This South facing, fully renovated 14 room elegant duplex was designed for a member of the Strauss Family, founders of Macy's. Located in Rosario Candela's Georgian masterpiece, 720 Park Avenue, it features a large Gallery with lovely circular staircase, Powder Room, charming Bar, and four exceptionally proportioned large Reception Rooms, including a sunken 30' Living Room with adjacent Terrace. The service area has an enormous Gourmet Kitchen and Breakfast Room. The upper floor features, six Bedrooms with six ensuite marble baths and dressing rooms. The ceiling heights range from 11 to 12 feet, with meticulously restored plaster moldings accenting the four working fireplaces with period antique mantels. Multiple zone Central A/C and new windows complete this approximately 7,000 square foot duplex. Private wine and storage rooms are included and the building features abundant staff, a squash court and large professionally equipped gym.
Radiating off the Gallery is the almost 20' by 30' sunken Drawing Room with Fireplace and a charming small Terrace. A sizable Study/Music Room opens into the Living Room and provides a full 45' expanse of entertaining space. Also off the Gallery is a Library with Fireplace, as well as the beautifully proportioned Formal Dining Room with Fireplace and the original marvelous tiger maple paneled walk-in silver closet.The service area has been entirely opened up into a professionally equipped large Gourmet Kitchen with "two of everything", a Breakfast Area and Pantry. The back stairway provides convenient access to the Bedrooms above. Across the service hall is a spacious private Laundry Room and a seasonal clothing storage room.The private quarters are accessed by the elegant circular staircase leading from the Gallery to a large second floor Landing with extensive bookcases. There is a two room Master Suite: the Master Bedroom is a sizable, sunny corner room with Fireplace, marble Bath and a Dressing Room with the restored original built-ins. The Suite also includes a study with another generous marble Bath. There are two additional large Bedrooms with ensuite Baths and two further full Bedrooms with Baths.
Additional Information: Pre-War,Doorman,Elevator,Terrace,Multi-Level,Washer/dryer In Unit
Built in: 1928