Exquisitely renovated by renowned designer S. Russell Groves and featured in Architectural Digest, 799 Park Avenue, 19/20B has recently hit the market with Lauren Muss and Michael Orme of Douglas Elliman for $12 million.
This 5,200 square foot 10-room duplex residence offers an additional 705 square feet of private terraces with gorgeous views of the city, Park Avenue and beyond to Central Park and the city skyline.
The home has a sprawling double-living room with open south and west exposures and access to a decked terrace with views of Park Acenue and Central Park. There is a large formal dining room, also with access to its own planted terrace – which has an automated irrigation system – and flows seamlessly into a media room and an oversized Boffi chef’s kitchen with a spacious breakfast room and a wall of windows with open north exposures. The kitchen features top-of-the-line finishes and appliances, including Calacatta marble counters, custom-built lacquered cabinetry, Gaggenau refrigerator, two side-by-side Sub-Zero wine coolers, two Miele dishwashers, Miele double-oven, a six burning Gaggenau cooktop with ceiling-mounted canopy and a large walk-in pantry with a second refrigerator, Sub-Zero icemaker and abundant storage.
There is a separate bedroom wing with two generously proportioned west-facing bedrooms with open city views, one with an en suite bathroom decked in Travertine stone floors and vanity, and a large glass-enclosed rain-shower stall. The other bathroom also has Travertine stone floors and vanity, and a glass-enclosed soaking tub. In addition, there is a large laundry room with motion-activated lighting, Miele washer and dryer, sink, and storage cabinets.
An architecturally designed cantilevered staircase with bamboo wood steps, spot lighting for every step, and tasteful cove-lit Walnut wood handrails lead to the upper level, which can be directly accessed from the 20th floor. The upper level features a den with access to a large south-facing terrace, and a home office paneled with Bamboo wood and lacquered walls, which can be converted into a fourth bedroom. It has a wet bar and a powder room that could also be a full bath.
A hallway with a second laundry closet leads to the lavish primary bedroom suite, which features an open-concept bathroom with radiant-heated floors - including the shower stall - three sinks, a private room with smart lavatory and sink, a free-standing soaking tub, and a glass-enclosed windowed rain-shower stall. There are also several towel warmers throughout. The bathroom is flanked by two large walk-in closets beautifully outfitted with Walnut wood shelves and drawers, built-in mirror with back lighting, and a dedicated vanity desk area. The spacious bedroom has its own planted west-facing terrace.
This gorgeous home’s other features include Lucifer custom recessed lighting throughout, multi-zone central air conditioning, smart Crestron system for easy control of the home's lighting, climate, and audio-visual. There are also electronic shades in every window.