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Experience the incomparable elegance afforded at this luxury estate on Fifth Avenue, overlooking verdant Central Park.
Residence 3A at the white-glove cooperative 812 Fifth Avenue suits the most discerning buyer and exudes attention to detail. Its history is equally impressive, once home to Howard Deering Johnson, the famous American entrepreneur, businessman, and the founder of the Howard Johnson's chain of restaurants and hotels. Other prominent figures such as former U.S. Vice President Nelson Rockefeller also resided at this prestigious building, hence it often being referred to as the Rockefeller building.
Enter through the foyer and into to an impressive entrance gallery showcasing marble floors, designer lighting, ceiling medallions, stunning millwork/wainscoting, brass details, and other refined finishes found throughout, Residence 3A is a special treasure. This gracious classic 7 apartment is brightened by oversized windows facing West and East, offering the ultimate pairing of Central Park and sunny townhouse garden vistas on either side. Flanking the gallery is a generous park-view living room and a formal dining room, perfect for entertaining with a seamless open flow. Adjoining the living room is 12.2 ft. by 24 ft. handsome library clad in walls of built-ins, featuring a recessed ceiling and park-facing picture windows, which can be converted into a third bedroom. The windowed eat-in kitchen offers abundant cabinetry, black granite countertops, and a breakfast area with full bath/laundry room. Your park facing primary bedroom retreat sits privately on the Western side of the apartment, complete with 2 walk-in closets, and a marble en-suite bath with separate shower and tub. The secondary bedroom looks East into beautiful townhouse gardens. It is also en-suite with built-ins and abundant closets. A separate service entrance, ample closets, custom built-ins, separate storage unit and elegant details complete this home. This rare-to-find estate is in need of renovations. Bring your designer to create your dream home on Manhattan's Gold Coast! Plus, maintenance includes utilities and private storage.
Located on coveted Fifth Avenue, the distinguished cooperative, built in 1963, houses 30 upscale residences and offers full-time doormen, elevator attendants, a bell captain, resident manager, common laundry, a lovely garden, and onsite storage. Best of all is the exceptional address directly across from prized Central Park, just moments to world-class shopping and dining, acclaimed museums and entertainment. 50% financing is allowed, as are pied-a-terres. 3% flip tax paid by buyer. No dogs allowed.