One penthouse is perfectly centered on the Central Park Reservoir with open Park and iconic West Side skyline views- the penthouse at 15 East 91st Street has the distinction of these sublime, other-worldly views from its primary rooms as well as its terraces. Offered for the first time in over 50 years, this once in a lifetime home provides the opportunity to restore and reimagine one of the most charming penthouses facing the Park.
A private elevator landing brings you to this full floor, top floor home. A private entry vestibule opens to an 18 foot long Art Deco semi-circular reception room with a bank of windows with access to the south facing planted terrace with breathtaking park and city views.
To the west is an extravagantly proportioned living room with 11 foot ceilings, wood burning fireplace, and floor to ceiling windows facing west and south framing a timeless, cinematic panorama of city, park and open sky.
To the east of the sun-filled reception room is a well-proportioned, corner, formal dining room with open views south and east overlooking the planted terrace. Beyond the formal dining room isTo the east of the sun-filled reception room is a well-proportioned, corner, formal dining room with open views south and east overlooking the planted terrace. Beyond the formal dining room is a large, sun-filled galley kitchen with butler's pantry. A large bright staff room with full bath is located directly off the kitchen and may be incorporated into the kitchen to create the eat-in kitchen of your dreams or is the ideal guest suite or home office.
The bedroom wing which is located on the opposite side of this ideally laid out home encompasses a large corner guest bedroom with two large closets and en-suite bathroom an open north city views.
The dreamy corner master bedroom suite is comprised of a dressing room, dual- split bathrooms and mesmerizing views over the planted terrace of the reservoir, park and city.
The irrigated wrap terrace encircles the apartment and at its deepest point, south, accommodates mature specimen trees, and ample room for furnishings to relax and to entertain.
This truly one of a kind apartment offers restored herringbone floors, soaring ceilings, updated windows and central air conditioning. Truly a private home poised atop an impeccably maintained, white glove, full service co-operative- a veritable home in the city.
15 East 91st Street is a highly coveted address in the heart of Carnegie Hill. The apartments are known to be spacious, with high ceilings and large windows. Located one half block from Central Park, it was constructed in 1948 by architects Schultze and Associates and offers such amenities as a full-time doorman, resident manager, fitness center, bike and private storage along with central laundry. The building allows up to 50% financing and there is a 2.5% flip tax paid by the purchaser. Please note, pied-a-terres are not permitted.