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Grand Classic South Facing 6 with Incredible Views at 15 West 81st Street.
Outstanding residence on one of the Upper West Side's finest Emery Roth Landmark cooperative buildings.
This oversized Classic 6 room home is truly magnificent. The perfect layout has rooms with grand proportions, original pre-war details intact, and magical views of The Rose Planetarium, Museum of Natural History, Skyline Views of Central Park South and Midtown which are dramatically lit in the evening, and sweeping views of Central Park, which change with the seasons. The coveted vantage point from this apartment is a front row seat to the festivities the eve of The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, when 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, is a staging area for The Giant Balloons.
One enters the apartment from a semi-private elevator landing into the oversized and impressive entrance gallery/library which bridges the living and dining rooms and sets the stage for this special residence. To the right is the grand living room with 3 south facing windows with incredible views, exquisite pre-war details, including 2 architectural built-in alcoves flanking the original decorative fireplace mantel, wainscoting, and beautiful original herringbone floors. To the left is the elegant formal dining room with original wainscoting and herringbone floors. The large eat-in kitchen, has a built-in banquet dining area, separate wet pantry, and features an oversized window. Off of the kitchen is the staff room (guest bedroom) with a windowed en-suite powder room. There is a W/D hookup in this room.
The private hallway off the entrance gallery leads to the bedroom wing. The primary bedroom suite has an oversized dressing room, 2 walk-in closets, and a windowed bathroom with tub and separate stall shower. This room enjoys the same outstanding views as the living room. There is a spacious second bedroom with a walk-in closet. An additional bathroom which has access from both this bedroom (ensuite) as well as the bedroom hallway making it convenient for guests to use.
15 West 81st Street is a long established exceptional co-op with a reputation for stellar service and financial stability. It is located on one of the most sought after blocks in Manhattan, across the street from The Museum of Natural History and The Rose Planetarium. Amenities include a state-of-the art fitness center, children's playroom, bike storage, and private storage. There is a full time door staff and live-in superintendent. Allowable financing is 50% and there is a 2% flip tax by purchaser.