Among the country's most distinguished and storied condo residences, and considered the finest suite in the world-renowned Plaza Hotel from the day it was built in 1907 by Henry J. Hardenbergh, the historic "Astor Suite" is truly a luxury caliber all its own. Home to many notables over the decades such as John Jacob Astor, the Duke and Dutchess of Windsor, and John F. Kennedy, there is no grander home of greater pedigree or proportion than exquisite 509.
This magnificent masterpiece, ideally situated on the most coveted corner of the iconic Plaza building, enjoys a spectacular vantage point affording breathtaking views overlooking Central Park and Fifth Avenue. The expansive 4,284-square-foot, four bedroom, five and a half bath residence boasts museum-worthy design, credited to preeminent interior architect S.R. Grambrel Inc., master artisans who rebuilt Windsor Castle in England, in a complete transformation that is unparalleled in every last detail.
A large gracious reception hall greets your arrival and connects to the dramatic living, entertaining and sleeping quarters. Lavish entertaining is comfortably accommodated in generously-sized main rooms, with an easy flow connecting the beautiful living room, stately library, awe-inspiring corner dining room, and top-of-the-line chef's kitchen. The luxurious master suite is privately positioned in its own wing, complemented by an enormous walk-in closet, dressing area, and spa-quality bath. Set quietly at the opposite end of the home are 2 additional bedroom suites with deluxe marble baths and capacious closet space.
Soaring 14-foot ceilings, including those of tasteful old-world hand-drawn plaster, exquisite custom millwork, built-ins and fireplaces, rich English oak paneling, striking hand-hammered leather walls from France, and spectacular furnishings from around the world create the ultimate air of sophistication. This incomparable classicism is met by the latest modern features and systems, among them new HVAC with a humidifier for artwork, and state-of-the-art Savant that allows one-touch control of the lighting, audio, visual and temperature from your smart phone or iPad.
Set conveniently across the hall from this showplace of ultra-elegance is a fabulous 800-square-foot guest suite that is for sales and comes complete with a private outdoor terrace that spans the length of the home a massive great room, plus one bedroom and one bath.
Plaza residences enjoy hotel-style services and amenities, from concierge and butler service to 24-hour in-room dining, twice daily housekeeping, plus access to The Palm Court, Plaza Food Hall, Champagne Bar, Rose Club, Warren-Tricomi Salon, Grand Ballroom, Terrace Room, and luxury retail shops. Experience Manhattan's premier living destination, steps from Central Park, glamorous Fifth Avenue shopping, internationally-acclaimed fine dining, and the best of NYC.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 575 Madison Ave 3rd Fl.
Office Phone: 212.891.7000
Listing Agent: Tal Alexander
Updated: 1st April, 2020 5:38 PM.
1 Central Park South New York, NY