Previously occupied by a prominent theatrical producer, Platinum Luxury Auctions will sell the stunning UES condominium (once listed at $27.5 million) that occupies the entire 10th floor of 838 5th Avenue at auction, without reserve, on February 19th. Just steps from Central Park in Manhattan’s coveted Lenox Hill neighborhood – which holds one of the highest concentrations of wealth in the county – the 3-bed, 3.5-bath residence boasts breathtaking park and city views via a 45-foot-wide wall of windows.
Decorated by one of America’s best-known interior designers, Carleton Varney, the luxury home offers enhanced privacy and few COVID-era perks. Private resident elevator opens to a private landing leading to the residence entry. A wood-clad office with built-in shelving is ideal for working/running a business from home. The penthouse is just 3.5 miles from the 30th St. Helipad for those who prefer private aviation during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The great room/grand salon of the penthouse offers a 45-foot-wide wall with large picture windows overlooking Central Park and the West Side skyline. Eat-in-kitchen is outfitted with Brewmatic under-cabinet coffee maker, pot filler and built-in dishwasher.
Spacious master bath with jetted tub and steam shower also includes a dressing room and walk-in closet.
838 5th Avenue is an exquisite post-war construction with pre-war character located in Lennox Hill. The neighborhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is favorably situated close to NYC’s two airports. The building’s entrance is attended by a staff of concierges and 24-hour doormen. Lobby with sitting areas by Jack Beyer of Beyer Blinder Belle includes antique furnishings and a fireplace. The residents of the building can enjoy access to a fitness center.