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Prepare to be taken away by this rare prewar condominium boasting detail dating back to 1912! Romance and ambiance abound in this 1150sf one bedroom (convertible to 2 bedroom) prewar. As you enter its grand gallery you will notice its 10'9" ceilings, stunning hardwood floors and beautiful prewar detail. The soaring ceilings are graced with baronial crown moldings creating a majestic effect as you greet guests as the owner of this magnificent home. Everything is of a grand scale in this apartment. Travel down the hall and pass through an archway to a massive 15'6" x 24' living room with large windows facing west over West End Avenue. Its high beamed ceilings create so much air that the room feels bigger than it is. Wonderful light flows through large panes of glass to illuminate a room that is perfect for entertaining. Wonderful built-ins, display shelving and wall space provide ample opportunities to display an art collection. A decorative fireplace brings the room together with its iconic detail.
Across the hall find an enchanting dining room laden with beautiful detail. High beamed ceilings and impressive crown moldings continue. The show stopper is its original leaded stained-glass window with window seat that looks out over rear gardens and the architectural detail of the neighborhood. Facing east, with lower buildings in the background, lovely light pours in all day long. This is an absolutely enchanting room that can be converted to a second bedroom, if necessary, as the living room is large enough to accommodate a comfortable dining space.
Off of the dining room find a large kitchen. If a state-of-the-art kitchen is what you yearn for then renovate to your heart's content. Otherwise, replace a few appliances and enjoy this large kitchen with lots of storage and counter space.
The primary bedroom is also very large and faces west over West End Avenue. Its large windowed ensuite bathroom needs a refresh but is a great space and fully functional. There is also a large walk-in closet.
Off of the entry gallery find a perfect powder room for guests which could be retiled. There is great storage throughout the apartment INCLUDING A DEDICATED STORAGE UNIT in the basement. With a good architect, if one wishes, potential optionality in the use of the floor plan by possibly expanding the powder room to a full bath and converting the dining room to a second bedroom. Washer/dryers are also permitted with appropriate placement and board approval.
530 West End Avenue, named The Sexton, consists of approximately 40 homes, and is a rare prewar condominium built in 1912 located at West End Avenue and 86th Street. The location could not be more convenient and is steeped in the charm of this central Upper West Side location. The building provides 24-hour doorman service, a live-in superintendent, common outdoor play area and garden, bike room and central laundry. As a condominium, parents can buy for children and LLCs and pied a terre is permitted. Additionally, pets are welcome and washer/dryers can be installed with approval. It's location places it one block from Riverside Park and the 1 train with many restaurants and neighborhood conveniences just moments away.
If you look at the building's history, homes rarely come to market in this building. Make your appointment today to see this glorious apartment before you miss the opportunity of a lifetime!