Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes. Nestled between 76th and 77th street, the building is notable for its striking 25-foot wide limestone facade and gleaming brass detail. With just seven residences, the building offers an unparalleled level of privacy and service for discreet living.