Central Park West & Columbus Ave.
Move right into the most magnificent and grand five bedroom residence at the iconic Hotel Des Artistes. This beautiful and grandly proportioned, terraced triplex embodies the essence of luxury New York living. The renovated home is defined by one of the City's great entertaining spaces, a dramatic 44'7" x 16'6" living and dining room complete with a fireplace, oversized South windows, and 17'9" ceilings that opens on to a paneled library with a bookend fireplace. An abundance of natural light, open exposures in three directions and a generous kitchen with an adjacent eating area combine to make the entertaining rooms among the most impressive and inviting spaces in New York. A gracious entry foyer, powder room and bar complete the first floor and create a truly unique setting for expansive entertaining and comfortable living.The apartment's gracious and practical layout continues above. Up the elegant, oak staircase, the 2nd floor of the apartment has balconies overlooking the entertaining space and contains four generous bedrooms, three bathrooms, a sitting room and a laundry. The third floor boasts a generous master bedroom suite with private terrace and a large greenhoused master bathroom with steam shower, double sinks and seating. A spacious media room that fronts onto the generously landscaped main terrace with gas fire pit and two offices complete the home. The apartment has central air-conditioning throughout and a Sonos music system.Built in 1917, the Hotel des Artistes is a majestic 18-story building with a Gothic-style facade. Designed by the architect George Mort Pollard, the building has been home to many of the famed and illustrious, including Noel Coward, Isadora Duncan, Leroy Neiman, New York City Mayor John V. Lindsay, and Norman Rockwell. Offering amenities not often available in a pre-war building, the des Artistes has a swimming pool, two workout rooms, and squash court, and the exclusive La Palestra fitness center. Twenty-four-hour staff includes a concierge, elevator operator and live-in Superintendent. Residents are also afforded discounted dining and delivery service from Gianfranco and Paula Sorrentino's restaurant, The Leopard at des Artistes, whose walls display the fanciful murals of Howard Chandler Christy, an early resident. The Hotel des Artistes is located on a lovely tree-lined block off Central Park, often referred to as "Artists Row," because of the many ateliers and studios built especially for artists and musician
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