A discerning buyer's unique opportunity to own 475 Park Avenue, Apartment 5A, a grand 6 room pre-war Park Avenue cooperative home in a most desirable midtown eastside location with living room and primary bedroom facing this tree lined historic avenue rich with spring plantings of flowers, greenery and holiday Christmas trees.
High ceilings, richly patinated original hardwood floors, thru-the-wall air conditioning, oversized picture windows, and generously scaled rooms are hallmarks of this fine property. The elegant, nearly square living room with fine casework built-ins and large windows, overlooking Park Avenue, pairs with the equally impressive formal dining room, seating 12 for dinner. The windowed kitchen adjoins a 3rd bedroom staff room with full bathroom suitable as a home office or breakfast room.
The private bedroom wing offers two primary bedrooms, one facing Park Avenue, and two ensuite baths and dressing room.
475 Park Avenue is a full service, white glove, 14 story building with 24 hour door person staff, elevator operator and live-in resident manager, located on the corner of East 58th Street and Park Avenue. The cooperative derives income from the ownership of the street level retail spaces below. A uniquely beautiful lobby with heavy bronze sculptured doors and a vintage mural of the New York City skyline is a hallmark of this special New York residential building.
The building features a central laundry room and private storage. Pets are allowed. Pied-a-terres and sublets are permitted with board approval. 50% financing of the purchase price is permitted, and 2% transfer tax is payable by the purchaser.
Originally built as duplex residences in 1908, 475 Park Avenue was reconfigured in 1959 into simplex cooperative apartments and reclad in white brick with oversized picture windows and ground floor retail space. The building enjoys one of the finest Park Avenue Midtown locations imaginable. Situated just off 57th Street, near Madison and Fifth Avenues --- renowned for its designer shopping destinations, internationally flavored lifestyle, auction houses, Michelin starred restaurants and famed watering holes, The Plaza, The Regency Hotel, and Central Park. Nearby transportation includes 4/5/6 subways, all directional buses, Grand Central Station and easy driving access to the FDR.