The Legendary San Remo Penthouse
The San Remo Penthouse is a 3-story, one of a kind mansion in the sky, in one of Manhattan's most iconic and revered prewar buildings located at 74th Street and Central Park West.
Sitting atop the south tower of the twin towered San Remo, this Penthouse vies as one of Manhattan's greatest trophy penthouses with its rare opulent scale, wrap-around terraces and mesmerizing views in all four directions including Central Park, the city's skyline and the Hudson River all the way to the George Washington Bridge and beyond. The dazzling penthouse comprises the top three floors of the building, 26th, 27th and 28th, with approximately 8,000 square feet of exceptional living space, +/- 1,500 square feet of unrivaled terraces and well over 50 feet of frontage on Central Park.
One enters the triplex penthouse through a private elevator vestibule and is immediately welcomed by a double height foyer and soaring, double height window with a majestic view of Central Park. The first floor comprises a magnificent 36-foot living room with tall ceilings and 3 exposures including the Park, the Onassis Reservoir and the Hudson, a welcoming library, one of the city's most beautiful dining rooms with expansive city views to the south, and a large eat-in kitchen also with 3 exposures and magnificent views, an adjacent breakfast room and laundry room.
The gracious curved staircase to the second level features another double height window overlooking Central Park. The second floor has a glorious corner master bedroom with breathtaking views and space to create the most remarkable master bathrooms and enormous, separate dressing rooms. There are 4 additional bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a staff room on this floor, each with mesmerizing views.
Lastly on the third floor is one of the truly magnificent rooms in Manhattan, a remarkable double height Great Room with twin rows of enormous windows, a full catering kitchen and French doors leading to the remarkable wrap-around terraces where it is impossible not to be awed by the building's architecturally stunning water towers. As if that weren't enough, there is also a mezzanine level with a home office, full bathroom, and a game room or additional bedroom.
Designed by world renowned architect Emery Roth, the San Remo opened in 1930, a vision of spectacular Beaux-Arts architecture and the first of the twin-towered residential "skyscrapers." The building is acclaimed for its staff, offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, recreation room, storage, laundry room, bike room, private garden, and a magnificent lobby. Pets are welcome and please note there is a 3.5% flip tax payable by the purchaser.
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 575 Madison Ave
Office Phone: 212.891.7000
Listing Agent: J. Roger Erickson
Updated: 7th April, 2020 10:32 AM.
145-146 Central Park West New York, NY