A 12,000-sq-ft duplex previously owned by the renowned ‘King of Wall Street’ John Gutfreund has hit the market for the whooping $120 million. The Upper East Side 20-room apartment takes up the seventh and eight floors of the upscale 834 Fifth Avenue.
The spectacular property comprises 1,600-square-foot master suite together with three additional bedrooms, high painted 12.5ft ceilings, a grand marble staircase and beautiful hardwood flooring. A gallery and a private wine cellar are among the spectacular features of the real estate haven.
The lower level of the apartment there is an entrance gallery that leads to the Central Park-facing dining room. Three of the bedrooms are also on the first floor and there are several staff rooms, a kitchen, a servants’ hall, a private wine cellar and storage space in the basement. The grand marble staircase leads to the upstairs, where it opens into a light-filled 50-foot-long living room with two fireplaces.
The master suite is also located on the second floor as well as a sitting room, stone fireplace, an original marbled and mirrored bathroom as designed in the 30s as well as a dressing room with an adjacent full bathroom. Panoramic views of Central Park are revealed through the floor-to-ceiling windows as well as of Fifth and Madison Avenues.
The apartment is sold with its original furniture in pristine condition with heavy mahogany tables and bed frames, plush carpets and silk curtains. Owners will benefit from a 24-hour concierge and chauffeur services available in the prestigious Fifth Avenue building.
This is the ultimate possibility to live in the true New York style, including a maid, valet and food service. It’s an extraordinary two-storey property offers multiple exposures to Central Park and the city. Natural oak cabinetry, soaring 12′-6 ceilings, stainless steel appliances and expansive 10′ x10′ windows complete the spectacular penthouse.