205 W 57th Street Unit 8BA, New York, NY 10019

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▼ $555,000 1700170950
Central Park South

Property Description

This exceptional home seamlessly blends the allure of the Gilded Age with the comfort and convenience of modern living, a rare opportunity to experience the epitome of the elegant New York lifestyle.<br><br>The foyer will take your breath away with its rich original architectural details, 14' ceilings, soaring doorways, and hand carved paneling. There is a fireplace with a tiled surround, and a built-in display cabinet.<br><br>The living room and the dining room are ideal for hosting memorable gatherings. Over-sized south-facing windows are topped with gorgeous original Tiffany glass transoms. In the living room, the wood-burning fireplace has a mahogany mantle and black marble surround, and is flanked by 11' bookcases. There are handsome cherry and oak parquet floors, and double pocket doors which invite guests into the formal dining room. There is ample space on the walls for your art collection, and there is storage space under the windows.<br><br>The windowed eat-in kitchen has wood cabinets, a double sink, stainless steel appliances, and abundant storage. This window also features an original Tiffany glass transom.<br><br>The spacious library boasts a marble fireplace and a magnificent frieze which encircles the room at the top of the walls. Two closets and a beautifully renovated bathroom give it the flexibility to serve as a comfortable second bedroom. It has an over-sized north facing window.<br><br>The palatial primary bedroom suite is your private sanctuary. It is pin-drop quiet, with two large windows and a wood-burning fireplace with a mahogany mantle and hand painted tiles.<br><br>The room has beautiful parquet floors, carved mahogany wainscoting and doors. The windowed bathroom is renovated.<br><br>The suite also features a spacious walk-in closet and dressing room. Stairs lead up to the windowed sleeping loft, which has floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and a wall of closets, and can be used as a third bedroom or as a media room. For added convenience, there is a washer and dryer and utility closet under the stairs.<br><br>The apartment includes a self-contained unit that can be used as a fourth bedroom or a home office. There are three windows, parquet floors, a wood-burning fireplace and a Murphy bed. The windowed bathroom includes a glass-paneled shower and walk-in closet. A separate entrance provides privacy and convenience.<br><br>Designed by renowned architect James E. Ware, the Osborne was built in 1885; it is now landmarked and recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. The lobby is richly detailed in the Italian Renaissance style with mosaic tiled walls, decorative marble floors, stone benches and glazed terra cotta panels.<br><br>This remarkable building allows you to embrace the vibrant energy and cultural riches that the city offers, with a prime location diagonally across from Carnegie Hall, and close to both Lincoln Center and the Theater District, the excellent restaurants and shops of Midtown Manhattan, and Central Park.<br><br>Amenities include 24-hour doormen, live-in resident manager, full laundry room, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a large rooftop terrace.

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