This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from January 06, 2014
The Private Luxury Of Townhouse Living In A Doorman Condominium - Upper East Side 3000 square feet, 3- 4 bedrooms 3.5 baths triplex with a large Zen-filled Asian inspired all season meditation garden & parlor floor planted terrace overlooking the garden designed by a renowned global landscaper. This triplex not only has over 600 square feet of outdoor space but boasts wall to wall , floor to ceiling French doors in the living room that open to a landscaped Juliette balcony and wall to wall , floor to ceiling windows from the master bedroom that share views of Park Avenue. The parlor floor has an elegantly appointed combination living room - dining room with 10 feet ceiling, dentil & crown moldings, columns, a large pair of mirrors that capture the views as well as wall to wall, floor to ceiling French doors that open to a Juliette balcony with architecturally interesting western views onto Park Avenue. After passing the marble powder room there is also an open style state of the art chef's kitchen with garden views featuring seamless white contemporary Poliform cabinets, white stone countertops and Dornbracht fixtures. The top-of-the-line appliances are from Subzero and Miehle including a gas cooktop, oven, dishwasher and trash compactor. Across from the kitchen is a dining or media room with custom cabinetry. A pair of French doors leads out to the lush terrace overlooking the awe inspiring exotic garden. The third floor consists of a grand master bedroom with 9 feet ceilings and wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows facing Park Avenue. There is a large walk-in fitted closet as well as three other built-in closets. The ensuite master spa bath offers a huge oriental custom designed stained glass window facing Park Avenue that provides both privacy and light. The walls and floors feature imported slab marble & a Kashmir onyx vanity with double sinks, radiant heated floor, heated towel racks, fog free mirrors, glass enclosed shower stall and a romantic Tea for Two Koehler soaking tub. There are two guest rooms with floor to ceiling windows that face the beautiful garden .There is a marble guest bath as well as a Bosch washer and dryer on third floor. On the garden level there is a guest bedroom / study that has a full bath with a steam shower, radiant heated floors and a 300 bottle wine storage unit for the avid wine collector and a wet bar with refrigerator. The French doors lead out to the magical garden where you can recharge from a hectic day of city life. Garden. The Asian inspired garden was designed by renowned global landscaper Christian Duvernois and is a work of art. It is a mix of real and artificial plants and provides pleasure in all seasons and complete privacy. The professional 9 zone lighting provides many options to set the mood. There is a dining area and sculpture garden. Other features are the custom designed Asian inspired lattice staircases, all new mechanicals, central air, Lutron lighting system, herringbone oak floors, private 8 X10 foot storage room, private keyed elevator access, video intercom, privacy of townhouse living with the all the services and security of a 24 hour doorman, Pied-a-terre and pets allowed. 985 Park Avenue condominium is boutique sized limestone clad 15 story doorman building whose faade mimics that of the famous Gainsborough studios on Central Park South. The renowned Costas Kondylis was the architect and breathtaking interiors were done by global interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield known for "functional opulence "