No detail was overlooked during the impeccable renovation of this stunning and elegant three bedroom, three bath residence at the The Apthorp, the Upper West Side’s most iconic luxury condominium. Re-envisioned by acclaimed AD 100 architect and interior designer, Robert Couturier, and featured in Elle Decor, 2H is one of the most desirable residences to come to market at the Apthorp. This corner unit features soaring 11’ ceilings, exposures to the North and West, gorgeous herringbone hardwood oak flooring, a windowed chef’s kitchen, recessed lighting, central AC, restored ornate detailing, and a surplus of custom storage throughout. The apartment boasts an extraordinary renovation and ideal layout representing Upper West Side living at it’s finest. This breathtaking architectural gem is a must see.
Enter through a formal foyer adorned with classic grand columns, marble accents, breathtaking crown molding, restored original mosaic tile flooring, and an abundance of storage. Just a few steps down, creating a perfect divide between entry and living, is a large dining area ideal for gracious entertaining. Just off the dining area lies a windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen featuring top of the line stainless steel appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf range, and two dishwashers. The sink, fittings, and tile backsplash all by Waterworks. The custom island with durable Calacatta marble top, limestone flooring with black-marble cabochons, a large breakfast nook, concealed washer/dryer and discrete third full bathroom elevate this special kitchen.
The bright and open living space boasts soaring ceilings and large windows delivering light throughout the day. The restored crown molding detail which accentuates the walls and ceiling and stunning herringbone floors highlight the Apthorp’s storied past and celebrates its elegant architectural achievements. This space is a true oasis and inspires a sense of creativity. Grand double doors lead into the bright and cozy den, which could easily be used as a large third bedroom with ample closet space.
The Master Suite is grand in scale with high ceilings, two large windows and multiple closets built out for maximum storage. Ornate plaster detailing on the walls and doors frame this spectacular space. The serene windowed en suite master bath is outfitted with luxurious fixtures and features exquisite marble, a tranquil soaking tub, separate rain shower, and water closet.
Down the hall is a bright and large second bedroom offering multiple spacious closets as well as an en suite windowed bathroom with combined soaking tub/shower and gorgeous marble vanity.
Built in 1908 by William Waldorf Astor, The Apthorp was designated a New York City landmarked in 1969, and added to the US National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The Apthorp includes two gatehouses to the East and West and four residential lobbies, all with full-time doormen. The luxurious amenities at The Apthorp include a private spa, steam room, sauna, gym, and a yoga studio. A media room, bar, catering kitchen, and billiards are located in the entertainment area. The Apthorp also features a children’s play room, on-site parking, and additional storage rooms available for purchase. This building is centrally located, in close proximity to Central Park and Riverside Park as well as the 1, 2, 3 B and C subway lines providing easy access around the city.