Designed by Gronenberg & Leuchtag in 1928, 1230 Park Avenue sits on the southwest corner of 96th Street and Park Avenue. The elegant point of entry to the building has a two-story limestone skin with a canopied front. Graced by decorative columns, motifs and friezes, 1230 Park Avenue invites one with a distinguished form. This is a full service building with a deep and well tenured staff including a full time doorman, concierge, multiple elevator men, multiple porters, a handyman and a resident manager.
This well proportioned, classic six apartment has two bedrooms plus maids room and 2.5 baths. An exceptionally bright apartment with 13 windows and a generous corner living room that abuts an expansive nearly 40 foot long terrace. A spacious entry gallery connects the principal public rooms, the more private bedroom wing and the service wing with its kitchen and maids room. The bedrooms are generously proportioned and sensibly laid out with ample storage and convenient bath access. A beautifully updated and opened kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and elegant cabinetry. A perfect layout allows for the seamless incorporation of the sizable exterior space into ones day-to-day lifestyle. Terrace living allows one to live well, and here is an opportunity to do so at an affordable price point in an excellent full service building.
Occupying a superb Carnegie Hill location, 1230 Park Avenue has excellent cross-town bus service at 96th street, and proximity to the 4/5/6/Q train lines. There is a multitude of museum and art gallery options here, as 1230 Park Avenue is very close to Museum Mile. The specialty grocer West Side Market is very close for food shopping, and Madison Avenue offers a wide range of excellent retail options as well. Central Park is just two blocks away and it envelops this entire area with a sea of green and tranquility.
1230 Park Avenue allows 70% financing. There are storage bins for rent, cold storage, a renovated gym, a bike room and a laundry room. Pets allowed. Pied-a-terre allowed. 2% flip tax.